Job Description

Title: Assistant District Location & Design Engineer - Fredericksburg


State Role Title: Architect/Engineering Mgr II


Hiring Range: $93, 973 - $152,706


Pay Band: 6


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Fredericksburg District Office


Agency Website: www.vdot.virginia.gov/jobs


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


 


Job Duties


What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation, and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to your professional development...At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for YOU!

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is currently seeking a professional engineer to work within VDOT’s Fredericksburg District Location and Design Section. We are looking for a professional engineer to lead the management of roadway and transportation related design projects consistent with established processes, schedules, budgets, design criteria, standards and specifications; supervise, train and provide guidance to team members as needed to support organizational objectives.

The Assistant District Engineer, Location and Design, will apply thorough knowledge of roadway design and principles of hydraulic design and survey to complex projects and take appropriate action to resolve difficult problems. Organize work unit and assign workload. Monitor workload assignments such that roadway designs and design tasks are completed consistent with project scheduling and in support of VDOT programs. Manage time and adjust priorities of tasks. Take responsibility for the delivery of projects on time and within budget. Manage consultant design projects, design-build projects and on-call contracts.

Required skills for job & position:
• Ability to develop roadway plans from concept level to final design
• Ability to develop construction estimates for roadway projects from concept level to final design
• Knowledge of Transportation engineering principles and practices
• Extensive knowledge of roadway design criteria, construction methods, standards, specifications and materials
• Considerable knowledge of Civil Engineering principles as they relate to roadway design and Standard Design technical knowledge
• Thorough knowledge of principals of roadway safety that impact roadway standards and special designs
• Substantial knowledge of VDOT Road and Bridge Specifications and Standards
• Ability to provide technical direction, guidance and training to others
• Skill in the use of computers and web-based applications to include engineering software
• Ability to supervise staff, programs and budgets
• Ability to research and analyze data to provide recommendations and solutions to problems
• Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to transportation engineering
• Skilled in project scheduling and project management
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences and to make presentations and conduct meetings
• Skill in building networks and relationships with employees from other divisions, field personnel, contractors, manufacturers and FHWA representatives
• Proficient skill in leadership, project and program management, coaching, counseling and training others
• Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources and leadership techniques
• Knowledge of supervisory and human resources practices and principles to include hiring, discipline, performance management and employee development


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Valid Professional Engineer’s license
• Extensive knowledge of and experience applying roadway and transportation design criteria, construction methods, standards, specifications and agency policies and procedures
• Considerable knowledge of Civil Engineering principles as they relate to roadway design and Standard Design technical knowledge
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications, including CADD and other engineering applications
• Experience estimating transportation projects
• Leadership experience to include project and program management, coaching, counseling and training others
• Experience related to building networks and relationships with employees from other divisions, field personnel, contractors, manufacturers and FHWA representatives
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Ability to supervise staff, programs and budgets
• Project management experience


 


Additional Considerations


• Experience in mentoring personnel
• Experience in Open Roads Design (ORD) or equivalent
• Degree in civil engineering or related field


 


Special Instructions


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.


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.

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

VDOT employees have shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. 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.

This position is classified as “designated” to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

"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."

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short- and Long-Term Disability Program, a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching, Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, tuition assistance, wellness programs, etc.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the state recruitment platform (PageUp). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your application account to check the status of your application for this position.

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/resume, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information or attach a resume. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

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.


 


Contact Information


Name: Priya Paranthaman


Email: priya.paranthaman@vdot.virginia.gov

Salary

0 - 0 USD

Yearly based

Location

Fredericksburg, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
4 days ago
Job Expires:
4w 2d
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
Experience
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Vacancies
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