Water Resources Project Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
Regular Full-Time


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About the Position 

Water Resources Project Manager | Watertown, MA 

VHB’s growing Massachusetts Environmental team is looking for a project management level Water Resources Engineer with strong hydraulics/hydrology experience to join its dynamic team of more than 20 Water Resource engineers and water quality specialists. In this position you will assist our clients with developing strategic, cost-effective and forward-thinking solutions to their water resource, ecological restoration, transportation, and environmental challenges. You will have an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, ranging from site to watershed scale. Projects may include, dam removals, stream restorations, flood mitigation and management.



  • Leading multi-disciplinary projects with hydrologic, hydraulic, or water quality focus including interaction with staff and clients
  • Conducting hydrologic and hydraulic studies for riverine and coastal environments using current modeling software including: HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HydroCAD, HY-8, EPA SWMM, SRH-2D/SMS, and others.
  • Conducting scour analyses and designing scour counter measures
  • Developing LOMR and CLOMR analysis and reports
  • Developing technical reports, design plans, construction documents, and specifications for water resources related projects
  • Leading the construction administration for water resource projects
  • Work with VHB’s integrated team to evaluate permit requirements and develop permit applications
  • Identifying and pursuing new business
  • Creating and expanding technical resources of staff
  • Acting as a mentor and aiding in staff development

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team-oriented with strong capability to motivate others
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates


  • BS in civil/environmental engineering or related discipline
  • 11-15 years of professional water resources engineering and analysis experience
  • Advanced understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling programs
  • Project management of relevant projects  
  • Experience with ArcGIS and AutoCAD
  • Understanding of local, state, and federal permitting
  • PE required

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, surveyors and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

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!


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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