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Looking for a Project Manager

by Don Friedman on April 10, 2017


And now for something completely different…

Old Structures is looking for a project manager. I’m going to describe who we’re looking for in this blog post and trust that if anyone reading is interested they’ll get in touch, or if anyone reading knows someone who might be interested they’ll forward a link to this post to their friend.

A few logistical notes: first, the way to respond is to email a resume and any other information you feel is relevant to information [at] oldstructures.com. Don’t call, don’t mail it to us (unless you want to run the risk of it getting lost), don’t fax it. Second, I’m on vacation this week and all the blog posts you’re reading were written somewhere between four and ten days ago. So there won’t be any response from us until after April 17. We will respond to everyone during the week of the 17th. Third, we don’t discriminate and we try to run a good business. So don’t be shy about sending us a resume.


The job opening:

We are looking for an engineer at the project manager level (ASCE Grade IV or an advanced Grade III) to join our team and work on building alteration, renovation, restoration, and investigation projects in and around New York.

What we are looking for:
– a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in civil engineering (structures concentration), structural engineering, or architectural engineering (structures concentration),
– three to six years experience in structural design and analysis for buildings,
– experience with CAD and structural analysis software,
– ability to work as part of a team,
– ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.

Our engineers work on projects from the beginning – usually field investigation – through design, detailing, and construction. When a project is completed, you’ll be able to say it was your project.

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience, between 65K and 75K. Our benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick days, health insurance for employee and family, a 401(k) plan with automatic employer contribution, and reduced-cost NYC Transit MetroCards.

Old Structures Engineering is an innovative and growing firm located in the Financial District. We specialize in work on existing structures, particularly historic buildings like the one our office is located in. More information can be found at www.oldstructures.com, which you already knew because you’re reading this right now.

 

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