Career Opportunities

Robert Silman Associates is one of the country's most recognized structural engineering firms. We have three locations: one in a sun-drenched office in the heart of Greenwich Village, 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. RSA is an energetic firm of 130 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.


BIM/CAD Technician - New York
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.


Structural Engineer (Entry-Level) - New York
RSA is looking for exceptional recent graduates. If you would you like to begin your career working in a dynamic, growing firm, RSA 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. RSA 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.


Structural Engineer (Entry-Level) - Washington, DC
Robert Silman Associates 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 Rachel Garrett (garrett@silman.com).


Structural BIM Engineer (Entry-Level) - Washington, DC
RSA is seeking an Entry Level Structural BIM Engineer 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, and will have strong communication skills and proven expertise in the field of BIM technology.

Job Description:

  • 2+ years of work related experience or specialized training in Revit Structure is preferred.
  • Solid working knowledge of current Autodesk Revit Structure software required
  • Works in a BIM team and reports to a BIM manager
  • Works with the Project Manager to establish and maintain consistent graphic and BIM management standards
  • Understanding of construction and construction practices and ability to read and understand plans is required
  • Work overtime as projects require

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in structural/civil/architectural engineering
  • Passed the Engineer in Training (EIT) exam or obtain within one year of hire date
  • Familiarity with Revit Structure

Send résumé and cover letter to Rachel Garrett (garrett@silman.com).


Inquiry Contacts

New York
Deborah McGuinness
88 University Place
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.620.7970

Washington, D.C
Rachel Garrett
1053 31st Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202.333.6230

Boston
Mike Auren
111 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617.695.6700

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


Robert Silman Associates 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.