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Transportation Engineer/Planner
Company: VHB
Location: Watertown, MA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/21/2024
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Administrative and Support Services, Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Architectural Services, Construction, Mining and Trades, Consulting Services, Engineering, Transportation
Job Description
Transportation Engineer/Planner



VHB’s growing Watertown, MA office is looking for a Transportation Engineer/ Planner to join our Transportation Planning & Operations group. The selected candidate will work with a dynamic team of transportation planners and engineers on a variety of public, private, and institutional projects within broad cross-section of markets, including real estate municipal, state agencies, higher education, federal lands and aviation. Our team uses its skills and experience to improve our communities with a sustainable, context-driven and integrated project delivery approach. Our clients include municipalities, MassDOT and other state agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn.



  • Work with a team of multi-disciplinary professionals in a variety of transportation-related areas to develop mobility solutions which consider all users integrating Complete Street concepts within urban and suburban communities
  • Technical task leader for the design/planning of transportation engineering and planning elements of projects that could include combinations of mid-level and junior level staff
  • Conduct multi-modal transportation analyses with the ability to focus on complex urban settings, municipal centers, and institutional campuses
  • Prepare transportation impact, corridor and intersection improvement studies
  • Conduct research and preparation of reports, and presenting findings and results to clients 

Skills and Abilities

  • Significant experience applying transportation engineering & planning concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Team oriented with the ability to manage multiple assignments and mentor mid-level and junior staff
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and strategically in solving problems and devising approaches
  • Skilled with industry-standard software design and analysis systems (e.g., CAD, GIS, traffic simulation)


  • BS in Civil Engineering, Urban Planning or related field, MS preferred
  • 5+ years required, 8 years preferred of professional transportation engineering and/or planning experience
  • Candidates with EIT/PE, PTOE and/or AICP certifications are strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Synchro, ArcGIS/data management and/or HCS preferred
  • Experience with PTV VISSIM and/or TransCAD products a plus

Job Description Banner (June 2023)

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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