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Job Locations US-ME-Portland
VHB’s South Portland, ME office is seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist/Project Manager to join our growing Environmental practice. This position entails both field and office-related work in Maine with excellent growth opportunity within a vibrant and expanding office.     VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Work within a team of professionals to conduct a wide array of natural resources-related studies and analysis for a multitude of environmental, land development and water resources projects - Manage natural resource surveys including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, vernal pool surveys, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys - Lead field projects - Prepare reports - Prepare state, federal, and local permitting applications Skills and Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills - Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to grow professionally - Ability to think critically and solve problems - Strong communication skills between clients and state/federal regulators Qualifications - MS in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, or related field - 5+ years of professional natural resources consulting experience - Field experience leading wetland delineations and vernal pool field surveys in Maine - Experience leading the preparation of Maine State, Federal and local permit applications - Experience performing rare plant or animal surveys a plus - This position may include night/weekend shifts and/or working in challenging weather conditions Please submit applications online.   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.  
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2020-1118
Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Watertown
Regional Communications & Public Relations Specialist Boston, MA or Watertown, MA   Responsive and timely communications and messaging has become even more critical as we navigate COVID-19, and VHB has an exciting communications position opportunity! We are seeking a skilled communicator, marketer, and overall strategic storyteller to provide visibility and public relations support to our New England Region as part of our Corporate Development + Strategy Team. We are looking for a creative and energetic go-getter and strategic thinker who relishes the thrill of positioning VHB as best-in-class related to Transportation, Real Estate, Institutional, Energy, Federal, and State and Local Government markets.   Working in partnership and collaboration with our Corporate Development+Strategy and People+Culture Teams, as well as our New England Regional Marketing organization, the Communications and Public Relations Specialist will plan, manage, and execute visibility plans for targeted clients, pursuits, and projects in support of VHB’s strategic plan and growth initiatives. Responsibilities include content development, digital marketing campaigns, industry event identification, planning, and engagement strategies, media relations, award submittals, and other key activities that build and maximize VHB’s overall visibility and Brand in the marketplace.      Come join our talented and dynamically growing marketing and communications team! This position can be based out of our Watertown, MA or Boston, MA office locations.   Responsibilities - Develop, manage, and implement strategic visibility plans in support of VHB’s Strategic Plan and key growth initiatives related to key clients, pursuits, and projects. - Help identify, develop, and share regional stories (key projects, people, innovations, etc.) to support both external and internal communications and awareness. - Collaborate with offices, client, and pursuit teams to help direct the focus and content and messaging for published communication pieces, industry events, and other visibility efforts. - Write, edit, and place technical and bylined articles in support of growth initiatives. - Support digital marketing campaigns, including eblasts, social media, e-news, press releases, and display advertising, including content development, review, and distribution. - Provide support for VHB Viewpoints, our digital thought leadership platform, including content coordination, development, quality review, and promotion. - Maintain VHB Brand and voice standards across all communications.   Skills and Attributes - Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. - Ability to align creative and compelling messaging with media and audience. - Knowledge of trending digital marketing and communication platforms, and ability to leverage analytics to enhance audience engagement. - Ability to manage and lead multiple assignments and internal marketing teams concurrently, juggling busy schedules and tight deadlines with ease. - Calm and effective under deadline pressure. - Ability to work independently, as well as be an effective team player with a flexible, collaborative attitude. - Exceptional attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to quality. - Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate and work remotely. - Willingness to travel, on occasion, to support specific visibility initiatives.   Qualifications - Minimum 7-10 years of experience supporting communications and marketing activities, preferably in an AEC environment. Relationships with AEC trade publications and media a plus. - Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field. Excellent writing and editing skills a must. Communication and writing samples will be requested. - Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and InDesign (or other desktop publishing software).   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for more than 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1117
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Tysons Corner
Regional Communications & Public Relations Specialist Washington, DC or Tysons Corner, VA   Responsive and timely communications and messaging has become even more critical as we navigate COVID-19, and VHB has an exciting communications position opportunity! We are seeking a skilled communicator, marketer, and overall strategic storyteller to provide visibility and public relations support to our Mid-Atlantic Region as part of our Corporate Development + Strategy Team. We are looking for a creative and energetic go-getter and strategic thinker who relishes the thrill of positioning VHB as best-in-class related to Transportation, Real Estate, Institutional, Energy, Federal, and State and Local Government markets.   Working in partnership and collaboration with our Corporate Development+Strategy and People+Culture Teams, as well as our Mid-Atlantic Regional Marketing organization, the Communications and Public Relations Specialist will plan, manage, and execute visibility plans for targeted clients, pursuits, and projects in support of VHB’s strategic plan and growth initiatives. Responsibilities include content development, digital marketing campaigns, industry event identification, planning, and engagement strategies, media relations, award submittals, and other key activities that build and maximize VHB’s overall visibility and Brand in the marketplace.      