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Burns & McDonnell Staff Interior Designer/Space Planner - Aviation & Federal (Multiple Locations) in Norfolk, Virginia


The Interior Designer/Space Planner will prepare designs, edits specifications, and conceptual estimates for interior work, repair, and/or renovation of government, airport, and commercial related facilities. This position creates, designs and implements interior design and space planning strategies and initiatives to ensure fluidity through the completion of the project.

  • Prepares designs, quantity calculations, designs, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings for interiors of aviation and/or federal facilities.

  • Responsible for compiling data, provide elementary design computations, assist with preparation of internal design plans and renderings.

  • Responsible for furniture purchasing and reconfiguration.

  • Researches interior design products and make recommendations.

  • Researches, develops, and selects color, finish, and materials.

  • Responsible for recommending new ideas, formulas and methods.

  • Leads construction administration activities through site visits and review of schedules.

  • Responsible for maintaining conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or similar field is required. (CIDA accredited Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Interior Design is highly preferred.)

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience Interior Design or similar field of study.

  • A National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ Certification) is required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge with Revit and other 3-D visualization software such as Enscape and/or Lumion.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Interior Design specifications, calculations, industry standards as well as visual, written and oral communication skills.

  • Expert in the use of computers for making architectural drawings, calculations and 3-D visual simulations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of architectural principles and theory associated with project design and construction document production.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Architecture

Primary Location US-VA-Norfolk

Other Locations US-VA-Roanoke

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 240870

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JJ #A&F