Project Manager/Senior Project Architect

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Project Manager/Senior Project Architect

Wight & Company, a fully integrated Architecture/Engineering/Construction Management firm headquartered in Darien Illinois, is looking for an experienced Project Manager/Senior Project Architect to join our dynamic Architecture team in our Chicago office.  Our diverse projects include schools, municipal, and commercial buildings.  We are consistently recognized for our award-winning projects, and are looking for leaders who can enhance our record of successful project delivery and excellent client satisfaction.


  • Meet with clients to review design needs 
  • Coordinate architectural information with all consultants
  • Life Safety/Code analysis
  • Develop and research new design ideas
  • Product review and research
  • Meet with industry reps and installers to figure best product and installation method for design challenges
  • Meet with code officials and building officials to review design and obtain approval
  • Lead team effort to complete project documents
  • Create architectural model, plans, details, and architectural assemblies
  • Mentor younger architects and interns in ways of architectural detailing and assemblies

Construction Administration:    

  • Review shop drawings
  • Respond to RFI's
  • Attend OAC meetings and update Owner and Contractor on status of open items and issues in question
  • Site observations and document construction progress
  • Provide field sketches to construction manager or contractor to address field issues
  • Meet with contractors on site to review field issues and resolve problems
  • Review change orders and pay applications


  • 8 -15+ years’ experience with Corporate and Commercial projects
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • Licensed Architect desirable
  • Past production experience in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organization, communication, technical and graphics skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Revit and AutoCad
  • Intermediate knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and 3D software
  • Experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects

We offer competitive benefits, employee mentorship, a friendly work culture and a great office environment in which to work. Please visit our website at and forward your resume in Word or pdf format to (email hidden; JavaScript is required) for immediate consideration.