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Our Focus is Our People

We invest in our team and we support our leaders, which sets us apart.

Headquartered in America’s Heartland, we take working with heart seriously, which is why JWI is committed to providing opportunities for growth for employees working in JWI offices, and remotely, across the country.

With benefits like continuing education, Living as a Leader development, and Volunteer Time Off, JWI supports activities that improve quality of life and serve communities in which we live and work.

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Working at JWI

Our culture is centered around family and inclusivity. We live by our core values every day and collaborate to build up communities around us. We celebrate great ideas and empower our teammates.

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Who You Are

We regularly search for talented individuals to join our team with the following backgrounds:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Planning & Design
  • Project Controls
  • Architecture
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Safety

Internship Program

Our internship program plays a key role in developing future leaders. Starting day one of your internship, you will have real responsibilities on projects and be teamed with a mentor who can guide you along the way.

You will set goals and have periodic check-ins with your mentor to ensure you are accomplishing what you set out to learn, and have opportunities to tour job sites and shadow employees outside of your area of focus.

Selecting the right internship is critical to your success. Our interns regularly return, many transitioning to full-time positions.

Join our family and grow your career with JWI.

Our internship applications have closed for 2024. Please check back next October.

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J.A. Watts, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail or call 312-997-3720 to be connected to the Human Resources department.

For additional information on EEO requirements, please review Equal Employment Opportunity Posters. If you’d like to view of a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email