WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Lead Architect (ID# 37604) in Norfolk, Virginia

Lead Architect (ID# 37604) Norfolk, VA

Category: Architectural & Building

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 7 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for talented and motivated Lead Architect with DOD facilities experience to join our team in Virginia Beach! In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects supporting DOD and municipal programs in the US and internationally, as well as partner with WSP design teams around the globe.

Position Description :

  • With minimal supervision, perform a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard architectural techniques for small projects to large projects. Exercise independent judgement in some areas evaluating, selecting and applying standard architectural design techniques, procedures and criteria to make design adaptations and modifications.

  • Lead Design Team members in the preparation of architectural working drawings and related project documents using REVIT software

  • Must demonstrate ability to perform thorough technical reviews in support of the office’s Quality Control program

  • Analyze design and construction systems, design layouts and construction features

  • Research, compile and record information for assigned project work

  • Develop project specifications

  • Conduct site and construction inspections

  • Prepare reports for review and approval

  • Other duties as assigned

Talent is the essential of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7+ years’ experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture required

  • Architectural license (AIA) required

  • Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD) standards required.

  • Familiarity with CADD and REVIT required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • NCARB Certification preferred

  • Experience with NAVISWORKS preferred.


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.