Entry-level Transportation Engineer

Job Locations US-ME-Portland
Regular Full-Time


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VHB’s South Portland, ME office is seeking an entry-level Transportation Engineer to join our growing Transportation practice. This position provides an opportunity to work on complex transportation projects for major federal, state and local clients.


VHB’s South Portland office is a dynamic growing office with a variety of passionate engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who provide a broad range of engineering and environmental services to public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.



  • Work within a team of professionals in developing transportation design and solutions for a multitude of transportation and highway-related projects
  • Highway design
  • Drainage design
  • Traffic control development
  • Preliminary and final design plans
  • Contract documents, including specifications
  • Engineer’s construction cost estimates

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently as well as on a team
  • Engage with multi-discipline design team(s)
  • Ability to work in an office or virtual environment
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, and committed
  • Strong computer skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving


  • BS in Civil Engineering 
  • 0-1 years of professional transportation/highway engineering experience
  • EIT preferred
  • MicroStation / InRoads / OpenRoads, AutoCAD / Civil3D experience is a plus

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!


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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