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Job Locations US-NY-New York City
Are you an experienced A/E marketing professional ready to join a dynamically growing team? VHB seeks a skilled writer, strategist, and communicator to provide proposal, visibility, and overall marketing leadership for our Northeast Region based in our New York City office. We are looking for a creative and energetic team leader who relishes the thrill of competing for projects in the government, transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy markets with a strong interest in helping raise VHB’s prominence in the region. As part of our Regional Marketing team, you will report to the Regional Marketing Manager and work with our technical staff to develop effective marketing and communications deliverables.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. VHB offers a collaborative culture and the opportunity to participate on regional and local committees including the Emerging Professionals Group, VHB Cares, and the Green Team.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  - Assists in day-to-day management and mentoring of the marketing team, including RFP assessment and assignment. - Participates in go/no go decisions. - Provides QA/QC of proposals. - Facilitates proposal strategy discussion and formulation, content development, and materials production. - Collaborates with senior level technical staff and reviews/edits narratives for content clarity, compliance and key messages ensuring proposals include differentiating win themes and are compliant, timely, and well written. - Organizes and coaches’ technical staff for presentations. - Leads regional visibility activities (ie. conference coordination, e-blasts, social media, etc). - Leads Client Focus Team and Market Team strategy meetings. - Develops and supports visibility initiatives (e-blasts, social media campaigns, VHB.com content, etc.). - Collaborates with Regional Marketing Director and Manager on developing and executing staff training initiatives. - Works with graphic design staff to plan and produce materials ensuring all materials are effectively communicating the strategic vision identified for a given pursuit or marketing effort, in alignment with VHB’s brand.   Skills and Attributes: - Strong writer, editor, and communicator - Comfortable mentoring, providing leadership to others - Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills - Strong creative and strategic thinking skills - Detail oriented - Comfortable working with staff in person and remotely - Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint - Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) Qualifications  - 9+ years of proposal, writing, or marketing experience in A/E/C environment with ability to independently lead complex pursuits. - Experience mentoring and/or managing others. - Strong attention to detail. - Works effectively and independently in high-pressure team environment to manage multiple tasks in parallel. Ability to quickly adapt to and communicate changes in program schedules and priorities. Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, and self-discipline. - Project management capabilities to meet milestones on time and within budget, including resource allocation/management. - Comfortable serving as a mentor to junior staff. - Has a strong understanding of the A/E/C industry. 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.
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1189
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
VHB has an immediate need for a Survey Manager to join our Orlando, Florida office and build our Land Surveying practice. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in Land Surveying for a variety of applications, including boundary determinations, topographic surveys, utility surveys, highway surveys, ALTA/NSPS and subdivisions. The position requires hands-on knowledge of current technologies, and a proven ability to develop business, manage projects and mentor staff. Responsibilities Include: - Recruit, hire and develop a competent field and office survey staff - Develop new business to compliment survey work for other VHB groups - Manage work load, staffing and quality control for all survey efforts - Develop and mentor staff - Project management, including management of budget, scope and schedule for small, moderate and large land survey projects - Coordinate survey efforts with other groups in an integrated services environment - Oversee Land Survey group performance with respect to financial and other metrics Skills and Abilities: - Must be very knowledgeable in all aspects of Land Surveying, especially technical - Strong office computer skills (e.g. word, excel, deltek, etc.); - Familiarity with local subdivision and zoning requirements; - Proficient with least-squares adjustment, preferably StarNet, combining GPS and conventional data; - Ability to post-process GPS static data, preferably Leica LGO or infinity; - Experience with LiDAR data collection (terrestrial, mobile and aerial), registration & feature extraction; - Excellent AutoCAD Civil 3D skills with styles, codes, feature lines and surfaces; - Ability to direct and monitor construction layout services; - Must be able to go to the field as needed and proficiently lead a crew or solve technical issues; - Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills Qualifications: - 10 plus years of experience in Land Surveying; - Bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying, Civil Engineering or a related field; - Florida Professional Land Surveyor license VHB is a passionate team of 1,600 professionals including engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. 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.   New employees beginning Fall 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.    #LI-DP1
Category
Surveyor
ID
2020-1188
