Come for the benefits, stay for the experience

VAA strives to provide a work-life balance; as a result, the benefits of working at VAA extend beyond standard financial and healthcare plans. As an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we have purposely selected a diverse group of technical experts and business professionals who value teamwork and set out to accomplish personal and organizational goals. Interested in joining the team? Learn more about our current job opportunities.



While we appreciate and recognize hard work, VAA also seeks to provide balance by supporting the overall wellness of employees. These values and our thoughtful approach to team experience are reflected in the lifestyle benefits below:

  • Charitable PTO
  • Community Outreach
  • Defined Career Paths
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Formal Mentor Program
  • Fundraiser Events
  • Game Room
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Summer Intern Program
  • Team Sponsorship
  • Wellness Committee (including resources for financial, social, mental and physical well-being)

Standard Benefits

VAA considers our people the firm's most valuable asset. As a result, we promote the health and financial / retirement goals of our employees. We offer a full menu of competitive benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • PTO (Personal Time Off) Plus Company-Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Company-Paid Group Life and AD & D Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Exam Support
  • Paid Military Leave Policy



We Like Being Well

A winner of the Wellness by Design award, VAA has been recognized as an employer who makes employee health a priority through creative and effective wellness policies and programs. Our Wellness Program encourages a holistic approach to employees’ well-being that includes active, social and financial aspects. Join the VAA softball team or run through the mud at the annual Warrior Dash. Challenge a colleague to a game of ping pong at the office. Share a recipe at firm and team potlucks or learn valuable information from a financial seminar.


A Culture of Giving

Our outreach program continues to engage local causes from within VAA, offering employees a chance to contribute. Among activities is the two-week Community Caring Campaign (CCC) - a giving spree energizing staff to support selected Twin Cities' charities.

Learn more about the CCC and other VAA efforts in a featured article published in ACEC's Engineering, Inc. magazine.