Come join our talented and dynamically growing marketing and communications team! This position can be based out of our Washington, DC or Tysons Corner, VA office locations.   Responsibilities - Develop, manage, and implement strategic visibility plans in support of VHB’s Strategic Plan and key growth initiatives related to key clients, pursuits, and projects. - Help identify, develop, and share regional stories (key projects, people, innovations, etc.) to support both external and internal communications and awareness. - Collaborate with offices, client, and pursuit teams to help direct the focus and content and messaging for published communication pieces, industry events, and other visibility efforts. - Write, edit, and place technical and bylined articles in support of growth initiatives. - Support digital marketing campaigns, including eblasts, social media, e-news, press releases, and display advertising, including content development, review, and distribution. - Provide support for VHB Viewpoints, our digital thought leadership platform, including content coordination, development, quality review, and promotion. - Maintain VHB Brand and voice standards across all communications.   Skills and Attributes - Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. - Ability to align creative and compelling messaging with media and audience. - Knowledge of trending digital marketing and communication platforms, and ability to leverage analytics to enhance audience engagement. - Ability to manage and lead multiple assignments and internal marketing teams concurrently, juggling busy schedules and tight deadlines with ease. - Calm and effective under deadline pressure. - Ability to work independently, as well as be an effective team player with a flexible, collaborative attitude. - Exceptional attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to quality. - Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate and work remotely. - Willingness to travel, on occasion, to support specific visibility initiatives.   Qualifications - Minimum 7-10 years of experience supporting communications and marketing activities, preferably in an AEC environment. Relationships with AEC trade publications and media a plus. - Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field. Excellent writing and editing skills a must. Communication and writing samples will be requested. - Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and InDesign (or other desktop publishing software).   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for more than 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1116
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB is #10 in Zweig Group’s Top 100 Hot firms! Our growing Watertown, MA office is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   The Senior Accountant will be an integral member of the Corporate Finance team and will assist in managing all aspects of the Company’s financial processes and will play a key role in managing the accounting close process.   Responsibilities: - Responsible for preparing monthly general ledger journal entries including payroll, accruals, prepaid expenses, re-classifications, and other standard entries - Maintain all balance sheet reconciliations - Payroll reconciliation to general ledger - Accounting for stockholder plans - Facility lease accounting in accordance with ASC 842 - Bank Compliance reporting - Play a key role in the quarterly and year end close process - Prepare annual audit schedules and interface with auditors - Maintain and monitor internal controls to ensure compliance - Prepare property tax returns for various states - Prepare schedules for worker’s compensation audit  - Assist in annual budget process - Assist with special projects as needed Skills & Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail - Ability to think critically - Able to work as member of a team and provide & receive feedback on a timely basis - MS Office suite (must be advanced Excel user) Requirements - Bachelors degree in Accounting  - CPA Preferred - 5+ years of professional accounting experience with a combination of public and corporate accounting - Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) - Able to analyze financial records and interpret for other non-finance departments managers - Experience in process improvements Please submit applications online.   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   We regret to inform you that we do not currently provide sponsorship for this position.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-KM1
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2020-1103
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
VHB is currently seeking a Land Development Manager to join our Raleigh, NC office. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope.  VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2019, and a 96% approval rating for the CEO on Glassdoor.  VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. Responsibilities - Lead a team of professionals to develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of small, medium or large land development projects  - Assist in the preparation of land entitlement permitting documents - Support preparation of land development design and permitting documents - Responsible for project financial performance and client relations - 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 - Supervise design team activities during Construction Administration - Develop new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions   Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree - 15+ years of professional civil engineering experience focusing on land development and civil/site engineering, - Professional Engineering license - Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and leadership skills - Self-motivated with attention to details and ability to think critically - Must be able to work independently and as a part of project teams. - Actively lead and participate in project delivery, maintain and build Client relationships - Have knowledge of and experience in all aspects of site civil engineering for residential and commercial site design including grading and drainage design, utility design site, and roadway layout - Have a solid understanding of the typical land entitlement process in North Carolina including permitting at the local, state and federal level - Have a track record of: - significant interaction with Clients, local, state and federal agencies and staff - assisting Clients on the repositioning, development, re-development and expansion of complex commercial, industrial residential sites to meet market demand - leading an integrated design team to maximize development capacity of sites, meet development milestones and critical opening day schedules At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1098
Job Locations US-NY-New York City
