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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.    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-KS1
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1823
Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
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 VHB is seeking an experienced Survey Instrument Operator to work in the Virginia Beach, VA area. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Responsibilities - Perform various land surveying tasks under the direction of more senior Land Surveyors including; Operation, transport and setup of Total Stations (Manual and Robotic), Data Collectors, GPS, and other Land Surveying equipment. - Reconnaissance and recovery of Land Surveying markers through use of hand tools, brush cutting, and digging. - Ability to transport Land Surveying Equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments and wooded areas. - Performs construction stakeout of proposed improvements, including the installation of stakes through use of sledgehammers and hand tools.   - Maintains proper care of all survey equipment. - Requires valid Driver's license and ability to operate company vehicles, including large cargo vans. - Some overnight travel may be required from time to time due to workshare opportunities with other VHB offices.     - Documents all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection  - Land surveying including but not limited to Boundary line, Topographic survey, Construction stakeout, and utility surveys.     Skills and Attributes - Ability to learn the proper use of GPS equipment and Manual and or Robotic Instruments. Ability to learn mathematical concepts such as the fundamentals of geometry  - Understands the basics of Boundary Survey, Topographic, Construction, and Utility Surveys - Able to think critically - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients   Qualifications - Must have a high school diploma, Associates degree preferred - 0-2 years of prior progressive land surveying experience - Must be detail oriented, willing to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements and willing to travel - Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and pass a drug screen and background check - Must be able to lift 50lbs   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-ZB1  
Category
Surveyor
ID
2021-1822
Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
VHB’s growing Virginia Beach, VA office is seeking an experiencedSurvey Instrument Operator/CAD Techto join our Survey team. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.   About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, surveyors, 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 Survey/CAD Tech II | Virginia Beach, VA Responsibilities   Perform various land surveying and CAD tasks under the direction of more senior Land Surveyors including: - Operation, transport and setup of total stations, data collectors, GPS, and other land surveying equipment - Land surveying including boundary line, topographic survey, construction stakeout and utility surveys - Documenting all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection - Perform survey office calculations to process field data - Perform public records research to obtain deeds, plans and other pertinent documents for the project - Apply the Principles of Boundary Surveying to review and interpret deeds and plans to determine the location of boundary lines - Perform CAD functions relating to the production and development of survey plans - May perform field crew coordination and set up for all types of field surveys - Direct the activities of a survey crew when needed   Skills & Abilities  - Ability to learn the proper use of GPS equipment and Robotic Instruments and mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry - Understanding of the basics of boundary, topographic, construction, and utility surveys - Able to think critically - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with survey staff and clients - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry - Ability to conduct tasks independently and review work of others - Proficiency of Civil 3D software is required Qualifications - HS Diploma (Associates or Bachelors degree preferred) - 2+ years of progressive professional land surveying experience, including experience with CAD and/or other drafting software - Experienced in the Principles of Boundary Survey, Topographic, Construction/Utility Surveys and electronic data collection - Thorough understanding of ALTA and boundary surveys is required - Must be detail oriented, willing to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements - Ability to transport land surveying equipment, navigate and traverse through difficult terrain, environments and wooded areas - Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record - Must be able to lift 75lbs 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-KS1  
Category
Surveyor
ID
2021-1821
Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, surveyors, 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 Survey Crew Chief | Virginia Beach, VA VHB’s growing Virginia Beach, VA office has an immediate need for a Survey Crew Chief to join our Survey team. VHB may consider out of state per diem candidates with the right experience.   Responsibilities  - Direct the activities of a survey crew in the performance of Boundary/ALTA surveys, Topographic surveys, Construction and post construction surveys, and transportation surveys. - Maintain proper care of survey equipment - Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements - Maintain documentation of all phases of survey work - Perform public records research - Use public records in execution of survey field work  Skills and Abilities  - Proficient in reading, understanding, and evaluating the significance of survey, right-of-way, engineering and architectural drawings with respect to each survey project - Proficient in operation of total station with electronic data collecting capability - Proficient in operation of GPS equipment - Proficient in operation of auto level equipment - Proficient in field survey methods and techniques - Ability to perform tasks independently and to assign and review work of others - Detail-oriented - Able to think critically - Possess excellent communication skills - Proficient in fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Team oriented with strong capability to work independently - Motivated to lead and mentor others - Desire for continued growth in the Land Surveying profession  Qualifications  - 5+ years of progressive professional land surveying experience - Associate or bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying/Engineering or related field helpful, but not required - Experience with AutoCAD Civil3D desirable, but not required - Experience with Microstation, Inroads and OpenRoads desirable, but not required - Experience with Leica survey equipment desirable, but not required - Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desirable, but not required - Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record - Must be willing to travel and stay overnight for assignments outside local area (anticipated to be less than 15% of assignments) - Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs. 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-KS1
