Energy Engineering Project Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Richmond | US-VA-Virginia Beach | US-VA-Williamsburg | US-NC-Raleigh
Regular Full-Time
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VHB is seeking an Energy Engineering Project Manager to support our Mid-Atlantic Energy practice. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team with exposure to a wide variety of Energy based projects and supporting the development of renewables in reaching clean energy goals.


  • Supervise development of site/civil engineering plans and specifications for Energy and Land Development projects; primary focus on solar and BESS
  • Serve as Engineer of Record and support preparation of land development design and permitting documents
  • Prepare and review drawings and specifications documenting the systems design
  • Responsible for project financial performance and routine client communications
  • Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, stakeholders and community members to discuss project design and permitting issues
  • Manage work and professional development of junior-level staff
  • Manage small, medium or large projects
  • Develop new project opportunities and assist with proposal development and submissions

Skills and Attributes

  • Experienced with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Project, MS Office.  ArcGIS skills desirable.
  • Skills to implement the integrated services approach. Comprehensive understanding of design, details, and construction drawing preparation including site layout, grading, erosion control and stormwater management.
  • Knowledge of land development construction, construction materials and detailing. Detail drawings, sections, and material specifications
  • Project research and analysis
  • Strong, creative engineering skills and ability to adhere to office standards
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to multitask, think critically and attention to detail
  • Excels at working in a team environment
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills and growth potential
  • Has interest in growing business development skills


  • BS in Civil Engineering or related degree
  • 8+ years of increasing engineering experience on complex projects
  • PE licensure in Virginia or obtain within 6 months
  • Proficient in site layout, grading, and stormwater management
  • Experience in developing and compiling/producing site plans, construction documents, specifications, and engineering reports
  • Understanding of Energy market in Mid-Atlantic region; especially Virginia

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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