Site Civil Engineer

at VHB in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Site Civil Engineer
Job Locations

US-ME-Portland | US-ME-Westbrook




Regular Full-Time  

Career Stage Type 
Entry level  

# of Openings 


VHB's growing Land Engineering Group is seeking an experienced Site Civil Engineer to support our Land Engineering practice. Potential for candidate to be hybrid based out of our South Portland, ME or Westbrook, ME offices.

Technical and design report writing
Work within a team of professionals in developing site civil engineering plans, reports, and specifications for a multitude of land development projects
Civil engineering for retail, residential, institutional, renewable energy, and industrial site design including grading and drainage design, utility design, and site layout
Preparation and/or reviewing design criteria, drawings, and specifications
Compilation of Stormwater Management reports, including Hydrologic modeling and pipe sizing
Preparation of schematic design, design development, and construction contract documentation
Assist in the preparation of permitting, design, and construction documents
Project task financial performance, and management of small or medium projects
Attending meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues
Skills and Attributes
Knowledge of local and state regulations governing site design preferred
Ability to think critically and creatively in a team-focused environment
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience preparing graphics and maps
GIS, HydroCAD, and StormCAD experience a plus
Attention to detail
BS in Civil Engineering (a master's may be substituted for 2 years of experience)
Minimum of 0-1 years of professional site/civil engineering experience
1-3 years of professional site/civil engineering experience preferred
Engineering in Training (EIT) preferred

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!



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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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Job Posting: 1068355

Posted On: Apr 17, 2024

Updated On: May 17, 2024

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