Category
Surveyor
ID
2021-1820
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
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   VHB’s Tampa, FL office is seeking a Gulf Coast Residential Market Lead 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.   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-JG2
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1817
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
About the Position   VHB’s growing Southeast Environmental Services team has an immediate need for a Senior Environmental Scientist to join our growing practice in Tampa, Florida. The successful candidate will have a least 12 years of professional experience, including environmental consulting experience in the energy, transportation, real estate, and/or local government markets.   Applicants should be experienced in designing studies, analyzing data, and with the preparation of reports and local, state, and federal environmental permit applications. In addition to participating in high-profile transportation, private development, and environmental/natural resource projects, the Senior Environmental Scientist will also be responsible for business development efforts and the management and mentoring of environmental staff.   Responsibilities – specific responsibilities will vary by the specific natural resource or water resource discipline of the applicant. - Design of environmental and natural resource studies and projects - Prepare and process federal, state, and local environmental/regulatory permit applications - Ecological study design and data evaluations - Oversee rare, threatened and endangered species surveys and conduct ESA Section 7 consultation and Section 10 permitting - Conduct environmental analyses - Delineation of Wetlands and Wetland Functional Analyses - Identification of plants and vegetation inventories - Facilitation of GPS, mobile technology, and data management - Utilization of GIS and geodatabases - Perform Research and Analysis and prepare written technical reports - Coordinate and communicate with internal and external project team members, clients and regulators  - Lead business development efforts and prepare proposals - Manage staff, projects and budgets - Act as a mentor to environmental staff Skills & Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills - Must demonstrate an ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Thorough understanding of regulatory permitting - Ability to identify project leads and develop new business - Ability to delineate wetlands and complete wetland functional analysis - Ability to work independently and as part of team in an office setting, remote field locations, and/or in challenging weather conditions - Ability to travel on short notice, at night, and/or on weekend shifts, and potentially for extended periods of time - Ability to think critically in the field and office - Excellent attention to detail, team oriented, and flexible Qualifications - Minimum 12 years of experience in natural resources - Transportation (FDOT/Airports), Energy, and/or Local Government support experience a plus - B.S. or B.A. in Environmental Science, Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Ecology, or Natural Resources (Masters preferred) - Extensive professional experience working in Florida and particularly West Central Florida - Extensive Permitting Experience (Federal/State) - Experience in leading business development opportunities and growing a practice 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. About Us   WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, local government, 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! #LI-JG2
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2021-1816
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
About Us   WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, local government, 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 teaming partners - 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 have also been rated one of the top places to work in the Orlando Business Journal for the last five years. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! About the Position   VHB’s growing Southeast Environmental Services team has an immediate need for a senior-level Environmental Scientist/Project Manager to join our growing practice in Orlando, Florida.  The successful candidate will have a least 8 to 10 years of professional experience in consulting in the environmental field and with the preparation of state and federal permits. The applicant should have 3 to 5 years of project management experience. In addition to participating in high-profile environmental/natural resource projects and assisting in business development efforts, the Senior Environmental Scientist/Project Manager will also be responsible for assisting in management and mentoring of staff.    Responsibilities: - Section 404/401, state, and local environmental permitting - NEPA documentation preparation and review - Prepare environmental impact statements and assessments - Oversee rare, threatened and endangered species surveys - Conduct environmental analyses - Assist with public involvement activities as necessary - Conduct ESA Section 7 consultation and Section 10 permitting - Delineation of Wetlands and Functional Analyses - Identification of plants and vegetation inventories - Facilitation of GPS, mobile technology, and data management - Utilization of GIS, geodatabases, and basic mapmaking - Perform Research and Analysis and prepare written technical reports - Oversight of water quality monitoring projects and reporting - Coordinate and communicate with internal and external project team members, clients and regulators  - Participate in new business development efforts and prepare proposals - Act as a mentor to environmental staff Skills and Abilities: - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Must