Senior Highway Engineer

Job Locations US-RI-Providence | US-MA-Worcester
Regular Full-Time
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Senior Highway Engineer | Hybrid


VHB’s growing Providence, RI office is seeking an experienced Senior Highway Engineer to join our Transportation team. Duties include leading the design, development, and execution of complex highway and transportation engineering projects.



  • Conceptual design and analysis
  • Coordinate with project stakeholders
  • Provide technical guidance to junior level engineers
  • Design of highways and roads including development of geometric layout, grading and drainage, working with utilities, signing, striping and environmental permitting
  • Prepare and/or review design criteria, calculations, drawings, quantity estimates and specifications
  • Development of 3D modeling
  • Traffic Control and Constructability development and review
  • Typical section development and pavement design

Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and/or Civil3D
  • Project design, procurement, and construction oversight


  • BS in Civil Engineering, MS a plus
  • 5-8 years of transportation engineering experience required
  • 8-11 years of transportation engineering experience preferred
  • RI PE expected or ability to obtain within 6 months

Job Description Banner (June 2023)

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, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently 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 a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.




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