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB is #10 in Zweig Group’s Top 100 Hot firms! Our Watertown office is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to join our New England Regional Marketing 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. General Scope Assists and/or prepares in drafting and producing routine proposals, qualifications, and other marketing materials with close supervision and direction from others. Completes all assignments in compliance with client deadlines, proposal budgets, and quality expectations.   Responsibilities Actively participates in marketing activities across the entire Client-Visibility-Pursuit (C-V-P) lifecycle, with primary focus on pursuits. Initial exposure to VHB’s Focus Forward Approach and Client Focus Program. Actively trained and mentored on programs and marketing’s role across the lifecycle.   Pursuits - Supports proposal administration and preparation efforts through all phases of proposal development. May also support proposal pre-positioning pieces and client interview efforts. - Creates and helps maintain content for proposal sections such as past performance, resumes, and reusable product and services descriptions. - Assists and/or prepares basic/routine qualifications packages and proposals. - Assists in document production and flip-through QA (e.g., copying, binding, and delivery). - Assists and/or coordinates client presentations. - Attends and helps prepare materials for proposal kick-off meetings.   Clients and Visibility - May provide support on conferences and other industry events/sponsorships. - Active learner and participant in verifying marketing’s internal and external deliverables (and proposals) comply with VHB corporate branding standards, formats, and template styles. - May attend and/or participate in Client Focus and Market Team meetings with Senior Marketing partner. Actively mentored on the Focus Forward Approach BD program and VHB’s client focus philosophies and strategies.   Qualifications - 0-3 years of proposal, writing, or marketing experience, preferably in A/E/C environment. - BA in English, Marketing, Communications, or similar. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite programs, including Word, PowerPoint, InDesign, and Photoshop preferred. - Ability to work concurrently on multiple projects and meets deadlines. - Involvement in industry affiliations, preferred.     At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   New employees beginning Fall 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.   #LI-DP1  
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1187
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Civil Engineer   VHB’s Metro DC Operations conveniently located at both 1001 G Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC (with direct access to WMATA’s Metro Center Station) and 1775 Greensboro Station Place, Suite 200, Tysons Corner, VA (with direct access to WMATA’s Greensboro Station) is looking for Civil Engineer’s to join our Site/Civil engineering 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: - Work within a team of professionals in developing engineering plans and specifications for a variety of land development, water resource, transportation, and general civil engineering projects. - Assist in the preparation of land entitlement permitting documents. - Prepare Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Contract Documentation. - Technical and design report writing. - Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss engineering design/permitting issues with them. - Assist with activities during Construction Administration phase of projects. - Manage small projects and assist managing medium size projects. Skills and Abilities: - Have knowledge of and experience in all aspects of site civil engineering for residential and commercial site design including grading, drainage design, stormwater management design, utility design, site and roadway layout. - Experience with projects in DC, MD, and VA required. - Be well versed in the use of CAD software. - Have experience preparing plans and reports. - Self-motivated with attention to details and ability to think critically.  Must be able to work independently and as a part of project teams. Qualifications: - EIT required. - 1 to 3 years of civil engineering experience. - BS in Civil Engineering. - Have experience/proficiency with one or more of the following programs:  AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microstation, HydroCAD, Storm CAD, Microsoft Word, and Excel. - GIS, ArcGIS, and graphic software experience a plus. At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.    New employees beginning Fall 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1186
Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
VHB’s growing Worcester, MA office is seeking a Site/Civil Engineer to support our land development projects. This position can provide the flexibility of a partial work-from-home schedule for the right candidate (2 days in the office, 3 days remote).   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Work within a team of professionals 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 - 4+ 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 - Solid understanding of the typical land entitlement process in MA including permitting at the local and state level preferred 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
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1185
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB’s growing Watertown, MA office is seeking an experienced Site/Civil Engineer to support our land development projects.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Work within a team of professionals in developing site civil engineering plans, reports and specifications for a multitude of land development projects - Civil engineering for residential, institutional and commercial real estate 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 - 5+ years of professional site/civil engineering experience  - PE preferred - AutoCAD, HydroCAD and StormCAD experience - Experience with GIS Systems - Knowledge of local and state regulations governing site design preferred - Solid understanding of the typical land entitlement process in MA including permitting at the local and state level preferred 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
