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VHB Electrical Engineering Co-op in Boston, Massachusetts

VHB, a nationally recognized leader in design, is seeking an Electrical Engineering Co-op to work in our Boston, MA office.

VHB's passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

Co-ops will work on electrical engineering projects and will learn technical skills and computational software with relation to railroad and transit signal systems.


  • Effectively interact with numerous VHB staff, clients, and consultants to advance projects in a timely manner

  • Engineering calculations

  • Preliminary and final design plans

  • Contract documents including specifications

  • Engineer's estimates

  • Preparing construction documents

  • Produce/draw railway signal design drawings in CAD

  • Survey of existing signal equipment on the MBTA's transit and/or heavy rail lines

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to independently manage multiple tasks and interact appropriately and positively with clients

  • Self-motivated with attention to detail

  • Exposure to CAD software such as MicroStation and AutoCAD


  • Currently pursuing undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering at Northeastern University

  • Must have the ability to conduct tasks independently

  • Strong interest in electrical engineering

Please submit applications online.

At VHB, we're 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're proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

ID: 2021-1449

External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

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Street: 99 High Street, 10th Floor