Design Architect-Entry-Level

Jacobs - Knoxville, TN

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Support our Federal Buildings and Infrastructure Design Practice and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

As a Design Architect, you will have the chance to work with our internal network of engineers and architects designing facilities for the Federal Government and related institutions. Working with other members of the team, you will develop design packages using Revit and other software. During your time with us, you will generate design analyses, construction drawings, and specifications. Additionally, you will perform field work, both prior to design and as a follow up during construction period activities, and you will be involved in client charrettes. If you are up for the challenge, we have been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.


U.S. Citizen with current Driver’s License (US State) required

BS or MS in Architecture for NAAB college or university required

0-2 years experience in architectural design of facilities

Ability to travel internationally on at least a limited basis (no more than 1 week per quarter)

Preferred Qualifications:

In progress NCARB Record for Architectural Experience Program documentation

Experience in 2D AutoCAD drafting and 3D/BIM modeling. Experience with Autodesk REVIT preferred.

Experience with concept development of buildings using Sketchup

Knowledge of applicable codes and standards, including ICC, ASHRAE, and NFPA

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.