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1184
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB’s growing Watertown, MA office is seeking a junior Site/Civil Engineer to join our team to support our land development projects.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Work within a team of professionals in developing site civil engineering plans 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 - Preparing plans and reports Skills and Abilities - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail - Ability to think critically Qualifications - BS in Civil Engineering or related field - 1+ years of professional site/civil engineering experience - EIT/PE preferred - AutoCAD, HydroCAD and StormCAD experience - Experience with GIS Systems 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.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1183
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
VHB, a nationally recognized leader in design, is seeking an on-call Senior Signals Electrical Engineer to join our growing Watertown, MA office.   VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities - Traffic signal design, review, and field inspections - Design and review of roadway, parking lot, and sports facility lighting - Participate in public meetings and road safety audits - Conduct briefings for Cities/Towns and State/Local officials for project work that would impact travel and businesses in their communities - Review and sign approved District access permit for developments, driveway access, staging areas, TMPs, and utilities - Establish/maintain working relationships with signal, lighting, and sign contractors, as well as signal and pavement marking distributors   Skills and Abilities - Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills - Self-motivated - Attention to detail - Ability to think critically - Strong computer skills   Qualifications - BS in Electrical Engineering or related field - 20+ years of relevant professional experience in transportation/traffic signals design - PE certification required - Extensive experience with MassDOT standards and regulations 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.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1180
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
At VHB, we’re committed to hiring and developing the best and brightest professionals. This sets us apart. Our dynamic teams solve complex problems with creativity, collaboration, quality, and technical excellence. We leverage innovation and technology to advance the growing compliance, restoration, and stewardship fields. We embrace sustainability to balance development in our communities and position future generations to thrive. Join the next generation of leaders at VHB. Grow your career with us.   VHB’s Environmental Resources Group is seeking a part-time (24 hours per week), early-career preservation planner to work with our expanding cultural resources and environmental planning groups. Key responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of cultural resources and environmental-related documents for energy, transportation, planning, and land development projects and state and federal historic tax credit projects. The person who fills this role will also have the opportunity to work with other teams within the Environmental Resources Group, to expand their career development in keeping with VHB’s integrated services approach. The ideal candidate for this role will have an interest and/or experience in a wide range of practices within environmental planning such as social and cultural resources, GIS/mapping, air quality and noise analyses, water quality, sustainability, and regulatory compliance.   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   - Assist in conducting cultural resource identification and evaluation surveys for public and private sector clients - Provide technical assistance on cultural resource components of environmental and planning-related documents for transportation and land development projects. Likely tasks will include data entry, preparing graphics, technical writing, and other administrative tasks - Assist in preparing historic tax credit applications for submittal to state and federal review agencies - Support other VHB departments and regional offices with historic preservation planning, site history research, and compliance with the Massachusetts State Register and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act - Support the Environmental Resources Group at large with project tasks, such as data collection, fieldwork, research, and document preparation Skills & Abilities    - Self-motivated with attention to details and ability to think critically - Must be able to work independently and as a part of project teams - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Ability to use computer hardware, software, and other related information technologies; Experience with GIS is a plus Requirements   - A BA/BS degree in Architectural and/or Art History, Historic Preservation, or closely related discipline - 1-3 years of professional planning/preservation experience - Experience with building research, and knowledge of architectural styles, forms, and periods of development - Knowledge of American history and architectural history - Experience in digital photography is a plus - Immediate availability to travel for site visits, research trips, and other events when needed The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, have a professional demeanor, strong organizational and communication skills, and possess the ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines, and multitask in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should be able to work in a team environment with a variety of project members and manage tasks as delegated by the project lead.   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.
