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Careers

The overarching principle at Silman is "joy with meaning." We are energetic firm of people who bring enthusiasm and creativity to our rewarding and challenging work.
Our Core Values
1. Maintain an environment where people enjoy coming to work.
2. Make the work experience a positive one.
3. Maintain an environment (both physical and mental) that is conducive to creative thinking.
4. Encourage employees to work together in developing ideas through team effort.
5. Management is committed to fostering growth and excellence, both professionally and personally.
6. Promote mentoring.
7. Respect diversity and each other’s talents, beliefs, and values.
8. Accept ideas from employees with willingness and support.
9. Maintain regular and open communications at all times.
10. Be willing to change to suit the industry’s needs as well as the employee’s need.
11. Promote freedom with responsibility.
1. Maintain an environment where people enjoy coming to work.
2. Make the work experience a positive one.
3. Maintain an environment (both physical and mental) that is conducive to creative thinking.
4. Encourage employees to work together in developing ideas through team effort.
5. Management is committed to fostering growth and excellence, both professionally and personally.
6. Promote mentoring.
7. Respect diversity and each other’s talents, beliefs, and values.
8. Accept ideas from employees with willingness and support.
9. Maintain regular and open communications at all times.
10. Be willing to change to suit the industry’s needs as well as the employee’s need.
11. Promote freedom with responsibility.
Current Job Openings
View opportunities at all Silman offices by visiting the career portal below.
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Working at Silman
Benefits
We offer a competitive benefit package that includes insurance (health, dental, life, and disability), 401(k), profit sharing, vacation and paid holidays, transit benefits, overtime pay, summer hours, and a wellness program.
Mentorship + Professional Development
Silman is a creative, dynamic, and growing firm. We have an open and diverse environment that exposes engineers to a broad spectrum of building types and materials. Our structural design projects range from new construction to preservation and everything in between. We are a firm that finds unique solutions to the challenges presented in our projects, and we encourage our engineers to have fun on every job.

Our mentorship program assists and encourages entry level and junior engineers in improving and developing their engineering skills, through the formal and informal mentoring and guidance of senior and experienced engineers within each studio.
Inclusion + Diversity
Silman’s creative and collaborative spirit is supported by a longtime belief in attracting a diverse group of talented and bright people. Our staff can and does make a difference.

We are committed to providing all of our employees and applicants equal opportunity employment, without regard to race, sex, creed or religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, age, marital status, disability which can be reasonably accommodated, veteran status, citizenship status, or any classification protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. We recognize and acknowledge individuals solely based on their contributions and accomplishments. Through implementation of this policy, it is our intent to provide full employment opportunities in recruitment, offer of employment, promotion, termination, and compensation.
Silman Wellness
Our wellness program promotes a foundation of habits and activities to support a balanced, healthy lifestyle. A few of the organized activities include group classes for yoga, meditation, and boxing, in addition to in-office diet and nutrition seminars.
Current Job Openings
View opportunities at all Silman offices by visiting the career portal below.
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Robert Silman Fellow for Preservation Engineering
Overview

This 12-month fellowship provides a recent graduate with the opportunity to work on various restoration, rehabilitation, and preservation projects at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 27 sites nationwide and work at Silman as a structural engineer. Projects at the Trust may involve master planning, condition assessments, consultant team selection, technical research, materials conservation methods, preventive and corrective maintenance, contract documents, bidding and negotiation practices, contractor selection, job site administration, and distribution of grant funds.

Apply

The deadline for the 2021-2022 fellowship was May 31, 2021. Please check back in early 2022 for details on applying for the 2022-2023 Silman Fellow position.

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