Title: Area Land Use Engineer
State Role Title: Architect/Engineer II
Hiring Range: $82,448 - $133,978
Pay Band: 6
Agency: VA Dept of Transportation
Location: Lynchburg District Office
Agency Website: www.vdot.virginia.gov/careers
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
NOTE: This position is eligible for VDOT's Employee Referral Bonus Program. If you were referred to this opportunity by an existing VDOT employee, please be sure to answer the "How did you find out about this opportunity question" by selecting "Other" and entering their full name and either work email or phone number so we can be sure they are credited for any applicable rewards. Only one person may be entered.
In addition to a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, a $3,000 sign-on bonus is available for qualified candidates. Current VDOT employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus.
Appomattox Residency is excited to offer and announce an opportunity to serve as an Area Land Use Engineer. Position specific responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:
Plan, develop, coordinate, and monitor activities of engineers responsible for the technical review, analyses and approval of subdivision and site engineering plans.
Meet with government officials and staff developers, land use attorneys and other VDOT staff to determine needs and resolve issues concerning engineering soundness of design and impact on the transportation network.
Manage and supervise technical staff – Land Use and Permit teams. Responsible Charge: Review and approve development plans for subdivision and land use programs as responsible-charge engineer. Ensure actions are within policies, standards, plans, and designs. Perform thorough reviews for rezoning requests, master plans, traffic impact analyses, subdivision plans and site plans.
Coordinate additional technical reviews by district support engineering sections. Work with developers, consultant engineers, county staff, boards of supervisors and VDOT staff to ensure a quality set of plans. Identify needs and recommend modifications to plan submittals. Ensure plans are checked and approved within established timeframes.
Administer and monitor permit and subdivision policies to ensure program guidelines are met. Demonstrate proactive planning awareness to anticipate future facility needs based on development trends.
Demonstrate environmental stewardship and care for the environment. Land Use and Permit Program Delivery: Provide assistance and guidance for review of work under construction and address changes that occur.
B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field.
Valid Professional Engineer’s license Required.
Knowledge of land development quality control plan reviews, including erosion control, grading, drainage, utilities, roads, and easements.
Knowledge of land development technical reviews, land survey plats, traffic impact studies, work zones, and related requirements.
Knowledge of administrative principles, practices and laws related to transportation and land use development.
Knowledge of transportation and civil engineering principles, practices and laws as they relate to transportation and highway engineering design.
Knowledge of transportation planning to include federal, state and local planning and land use regulations, procedures and policies.
Skill maneuvering through complex political situations, effectively interacting with employees, citizens, government officials and demonstrating sensitivity to how people and organization’s function.
Skill in the use of computers and software applications including MS Office Products.
Ability to supervise and focus individuals and teams on goal-oriented solutions.
Ability to manage financial resources.
Ability to effectively lead and coach professional and technical staff.
Experience managing a private sector plan design or design review team.
Experience in private sector land development construction, land surveying, survey plats, or easements.
Experience with rezoning and public hearings.
Engineering experience in the coordination of land use, permits, and transportation planning.
Progressively responsible engineering and land development experience in a diversified transportation program.
Considerable experience in highway, drainage, construction permitting or land development engineering.
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and/or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance, benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short- and Long-Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.
We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.
We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/about review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.
Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, professional certifications, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Valid driver’s license required. Applicant must either possess or show proof of application for a Virginia Professional Engineer’s license on date of hire. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available. VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.
Name: Roxanna Benedikter
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
Lynchburg, VA USA
Lynchburg, VA USA