Transportation Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Tysons Corner
ID
2024-4267
Category
Engineering
Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
Experienced
# of Openings
1

Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION

VHB is seeking a dynamic and talented Transportation Engineer to join our Safety Practice in our Tysons or Metro D.C. office. The selected candidate will support our clients’ efforts to plan, design, and analyze new and improved transportation facilities that support and enhance mobility for all transportation modes while reducing crashes, saving lives, and preventing life-changing injuries.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work within a team of professionals in developing transportation engineering, safety, and planning solutions for multimodal transportation projects
  • Develop creative solutions to address challenging safety and mobility problems in urban, suburban, and rural environments
  • Support project-related documentation for a range of transportation studies, crash analyses, and multi-modal/transit-oriented projects
  • Prepare written documents, summarize data and information collected, and assemble technical reports
  • Perform field data collection and other on-site project support activities
  • Assist in the facilitation of meetings and preparation of detailed meeting notes
  • Preparation of technical presentations and materials to support public, stakeholder, or client meetings (in-person and virtual)
  • Assist in traffic analysis, concept development, and traffic operations studies
  • Maintain a client-service approach to deliver projects that exceed client expectations

Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to work well in a collaborative and integrated team environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm to learn and ability to take responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively in both in-office and virtual environments
  • Ability to balance concurrent projects and priorities
  • Understanding of highway safety fundamentals
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Ability to read and interpret federal and state terminology

Qualifications

  • Strong interest in safety and multimodal transportation
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering, or related field
  • EIT preferred
  • 1-3 years of transportation experience, preferably in a consulting environment
  • Experience with MicroStation/AutoCAD, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in some of the following systems: Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM, GIS
  • Familiarity with national and/or local transportation engineering standards, including VDOT, AASHTO, MUTCD, Highway Capacity Manual, Highway Safety Manual and/or ITE guidance documents 

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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