demonstrate an ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Ability to identify flora within the Florida region using technical keys/regional references. - Ability to delineate wetlands and complete wetland functional analysis - Phase I ESA, Air Quality, and/or Noise study experience a plus - Ability to work independently and as part of team in an office setting, remote field locations, and/or in challenging weather conditions - Ability to travel on short notice, at night, and/or on weekend shifts, and potentially for extended periods of time - Ability to think critically in the field and office - Excellent attention to detail, team oriented, and flexible Qualifications: - 8-10 years of experience in environmental science and natural resources - Minimum of 3 to 5 years of Project Management experience - Renewable Energy experience and/or Transportation support experience (FDOT/Airports) a plus - B.S. or B.A. in Environmental Science, Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Ecology, or Natural Resources (Masters preferred) - Coursework in plant identification, plant ecology, wildlife species, wetland identification, hydric soils, and/or aquatic habitats - Extensive fieldwork experience in Florida/Southeastern natural habitats, whether through coursework or professional experience - Extensive Permitting Experience (Federal/State) and knowledge of NEPA 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-JG2
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2021-1813
Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
VHB’s growing Charlotte, NC office is looking for entry level Civil Engineer 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  - 0-3 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-ZB1   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
2021-1811
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
VHB’s growing Raleigh, NC office is looking for entry level Civil Engineer 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  - 0-3 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-ZB1   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
2021-1810
Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
VHB’s growing Virginia Beach office is looking for entry level Civil Engineer 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  - 0-3 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-ZB1   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
2021-1809
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
About the Position   VHB’s growing Southeast Environmental Services team has an immediate need for a senior-level Environmental Director/ Senior Project Manager to join our growing practice in Tampa, Florida. The successful candidate will have a least 15-20 years of professional experience, including environmental or water resource consulting experience in the energy, transportation, real estate, and/or local government markets. Applicants should be experienced in designing studies, analyzing data, and with the preparation of reports and local, state, and federal environmental permit applications within their environmental discipline. In addition to participating in high-profile transportation, private development, and environmental/natural resource projects, the Environmental Director/Senior Project Manager will also be responsible for leading business development efforts and the management and mentoring of environmental staff. Responsibilities – specific responsibilities will vary by the specific natural resource or water resource discipline of the applicant. - Design of environmental, drainage, and/or watershed studies and projects - Prepare and process federal, state, and local environmental/regulatory permit applications - Water quality and hydrologic study design and data evaluations - Oversee rare, threatened and endangered species surveys and Conduct ESA Section 7 consultation and Section 10 permitting - Conduct environmental, water quality and/or hydrologic modeling analyses - Delineation of Wetlands and Wetland Functional Analyses - Identification of plants and vegetation inventories - Facilitation of GPS, mobile technology, and data management - Utilization of GIS and geodatabases - Perform Research and Analysis and prepare written technical reports - Coordinate and communicate with internal and external project team members, clients and regulators  - Lead new business development efforts and prepare proposals - Manage department, projects and budgets - Act as a mentor to environmental staff Skills & Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills - Must demonstrate an ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates - Thorough understanding of regulatory permitting - Ability to identify project leads and develop new business - Ability to delineate wetlands and complete wetland functional analysis - Ability to work independently and as part of team in an office setting, remote field locations, and/or in challenging weather conditions - Ability to travel on short notice, at night, and/or on weekend shifts, and potentially for extended periods of time - Ability to think critically in the field and office - Excellent attention to detail, team oriented, and flexible Qualifications - 15-20 years of experience in water resources or natural resources - Transportation (FDOT/Airports), Energy, and/or Local Government support experience a plus - B.S. or B.A. in engineering, Environmental Science, Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Ecology, or Natural Resources (Masters preferred) - Extensive professional experience working in Florida and particularly West Central Florida - Extensive Permitting Experience (Federal/State) - Success in leading business development opportunities and growing a practice 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.   About Us   WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, local government, 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!   #LI-JG2
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2021-1806
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
About the Position 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.   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. 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!   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-JG2
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1805
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
