Senior Site Civil Design Engineer / Project Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York City | US-NJ-Newark | US-NJ-Manasquan
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Senior Site Civil Engineer/Project Manager– Land Development | Hybrid | NY/NJ


VHB’s growing Northeast region is seeking an experienced Senior Site Civil Engineer/Project Manager to support our Land Development practice for New York/New Jersey (New York City, Long Island, lower Hudson Valley, and New Jersey). Our past and present clients include commercial, office, residential, industrial, and hospitality developers; higher education, healthcare, and K through 12 Institutional entities to municipal, local government and federal agencies.



  • Develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of projects, including large-scale mixed-use developments, industrial, commercial, office, institutional, healthcare and residential
  • Support preparation of land development design and permitting documents
  • Assist with project financial performance and client relations
  • Prepare and review drawings and specifications documenting the systems designed
  • Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues with them
  • Manage work and development of junior-level staff
  • Manage significant tasks on small, medium, or large projects
  • Assist in the development of new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions
  • Technical and design report writing
  • Assist in the preparation of permitting, design, and construction documents

Skills and Abilities

  • Solid understanding of the typical land entitlement process including permitting at the local and state level preferred
  • Knowledge of local and state regulations governing site design preferred
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in a team-focused environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience preparing graphics and maps
  • Knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD, HydroCAD, and StormCAD
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field of study required
  • Master’s degree a plus (may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • 8-11 years of professional site/civil design engineering experience required
  • 11-15 years of site/civil design experience preferred
  • AutoCAD proficiency required
  • Civil 3D and MicroStation preferred
  • PE license required

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $120,000-175,000. 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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