Transportation Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Regular Full-Time
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Transportation Engineer | Boston, MA

VHB’s growing Boston, MA office is seeking a Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation Planning & Operations group. The selected candidate will work with a team of transportation planners and traffic/civil engineers on a variety of public, private-sector and institutional projects within broad cross-section of markets, including real estate development, municipal, state agencies, higher education, federal lands, and aviation.

VHB works with cities, developers, and property owners who want to move complex projects forward. We are at our best when a project requires us to bring together skills in civil engineering, transportation planning and design, urban land planning, survey, and environmental sciences. On projects we combine careful research, assessment, and analysis of existing natural and infrastructure conditions with community and stakeholder outreach to develop innovative plans that create opportunities for economic growth, improved lifestyle, and environmental stewardship. Our public- and private-sector balance brings unique perspectives that result in plans that get implemented to deliver economic development, new jobs, and great places to live, work and play.


At VHB, we know the challenges facing our clients, and we know what it takes to deliver smart solutions that keep people moving. Our transportation practice is focused on planning and design for all modes of travel including complete streets, active transportation, and transit priority on city streets.


  • Plan and design transportation engineering projects.
  • Collaborate with a team of professionals in various transportation-related fields to develop comprehensive mobility solutions, incorporating Complete Street concepts in urban and suburban settings.
  • Conduct comprehensive transportation analyses, including traffic, active transportation, and transit.
  • Execute planning and conceptual design for intersection improvements, multimodal facilities, and transportation corridors.
  • Prepare studies on traffic impact, corridor, and intersection improvements.
  • Conduct research, compile reports, and present findings to clients.
  • Develop engaging figures and data visualizations to effectively communicate concept designs and data analyses.
  • Assist in the development of proposals, scopes of work, and tracking of project budgets.
  • Lead and manage project tasks.

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Team-oriented with a strong ability to work independently.
  • Driven to lead and mentor others.
  • Capable of critical and strategic thinking.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of professional/research experience in the civil/transportation engineering/planning fields; experience at a consulting firm a plus
  • PE preferred or ability to obtain PE in 1 year
  • Experience with Synchro and HCS required
  • Experience with AutoCAD a plus
  • Experience with PTV VISSIM a plus

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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