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  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3732
  • Minimum Experience: 8 years
  • Education: MARCH
  • Registration: Registered Architect
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office; REVIT
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Are you motivated, energetic and ready to take your career to the next level? Burgess & Niple is seeking a licensed Architect to join our Norfolk or Richmond office.

B&N Architect Responsibilities

  • Work on diverse project types to include higher education, federal design/build and design/bid/build and municipal projects
  • Lead project construction document development from concept design thru construction documents
  • Work independently and coordinate design efforts with engineering disciplines as part of a team providing design and technical leadership
  • Review shop drawings, project data and samples of materials in construction
  • Attend site visits and conduct meeting with owner and contractor
  • Prepare field visit reports during construction

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and Master's degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited program
  • Registered Architect in Virginia with a NCARB certificate not required but preferred. 
  • Eight or more years of related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, REVIT, AutoCAD and Bluebeam or Adobe 
  • Client interfacing experience
  • Excellent communication skills and detail oriented
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.