Environmental Engineer SI&R

Job Locations US-MA-Watertown | US-RI-Providence
Regular Full-Time
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VHB has an immediate need for an experienced Environmental Engineer to join our growing Site Investigation & Remediation practice in our Watertown, Massachusetts or Providence, Rhode Island office.



  • Prepare and review technical documents and reports with a high level of proficiency.
  • Work in a fast-paced team environment where there are several projects proceeding at any given time.
  • Mentor junior staff regarding engineering designs, soil/groundwater/soil vapor remedial designs, field procedures related to soil and groundwater sampling collection, monitoring well installation, construction oversight, etc.
  • Drafts proposals, prepares budgets, reviews invoices, and communicates with clients.
  • Develops remedial plans, specifications, drawings, instructions, and remedial cost opinions; designs remedial systems for groundwater treatment, vapor intrusion, etc.
  • Manage time appropriately to produce high-quality products for VHB’s clients.

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong understanding of the MassDEP and RIDEM environmental regulations and related guidance documents pertaining to spill assessment and cleanup, underground storage tanks, hazardous waste, etc. Experience working in other New England states is a plus.
  • Interest or experience in Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan inspections and reporting, sub-slab depressurization system (SSDS) design, and aboveground and underground storage tank inspections, design, and regulations is a plus.
  • The candidate must have experience working on land development/construction-related projects and preparing the associated regulatory submittals.
  • Ability to work in field and office settings
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate exemplary writing skills and the ability to perform detailed reviews of documents prepared by others. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that high-quality reports are provided to senior staff for review.
  • Motivated and ability to problem solve, be adaptable, and work in a team environment.
  • The individual should be involved with professional organizations and be interested in continuing professional education to remain up-to-date on current regulations.


  • BS in Environmental or Civil Engineering; Master’s Degree a plus.
  • 5+ years required, 8+ years preferred of previous professional environmental/remediation consulting experience.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure in MA and/or RI, a plus.
  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certificate and current 8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher.

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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