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SENIOR CIVIL ENGINEER

Roofmeadow is seeking an entrepreneurial-minded senior civil engineer. Ideal candidates will have a passion for environmental engineering and green infrastructure. The senior engineer supports unique Roofmeadow designs by developing innovative solutions for exposed rooftop installations and landscapes on challenging urban sites. Diverse backgrounds and creative approaches to problem solving and are welcomed. Like all senior Roofmeadow staff, the senior engineer will be expected to develop prospective business leads.

The technical work encompasses a broad range of engineering and permitting tasks specific to landscape construction on buildings and in depth-limited environments. A Masters degree with a minimum of five years of relevant experience is required. Alternatively, a Baccalaureate degree, with at least ten years of experience will be acceptable. All candidates must be registered professional engineers. The successful candidate will have experience or course work in foundational civil engineering disciplines, including strength of materials, reinforced concrete, static structures, soil mechanics, hydraulics and hydrology. Facility with Python and AutoCAD drafting is required.

This position is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position with health benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Roofmeadow is an equal opportunity employer; a diverse pool of applicants is sought. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, résumé, and references to Melissa Muroff at mmuroff@roofmeadow.com.

MORE ABOUT ROOFMEADOW

We are a unique multidisciplinary team of landscape architects, civil engineers, and construction specialists who excel in combining people-centric designs with integrated water management to deliver innovative, field-tested green roofs and landscapes on structure. To support our long term warranties and lifecycle stewardship, design staff find ample opportunities to connect with Roofmeadow landscapes long after the design phase. The Roofmeadow staff work collaboratively with contractors and owners to guide these landscapes and roofscapes as they mature.

Roofmeadow is a twenty-year-old nine-person design firm with system developer roots and a firm-wide commitment to the lifecycle of our landscapes (and roofscapes). Based in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, our office environment is open, collaborative, energetic and dynamic. Staff tend to be self-reliant and team-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills. Our team of designers, engineers, and construction specialists have cultivated a comprehensive knowledge base of landscapes on structure, particularly green roofs, and stormwater management. Our innovative designs are supported by deep expertise in engineering, materials, construction logistics, lifecycle stewardship, and horticulture and are informed by years of construction review, warranty support, and long-term maintenance management.