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Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
VHB’s growing Hauppauge, NY office is seeking an Site/Civil Project Manager to support our land development projects. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! 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! About the Position Site/Civil Project Manager | Hauppauge, NY Responsibilities  - Develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of projects - 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 - Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues - Supervise design team activities during Construction Administration - Manage work and development of other staff Skills and Abilities  - Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail - Ability to think critically and multitask - Strong computer skills (CAD & MS Office) - Excels working in a team environment - Exhibits strong leadership skills Qualifications  - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree - 7+ years of professional site/civil engineering experience - PE licensure in NY or ability to obtain within 12 months strongly preferred - Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design and stormwater management - Experience with retail and/or institutional projects required - Understanding of the Long Island marketplace Please submit applications online.    New employees will 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. VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.   #LI-TP1
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1376
Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
VHB’s growing Hauppauge, NY office is seeking an experienced Site/Civil Engineer to support our land development projects. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! 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! About the Position Site/Civil Engineer | Hauppauge, NY Responsibilities - 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 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 Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail  - Ability to think critically Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering - 3+ years of professional civil engineering experience  - EIT or PE preferred - AutoCAD, HydroCAD and StormCAD experience - Experience with GIS Systems - Knowledge of local and state regulations governing site design Please submit applications online.    New employees will 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. VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.   #LI-TP1
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1375
Job Locations US-NY-New York City
VHB is GROWING! Our Northeast Region has an immediate need for a Regional Transportation Service Leader to expand our growing transportation practice in New York/New Jersey. 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. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! 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! About the Position Regional Transportation Service Leader | New York, NY The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in a broad array transportation planning, engineering and science (traffic operations, highway design, active transportation, transit and rail, structures, transportation planning, safety, and technology). The Regional Transportation Service Leader will be responsible for engaging talented professionals, advancing excellent technical delivery, and driving innovation for the transportation service line in the Northeast Region. The position demands a high degree of technical acumen and proven ability to lead and guide engaged, innovative, high-performing teams. Responsibilities - Facilitate the build-out and delivery of a broad, high-quality array of disciplines within the transportation service line to serve the needs of our clients in the region - Advance Healthy & Safe Practices and Culture - Attract, develop and engage talented people - Foster communication, connection, and collaboration - Advance use of technology and foster innovation - Promote technical excellence through the development and implementation of technical QA/QC plans for the service line disciplines and foster a culture of quality - Provide insight and input in key personnel decisions - Develop service area thought leaders within the region Skills & Abilities - Knowledgeable in a broad array transportation planning, engineering and science (traffic operations, highway design, active transportation, transit and rail, structures, transportation planning, safety, and technology) - Demonstrated high degree of technical skills and professional mastery in one or more transportation disciplines - 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 - Superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Ability to think strategically and solve problems - Encourages forward thinking and innovation, recognizes value in innovative ideas, and passionately implements them - Demonstrated leadership abilities to provide positive influence on transportation service practitioners, command respect and build trust throughout the organization  Qualifications - BS in civil engineering, transportation planning, or a related field; master’s degree is preferred - 10+ years of relevant professional experience in transportation engineering and/or planning - Experience in managing teams   New employees will 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. VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.   #LI-TP1
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1352
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Tysons Corner
VHB’s Metro DC office is seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to join their Site Civil 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. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! About the Position Responsibilities - Develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of projects, including large-scale industrial developments, biotech, institutional, healthcare and residential - 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 junior-level staff - Manage small, medium or large projects - Develop new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions     Skills and Attributes - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail - Ability to think critically - Ability to multitask - Strong computer skills (CAD & MS Office) - Excels working in a team environment - Exhibits strong leadership skills   Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree - 8+ years of increasing engineering experience on complex projects - PE licensure in Virginia, Maryland or DC or ability to obtain within 12 months - Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design and stormwater management - Understanding of the Metro DC, Maryland and Virginia market   New employees will 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