VHB has an immediate need for a Regional Institutional Market Director to expand our growing institutional practice in the New York/New Jersey region. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in healthcare and university campus civil and transportation engineering and planning in both public and private sectors, with existing relationships and contacts at the decision-making level within New York and New Jersey. Experience in Capital Program Management is also desired. In addition to aiding in the development of marketing strategies aimed at new market penetration and client retention, the Regional Institutional Market Director will also be responsible for managing key client relationships and coordinating and overseeing institutional projects in the New York/New Jersey region. The position demands a proven ability to develop business, establish meaningful client relationships, manage projects and mentor staff.   Responsibilities: - Conduct market research and analysis and collaborate with the Corporate Institutional Market Leader and regional leadership to set the vision and strategy for the institutional practice in the New York/New Jersey region - Lead and develop a dynamic team of industry professionals - Generate new business development opportunities and prepare winning proposals - Set the strategic direction for the institutional practice in the NY/NJ region - Team with the Regional Marketing Director to lead go/no go and partnering decisions on strategic pursuits - Key client relationship and contract management - Serve as Principal-in-Charge or Senior Project Manager on select institutional projects - Establish and track project milestones as well as quarterly business goals - Team with the Regional Marketing Director to manage external visibility/promotional efforts   Skills and Abilities: - Must have a demonstrated track record of generating new business development opportunities and preparing winning proposals - Must be knowledgeable in campus-scale engineering and planning and/or capital program management in both public and private sectors (health care and higher education), with existing relationships and contacts in New York and New Jersey - Must be a highly motivated self-starter - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Strong presentation skills - Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills, including the ability to mentor staff and successfully manage and coordinate integrated services projects - Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Ability to think strategically and solve problems   Requirements: - The successful candidate will have a minimum of 15+ years of relevant experience in campus planning, engineering and/or capital program management - New York or New Jersey P.E. license or AICP certification is preferred - Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, transportation planning, environmental planning, or a related physical design or planning field; Master’s degree is preferred - Experience in managing other staff members   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-KM1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1089
Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
VHB is GROWING! We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our growing Land Development team in our Hauppauge or White Plains offices. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope.  VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2019, and a 96% approval rating for the CEO on Glassdoor.    VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Work within a team of professionals to develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of projects  - 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 - Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues with them - Supervise design team activities during Construction Administration - Manage work and development of other staff - Manage small, medium or large projects - Develop new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions   Skills and Abilities  - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills  - Self-motivated  - Attention to detail  - Ability to think critically  - Ability to multitask - Strong computer skills  - Excels working in a team environment  - Exhibits strong leadership skills   Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree - 7+ years of professional civil engineering experience focusing on land development and civil/site engineering - EIT required with the ability to obtain Professional Engineering license within 12 months  - Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design, and stormwater management  - Experience in Long Island is preferred - Understanding of the review processes of Nassau & Suffolk Counties as well as Long Island Town and Villages desired - CAD experience required, GIS experience desired   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for almost 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.    New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-AU1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1088
Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
Join VHB! Named Zweig Group's Best Firms to work for in the U.S.   VHB, a nationally recognized leader in design, is looking to expand our Civil Design team and is seeking a Civil/Site Engineer with 4+ years of primarily private sector experience to join our Hauppauge office.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Work with a team of professionals to support our Hauppauge civil site engineering projects - Assist in the preparation of permitting, design and  construction documents - Responsible for project task financial performance, and management of small or medium projects - Responsible for engaging in business development and for client relations - Prepare and/or review design criteria, drawings, and specifications - Prepare Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Contract Documentation - Technical and Design Report writing - Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues with them - Responsible for quality of work output   Skills and Abilities - Knowledge of and experience in all aspects of site civil engineering for residential and commercial site design including grading and drainage design, utility design site and roadway layout - Solid understanding of the typical land entitlement process in Hauppauge including permitting/approvals with agencies, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties. - Complete understanding of the New York State Stormwater Management Regulations - Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D - Experience in preparing graphics and maps - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail  - Ability to think critically   Qualifications  - BS in Civil Engineering - 4+ years of civil/site engineering experience, with some experience occurring on land development projects in the private sector or public sectors - Proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD and/or StormCAD experience, with preference being in Civil 3D and HydroCAD - We regret that we are unable to provide sponsorship for employment visas at this time   Please submit applications online.   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 38 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-AU1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1087
