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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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Transportation Highway Engineer

Department: MA-Transportation
Location: Watertown, MA

Transportation Highway Engineer

VHB's growing Watertown, MA office is seeking a Transportation/Highway Engineer to join our Transportation Engineering/Highway Design group. Our primary clients are the MassDOT, local municipalities and private developers. Our projects include a wide variety of small to large infrastructure projects including sidewalks, trails, intersections, arterial roadways, urban roadways, interstates and interchanges. This position includes working on design projects throughout New England.

VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, designers and CADD/GIS technicians 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, VHB works to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.


  • Work within a team of professionals in developing transportation design and planning solutions for a multitude of transportation and highway-related projects
  • Highway design, drainage design and traffic control development
  • Right-Of-Way Plan development
  • Preliminary and Final Design Plan development
  • Performs quantity take-off in support of construction cost estimates
  • Contract plan and design development utilizing AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently as well as on a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong computer skills
  • Critical thinking


  • Completed bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or will complete by or before June 2019
  • 0 to 3 years of professional transportation engineering experience, preferably in a consulting environment
  • EIT preferred
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Civil 3D, and HydroCAD experience a plus
  • Familiarity with the MassDOT Project Development and Design Guide 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 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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