2021-1332
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
  VHB’s growing Raleigh, NC office is looking for entry level Civil Engineer with 2+ years of experience to join our 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.  About Us  WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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!  About the Position   Responsibilities  - Work within a team of professionals in developing site civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of land development projects.  - Assist in the preparation of land entitlement and permitting documents.    Skills and Attributes   - Strong civil engineering background  - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills  - Self-motivated  - Attention to detail  - Ability to think critically  - Strong computer skills  - Excel in working in a team environment     Qualifications  - 2+ years of civil engineering experience  - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree  - AutoCAD experience  - Experience with, WaterCAD, StormCAD and GIS Systems a desired      New employees will 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    VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1326
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh | US-NC-Charlotte
Join one of the largest engineering firms in the mid-Atlantic region and help shape VHB's future! VHB is seeking a Civil Engineer to join its growing Land Development group in our Charlotte or Raleigh, NC office. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic organization and become a member of a growing team while working on assignments throughout the Mid-Atlantic, from initial scoping through construction documents for a wide range of Land Development projects.   Like a challenge?   If you exhibit strong leadership skills, you will have a team to mentor and the opportunity to take our junior designers to the next level all while getting the exposure to a project manager career path.  About Us  WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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!    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!  About the Position  Responsibilities  - Work within a team of professionals to develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of industrial, real estate and institutional projects   - Support preparation of land development design and permitting documents, i.e. create and prepare drainage and utility reports  - 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  - Have the opportunity to manage work and development of other staff  - Manage small projects and assist managing medium or large projects  - Develop new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions    Qualifications  - BS in Civil Engineering   - 5+ years of civil engineering experience in Land Development within a consulting firm  - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree  - Strong hands-on design experience with solid reporting skills    - Licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina preferred  - Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design and stormwater management   - Civil3D, HydroCAD and WaterCAD, or SewerCAD experience required, GIS experience desired    New employees will 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    VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1325
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
VHB’s Tampa, FL office is seeking a Senior Civil Engineering Project Manager with strong single-family residential experience to join their Land Development team. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of homebuilder and developer clients with residential projects of varying size and scope. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! About the Position Responsibilities - Provides strategic leadership to the Gulf Coast’s Real Estate and Planning + Design Practices - Advises VHB clients in the areas of: - Market research - Vision and positioning of projects - Entitlements, permitting and approvals - Site evaluation and land resource mapping - Project Budgeting - Return and Risk Assessment - Generates new single-family residential and other business development opportunities - Establishes and tracks project milestones and business goals - Maintains ongoing communication with clients to communicate project status, changes in conditions or other key points of information - Provides oversight, direction, management, mentoring and ongoing open communication to staff    Skills and Attributes - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Team oriented with strong capability to motivate others - Must be a highly motivated self-starter - Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Must have prior experience in managing and implementing single-family residential and master-planned community projects. - Must have knowledge of major land holdings, master developers, and homebuilders within the Tampa Bay area. Qualifications - The successful candidate will have 15+ years of land development consulting experience - B.S. in Civil Engineering - State of Florida Professional Engineering license - Experience in managing and recruiting staff at all levels - Track record of business development in the single-family residential market sector   New employees will 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
2021-1319
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
VHB’s Orlando, FL office is seeking an experienced Traffic Signal Systems Timing Engineer to join our Transportation Practice. 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. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! About the Position Responsibilities - Work on projects involving traffic signal timing optimization and implementation to maximize transportation system throughput (using SYNCHRO, Tru-Traffic TS PPD, and similar programs) - Support policy and design guidance documents for traffic, technology, and control devices - Understanding of traffic signal operations including familiarity with various controller types and platforms, design, and systems. - Complete traffic safety and operational improvement studies for localized intersections and corridors - Provide analyses of traffic safety issues and crash reduction measures   Skills and Attributes - Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills - The ability to manage multiple assignments and work independently - A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve - Excellent attention to detail - Experience with MicroStation - Knowledge of FDOT design specifications and requirements - Expertise with Synchro and SimTraffic; experience with VISSIM a plus Qualifications - BS/MS degree in Civil Engineering or related field - 3-5 years of professional traffic consulting experience   New employees will 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 VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1308
