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Electrical Engineer

  • Glen Allen, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3748
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Education: BSEE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: AutoCAD; Microsoft Office; REVIT
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Want to work for an A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration? Burgess & Niple is seeking an Electrical Engineer with at least 10 years of experience in our Norfolk or Richmond Virginia office.

B&N Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Lead the electrical design of commercial and federal buildings.
  • Opportunity to provide electrical design for additional market areas to include roadway and bridge lighting, treatment plants and pumps stations, and community developments/sites
  • Perform building assessments and electrical evaluations
  • Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications, design analysis and construction cost estimates
  • Provide design of electrical services, power distribution, lighting and control systems, emergency and standby power systems, and low voltage auxiliary systems
  • Opportunity to support the design of instrumentation and process control systems.
  • Perform construction related services to include shop drawings reviews, response to requests for information, and perform periodic site visits to observe construction
  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced team members
  • Strict adherence to quality control guidelines

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent from an ABET accredited college or university 
  • P.E. registration in the state of Virginia
  • 10 or more years of experience in related electrical design 
  • Experience using Bentley software is a plus 
  • Experience with AutoCAD and REVIT required
  • Experience performing power system studies and arc flash hazard analysis is a plus
  • Experience designing instrumentation and control systems is a plus
  • Desire and ability to work in a team environment 


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 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 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.