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Job Title: Civil / Highway Transportation Engineer
Company Name: VHB
Location: New York City, NY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/20/2024
Expire Date: 06/19/2024
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Job Description
Civil / Highway Transportation Engineer



Civil/Highway Transportation Engineer | Hybrid | New York City Metro


VHB's New York City office is seeking a 5+ year Civil Engineer who is passionate about working on innovative transportation engineering projects, including design build projects. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and growing team, and tackle NYC's most complex highway, rail, and roadways projects. Experience working with state and local agencies (NYSDOT, NYCDOT, NYCDDC, NYCDEP, NYCEDC, MTA, etc.) is highly desired.




VHB is seeking an individual to work within a team of highly motivated engineers to produce fully coordinated plans, specifications, and deliverables. This may include:

  • Conceptual and final design of roadway, highway, and multi-modal engineering solutions for a variety of transportation-related projects including development of geometric horizontal and vertical layout, grading and drainage design, and utilities layout
  • Preparation and review of roadway design criteria, calculations, drawings, estimates, and specifications
  • Development of 3D modeling for conceptual roadway alignments
  • Temporary traffic control development
  • Typical section development and pavement design
  • Preparation of right-of-way and easement plans
  • Coordination with design team, clients, subconsultants, and stakeholders
  • Construction support services (review of submittals and RFIs)

Skills and Attributes

  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures and design standards of local and state agencies (NYSDOT, NYCDOT, NYCDDC, MTA and/or NYCDEP)
  • Working knowledge of programs such as Civil3D, Open Roads, and Hydro CAD is a plus
  • Experience in Design Build or other Alternative Delivery contracts a plus
  • Ability to manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Team oriented and motivated to lead/mentor junior staff
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented


  • 5-8 years of civil transportation design engineering experience required
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field required
  • Master’s degree a plus (may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • EIT required, PE license expected or ability to obtain within 6 months

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $95,000-120,000. The final compensation will be based on a variety of factors such as individual qualifications, education, and experience. 

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We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently 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 a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.



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