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB’s growing Watertown, MA office is seeking a highly-qualified part-time Construction Inspector to work on a variety of roadway, bridge and other transportation based construction projects.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, designers and inspectors who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve the design of the built environment, improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Monitor construction to provide assurance that the project is being constructed in accordance with approved plans and specifications - Act as the primary Liaison between Project Managers, Clients, Contractors, Subcontractors and the general public on construction projects. - Review Shop drawings to document conformance with the contract documents. - Review of pay requisitions from contractors - Review of material tests results and reports - Document construction activities in daily electronic reports - Coordinate with the Design Engineers to address Contractors questions - Prepare project punch lists and review as-built plans to document completion of work   Skills and Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to grow professionally - Excellent attention to detail - Ability to think critically and solve problems - Ability to work well in team-oriented structure - MS Office Suite skills   Qualifications - 10+ years of construction inspection experience and/or design and inspection experience - Knowledge of MassDOT Highway Construction Specifications - Demonstrated record of success working on public and private sector projects - Valid driver’s license; frequent use of candidate’s own vehicle required   Please submit applications online.   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1086
Job Locations US-NY-New York City
VHB is GROWING! Our Manhattan, NY office is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our growing Highway Design team. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope.  VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2018 and has a 100% CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.  In 2018, the Albany office was recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Albany Business Review.   VHB’s passionate group of professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   In this position, you would be responsible for the management of transportation engineering projects covering roadways, bikeways, and utility design.  Duties include overseeing traffic engineering, stormwater management, drainage, temporary traffic control, traffic signals, construction observation, cost estimating and construction administration. Our team uses its skills and experience to improve our communities with a sustainable, context-driven and integrated project delivery mindset. Our clients include local municipalities, NYSDOT, and other state agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn.   Responsibilities: - Managing large multi-disciplinary highway reconstruction projects, both traditional bid-build and alternate delivery (Design-Build, PPP, etc.) - Working with Contractors for the delivery of Design-Build projects. - Training / mentoring junior staff in various aspects of highway design. - Assisting with the production and delivering transportation projects through the construction administration phase - Pre-design project planning and financial management - Design of highways and roads including the development of geometric layout, grading, and drainage, working with utilities, and environmental permitting - Development of technical design and specification documents   Qualifications: - BS in Civil Engineering required. MS in Civil Engineering or another related field is a plus - Minimum of 15 years of roadway experience, with at least 10 years of experience managing highway design projects. - Current PE in New York State or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain a New York PE license within six months. - Experience with NYSDOT and NYSDOT funded municipal roadway improvement projects a plus - Experience with Design-Build a plus - We regret that we are unable to provide sponsorship for employment visas at this time At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-AU1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1084
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB's Watertown office is expanding our team of Massachusetts Licensed Site Professionals (LSPs). VHB is the second largest engineering firm in Massachusetts providing integrated engineering and natural science services to a broad array of public and private clients including: manufacturing and industrial; institutions and higher education; public sector – transit and transportation; and private sector – retail and real estate.   Because of the mature relationships VHB has in multiple client sectors within the Massachusetts marketplace, this is a unique opportunity for a motivated professional to leverage their skills, experience, and relationships to accelerate VHB’s growth in Massachusetts and southern New England. It is also an opportunity to collaborate with a team of talented professionals who possess a depth of expertise in environmental due diligence, regulatory interpretation and interaction, high resolution site characterization, conceptualization of subsurface environmental conditions, groundwater and solute transport modeling, remediation of recalcitrant contaminants, river sediment forensics, and litigation support.   Candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit will flourish within VHB’s culture. Consistently named among the “Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News magazine, VHB is committed to providing a challenging, dynamic and rewarding work environment. Our staff enjoys opportunities to grow professionally and work on interesting projects. Our dynamic, people-centric organization focuses on our culture of collaboration, personal development, and developing lasting relationships both inside and outside of our firm.   Responsibilities - Successfully guiding projects through the requirements of the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) - Developing and maintaining trusted advisor relationships with internal and external clients - Providing responsive, value-added service - Marketing and business development - Maintaining a balance between profitability and business risk - Supporting the development of rising professionals - Preparing high-quality technical reports and deliverables in accordance with regulatory standards and the company’s quality goals - Meeting utilization targets while contributing administrative and strategic initiatives   Requirements - BS in engineering (civil, environmental, chemical) or geology/hydrogeology (MS preferred) - Professional registration (PE or PG) - Massachusetts LSP Certification (Connecticut LEP Certification a plus) - Strong knowledge regarding the state of the practice for site assessment, characterization, and remediation - 15+ years of experience, at least 5 years providing LSP services - Business development expertise and an established network of potential clients - Active involvement in professional and business associations - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills   Please submit applications online.   VHB highly values senior professionals who: advocate for clients and others within the organization; are open to new ideas, technologies and work processes; are strategic and recognize value in innovative ideas; work collaboratively to foster unity; are self-aware and able to capitalize on their positive influence; and are skilled listeners and communicators. If you share these values and are interested in an exciting and resilient career opportunity, please apply to join our team!   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-KM1
