Career Opportunities

Silman is one of the country’s most recognized structural engineering firms. We have three locations: one in a beautifully renovated postmodern building overlooking the East River in New York’s financial district, another along the C&O Canal in the historic Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, and the third on the edge of Boston’s Finanical District, a short walk from historic Faneuil Hall. Silman is an energetic firm of 160 employees who bring enthusiasm and creativity to our rewarding and challenging work. We offer excellent benefits, time-and-a-half overtime, summer hours, and much, much more.

To respond to a job opportunity, please send the requested information to the direct contact listed at the end of the position description.

We are currently seeking a Structural BIM/CAD Technician for our New York office. Prospective candidates will be in a position to contribute to a number of exciting and high-profile projects with renowned architectural clients and design professionals, and must have strong communication skills and proven expertise in the field of BIM/CAD technology.

Prospective candidates should have led BIM/CAD processes on a variety of projects and have a detailed understanding of engineering techniques, the rationale behind design decisions, and their application through BIM/CAD processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Create 3D models for use in analysis & documentation
  • Document & annotate 2D plans, sections, and details generated from 3D models
  • Draft 2D plans, sections, and details for CAD-based projects
  • Coordinate models & workflow between members of the design team
  • Contribute to project-specific QA/QC efforts
  • Work as a member of a BIM team, reporting to a BIM Manager

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of work-related experience or specialized training in Autodesk Revit Structure
  • Solid working knowledge of current Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD software
  • Understanding of construction and construction practices
  • Ability to read and understand engineering & architectural drawings
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of other products in the Autodesk Building Design Suite (Navisworks, 3ds Max) is beneficial but not required
  • Knowledge of other modeling products (AECOsim, Rhino) is beneficial but not required
  • Ability to work overtime as projects require
  • Please send your résumé and cover letter to bim@silman.com.

Silman is looking for exceptional engineers with approximately 3-10 years of experience for our NY office. Prospective candidates will be able to work on a number of exciting and high-profile projects with renowned architectural clients and design professionals. In addition to challenging new construction projects (50% of our workload), you will be given opportunities to work on projects that range from new additions to renovations to historic preservation. We are a firm that finds unique solutions to the challenges presented in every one of our projects, and we encourage our engineers to have fun on every job.

Send resume to resume@silman.com.

Silman is looking for exceptional recent graduates, with 0-3 years of experience in structural engineering, for our NY office. If you would you like to begin your career working in a dynamic, growing firm, Silman could be a great fit for you. We have an open and diverse environment that exposes new engineers to a broad spectrum of buildings using all types of materials. Structural design projects range from new construction to preservation and everything in-between. Many of our employees spend time together after work and on weekends, enjoying the social and cultural life of the city. Silman currently sponsors various coed sports teams, and encourages participation in events organized by the architectural community in which we work, including pro bono and charity functions.

Send résumé to resume@silman.com.

Silman is looking for exceptional recent graduates, with 0-3 years of experience in structural engineering, for our Boston office. We have an open and diverse environment that exposes new engineers to a broad spectrum of buildings using all types of materials. Structural design projects range from new construction to preservation and everything in-between. Many of our employees spend time together after work and on weekends, enjoying the social and cultural life of the city, as well as participation in events organized by the architectural community in which we work, including pro bono and charity functions. If you would you like to begin your career working in a dynamic, growing firm, Silman could be a great fit for you.

Please send cover letter and resume to auren@silman.com

Silman is currently seeking creative and motivated Entry Level Structural Engineers, with 0-3 years of experience, for our DC office. Prospective candidates will be in a position to contribute to a number of exciting and high profile projects with renowned architectural clients and design professionals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS in structural engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Passed the Engineer in Training (EIT) exam
  • Familiarity with Revit Structure

Send résumé and cover letter to Mary Jane Klingelhofer (resume@silman.com).

We are currently seeking an Entry Level BIM Engineer/Architect for our Washington, DC office. Prospective candidates will be in a position to contribute to a number of exciting and high-profile projects with renowned architectural clients and design professionals, and will have strong communication skills and proven expertise in the field of BIM technology.

Job Description:

  • Works in a BIM team and reports to a BIM manager
  • Create 3D models for use in analysis and documentation
  • Document and annotate 2D plans, sections and details generated from 3D models
  • Coordinate models and workflow between members of the design team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Construction Management/Structural/Civil/Architectural Engineering/Architecture
  • Familiarity with Autodesk Revit Structure
  • Understanding of construction and construction practices
  • Ability to read and understand engineering and architectural drawings
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work overtime as projects require

Please send your resume and cover letter with the job position you are applying for to resume@silman.com. Silman is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

We are currently seeking a Structural BIM/CAD Technician for our Washington, DC office. Prospective candidates will be in a position to contribute to a number of exciting and high-profile projects with renowned architectural clients and design professionals, and must have strong communication skills and proven expertise in the field of BIM/CAD technology.

Prospective candidates should have led BIM/CAD processes on a variety of projects and have a detailed understanding of engineering techniques, the rationale behind design decisions, and their application through BIM/CAD processes.

Responsibilities:
• Create 3D models for use in analysis & documentation
• Document & annotate 2D plans, sections, and details generated from 3D models
• Draft 2D plans, sections, and details for CAD-based projects
• Coordinate models & workflow between members of the design team
• Contribute to project-specific QA/QC efforts
• Work as a member of a BIM team, reporting to a BIM Manager

Requirements:
• 3+ years of work-related experience or specialized training in Autodesk Revit Structure
• Solid working knowledge of current Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD software
• Understanding of construction and construction practices
• Ability to read and understand engineering & architectural drawings
• Strong written & verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of other products in the Autodesk Building Design Suite (Navisworks, 3ds Max) is beneficial but not required
• Knowledge of other modeling products (AECOsim, Rhino) is beneficial but not required
• Ability to work overtime as projects require
• Please send your résumé and cover letter to bim@silman.com

You may also contact us using our online form, however, please be sure to send your résumé and cover letter to the email contact listed at the end of the specific job description above.

Silman is an equal opportunity (EOE) and affirmative action employer. We welcome qualified applicants regardless of their race, sex, age, color, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, disability or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

New York

Deborah McGuinness
32 Old Slip, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10005
212 620 7970

Washington, D.C.

Rachel Garrett
1053 31st Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
202 333 6230

Boston

Mike Auren
111 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02109
617 695 6700