Jacob Erwin

Director Architectural Design


About Jacob

With Lerch Bates since 2015, Jacob currently serves as Director of Architectural Design for the Central Area. In his current role as Director, Jacob is responsible for coordinating, consolidating, and leading the Lerch Bates’ multi-discipline VT, Façade Design and Access as well as Logistics teams that support the Architectural Design community throughout the Central portion of the US. Previously, Mr. Erwin’s career consisted of multiple roles both within Lerch Bates and with several OEM elevator groups.

Areas of Expertise

As Director Architectural Design, Central, Mr. Erwin is responsible for the following functions:

  • Technical Area Team Lead for Architectural Design
  • Vertical Transportation System Studies including FAA, NFPA 130 and APTA standards
  • Design and Contract Documents for the Vertical Transportation Equipment from both New Design and
  • Existing Building
  • Complete Administration of Design and Construction Services for the Vertical Transportation Equipment
  • Vertical Transportation Maintenance Evaluations Due Diligence Studies


  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, BA, 1996 100+ Hrs. of Conveyance Engineering Courses/Seminars
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, MS, 1998 OSHA 30

Office Location

Dallas, TX