Transportation Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Worcester | US-MA-Springfield
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
Entry level
# of Openings



VHB is growing and we have an opening for an experienced Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation Design team. Potential for candidate to be hybrid based out of our Springfield, MA, or Worcester, MA offices.



Duties include highway engineering, stormwater management and drainage design, cost estimating, and report writing.

  • Conceptual and final design of roadway, highway, and multi-modal engineering solutions for a variety of transportation-related projects including development of geometric horizontal and vertical layout, grading and drainage design, and utilities layout
  • Preparation and review of roadway design criteria, calculations, drawings, estimates, and specifications
  • Development of 3D modeling for conceptual roadway alignments
  • Temporary traffic control development
  • Constructability development and review
  • Typical section development and pavement design
  • Preparation of right-of-way and easement plans

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work effectively in both in-office and virtual environments
  • Ability to balance concurrent projects
  • Detail oriented, self-motived, and committed
  • Strong computer skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving


  • Minimum of 0-1 years of Transportation engineering / Highway engineering
  • 1-3 years of engineering experience preferred (may include extensive co-op/internship experience)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, with coursework in Transportation engineering / Highway engineering
  • Engineer-in-Training certification preferred
  • Demonstratable AutoCAD / Civil3D experience highly preferred
  • Infraworks or SketchUp experience a plus
  • Familiarity with MassDOT project development 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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