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Full-Time Position: Senior Resilience Engineer/Planner 

Join our dynamic team and have your voice heard and valued! A small, yet mighty, global
company, Launch! Consulting, Inc. recognizes the diversity of our team as an asset. We employ talented people from varying backgrounds who come with unique perspectives and experiences.
Bring your professional interests to pursue projects (new ideas are welcomed and encouraged).
To be considered for the Senior Resilience Engineer/Planner position, please email your resume and cover letter to admin@launch-consulting.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

About Us:

Launch! Consulting, Inc. (Launch)’s mission is to assist clients in all things resilient through preparedness and facilitated planning. We prepare teams and infrastructure to be resilient and sustainable, enabling our clients to reliably serve their customers.

Founded in 2011 with our corporate office in Charlottesville, Virginia, Launch is proud to be a certified woman business enterprise (WBE) and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE). With offices in Northern California, the Bahamas, and Virginia, our diverse team of a dozen staff lead projects across the U.S (in 19 states) and in the Bahamas.

We are committed to providing our clients with unique solutions that include green infrastructure, community engagement, project management, grant writing and management, risk assessments, emergency management, and many other topics.

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Position Overview:

The Senior Resilience Engineer/Planner will consult with public and private clients on projects throughout the U.S. and the Bahamas, and be a key member of our consulting team. The position is primarily remote, however, occasional travel may be required.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Lead and manage projects related to all things resilient for clients in various industries.
  2. Conduct in-person and remote workshops, as well as occasional fieldwork.
  3. Lead the development and delivery of client projects, including incorporating data into informative reports.
  4. Provide technical guidance and support to clients and project teams on sustainability and resilience best practices and solutions.
  5. Develop grant applications for clients in technical areas such as infrastructure, community development, and workforce development.
  6. Lead proposal writing and preparation of presentations.
  7. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including engineers, planners, and subject matter experts, to integrate data and processes into broader planning and development initiatives.
  8. Cultivate and maintain relationships with clients, consulting partners, team members and community members to ensure successful project outcomes and identify opportunities for future collaboration.


  1. Master’s degree in civil engineering or other engineering field, environmental science, urban planning, or related field.
  2. Minimum of 8 years of experience in consulting required.
  3. Experience in sustainability, resilience planning, hazard mitigation, or a related field, with a proven track record of successfully delivering projects.
  4. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Maps, Zoom, MS Teams, Adobe Acrobat, Gmail, and other business software and web-based applications. GIS and/or CAD experience desired.
  5. Strong analytical skills, including the ability to interpret complex data and communicate findings effectively to diverse audiences.
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information clearly and persuasively.
  7. The ability to work collaboratively in teams as well as using time management to work efficiently independently.
  8. Strong experience in project management, including planning, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  9. Expert technical writing abilities, and the capacity to quality control team-wide project deliverables.
  10. Professional certifications or affiliations related to flood risk management or resilience planning are desirable.

Job Perks:

Full-time benefits include:

  1. A 39-hour work week (includes alternating Fridays off).
  2. Long-term disability insurance.
  3. Unlimited paid time off, with sufficient notice and CEO approval.
  4. Sick leave as needed.
  5. Health insurance compensation of 50% for the employee if the employee chooses one of the Launch! health insurance plans.
  6. 9 paid holidays.
  7. 401k program including matches and profit-sharing offered by Launch.
  8. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.