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Electrical Engineer

  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Position ID: 2923
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Education: BSEE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: AutoCAD ; Electrical Engineering ; Revit
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

Want to work for an A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration? Burgess & Niple is seeking an Electrical Engineer with 10 years of experience in our Norfolk, Virginia office to be part of our Architectural & Engineering team. This is a unique opportunity to work with and support all Burgess & Niple’s primary market areas – architecture, utility infrastructure, transportation, and land development across the country.  The ideal candidate will have desire and capacity to learn and is interested in working on diverse project types.  

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Part of an electrical team in the design of commercial and federal buildings, 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
  • Prepare lighting, power and distribution, backup generation, UPS, Fire and Life Safety, and controls plans
  • Perform construction related services to include shop drawings reviews, response to requests for information, and perform periodic site visits to observe construction
  • Opportunity to represent B&N at meetings

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • U.S. Citizen able to obtain and maintain a government issued clearance is preferred but not required
  • P.E. registration
  • 10 + years of experience in related electrical design using Revit and AutoCAD
  • Prior experience with managing and leading the electrical portion of the project is desirable
  • Experience and knowledge with federal UFC requirements and experience with telecommunications systems is a plus. 
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work with clients and colleagues, and thorough design documentation and detailing
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, tech savvy that includes the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools
  • Ability to work remotely based on business operations and the needs of the firm

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, 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, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


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.