Structural Engineer

Company Name:
Wight & Company
Company Description:

At Wight & Company, we inspire the human experience through innovative design. For over 80 years, our unique Design Led-Design Build approach has offered clients the most complete option of integrated architecture, engineering and construction services. We believe that good design is good business, and we’ve created a workplace where design thinking is cultivated and celebrated. Our dedicated team cultivates a dynamic, high-performance work environment that fosters innovation, collaboration and fun, and a culture that supports teamwork and thoughtful risk-taking.
Wight was the first company to receive a Green Firm Certification from the Sustainable Performance Institute (SPI). We designed the first building in the country to receive LEED certification, as well as 30% of all Net-Zero buildings in the state of Illinois.
Our work spans the globe, but our hometown roots are deep. Local notable achievements include construction of the award-winning Chicago Public Library Chinatown branch, design of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’s Gleacher Center, design of the $89 million New Trier High School renovation, and design and construction of The Hatchery, a food business incubator in Chicago’s East Garfield Park community. For more information about us, visit

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Job Description:

Wight & Company is an award-winning Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Management firm!

Wight brings together experts from different disciplines to work collaboratively as a single unit. We continue to pioneer new ways to meld our world-class capabilities and sustainable design principles to create exceptional, enduring spaces for our clients. We value honesty and integrity – with each other, with our trade partners and with our clients. Our firm places emphasis on teamwork – listening, contributing, guiding and learning.

We are growing our building engineering team and we currently seek an entry-level Structural Engineer to join our team in our Darien office location.  This individual will work directly with the structural lead Engineer for the design of building projects.


Integral member of a collaborative design process with Architects, Engineers and Construction professionals in an integrated work environment
Provide structural engineer design, analysis, drawing production and construction administration services for a wide variety of building types
Involvement in projects from inception through construction under various project delivery methods
Research and implementation of new technologies, systems and materials in innovative and award winning projects

2500 N Frontage Rd, Darien, IL 60561
Job Start Date:
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Job Requirements:


1 - 4 years building structural engineering experience
BS and MS Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
EIT / FE licensed preferred
Revit Structure experience preferred
Strong communication/presentation skills a must

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Wight & Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Wight & Company values diversity in our workforce. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please call us at 630.969.7000 and ask to speak with a Human Resources representative.

Job Contact Name:
Brianne Golat
Job Contact Phone:
+1 630-739-7075
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Job Listing Date:
Wednesday, May 26, 2021