About the Position VHB’s Orlando, FL office is seeking an Associate Director of Land Development to join our growing Land Development and Planning and 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. Our past and present clients include residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, and institutional clients from throughout the eastern United States. Responsibilities - Identify, develop, and manage project pursuit opportunities - Assist in the preparation of land entitlement permitting documents - Develop project scopes and work plans for effective and efficient delivery of design services. - 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 site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a variety of projects including large-scale industrial developments, corporate/commercial, residential, institutional, hospitality, healthcare, parks and recreation and various other types of public and private site development - Responsible for project financial performance and client relations - Verbal presentation and representation of projects - Design charrette team member - 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 - Travel as necessary to service projects/design - Participation as an integral member of VHB’s Land Development and Planning and Design practice, which includes collaboration and work sharing with VHB’s offices throughout the East Coast. - Work with and coordinates with Regional Land Development Market and Service Leaders - Manage team workload and actively develop and mentor junior-level and mid-level staff   Skills and Attributes - Proven record of strong business development, building and maintain strong Client relationships, strategic planning, and pursuits - Highly Proficient in the following: AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Project, MS Office.  ArcGIS skills highly desirable - Skills to implement the integrated services approach. Comprehensive understanding of design, details, and construction drawing preparation including site layout, grading, hardscape, drainage, and planting - Knowledge of land development construction including codes and development regulations - Knowledge of construction materials and detailing. Detail drawings, sections, and material specifications - Experience with green initiative programs and low-impact design (LEED, Envision) - Excellent innovative design skills - Project research and analysis - Strong, creative engineering skills and ability to adhere to office standards   Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree - 12+ years of increasing engineering experience on complex projects and team management - PE licensure in Florida - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Ability to work independently and within a team environment - Strong organizational skills required to undertake multiple projects or facets of various projects - Strong project coordination and project management skills - Strong team collaboration skills and proven record of building and managing the team of land development engineers, planners, and landscape architects - Comfortable in coordinating input from various organizations for public/private collaboration, including multi-discipline project efforts working with allied professionals such as architects, civil engineers, and planners - Experience in developing and compiling/producing site plans, construction documents, specification, and engineering reports   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. We regret that we are unable to provide sponsorship for employment visas   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.   About Us   VHB as a business is a company of passionate 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!   #LI-JG2  
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1804
Job Locations US-VA-Williamsburg
VHB’s growing Williamsburg, VA office is looking for entry level Civil Engineer 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  - Working knowledge of data analysis tools such as ArcGIS and Excel - Working knowledge of software such as Synchro, MicroStation, and HCS. - 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  - Minimum 0 to 3 years’ experience - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree  - Experience with AutoCAD and Microstation 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.    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-ZB1 
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1801
Job Locations US-VT-South Burlington | US-NY-Albany
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 offers a collaborative culture and the opportunity to participate on regional and local committees. 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. A recognized leader in the region, VHB has received numerous awards for our projects, our people, and our office culture. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! About the Position Senior Environmental Scientist | South Burlington, VT | Albany, NY We are looking for a person who wants to be part of a growing team of professionals and lead the internal and external components to grow and develop our energy business in the short and long term. The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing permitting, licensing, and siting efforts associated with energy-related projects in New York, such as renewable energy and other power generation and electric and natural gas transmission/distribution projects (Article VII, X, and Part 102). Excellent communication skills are a must for this position, both externally with clients, agencies, and communities, and internally with our diverse team members.   Responsibilities - Perform project management responsibilities, including project deliverables, scope development, cost estimation, staff resource identification, implementation oversight, budget tracking, and completion of administrative requirements - Manage project teams responsible for supporting the environmental permitting and licensing, engineering, and construction compliance phases of projects in the energy market - Coordinate preparation of local, state, and federal permitting processes for energy infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on preparation of permit applications, routing and siting studies, Environmental Management and Construction Plans (EM&CP), Environmental Impact Statements, and technical studies and terrestrial surveys - Oversee field crews in wetland delineations, sensitive habitat identification, and overall environmental field data collection - Coordinate and manage stakeholder outreach and engagement, including public meetings, tribal, federal and state agency consultation and coordination, and public comment-response tracking - Develop and implement overall strategy and approach for environmental aspects of complex projects - Client management - Stay up to date with state and local energy