At Bensonwood, we strive to uphold the core values of quality, work ethic, teamwork, inclusivity, humility, and continuous improvement in everything we do. As a design-build company located in Walpole, NH, we are seeking an experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join our growing team.


Position Summary 

  • Lead the planning, design, and production of engineering drawings and/or supervise the production of these drawings.  
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with prospective clients and architect/builder partners who share our values.  
  • Attend or conduct site visits with clients, architects, and subcontractors. 
  • Communicate confidently with other design and construction professionals regarding engineering details and Bensonwood’s unique value proposition. 
  • Conduct engineering investigations and planning work including the collection and analysis of data using established procedures, performance of routine calculations, and participation in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions. 
  • While our principle structural medium is wood, both solid-sawn and engineered timber, you will also be responsible for the engineering of concrete, steel and other building materials as needed for our projects. 
  • Work closely with our in-house architects on our residential projects, as well as engage with outside architects, developers and construction managers to facilitate our involvement in the other building sectors. 
  • Perform engineering calculations. 
  • Perform field observations of construction where appropriate. 


  • BS/MS in related Engineering Field 
  • 6+ years’ experience as a Structural/Architectural Engineer 
  • Licensed Engineer  
  • Experienced in CAD programs 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Expertise in sustainable design and building. 
  • Expertise in providing consultative style service. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Positive, team player that thrives in a fast-moving environment. 


Compensation & Benefits 

Compensation and exact title for this position will be based on skill level and experience. All candidates should have legal work status in the United States. Bensonwood is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits include: 

  • Health Insurance 
  • 8 Paid Holidays 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Voluntary Dental insurance 
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability 
  • 401(K) 
  • Profit Sharing

More about Bensonwood and our values: 

Our commitment to quality craftsmanship and next-generation technology is reflected in our approach to creating homes and commercial structures that prioritize the health and wellbeing of people and the planet. We specialize in customizable standards-based architecture and offer fully custom design/build services for projects requiring the highest levels of energy efficiency and minimal on-site building time.

Teamwork and inclusivity are important aspects of our company culture. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to achieving our goals, and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage women and minorities to apply.

At Bensonwood we recognize that a good work ethic is important, there is always room for improvement, and we are constantly seeking ways to do better. We prioritize continuous improvement by staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards and trends, and by always looking for ways to innovate and improve our processes.

We believe that everyone on our team plays an important role in achieving our goals, and that nobody is above a job that needs to be done. We approach our work with humility, recognizing that we are part of a larger community and that our actions have an impact.

Our commitment to sustainability is at the core of everything we do, and we take every opportunity to minimize waste and prioritize the use of bio-based non-toxic and low embodied energy materials. Whether it's a small task or a large project, we approach every job with the same level of dedication and attention to detail, because we know that each and every action we take has an impact on our community and our planet.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.