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VHB Overview

Watertown, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
1979
Company - Private
Consulting
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
We are VHB. We’re passionate about making meaningful contributions to the world through the work that we do. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for nearly 40 years. We’re a team—1,350 strong—eager to deliver value ... Read more

Mission: Together, we improve mobility, enhance communities, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

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VHB – Why Work For Us?


We are VHB. We’re passionate about making meaningful contributions to the world through the work that we do. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for nearly 40 years.We’re a team—1,350 strong—eager to deliver value by embracing our clients’ goals, anticipating challenges, building lasting partnerships, and always providing a smooth ride.

Our passionate professionals include 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. Together, we improve mobility, enhance communities, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. Being a consultant at VHB means helping our clients achieve their goal—whether that be constructing a new bridge, opening doors for a new shopping center on time, or making sure people in their community can get around more safely. We bring together the right resources and knowledge, technical excellence, and relationships to deliver value—so that our clients can make the right decisions to move their projects forward.

We aspire for a sustainable world in all that we do. It’s inherent in who we are and our generational company philosophy—founded on stewardship. We don’t just help our clients take action to improve health and well-being, contribute to economic vitality, and promote environmental stewardship. We hold ourselves accountable to do the same at VHB—for our people, projects, communities, and operations.

At VHB, we’re 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.


Our passionate team of 1,300 professionals includes engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. We are invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We work hard. We have fun. We make a difference.

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VHB President & Chief Executive Officer Michael Carragher
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    I have been working at VHB full-time (More than 10 years)

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    People, Benefits, Culture, Camaraderie, Giving Back/Charity

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    The company isn't perfect but is certainly open to feedback. Senior leaders listen to employees and make improvements based on input. Employees feel heard

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be open and transparent with staff and make sure it is consistent across company.

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VHB Photos

VHB photo of: Our Watertown office welcomed VHB families to join our Halloween celebrations with some fun and games.
VHB photo of: Our Watertown office welcomed VHB families to join our Halloween celebrations with some fun and games.
VHB photo of: Our Watertown office welcomed VHB families to join our Halloween celebrations with some fun and games.
VHB photo of: Our Watertown office welcomed VHB families to join our Halloween celebrations with some fun and games.
VHB photo of: Our Watertown office welcomed VHB families to join our Halloween celebrations with some fun and games.
VHB photo of: Our Williamsburg, VA office hosted its 9th Annual Low Country Boil yesterday, bringing together VHBers from the Mid-Atlantic region for an afternoon of delicious seafood and great company.
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VHB Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at VHB.

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    I applied online, got a call back within a week, scheduled a phone interview later that week, scheduled an in person interview for the following week, the week after I was given an offer. Over very quick and responsive recruitment staff.

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VHB Awards & Accolades

  • Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies for Working Families, Orlando Sentinel, 2014
  • Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies for Working Families, Orlando Sentinel, 2015
  • Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies for Working Families, Orlando Sentinel, 2013
  • OBJ Technology IQ Award, Orlando Business Journal, 2016
  • Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2015
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