trends, and regulations - Help identify the differentiators in the marketplace - Perform project scope development, cost estimation, staff resource identification, implementation oversight, and budget tracking - Coordinate multidisciplinary VHB and subcontracted project teams - Oversee quality control of environmental permit deliverables for projects   Skills & Abilities - Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills - Exceptional attention to details, planning, and quality - 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 Qualifications - BS in planning, natural resources, environmental science, environmental engineering, biological science, or related field - 5-8 years of professional environmental compliance consulting experience, with a focus in utility and renewable generation sectors - Understanding of energy development and the market - Knowledge of federal and New York state environmental and energy siting regulations and permitting, and NEPA compliance - Knowledge of federal and state energy siting processes At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collaboratively 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 decades.   We are equally invested and dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities for our passionate professionals to grow and thrive personally and professionally. To allow for this, VHB has continued to advance our culture and benefit offerings to include a flexible working environment, underscoring VHB’s commitment to work-life-balance, professional growth, and saving for the future, in addition to our more traditional high-quality health and wellness benefit offerings. At VHB, we believe we can only achieve sustained success when there is equal emphasis on business and people. 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
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2021-1790
Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
  Overview VHB’s Virginia Beach, VA office is seeking a Transportation Roadway Engineer to join our Highway Design 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 Transportation Roadway Engineer - Highway Design| Virginia Beach, VA Duties include highway design, development of traffic management plans, cost estimating, right-of-way and construction plans. Our multi-disciplined team uses its skills and experience to improve our communities with a sustainable, context driven and integrated project delivery mindset. Our clients include municipalities, VDOT and other state agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn.   Responsibilities   - Perform engineering related duties as a lead project engineer including analysis and design on complex transportation projects, grading, and plan preparation - Lead production of Client deliverables, including construction documents, with a focus on project budget and schedule - Perform best practices, in compliance with VHB standards, for quality control of work products - Meet with clients to prepare and validate scope of work - Assist marketing with technical development of proposal or presentation materials - Engage and coordinate multi-discipline design team(s), including coordination with subconsultants, - Collaborate with technical specialists to resolve technical and coordination issues and conflicting design criteria - Deliver related services associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda/amendments and tabulating/reviewing of bids - Perform construction phase services, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings - Assist with mentoring of the professional development of junior Transportation staff   Skills/Abilities - Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and willingness to serve in a variety of roles within a design team - Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills - AutoCAD with Civil 3D Corridor experience and/or MicroStation with Geopak or Open Roads experience required. Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering required, MS a plus - 5+ years of professional transportation engineering experience - PE certification in VA strongly preferred or be able to obtain within a year 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. #LI-KS1 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
2021-1785
Job Locations US-NY-New York City
About Us WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of 1600 professionals including engineers, scientists, surveyors, 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 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 are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. 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 VHB’s New York City office, named to Crain’s New York Business 100 Best Places to Work in New York City, is seeking a Site / Civil Project Manager with 12+ years of land development experience in the private sector with New York City residential, commercial, and roadway infrastructure experience to join its growing Civil / Design practice in our New York City office. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic organization and become a member of a growing team while working on exciting assignments throughout New York City from initial scoping through design, permitting approvals, and construction documents for a wide range of civil engineering projects.    Responsibilities The successful applicant will be responsible for a full range of activities including client relations, writing proposals, design and construction support. These will include: - Manage small, medium, and large design efforts, working within a team of professionals to develop site/civil engineering plans and specifications for a multitude of projects within all boroughs of NYC and responsibility for monitoring and delivering the project financial performance - Support preparation of design and permitting documents, particularly approvals related to NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) New Building (NB) Applications, to include Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Site Connection Applications, Builder’s Pavement Plans (BPP), Curb Cut Applications, Parks Department (DPR) Street Tree Approvals, Department of Transportation (DOT) Vault Approvals in rights-of-way, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Letter of No Objections for sidewalk and utility work within 200-feet of MTA infrastructure - Prepare and review design drawings and specifications documenting the new building and associated site features, including the layout and material identification of surface features including vehicular access, parking, and site circulation; grading and drainage of the site and