Job Description

Title: District Engineer - Location & Design

State Role Title: Architect/Engineering Mgr II

Hiring Range: $97,290 - $158,096

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Lynchburg District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Are you driven by innovative engineering practices?  Are you driven by leading great people?  Are you driven by work/life balance?  VDOT's District Location and Design Engineer is the job for you!

Job Duties

VDOT's Lynchburg District is seeking a highly qualified District Engineer for their Location & Design section. As the qualified candidate, you will:
• Provide management, leadership, and direction for the section.
• Plan, organize, and monitor project activities for internal employees and consultants.
• Provide fiscal management and technical guidance on a wide variety of transportation projects • Train and develop team members.
• Oversee consultant design projects.
• Provide guidance and quality assurance for the development of road plans.
• Manage budgets to ensure expenditures do not exceed allocations by providing oversight and direction to the development and management of budgets for each functional area.
• Participate with other top departmental senior managers in implementing agency mission, goals and objectives.
• Respond to inquiries from the public, DOT officials, CTB members, news media, and local, state, and federal agencies concerning district transportation activities, problems, projects, etc.
• Demonstrate considerable knowledge of sound engineering practices and project management procedures to address transportation related matters.

Minimum Qualifications

• Valid Professional Engineer's license.
• Skill in effective communication, both orally and in writing, with diverse groups.
• Experience building networks and relationships with employees from other divisions, field personnel, contractors, manufacturers and FHWA representatives.
• Experience in roadway construction methods, standards, specifications and materials.
• Experience in leadership coaching, counseling, training, development and effectively planning and scheduling work of diverse teams.
• Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
• Progressively responsible managerial experience demonstrating administrative, managerial and leadership principles and practices.
• Skill in managing the delivery of exemplary customer service by self and others.
• Experience applying roadway safety measures impacting roadway standards and special designs.
• Experience applying civil engineering principles related to roadway design and standard design technical knowledge.

Additional Considerations

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

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. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at:

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics which may be viewed at Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore please to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

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.

Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.

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.

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.

Contact Information

Name: Ciara Diehl

Phone: (540)292-4079



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 AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Lynchburg, VA USA

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Job Posted:
3 weeks ago
Job Type
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