Category
Planner
ID
2020-1179
Job Locations US-CT-Wethersfield
VHB is seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist to join our growing Wethersfield, CT office. This position is a combination of work in the field and office, providing excellent growth opportunity within a vibrant office of professionals.   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 - Perform field environmental permit compliance observation and reporting on energy projects, transmission line construction projects and others, focused on implementation and maintenance of soil erosion and sedimentation control measures and practices - Turbidity monitoring of stormwater - Assist the department Director or a Project Manager with state and federal wetland permitting applications - Work within a team of professionals to conduct a wide array of ecological, wildlife and water resources related studies and analysis for a multitude of environmental, land development and energy (transmission and renewables) projects - Perform wetland delineations in accordance with state and federal criteria - Data analysis and technical report writing Skills & Abilities - Ability to work confidently and independently on highly active construction sites - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills as this position will require coordination with subconsultants and colleagues in other office locations regularly - Must have experience reading and understanding engineering site plans - Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to grow professionally - Ability to think critically and solve problems - Strong communication skills between clients, contractors, and state/federal officials Qualifications - BS in environmental science, natural resources, wetland science, soil science, ecological sciences, or related field - 8+ years of prefessional environmental consulting experience, including experience conducting wetland delineations and state and federal natural resource permitting - Certifications as a Soil Scientist and/or Professional Wetland Scientist preferred, or the qualifications and ability to obtain certifications immediately after employment - Must have experience on construction sites and with Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control measures and practices. A Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) is preferable - This position may include night/weekend shifts and/or working in challenging weather conditions Please submit applications online.    At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   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
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2020-1178
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
WE ARE VHB—a team of 1,600 passionate professionals tackling challenges in transportation, land development, planning and design, environmental services, and applied technologies. VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top engineering firms to work for up and down the East Coast. WE ARE open and approachable. We care about each other and put people first. WE ARE stewards of our environment. VHB projects make our communities better places to live, work, and play. WE ARE committed. We win clients for life by being and doing our best and having fun along the way. WE ARE a growing, values-driven organization with 30 offices in 12 states, and we hope you’ll join us! Our Tampa, FL office is looking for an experienced Gulf Coast Transportation Engineering Leader to join and help expand our growing transportation group.  The successful candidate must have broad knowledge in the delivery of transportation engineering and planning assignments for public and private sector clients. The individual we are looking for will have deep existing industry relationships in the Tampa area.  In addition to aiding in the development of the office’s growth strategy the person selected for this position will have a proven ability to develop new business, manage complex projects and mentor staff. Responsibilities •   Lead, manage and develop a dynamic team of industry professionals •   Generate new business development opportunities and lead winning pursuits •   Set the strategic direction for the transportation practice in the Tampa area •   Participate/lead go/no go and partnering decisions on strategic pursuits •   Oversee relationships with key clients and manage important project assignments •   Serve as Principal-in-Charge, providing guidance to the team on select transportation projects •   Establish the office’s annual business plan oversee the achievement of its business goals Skills and Abilities •   Must have a demonstrated track record and the ability to oversee a team of engineering professionals by generating new business  •   Must be knowledgeable in a broad range of transportation engineering and planning topics, spanning both the public and private sectors with a demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.  Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills, including the ability to mentor staff while successfully managing complex, multiple disciplinary projects •   Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates •   Must be a highly motivated self-starter •   Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills •   Strong presentation skills Requirements - The successful candidate will have 12+ years of relevant experience in transportation engineering and/or planning - FL registration as a professional engineer required - AICP Certification desirable or ability to become certified - Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, transportation planning, or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred - Demonstrated experience managing other staff members - Extensive marketing experience with measurable results - Strong client contacts and relationships (bot public and private sector – state, county, and local agencies and developers)
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1177
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando | US-FL-Tampa | US-GA-Atlanta