conformance with DEP detention requirements and allowable flow rates; utility layout; and erosion and sediment control - Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues and overall schedule - Supervise design team activities during construction administration and construction close-out - 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 - Excels working in a team environment - Exhibits strong leadership skills  Qualifications - 11-15 years of site/civil engineering experience, specifically with private sector projects in NYC - BS in Civil Engineering or related degree required - Licensed Professional Engineer in New York required, ability to obtain a New Jersey PE. - Proficient in roadway design, site layout, grading, utility design and stormwater management - Experience with DOB New Building related approvals, DEP Amended Drainage Plans, Master Plans, Site Connection Applications, and NYCDOT BPPs - Understanding of the NYCDEP, NYCDOT, NYCDPR, MTA, NYSDEC review processes - CAD experience required (AutoCAD), 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. 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
2021-1783
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando | US-FL-Tampa
About the Position   VHB’s growing Southeast Environmental Services team has an immediate need for a Water Resource Director to join our growing practice in either the Orlando or Tampa, Florida office. The successful candidate will have a least 15-20 years of professional experience, including water resource consulting experience in the energy, transportation, real estate, and/or local government markets. Applicants should be experienced in designing studies, analyzing data, modeling, and with the preparation of reports and local, state, and federal environmental permit applications within their water resource discipline. In addition to participating in high-profile transportation, private development, and environmental/natural resource projects, the Water Resources Director will also be responsible for leading business development efforts and the management and mentoring of water resources staff.   The position offers the opportunity to be a leader within our successful water resources practice that provides municipal, state and federal governmental agencies and private sector clients throughout the Southeast Region with a full array of integrated professional water resources services including:  - Watershed / Water quality - Stormwater management - Floodplain management   A strong candidate for this role must be competent in performing water resources engineering work and demonstrate a broad knowledge of hydrologic/ hydraulic analysis and design methods. A strong candidate will be able to independently make sound engineering decisions, develop water resource design plans, write design specifications, and plan technical reports. The candidate understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. The candidate has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. The candidate has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which, engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.      General Responsibilities - Leading multi-disciplinary projects with hydrologic, hydraulic, or water quality focus including interaction with staff and clients - Identifying and pursuing new business throughout the Southeast region. Performs lead discipline role in proposals and presentations - Analyzes technical problems, assesses the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devises new approaches and alternative solutions Management and Business Development - Managing clients and overseeing technical staff to complete projects. Manage personnel involved in engineering investigations and planning work - Assisting with business development opportunities and growth of the water resources practice throughout the Southeast region. Lead project pursuits (LOI, ELOI, Technical Proposals, Presentations, Manhours, etc.)  Performs lead discipline role in proposals and presentations - QC of construction plans, and design documents generated by other team members - Prepares cost and man-hour estimates, job budgets and schedules - Assists management and marketing personnel with client visits, etc. - Capable of negotiating staff-hours and preparing requests for supplemental agreements - Creating and expanding technical resources of staff - Acting as a mentor and aiding in staff development Technical - Lead the design of projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software and drawing tools, including transportation, local government and land development projects - Lead in the developing technical reports (watershed study reports, drainage reports, pond siting reports, bridge hydraulics reports and permitting documents), design plans, construction documents, and specifications for water resources related projects, for approval by municipalities and regulatory agencies - Lead in performing engineering computations related to site hydrology and hydraulics (conveyance systems, analysis and design of cross drains, bridges, design of storm water management facilities, floodplain compensation analysis), earthwork, stormwater BMPs, and natural channel design structural components - Lead in conducting hydrologic and hydraulic studies using current modeling software including: ICPR 4, PONDS, HY-8, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HydroCAD, EPA SWMM, SRH-2D/SMS, and others - Overseeing the preparation of construction plans consistent with FDOT standards Skills and Attributes - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Strong technical background in hydrology and hydraulics - Experience in acquiring new clients and client management - Experience and familiarity with the following programs is preferred: ICPR, PONDS, ASAD, GEOPAK Drainage, ArcGIS, HY-8, HEC-RAS, MicroStation, AutoCAD - Design experience with the FDOT Drainage Manual and FDOT Plans Preparation Manual - Knowledge with preparation and review of Engineering Plans and Specifications to ensure that all aspects of project implementation are clearly conveyed - 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 - Well versed in FDOT design standards and criteria related to both drainage design and plans production; able to interpret and apply technical information contained in procedures and manuals to accomplish the design process for assigned projects  Qualifications - B.S. in engineering with at least 15 years post graduate experience - Registered Florida PE - Advanced understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling programs - Project management of relevant projects  - Knowledge of the regulatory processes in Florida. Understanding of local, state, and federal permitting - Design of stormwater management systems, storm drain systems, open channel conveyance, culvert analysis, bridge hydraulics and floodplain compensation. Production of contract roadway plans to be submitted to FDOT, Florida's Turnpike, and other municipalities 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.   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! #LI-JG2
