John Jacobsen has been named a supervising architect in the Los Angeles office of Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering and program/construction management organization.
In his new position, Jacobsen will be responsible for developing detailed designs for transit and light rail projects.
Jacobsen has extensive experience as an architect and designer of transportation and other facilities in the United States and abroad. His previous experience included developing the yard and shops design for the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) extension to San Jose/Santa Clara, serving as project architect for the Los Angeles Metro Red Line’s Hollywood and Vine subway station, and designing the yards and shops facilities for the Los Angeles Metro Gold Line. He also served as project manager for K-12 public school projects.
Jacobsen received a M. Arch. degree from UCLA and a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts.
Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) is a leader in developing and operating infrastructure around the world, with 14,000 employees dedicated to meeting the needs of clients and communities in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia-Pacific regions. PB offers skills and resources in strategic consulting, planning, engineering, program/construction management, and operations for all modes of infrastructure, including transportation, power, community development, water and the environment. Parsons Brinckerhoff is part of Balfour Beatty plc, the international infrastructure group operating in professional services, construction services, support services and infrastructure investments (www.pbworld.com).