Senior Highway Safety Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Temporary Part-Time


About Us

WE ARE VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.


Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience.

  • Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects.
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A focus on learning and development
  • Flexible, hybrid workplace

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

VHB’s growing Raleigh, NC team is looking for a Senior Safety Engineer to join us in an on-call role to provide senior technical expertise. As a member of the Safety Team, the selected candidate will support our clients’ efforts to save lives and prevent injuries from motor vehicle crashes.



  • Apply deep understanding of highway safety principles.
  • Develop safety models and forecasts using highway safety data and supporting data such as volume and socioeconomic data.
  • Mentor junior team members in highway safety principles and provide technical direction for provides.
  • Employ knowledge and experience in a variety of safety related topics, including Safety Data, Highway Safety Manual, Highway Safety Improvement Program/Strategic Highway Safety Plans, and Highway Safety Plans
  • Develop safety solutions which consider all users, including motorists, bicyclists, public transit users and pedestrians of all ages and abilities.

Skills and Attributes

  • Deep understanding of the application of statistics to highway safety
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently
  • An understanding of effectively overseeing multi-disciplinary projects and teams
  • Team oriented with strong capability to work independently 


  • 20+ years of experience in highway safety
  • PHD Degree in Civil Engineering or related field


New employees will 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.


VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.





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