Structural Engineer/Designer

at VHB in South Burlington, Vermont, United States

Job Description


VHB’s South Burlington Vermont office has an opening for an enthusiastic Structural Engineer/Designer to join our growing Transportation team. At VHB we are passionate about making meaningful contributions to the world through the work that we do. If you’re interested in making a positive impact, opportunities to grow personally and professionally, and making smart new friends – we’d love to have you join us.


+ Perform engineering design and detailing of highway, pedestrian and railroad bridges and other structures

+ Assist in the field with bridge inspection

+ Calculate quantities and develop construction cost estimates

+ Prepare contract documents and design plans

Skills and Attributes

+ Must possess strong technical skills in bridge design and detailing of steel, reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete and timber bridges and other structures

+ Ability to develop alternatives analyses, preliminary design reports, contract plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates in conformity with accepted engineering standards and procedures including AASHTO & VTrans

+ Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

+ Self-motivated and willing to take responsibility

+ Excellent attention to detail and a strong commitment to quality

+ Effective and comfortable in a highly collaborative team environment


+ BS in Civil Engineering (structural emphasis preferred)

+ 3-5 years of professional structural design (transportation/bridge focus) experience required

+ Engineer In Training Certification required, PE license preferred

+ Successful completion of NHI Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges training a plus

+ Familiarity with structural engineering software (AASHTOWare Bridge Design and Bridge Rating, LARSA 4D, MDX, SP Column, MerlinDASH, Mathcad)

+ MicroStation, AutoCAD, and ESRI GIS software experience a plus

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.

+ Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation

+ Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects

+ Amazing co-workers

+ A focus on learning and development

+ Flexible, hybrid workplace

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast and in 2022 placed #3 in Vermont’s “Best Places to Work” ranking. We’re growing and we hope you’ll join us!

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: 2022-2839

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Street: 40 IDX Drive

Telecommute: No

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Job Posting: JC229051453

Posted On: Nov 21, 2022

Updated On: Mar 21, 2023

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