Transportation Engineering

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



VHB’s Watertown, MA office or Worcester, MA is looking for a Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation Planning and Operations group. The selected candidate will work with a dynamic team of transportation planners and engineers on a variety of public, private, and institutional projects within broad cross-section of markets, including real estate municipal, state agencies, higher education, federal lands and aviation. Our team uses its skills and experience to improve our communities with a sustainable, context-driven and integrated project delivery approach. Our clients include municipalities, MassDOT and other state agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn.



  • Work with a team of professionals in a variety of transportation-related areas to develop mobility solutions for all users
  • Conduct multi-modal transportation analyses
  • Conduct safety research and assessments
  • Perform field observations and site visits
  • Prepare transportation impact, corridor and intersection improvement studies
  • Planning/conceptual design of transportation engineering and planning projects
  • Conduct research and preparation of reports, and presenting findings and results to clients 

Skills and Attributes

  • Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in transportation engineering & planning
  • Team oriented with the ability to manage multiple assignments and mentor junior staff
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and strategically in solving problems and devising approaches
  • Experience using industry-standard software design and analysis systems (e.g., CAD, GIS, traffic simulation) required


  • BS in Civil/Transportation Engineering, Urban Planning or related field
  • Minimum of 0-1 years of professional transportation engineering and/or planning experience
  • 1-3 years of professional transportation engineering and/or planning experience highly preferred
  • Candidates with EIT preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Synchro, ArcGIS and/or HCS preferred
  • Experience with PTV VISSIM and/or Adobe Creative Suites products a plus 

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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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