Jacobs Aviation Designer in New York, New York

Aviation Designer


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.

A senior level designer position performing non-routine and complex designer assignments within company and industry standards and codes. Equipment specifications, detailed drawings and verbal instructions are used as a means of data and information to perform these assignments. Works independently with occasional advice and support from Supervisor and/or Engineers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Visualizes and plans the graphic presentation of complex items having distinctive design features that can differ significantly from established designer precedents.

  • Recommends design changes to Supervisor and/or engineers.

  • Mentors less experienced personnel and offers advice and knowledge.

  • Works closely with Supervisor, Engineers, and Project Managers to obtain project information and ensure design documents are accurate and complete.

  • Will prepare cost and quantity estimates.

  • Will perform design calculations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • At least 10 years senior level design experience on aviation projects is required

  • 10 years experience with CAD is required

  • Good written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.) is required

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Exhibits planning and organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure on multiple project deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to see a project through to completion

  • Excellent attention to detailing of complex civil design components

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.

Primary Location United States-New York-New York

Req ID: BI 0002MX