Graphic Designers at an engineering firm? Yes! We are seeking a graphic designer to join the southeast region graphic design team in VHB’s Southeast Region. VHB’s in-house team of graphic designers think critically and strategically to create clear, compelling visual communications. We work on a wide variety of projects that enhance our communities and the world around us—presentations, proposals, publications, project identities, interactive media, web and mobile experiences, marketing and public outreach collateral, ad campaigns, and more. We geek out over typography, grids, infographics, color, and paragraph styles while ensuring our brand’s consistency. Are you excited about being part of a team? Are you self- motivated, do you ask good questions, look for better solutions, enjoy working collaboratively, and have the ability to work independently? Do you have a passion for design, contemporary media and technology, and can’t wait for your next new experience and opportunity? If so, we want to hear from you. Basics - 5+ years of experience - BFA in Graphic Design (or equivalent in work experience) - You write well, you are articulate, personable, and energetic - You have solid computer skills/experience with Adobe Creative Suite for print, web, and motion graphics - You are detail-oriented - You are a team player who can manage multiple projects/priorities/deadlines - You must have the ability to travel to VHB offices - You just can’t get enough typography, grids, and paragraph styles! Bonus - Working knowledge of web authoring/development - Experience in 3D visualization applications (3DS Max, SketchUp, Lumion, Revit, InfraWorks 360, etc.) - Familiarity with photography, videography, and video editing - UI design experience   *Please submit applications online **Online Porfolio required to be considered . At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. #LI-DP1
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1175
Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
Communications Coordinator Watertown, MA Are you passionate about developing and delivering creative and engaging communications? Interested in joining a team focused on promoting the company’s brand and voice and elevating the employee experience? We’d love to hear from you! VHB is looking for an enthusiastic, tech-savvy Communications Coordinator with strong writing and project management skills to join our friendly Corporate Communications Team. You will work as part of a collaborative group to keep our employees well informed, inspire and promote a connected culture, and strengthen VHB’s brand internally and externally. This entry-level position is a great opportunity to build a wide range of skills and experiences within an established, inclusive, and welcoming firm that offers room for career growth. Responsibilities include - Draft and deliver internal communications (digital, print) including content for the company intranet, companywide emails and newsletters, and talking points/presentations for corporate events - Support our weekly company newsletter with quick turnaround video creation and production - Collaborate with HR and talent acquisition teams to support communications for recruiting programs - Promote brand and voice standards across VHB - Assist in the development and delivery of external communications that differentiate VHB’s culture, including content for vhb.com, social media, press releases, eblasts, article placement - Assist in coordinating various internal company events Skills and Attributes - Strong writer, editor, and communicator with an energetic, positive attitude and a strong work ethic - Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills - Ability to work on and prioritize multiple assignments concurrently - Creative thinking, curiosity, and an enthusiasm for learning - Ability to work independently and collaboratively - Calm and effective under deadline pressure - Exceptional attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to quality Qualifications - 2-4 years of experience in communications with a successful track record delivering creative internal/external communications - Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, English, Journalism, or related field - Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud, including Premier 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. At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. New employees beginning prior to Fall 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines. #LI-DP1
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1171
Job Locations US-NH-Bedford
VHB’s growing Bedford, NH team is seeking a Civil Designer with 0-2 years of experience to join our Land Development 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: - 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 including: - Drainage Analyses and reports - Hydraulic Models for Utility sizing - Storm sewer design - Construction Plan drafting, details, and quality control - Preparation of permit packages for reviewing agencies - Communicate with site contractors during construction to respond to requests for information and drive project closeout when construction is substantially complete.  Skills and Abilities: - Strong civil engineering background - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Highly motivated - Strong attention to detail - Ability to think critically - Ability to perform at a high level in fast-paced environment - Ability to independently perform multiple tasks and interact appropriately and positively with coworkers. - Strong computer skills - Excel in working in a team environment - Motivated to lead and mentor others  Qualifications: - 0 to 2 years of civil engineering experience - BS in Civil Engineering - AutoCAD Civil 3D experience - Experience with WaterCAD, and GIS Systems is desired - Permitting experience   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   #LI-DP1
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1170
Job Locations US-RI-Providence