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2020-1083
Job Locations US-CT-Wethersfield
VHB’s Wethersfield office is seeking a GIS Project Manager to join our growing Applied Technologies Team.   Our passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, designers and technologists who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Function as a senior GIS project manager and manage the technical aspects of the projects we have won. - Work with other project managers and/or technical staff on developing appropriate scopes of work, contract terms and conditions, labor and expense budgets and schedules. - Conduct Requirements Analysis workshops and meetings with clients and effectively document the project/solution requirements. - Participate and/or lead Conceptual Design workshops with both clients and other VHB technical staff, and facilitate discussions to arrive at the most appropriate technical solutions. - Work with other team members on strategies for delivery, and oversee the execution of the project through to success. - Take a leadership role with building the externally focused technology practice, target potential customers, and close new service engagements. - Develop, manage, and maintain excellent relationships with existing and prospective target clients. - Leverage existing business relationships with key vendors, business partners, and agencies into new clients, partners, and projects for VHB. - Actively participate in external industry organizations. - Execute technical aspects of projects VHB has won employing current and future technology and skills. - Act as a mentor to junior staff providing project management expertise, technical guidance and direction with respect to assuring the successful delivery of the projects we work on.   Skills and Abilities: - Strong customer service skills - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Excellent attention to detail - Ability to think critically - Extensive experience in project management, requirements analysis, Business Process Mapping/Engineering, conceptual system design - Significant experience in GIS technology, specifically the Esri ArcGIS platform (ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, etc.) - Experience in managing a software development team on a project - Knowledge of RDBM Systems and other Microsoft Technologies. - Interest in learning new technologies - Motivated to lead and mentor others - Familiarity with the Agile/SCRUM methodology.   Qualifications: - Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a GIS Project Manager role leading/managing GIS and/or custom application development projects - Experience successfully managing multiple people and/or subcontractors to accomplish projects - Track record of successful Esri-based GIS technology implementations   Additional Experience Desired: - Experience in the Transportation and/or transportation safety areas - Experience in Cultural Resources/Historic Preservation practices At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-KM1
Category
Technology
ID
2020-1082
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MA-Boston
WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners and designers tackling challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   We are creative problem-solvers. We work hard, and we give back. We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really). We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun.   It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been 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 looking for an enthusiastic, growth-oriented, entrepreneurial and experienced Transportation Planner/Engineer with strong background working for higher education and healthcare institutions. The ideal candidate should possess a “can-do” attitude, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and not only managing and mentoring the transportation planning staff, but also have significant responsibility in business development, client management, and financial accountability. The individual will work primarily with VHB’s growing Institutional Practice but also serve corporate, federal and other clients. We are looking to fill this role in one (1) of the following VHB office locations: Atlanta, NYC, Boston/ Watertown, MA, but are open to other VHB office locations for the right candidate.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities: - Seeking an individual with deep experience in developing and implementing regional, subarea, site-level transportation plans and transportation elements of broader plans. This work will be focused on campus setting (this can be corporate/federal/healthcare as well as education; emphasis on education); experience in urban and sub/exurban context as well - Handle multiple ongoing projects at once (either as Project Manager or Task Manager) and will provide superior client service, strong communication both internally and externally, and will manage the technical and financial aspects of the project or tasks under your control - Participate in project decisions regarding technical approach, cost and scheduling performance - Participate in business development Nationally within our transportation markets - Maintain and grow a local/region/national network of partners and owners   Skills and Abilities: - Ability to work with other disciplines (e.g. transit & rail, safety, environmental, etc.) and both prime/sub to campus planning firms - Ability to translate and distill complex technical concepts for stakeholders ranging from senior leadership to public and other stakeholders - Maintain and grow client relationships and lead skills are important - A balance of public and private sector client experience is a plus - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Team oriented with strong capability to work independently - Motivated to lead and mentor others   Qualifications: - Minimum 15+ years’ experience - AICP, PTP, PE license or similar - Travel (5-25%); individual may be based out of any office but will be expected to travel both internally to promote and build the practice and externally to support clients across the country - Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Urban Design, Planning or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred - Ability to manage complex transportation planning projects from conception through completion New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-DP1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1080

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