Join Our Team

Thorburn Associates is a professional service firm providing acoustical consulting, technology system engineering, and lighting design for the commercial, corporate, leisure, public, residential, and retail industries. Our team provides integrated collaborative designs for both new construction and renovations.

We are passionate problem solvers looking for creative and technical minds to join our team. The work you will do here is so much more than just a to-do list. You will support designers and architects with innovative solutions to complex problems. We believe when we work together, we can create something that’s bigger than the sum of its parts.

More than Benefits, a Commitment to Our Team

Benefits start day one

Comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

Generous time off, including every Friday afternoon

Retirement plan with 3% company match

Work-life balance, with an expectation you won’t check email after hours

Options to work in office, from home, or a mix of both


Our lead engineering office is based out of Raleigh-Durham, NC. Nationally we have a distributed team of employees in the following markets: Castro Valley CA, Charlotte NC, Los Angeles CA, Orlando FL, Raleigh-Durham NC, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

We’re Looking for All Kinds of People

Thorburn Associates is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and seek to create an inclusive environment. Our team represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. A diverse workforce is central to our success as the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.