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VHB Transportation Engineer - Highway Design in Providence, Rhode Island

VHB’s Providence, RI office is seeking a Transportation Engineer to join our Highway Design team.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers

  • We work hard, and we give back

  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)

  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been 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!

About the Position

Transportation Engineer - Highway Design| Providence, RI

Duties include highway design, drainage design, development of traffic management plans, cost estimating, right-of-way and layout plans. Our team uses its skills and experience to improve our communities with a sustainable, context driven and integrated project delivery mindset. Our clients include municipalities, RIDOT and other state agencies, and private partners who support the development of the places we live, work, recreate and learn.


  • Pre-design project planning

  • Design of highways and roads including development of geometric layout, grading and drainage, working with utilities, and environmental permitting

  • Prepare and/or review design criteria, drawings and specifications

  • Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues


  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • AutoCAD


  • BS in Civil Engineering required, MS a plus

  • 5+ years of professional transportation engineering experience

  • PE certification in RI strongly preferred

Please submit applications online.

New employees will 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.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


ID: 2021-1714

External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

External Company URL:

Street: 1 Cedar Street, Suite 400

Telecommute: No