Senior Traffic Engineer

Job Locations US-VT-South Burlington | US-ME-Portland | US-NH-Bedford
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Senior Traffic Engineer | South Burlington, VT | South Portland, ME | Bedford, NH | Hybrid


VHB’s South Burlington, VT office, consistently named one of the Best Places to Work by Vermont Business Magazine, is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Traffic Engineer to support our Transportation Systems Team. The selected candidate will support our clients’ efforts to plan for and design new and improved transportation facilities that support all transportation modes and reduce crashes and injuries across Vermont.



  • Lead and work with a team of professionals in developing traffic and transportation planning, safety, and engineering solutions for multimodal transportation projects
  • Conduct traffic and safety engineering analysis, including design and operational focused analysis
  • Research and interpret transportation data, community statistics, and demographics
  • Perform roadway and intersection design
  • Prepare written planning documents, technical memoranda, summarize information collected by others, and assemble reports 

Skills and Attributes

  • Understanding of transportation engineering roadway design principles  
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm to learn and ability to take responsibility
  • Familiarity with the following systems: Synchro/SimTraffic, AutoCAD or Microstation, Word, Excel, GIS
  • Familiarity with national and local transportation engineering standards, including AASHTO, MUTCD, and/or ITE guidance documents
  • Understanding of highway safety fundamentals
  • Preference for familiarity with Highway Safety Manual (HSM) and related tools and techniques


  • 5-8 years of transportation and/or traffic engineering experience
  • BS in Civil Engineering or related field of study
  • PE license expected, EIT required
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation preferred
  • Experience with traffic analysis software (Synchro, HCS) preferred

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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