Land Development Project Engineer

at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc in Portland, Maine, United States

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Land Development Project Engineer
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VHB's South Portland, ME office is seeking an experienced Land Development Project Engineer to support our land development projects. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a growing team of civil engineers in southern Maine managing the design of ski resort improvements, national park projects, local urban re-development projects, transit-oriented development, and federal, state, and local (City/Town) projects throughout Maine. VHB offers a unique combination industry-leading Land Development experience across our footprint combined with a focused and driven team of local professionals who are growing the delivery of these services across the state.
Our Maine Land Development team is looking for a Project Engineer that is passionate about contributing to and leading the delivery of these fun and unique projects. As a privately owned company that prides itself on our culture, we look forward to finding an exceptional candidate who aligns with our culture and values, and who is seeking a truly unique and exciting career growth opportunity.
Mentors junior team members. Provides technical guidance to and may supervise, plan, schedule, and coordinate the work of junior engineers, technicians, draftsmen, or other positions. Serves as project manager for moderately complex projects.
Participates in new business development. May be responsible for client relationships, visibility, and business development activities.
Participates in the proposal process. Determines client requirements and develops plans, specifications, drawings, instructions, cost estimates, reports, final bid packages, and related documents.
Ensures that production of drawings, specifications, reports, and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost, and quality requirements.
Manages and supports the preparation of design and permitting documents.
Attends meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish needs and discuss design/permitting issues.
Consults with construction personnel concerning design constructability as related to field conditions, sequencing, and scheduling of construction activities.
Participates in professional and personal development aligned with career goals.
Performs all job functions in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and VHB policies and procedures.
Skills and Abilities
Extensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures in civil engineering.
In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations governing site design.
Robust technical and critical thinking skills.
Highly skilled in industry standard engineering design and analysis systems (e.g., CAD, GIS,
stormwater hydrology and hydraulics, traffic simulation)
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
Robust skills in project and client relationship management and collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates.
Excellent time management skills.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong report writing skills.
Team oriented with ability to perform multiple tasks independently in a timely manner and collaborate effectively and positively with coworkers.
Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented.
Minimum Qualifications
5-8 years of professional land development engineering experience, depending on level of education
BS in Civil Engineering or related degree (a Masters degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience)
PE licensure in ME strongly preferred
Proficient in site layout, grading, utility design, and stormwater management

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.

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Job Posting: 1086887

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jun 03, 2024

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