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  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3015
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Education: BSARCH
  • Registration: Registered Architect
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office ; REVIT
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.
  • Vaccination Status: Burgess & Niple is collecting vaccination data where legally permitted, all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to individuals unable to be vaccinated where required by law.


Are you motivated, energetic and ready to take your career to the next level? B&N is looking for an Architect with a minimum of five years of experience to join our team in Norfolk, VA.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • You will lead project detail construction drawing development from design development to completing construction documents
  • Work independently and coordinate architectural design efforts with engineering disciplines as part of a team providing design and technical leadership on select projects throughout various project phases
  • Review shop drawings, project data and samples of materials during construction
  • Conduct field visits during construction phase to monitor and review progress of construction and complete reports

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture required with 5-10 years’ experience
  • Ability to develop construction details with minimal supervision and input from Project Architect
  • Construction Phase shop drawing review experience is a plus.
  • Five or more years of related architectural design experience and multiple building types
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills and detail oriented
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools
  • Ability to work remotely based on business operations and the needs of the firm

What we offer:

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.

Why join us?

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.


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.