Senior AEC Recruiter at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. in Albany, New York

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Job Description:

Senior AEC Recruiter

Job Locations

US-NC-Raleigh | US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Tysons Corner | US-VA-Richmond | US-GA-Atlanta | US-NY-Albany | US-NY-Hauppauge | US-FL-Tampa | US-MA-Watertown

Human Resources
Regular Full-Time


About Us

One of VHB's strategic priorities is focused on attracting and hiring the industry's most innovative, qualified and diverse professionals that will continuously grow their careers and be stewards of VHB, fostering our generational company to reflect the communities we serve. We have a team dedicated to driving full cycle recruiting activities across VHB's footprint and partnering with hiring managers to build teams of diverse, collaborative VHBers.

VHB as a business is a collective team of passionate engineers, scientists, planners, surveyors and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries-serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

    We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back

  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)

  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

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. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!

About the Position

VHB is seeking a Recruiter with 5-8 years of experience to support hiring across various regions along the east coast. They will be excellent at sourcing, screening and recommending the best people for our hiring teams. They will have no problem jumping into a project or a search - whether it is something that is in their wheelhouse or brand new. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic team, across diverse disciplines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of professionals in the AEC space. This position may be remote, hybrid or in-person in one of our 30 offices along the east coast.


  • Source, recruit, screen and select professionals in the Architecture/Engineering industry

  • Lead and manage kick-off calls and continuous communication with people managers and teams

  • Source passive and active candidates through internet searches, LinkedIn, and other social media sites, developing a network and process to support a strong bench of qualified candidates

  • Assess effectiveness of recruitment strategies, identify, and place targeted advertising, and ensure compliance with legal requirements

  • Leverage technology to enhance the recruiting process/candidate flow

  • Develop recruitment strategies for open positions in partnership with hiring managers and regional HR partners

  • Guide and direct the interview, offer, and hiring process

  • Come up with creative sourcing techniques in and outside of LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Track all recruiting activity using an online applicant tracking system

  • Remain up to date on recruiting news, laws, industry trends and technology

Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to creatively approach the recruiting challenges of a highly competitive market

  • Strong ability to build relationships with candidates in a variety of levels of seniority and abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Team-oriented with strong capability to work independently

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining a high level of confidentiality and discretion

  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-quality work

  • Ability to be consultative in nature while establishing relationships and work effectively with hiring managers and regional HR managers

  • Initiative and resourcefulness

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office


  • 5+ years of full cycle recruiting experience in the Architecture, Engineering or Construction (A/E/C) required

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance to hiring managers on staffing needs and issues

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple recruiting priorities in a highly dynamic environment

  • Work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy both individually and as part of a team effort

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

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.


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