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1780
Job Locations US-NY-New York City | US-NY-Hauppauge | US-NY-Albany
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 offers a collaborative culture and the opportunity to participate on regional and local committees. 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. A recognized leader in the region, VHB has received numerous awards for our projects, our people, and our office culture. In addition to being named one of Long Island Business News’s (LIBN) Best Places to Work, we are proud recipients of the LIBN Corporate Citizen of the Year Award; LIBN Real Estate, Architecture and Engineering Awards; and several Vision Long Island Smart Growth Awards. VHB’s New York City office has been named one of Crain’s New York’s Best Places to Work. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! About the Position Senior Environmental Scientist | New York City, NY | Long Island, NY | Albany, NY We are looking for a person who wants to be part of a growing team of professionals and lead the internal and external components to grow and develop our energy business in the short and long term. The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing permitting, licensing, and siting efforts associated with energy-related projects in New York, such as renewable energy and other power generation and electric and natural gas transmission/distribution projects (Article VII, X, and Part 102). Excellent communication skills are a must for this position, both externally with clients, agencies, and communities, and internally with our diverse team members.   Responsibilities - Perform project management responsibilities, including project deliverables, scope development, cost estimation, staff resource identification, implementation oversight, budget tracking, and completion of administrative requirements - Manage project teams responsible for supporting the environmental permitting and licensing, engineering, and construction compliance phases of projects in the energy market - Coordinate preparation of local, state, and federal permitting processes for energy infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on preparation of permit applications, routing and siting studies, Environmental Management and Construction Plans (EM&CP), Environmental Impact Statements, and technical studies and terrestrial and marine surveys - Oversee field crews in wetland delineations, sensitive habitat identification, and overall environmental field data collection - Coordinate and manage stakeholder outreach and engagement, including public meetings, tribal, federal and state agency consultation and coordination, and public comment-response tracking - Develop and implement overall strategy and approach for environmental aspects of complex projects - Client management - Stay up to date with state and local energy trends, and regulations - Help identify the differentiators in the marketplace - Assist with project scope development, cost estimation, staff resource identification, implementation oversight, and budget tracking - Coordinate multidisciplinary VHB and subcontracted project teams - Oversee quality control of environmental permit deliverables for projects   Skills & Abilities - Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills - Exceptional attention to details, planning, and quality - 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 Qualifications - BS in planning, natural resources, environmental science, environmental engineering, biological science, or related field with a Master’s Degree preferred - 8+ years of professional environmental compliance consulting experience, with a strong focus in the offshore wind sector in the Northeast region - Understanding of offshore wind energy development and the market - Knowledge of federal and New York state environmental and energy siting regulations and permitting, and NEPA compliance - Knowledge of federal and state energy siting processes At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collaboratively 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 decades.   We are equally invested and dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities for our passionate professionals to grow and thrive personally and professionally. To allow for this, VHB has continued to advance our culture and benefit offerings to include a flexible working environment, underscoring VHB’s commitment to work-life-balance, professional growth, and saving for the future, in addition to our more traditional high-quality health and wellness benefit offerings. At VHB, we believe we can only achieve sustained success when there is equal emphasis on business and people. 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
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2021-1776
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown | US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Worcester
VHB’s growing Watertown, MA headquarters is seeking a HighwayProject Manager to join our Transportation team. Location is flexible for the right candidate.   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, MassDOT, DCR and other state public transportation agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn. 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 Highway Project Manager | Watertown, MA 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 Massachusetts or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain a Massachusetts PE license within six months. - Experience with MassDOT and MassDOT-funded municipal roadway improvement projects a strong plus - Experience with Design-Build a plus - Must have valid driver’s license, as the position requires occasional travel to client meetings and project sites Please submit applications online.   New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are planning for a safe return to the workplace, in alignment with government and CDC guidelines. VHB is proud to offer a hybrid work arrangement and employees may work up to 50% of their time at-home. 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-DB2
Category
Engineering
ID
2021-1775

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