Company: Jacobs
Skills: Architect
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity:

Within the UK, our Buildings teams have worked on an unusually diverse range of award winning projects, across all market sectors including transport, infrastructure, defence, scientific, education, high-tech, specialist property. Increased workload from new projects wins mean we are continually looking to recruit the right calibre of person to get involved in our interesting and challenging projects.

Our integrated design teams are shifting the emphasis of building design for our clients from a single discipline mindset to one of fully integrated thinking; working enthusiastically and seamlessly across disciplines using BIM and other tools to deliver high value sustainable solutions.

We are looking for architects and engineers who appreciate the benefits of multidisciplinary working and want to be part of an integrated design process. Our teams across the UK have vacancies for architects and engineers willing to embrace the complete building design process and step outside the constraints of their own discipline to learn new skills and contribute holistically to the development of designs that exceed client expectations.

As a Part 2 Architectural Assistant in the integrated design team, the candidate will be able to undertake design and specification of the range of building designs in a supporting role to senior colleagues or as lead on suitable projects. The Part 2 Architectural Assistant should demonstrate a flexible approach to design and team working and will be involved with projects both local to the base office and other teams across the UK. Designing buildings within the integrated design team will involve the use of software and proactive involvement with BIM models for projects. The Part 2 Architectural Assistant will be able to proactively collaborate with other members of the team and, working within defined project time and cost constraints, deliver innovative and sustainable best value solutions that exceed client requirements. The Part 2 Architectural Assistant will be conversant with and observe compliance with Jacobs QA and Value Enhancing Practices are met throughout the design and construction phases.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Able to design a range of building types
  • User of Revit or Bentley Architecture software
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel
  • Competent user of Powerpoint,
  • Experience of NBS specification software
  • Preparation of drawings, specifications and reports
  • Monitoring of installation works on site and observance of technical compliance and H&S matters
  • A can do, hands on approach, able to work well under pressure and prioritise workload to meet project needs
  • Willing and quick to adapt to project/team needs and learn from experience
  • Able to communicate clearly in written, sketch and drawn forms to people at all levels
  • A good team worker
  • Flexible, adaptable and collaborative approach to multidisciplinary design, willing to engage across the design disciplines
  • Organised and methodical but open minded approach to the design process



Here's What You'll Need:




  • Degree qualified in Architecture (ARB Part 1 exempt)
  • Diploma qualified in Architecture (ARB Part 2 exempt)


The ideal candidate will hold, or be working towards, becoming a Registered Architect. To be successful in a project based environment you will have developed a clear communication style, have proven team working skills and be able to demonstrate a strong customer focus. The ability to produce well presented drawings and reports is required.

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You'll benefit from learning that complements chartership progression that will provide both the technical and business acumen you require to create your future.

Our Culture:

We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.