Site Civil Design Engineer

Job Locations US-NY-New York City | US-NJ-Newark | US-NJ-Manasquan
Regular Full-Time
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Site Civil Design Engineer | Hybrid | New York Metro/New Jersey


VHB is seeking a Site Civil Design Engineer, to join our dynamic and growing Land Development practice in the New York/New Jersey (New York City, Long Island, lower Hudson Valley, and New Jersey). This position provides an opportunity to work on complex projects and play an important role in expanding and shaping the group. 



  • Work within a team of professionals in developing site civil engineering plans, reports and specifications for a multitude of land development projects
  • Civil engineering for public, residential, and commercial site design including grading and drainage design, utility design site, and roadway layout
  • Preparation and/or reviewing design criteria, drawings and specifications
  • Preparation of schematic design, design development, and construction contract documentation
  • Assist in the preparation of permitting, design and construction documents
  • Project task financial performance, and management of small or medium projects
  • Engagement in business development and client relations
  • Technical and design report writing
  • Attending meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues 

Skills and Attributes

  • Working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures in civil engineering
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of local and state regulations governing site design
  • Knowledge of GIS Systems, AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Ability to think critically
  • Attention to detail 
  • Self-motivated


  • BS in Civil Engineering or related field (Master’s degree is a plus)
  • 3-5 years of professional civil design engineering experience required
  • AutoCAD proficiency required
  • Civil 3D and MicroStation preferred
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) required, PE expected or ability to obtain with 6 months

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $80,000-115,000. 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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