Senior Project Manager Highway Design

Job Locations US-NY-New York City
Regular Full-Time


VHB is GROWING! Our Manhattan, NY office is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our growing Highway Design teamThis is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope.  VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2018 and has a 100% CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.  In 2018, the Albany office was recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Albany Business Review.


VHB’s passionate group of professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.


In this position, you would be responsible for the management of transportation engineering projects covering roadways, bikeways, and utility design.  Duties include overseeing traffic engineering, stormwater management, drainage, temporary traffic control, traffic signals, construction observation, cost estimating and construction administration. Our team uses its skills and experience to improve our communities with a sustainable, context-driven and integrated project delivery mindset. Our clients include local municipalities, NYSDOT, and other state agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn.



  • Managing large multi-disciplinary highway reconstruction projects, both traditional bid-build and alternate delivery (Design-Build, PPP, etc.)
  • Working with Contractors for the delivery of Design-Build projects.
  • Training / mentoring junior staff in various aspects of highway design.
  • Assisting with the production and delivering transportation projects through the construction administration phase
  • Pre-design project planning and financial management
  • Design of highways and roads including the development of geometric layout, grading, and drainage, working with utilities, and environmental permitting
  • Development of technical design and specification documents



  • BS in Civil Engineering required. MS in Civil Engineering or another related field is a plus
  • Minimum of 15 years of roadway experience, with at least 10 years of experience managing highway design projects.
  • Current PE in New York State or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain a New York PE license within six months.
  • Experience with NYSDOT and NYSDOT funded municipal roadway improvement projects a plus
  • Experience with Design-Build a plus
  • We regret that we are unable to provide sponsorship for employment visas at this time

At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.


New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.




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