Senior Project Manager / Civil Engineering Lead – Land Development

Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
Regular Full-Time
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Senior Project Manager/Civil Engineering Lead – Land Development | Hybrid


VHB’s growing Hauppauge, NY office is seeking a Senior Project Manager/Civil Engineering Lead to join our site/civil land development team. This position provides an opportunity to work on complex projects for major institutional, industrial, and real estate clients and play an important role in expanding and shaping the group.



  • Lead and develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of projects in the Institutional, Industrial, Real Estate and Energy Market
  • Help build and lead a multi-dimensional team of land development engineering professionals
  • Provide technical and career guidance as a mentor to staff 
  • Manage small, medium, and large projects
  • Develop new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions
  • Support preparation of land development design and permitting documents
  • Responsible for project financial performance and client relations
  • Prepare and review drawings and specifications documenting the systems designed
  • Lead and attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues
  • Supervise design team activities during Construction Administration

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design and stormwater management
  • Experience with real estate projects, institutional and energy projects a plus
  • Experience with GIS Systems, MicroStation, AutoCAD and Civil3D preferred
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills
  • Ability to think critically and multitask
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills
  • Excels working in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated


  • BS in Civil Engineering or related field required
  • Master’s degree a plus (may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • 11-15 years of site/civil design engineering experience required
  • 15+ years’ experience preferred
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure required
  • Understanding of the Long Island marketplace a plus

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in Hauppauge, NY is $128,000-190,000. The final compensation will be based on a variety of factors such as individual qualifications, education, and experience.

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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