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Join one of the largest engineering firms in the metro Atlanta area and help shape VHB's future! Our Atlanta, GA, office is seeking an experienced, collaboration-oriented civil engineer to lead the Land Development team. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! 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! About the Position Director of Land Development | Atlanta, GA Responsibilities - Identify, develop, and manage project pursuit opportunities - Lead a team of professionals to develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of small, medium, and large land development projects - Develop project scopes and work plans for effective and efficient delivery of design services. - Work collaborative with other engineers and designers - 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 Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree. - 10+ years of professional civil engineering experience focusing on land development and civil/site engineering. - Georgia 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, and proven ability to develop new business/business development. - 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 Georgia - 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 New employees will 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 VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1305
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Join one of the largest engineering firms in the metro Raleigh-Durham area and help shape VHB's future! Our Raleigh, NC office is seeking an experienced, collaboration-oriented Director of Land Development. In this role, you will develop and manage current and future clients, partners and owners; collaborate with Regional Vice President, Managing Directors and Corporate Leadership on identifying growth opportunities in the region to achieve growth initiatives and overall technical and discipline expansion.   About Us  WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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!  VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. Our regional accolades include WTS-NC Triangle awards for Innovative Transportation Solutions and Employer of the Year. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!  About the Position  Director of Land Development | Raleigh, NC  Responsibilities  - Manage the growth of Land Development practice to increase market share across North Carolina  - Lead a team of professionals to develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of small, medium, and large land development projects   - Develop new project opportunities and manage proposal submissions  - Responsible for project financial performance and client relations  - Support preparation of land development design and permitting documents  - 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    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 preferred - Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and leadership skills  - Self-motivated with attention to details and ability to think critically  - 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 and relationships 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    New employees will 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    VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1235
Job Locations US-NH-Bedford
VHB’s growing Bedford, NH office is seeking an experienced Survey Instrument Operator to join our Surveying 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.    Responsibilities   Perform various land surveying tasks under the direction of the crew leader including; - Operation, transport and setup of Total Stations, Data Collectors, GPS, and other Land Surveying equipment - Keep basic notes to assist the crew leader and remain productive - Able to communicate clear directions to other crew members - Reconnaissance and recovery of Land Surveying markers - Ability to transport Land Surveying Equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments and wooded areas - Maintains proper care of all survey equipment - Perform surveying tasks related to Boundary and Topographic Surveys   Skills and Abilities   - Desire and ability to learn and use different types of GPS/GNSS, Robotic, and Total Station Instruments. - Understands and uses mathematical concepts related to surveying. - Understands the basics of Boundary and Topographic Surveys. - Critical thinking skills. - Good communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients. - AutoCAD experience desirable. - Experience with construction stakeout.   Qualifications   - 0-3 years of professional surveying experience - Must be detail oriented, willing to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements - Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and successful completion of a negative drug screen - Must be able to lift 50lbs 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 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.   VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.   #LI-KM1
Category
Surveyor
ID
2020-1221
Job Locations US-RI-Providence
VHB’s growing Providence, RI office is looking for an Environmental Scientist to join our Natural Science group.   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.   As a team, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Performing natural resource surveys including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys - Preparation of studies and technical reports - Development of federal, state and local permit applications - Preparation of environmental impact statements and assessments, planning and zoning studies, wetland permit applications, and PD&ER studies - Designing studies of key ecological issues to support public and private sector clients in making informed sound environmental decisions - Establishing and tracking project milestones and business goals - Maintaining ongoing dialog with clients to keep them apprised of project status, changes in conditions or other key points of information Skills and Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Must be a highly motivated self-starter - Team oriented with strong capability to motivate others - Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Demonstrated experience managing project budgets, schedule and deliverables, and supervising junior staff Qualifications - BS in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science or a directly related field; Master’s degree preferred - 5+ years of professional environmental consulting experience - Ability/willingness to work in physically challenging outdoor situations in all types of weather and traveling on a regular basis to project sites located in New England - Experience in plant species identification and soil characterization in the northeast is required - Ability to identify and describe wildlife, habitats, and ecological communities is required - Knowledge of the state and federal wetland regulations, land use environmental regulations and environmental permitting is 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.   Any current new hires 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   VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2020-1166
Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-NY-New York City | US-DC-Washington
  VHB’s growing Transit & Rail Practice is looking for a Director of Signal Design to join our team in New York City, Boston, or Washington DC. This position requires the candidate to live in or relocate to one of these cities. The Director of Signal Design will lead business development efforts—including client management and maintenance, identifying new opportunities, and leading project pursuit efforts. This role will also oversee and direct the technical efforts of the signal design team, including leading the signal design aspects of complex transit and railroad projects. Typical projects involve commuter rail, light rail transit, heavy (metro) rail, intercity passenger rail, and freight rail. About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. 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! 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! About the Position Director of Signal Design | NYC, Boston, or DC Responsibilities - Take an active role in business development through the identification of opportunities and the leadership of project pursuits. - Manage and grow key client relationships. - Coordinate on teaming decisions with the Regional Transit & Rail Directors and the National Director of Transit & Rail. - Take an active role in the development and mentoring of the Signal Design group staff. - Prepare and maintain resource plans. - Manage a multidisciplinary team of designers. - Manage multiple concurrent projects of various topics and complexity. - Develop, manage and maintain project schedules and budgets. - Lead development of project deliverables and provide quality control. - Manage financial progress on projects. - Prepare and deliver technical reports, analyses, and presentations. - Represent VHB at regional conferences, seminars and industry events. - Manage and prepare technical and cost proposals. Skills & Abilities - Understanding of North American based signaling systems: - Train Control Systems for Light Rail Transit, Heavy Rail Transit, Freight Rail, Commuter Rail, and Intercity Rail and High-speed rail operations. - Detailed knowledge of vital and non-vital signal electrical circuits. - Knowledge and understanding of AREMA and IEEE recommendations. - Wayside and CAB based Signaling systems including, relay and microprocessor based interlockings, switch machines, track circuits, negative return and cross bonding, and/or axle counters circuits. - Ability to design in accordance with the FRA principles defined in the CFR 49 parts 234-236 relating to vital and non-vital software and to read, understand, and develop and modify electrical circuits. - Ability to design and modify software systems for Programmable Logic Controllers Vital and Non-Vital Microprocessor based systems. - Experience with designing “at grade” railroad crossing systems for both constant and fixed warning systems including traffic preemption functions. - Designing, sizing and developing specifications for Power Supplies and Distribution. - Perform design calculations, prepare material and equipment specifications, cost estimates, Force Account work scopes, Microsoft project schedules and provide preliminary sketches and notes for drawings. - Knowledge of office systems involving of computer-based control systems and dispatcher workstations. - Knowledge of rail-based signal construction installation techniques and standards for heavy and light rail installations - Minimum of 20 years’ experience with CFR 49 Parts 234-236, AREMA Signal Manual and Recommendations and IEEE and how they pertain to train control systems. - Working knowledge of all applications within the Microsoft Office software group. - Ability to create or revise electronic drawings using AutoCAD and/or MicroStation CAD programs. - Support the installation, testing and commissioning of rail based signaling, Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) and Positive Train Control (PTC) projects - Participate in client meetings and project signaling design reviews. - Participate in factory and construction field reviews, site inspections and commissioning procedures. - Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. - Capable of supervising, mentoring and motivating staff members. Ability to travel locally and nationally when required. - A positive attitude towards teamwork, communication and problem-solving. In addition, the following general skills and abilities are required: - Excellent technical written and verbal communication skills and analytical skills. - Excellent public speaking skills and business development skills. - Excellent project management skills. - Strong capability in use of computer applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. - Capability in the use of project management applications such as MS Project or Primavera. - Ability to travel locally and nationally when required. - Motivated to lead and mentor others. Qualifications - A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or in a related field such as Computer Systems Engineering etc., and 20 years’ experience and increasing levels of responsibilities in railroad and/or transit signaling design. - Experience with signaling standards and practices as it relates to all stages of signaling projects from design to installation and commissioning. - Proven ability to work in a team environment. - Progressive experience in the oversight, management and mentoring of staff. - PE preferred but not required. New employees will 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.   VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.   #LI-DP1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1143

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