VHB’s growing Providence, RI office has an immediate need for a Senior Soil Scientist to join our Natural Science 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 - Wetland delineations to identify and document indicators of wetland hydrology; dominant plant species in three structural strata; and field indicators of hydric soils in New England - Preparation of wetland functional assessmentsand evaluation of impacts to existing wetland services by proposed project activities - Wetland mitigation site evaluation, design, monitoring and functional assessment - Preparation of soil profile descriptions following USDA NRCS nomenclature - Familiarity with the flora of southern New England and ability to key out plant species using floristic keys - Erosion and sediment control planning - Environmental permitting, NEPA/MEPA documentation, local, state and federal wetland permit preparation - Construction monitoring to confirm adherence to permit conditions Skills & Abilities - Ability to work in field settings under a variety of weather conditions alone or with a partner - Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills - Must be highly motivated and a team player - Knowledge of local, state and Federal environmental regulations Requirements - BS degree in environmental science, ecology, plant, or soil science, or related field - 10+ years of professional environmental consulting experience with a focus in soil science - Ability to travel, as needed, to support offices and projects - Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), and/or Professional Member of the Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England, or Certified Professional Soil Scientist by the Soil Science Society of America and/or Certified Professional in Soil Erosion Control (CPESC) desirable. RI Class IV Soil Evaluator License also desirable 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
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2020-1169
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
VHB is seeking a Survey Crew Chief to join our Raleigh, NC office. VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, surveyors, 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: - Direct the activities of a survey crew - Maintain proper care of survey equipment and survey vehicles - Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements - Maintain documentation of all phases of survey work through clear field notes and data collection - Supervises operation of manual and or robotic Total Station, GPS instruments and data collecting - Perform public records research and use public records in execution of survey field work - Boundary survey, Topographic survey, Construction survey, ALTA/NSPS survey, Engineering surveys, and As built/Post Construction survey - Proficient in reading and understanding architectural and engineering drawings Skills and Abilities: - Proficient in operation of manual and Robotic Total Station with electronic data collecting capability - Proficient in operation of GPS Instruments. Trimble and Survey Pro experience a plus. - Experience with Civil 3D and or MicroStation software a plus - Proficient in field survey methods and techniques - Ability to conduct tasks independently and to assign and review work of others - Detail-oriented and able to think critically - Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Proficient in fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry Qualifications: - Min. of two-three years progressive land surveying crew chief experience in leading and supervising field crews   - Associate degree in Land Surveying/Engineering or related field preferred, but not required - Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred, but not required - Proficient in the Principles of Boundary Survey, Topographic, Construction/Utility Surveys and manual and electronic data collection - Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record - Must be able to pass security screening - Must be willing to travel for assignments outside local area - Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. 
Category
Surveyor
ID
2020-1167
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  
Category
Environmental/Energy/Natural Resources
ID
2020-1166
Job Locations US-VA-Williamsburg | US-DC-Washington
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) is seeking a Landscape Architect to join their growing Planning, Design, & Land Development Studio in Williamsburg, VA. VHB has offices from Maine to Florida and offers a diverse range of integrated services in Landscape Architecture, Land Development, Transportation and Environmental Services. The staff of VHB includes landscape architects, engineers, planners, surveyors and environmental scientists who provide a full range of professional expertise and services including site design, master planning, and land planning. VHB strives to provide the best technical skills in each of our practice areas through a seamless, integrated team approach to collaboration. To address our clients’ dynamic needs, VHB has continued to grow and develop a diverse workforce that delivers personal service, value, responsiveness, and excellence. Our past and present clients include the U.S. Department of the Interior, including the National Park Service, Army Corps. of Engineers, and Forest Service, State DOT’s, municipalities and private interests throughout the eastern United States. Responsibilities: - Landscape Architect for a variety of projects including corporate/commercial, residential, institutional, hospitality, parks and recreation and various other types of public and private site development - Verbal presentation and representation of projects - Design charrette team member - Travel as necessary to service projects/design - Participation as an integral member of VHB’s Planning and Land Development Design practice, which includes collaboration and work sharing with VHB’s offices throughout the East Coast. - Works with and coordinates with LA Manager  Skills & Abilities: - Highly Proficient in the following; AutoCAD Civil 3D, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D Rendering Software and Visualization Applications. ArcGIS and MicroStation 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 landscape architectural construction including codes and development regulations - Knowledge of construction materials and detailing. Detail drawings, sections, and material specifications - Knowledge of ornamental and native plants in the Mid-Atlantic region. - Experience with green initiative programs and low-impact design (LEED, SITES, etc.) - Excellent innovative design skills. - Project research and analysis - Strong, creative graphics skills and ability to adhere to office standards - Both Computer and freehand illustration rendering skills  Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) or related degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience - Licensed (or in pursuit of license) Landscape Architect - Excellent written, graphic 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 - 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 graphics supported reports - Strong team collaboration skills - We regret that we are unable to provide sponsorship for employment visas   At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   #LI-DP1
Category
Landscape Architecture
ID
2020-1165
