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We're glad you're here! We are VHB. We’re passionate about making meaningful contributions to the world through the work that we do. If you’re interested in making a positive impact, opportunities to grow personally and professionally, and making smart new friends—we’d love to have you join us.

Our passionate team of 1,400 professionals includes 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 work hard. We have fun. We make a difference.

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Traffic Control Project Engineer

Department: MA-Transportation
Location: Watertown, MA

VHB’s Watertown Traffic Design Team is looking for an experienced Traffic Control Project Engineer to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of projects in size and scope. VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East coast, was awarded “Employer of the Year” by WTS in 2018, and has a 100% CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.

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 successful candidate will have an understanding of traffic operations, safety, roadway design, Traffic Signal Design and traffic engineering design experience in Massachusetts.


  • Temporary traffic control plan development
  • Construction staging
  • Event planning (pedestrian and traffic)
  • Traffic signal design and field inventories
  • Pavement marking and signing design
  • Specification writing
  • Preparation of project estimates
  • Coordination of field construction elements (temp traffic control, contractor and police details)
  • Demonstrate strong Traffic design and planning level writing skills to support traffic evaluations
  • Public outreach
  • Work zone /temporary lighting design and evaluation
  • ITS design for work zones
  • Scope and fee estimate preparation skills

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including public speaking and presentation skills
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks or projects and work independently
  • An understanding of effectively working with multi-disciplinary projects and teams
  • Team oriented with strong capability to work independently
  • Motivated to assist others
  • AutoCAD
  • Synchro
  • SignCAD/GuideSign
  • MS Office Suite


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related
  • 5+ years of professional experience in traffic design or traffic control device application and construction permitting.
  • Experience with the design requirements of MassDOT
  • Civil roadway design experience - understanding of ADA, MAAB, ASHTO and state design parameters
  • Ability to understand and assist in the development of construction sequencing
  • PE certification required
  • IMSA Work Zone

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.


VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

VHB participates in the E-verify employment authorization program.

VHB also maintains a drug-free workplace.

If you are in need of special assistance in applying for individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please call our HR contact, Mary Ann Forde at 407-982-4495 or email

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