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) is seeking a Transit & Rail Engineering Manager to work in our growing Capitol District market. The position is located in our Washington, DC office. VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. The Engineering Manager will manage transit and rail projects, including conceptual, preliminary, and final design involving light rail transit, bus rapid transit, commuter rail, intercity passenger rail and freight rail improvements. The ideal candidate will manage a multidisciplinary team of engineers and designers in the development of plans, specifications and cost estimates for a variety of rail and transit infrastructure projects.   Responsibilities:    - Manage multiple, simultaneous efforts including projects of various topics and complexity - Develop, manage and maintain project schedules and budgets - Lead development of project deliverables and provide quality control - Work directly with client project manager and maintain a good relationship - Manage financial progress through timely submittal of invoices and progress reports and initiation of change orders for out of scope services - Prepare technical reports and analyses - Prepare and maintains project staffing resource plans - Manage a multidisciplinary team - Take an active role in business development and identifies planning prospects - Represent VHB at regional conferences, seminars and industry events - Manage and prepare technical and cost proposals - Prepare and deliver technical presentations - Coordinate on teaming decisions with Regional Director of Transit & Rail and other Corporate and Regional Leaders - Assist in the development of business and marketing plans - Take an active role in the development and mentoring of the Transit & Rail group staff - Work with the regional leadership to assign and manage workload - Work to improve the VHB Transit & Rail ‘brand’ and to achieve industry excellence and consistency   Skills and Abilities: - Proven ability to coordinate with interdisciplinary teams such as Planning, Architecture, Environmental, Structural, Civil, and Traffic Engineering. - Strong understanding of transit rail infrastructure and multidiscipline system integration. - Competency in Transit & Rail diverse operations and development of capital need and investment - Technical expertise in multiple rail design disciplines (track, grade crossings, stations structures, transit facilities, route design) - Experience in understanding NEPA and public perception of transit and rail project impacts to service availability and quality. - 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 Minimum Requirements:   - BS in Civil Engineering or urban/transportation planning discipline or related field - 15+ years of progressive technical experience in transit planning/engineering and implementation of bus and rail transit improvements. - PE license in Maryland, DC, and/or VA or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment - Minimum of 5 years as a Project Manager - Proven ability to manage a multidisciplinary team   We regret to inform that we are unable to offer sponsorship for employment visas at this time.   Please submit applications online. At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.
Category
Engineering
ID
2020-1164
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
Are you an experienced A/E/C marketing professional ready to join a growing team? Do you relish the thrill of competing for large-scale projects? VHB is seeking a skilled writer, strategist, and communicator to help take our proposals to the next level. As part of our Mid-Atlantic Regional Marketing team, you will report to the Regional Marketing Manager and support our technical staff by assisting in the development of compliant, effective, and engaging marketing deliverables.   VHB’s passionate professionals include marketers, engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the government, transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy markets.   Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship—and your marketing efforts will help us achieve those goals!   In this role, you will: - Lead the development of proposals and presentations for large and complex projects. Organize and facilitate pursuit strategy meetings. Develop Proposal Management Plans by interpreting complex Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Work directly with senior-level technical staff as well as graphic designers and junior-level marketing staff to prepare proposal materials. Ensure that all sections of the proposal include differentiating win themes and that sections are compliant, timely, and well written. - Organize and coach technical staff for presentations. Help develop presentation materials and lead storyboarding sessions, leading to a compelling overall presentation. - Develop qualifications packages and other marketing collateral in support of pre-positioning activities. Partner with technical staff to develop material tailored to specific client needs and concerns, in alignment with VHB’s brand. - Work with graphic design staff to plan and produce materials that effectively communicate the strategic vision identified for each pursuit, in alignment with VHB’s brand. - Serve as a mentor to junior-level marketing staff. May provide peer QA/QC of proposals. - Perform other duties as needed. (If you’re the right fit for this role, you know that a pursuit involves much more than just the proposal!)   Skills & Abilities - Strong writer, editor, and communicator with a positive attitude - Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills - Strong creative and strategic thinking skills - Detail oriented - Able to work well under deadline pressure - Able to handle multiple assignments concurrently - Comfortable working with staff in person and remotely Qualifications - BS/BA degree in English, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or comparable field - 8+ years of professional experience in a marketing and/or communications role in the A/E/C industry; Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) certification or similar a plus - Skilled in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel, as well as the Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign and Acrobat); experience with Microsoft Dynamics a plus 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 more than 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
Category
Marketing/Communication
ID
2020-1162

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