Job Description

Title: District Engineer Program Development & PIM


State Role Title: Architect/Engineering Manager III


Hiring Range: $108,161 - $175,761


Pay Band: 7


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Lynchburg District Office


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


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


Are you looking for a career investing in the lives of others? The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining, and operating the Commonwealth’s roads, bridges and tunnels. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, covering over 58,000 miles of road, VDOT is one of the largest state agencies with over 7,000 employees providing a variety of opportunities for long-term career development. Our mission is to plan, deliver, operate, and maintain a transportation system that is safe, enables easy movement of people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves our quality of life.

The Lynchburg District has an exciting career opportunity for a collaborative leader serving as our District Program Development & PIM Engineer.

This position will provide strategic leadership and direction in the planning and development of the districts’ engineering programs. Oversee local budgets and administrative planning. Ensure adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines, timeframes and scheduling of major activities or deliverables. Ensure compliance with program priorities, quality of work and VDOT agreements. Meet statewide performance measures and objectives. Build relationships with internal and external customers, contractors, government officials, media. Communicate with constituents, stakeholders and employees regarding issues, concerns and complaints through personal, individual contacts, and meetings.
Oversee complex operations of Preliminary Engineering, Planning, and Investment functions within a district. Provide strategic leadership of VDOT's transportation program. Build partnerships with various levels of government, elected officials, non-profit and private sector groups, and employees. Coordinate and support the district's transportation planning, systematic investment, urban and local assistance programs. Oversee, coordinate, and support programmatic activities with the Central Office and local governments (including planning district commissions, county board of supervisors and metropolitan planning organizations) enhancing communication and coordination of transportation priorities within available funding.

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.

Required skills for position:

• Skill in effectively planning and scheduling work of diverse teams.
• Skill in leadership and consultation including the ability to work with all levels of management
and elected officials.
• Considerable knowledge of managerial and administrative principles and practices to include
strategic planning, operations, and financial management.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to include developing positive
relationships with stakeholders, contractors and public officials.
• Ability to promptly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing objectives and focus
individuals and teams on goal-oriented solutions.
• Knowledge of site plan reviews and traffic impact studies.
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include engineering programs.
• Ability to coordinate, direct and evaluate performance results and implement change.
• Extensive knowledge of overall operation of a large-scale public service transportation agency
with an operating budget of several billion dollars.
• Comprehensive knowledge of engineering management related to highway transportation
programs.
• Skill in managing the delivery of exemplary customer service by self and others.
• Ability to think strategically applying a big picture perspective. Ability to lead people and obtain
results through others.
• Ability to present complex information to both internal and external individuals and groups.
• Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of transportation project management, project
design and construction.
• Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and practices
impacting transportation operations.
• Skill in maneuvering through complex political situations effectively while demonstrating
sensitivity to how people and organization’s function.
• Ability to understand technical engineering concepts and blend with sound business decisions.
• Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices to include hiring, discipline, performance
management, and employee development.
• Ability to present complex information to internal and external audiences, as well as discuss
multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future.
• Advanced knowledge and broad experience in transportation planning and finance with
general knowledge of civil and traffic engineering.
• Skill in gaining and integrating creative ideas and technical skills of others to enhance projects
and programs.


Minimum Qualifications


• Experience reflecting ability to understand technical engineering concepts and blend with
sound business decisions.
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications.
• Progressively responsible land development and land use experience with ability to think
strategically.
• Engineering and program investment experience applying federal, state and local regulations,
policies and practices impacting transportation operations.
• Valid Professional Engineer's license.
• Progressively responsible engineering management experience in highway transportation
programs.
• Engineering experience in site plan reviews and traffic impact studies.
• Progressively responsible engineering and planning experience strategically applying a big
picture perspective.
• Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field desired.
• Valid driver's license required
• Valid Professional Engineers (PE) license required.


Additional Considerations


Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and practices impacting transportation operations. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices to include hiring, discipline, performance management, and employee development. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of transportation project management, project design and construction. Considerable knowledge of managerial and administrative principles and practices to include strategic planning, operations, and financial management.


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.


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.

Valid operator’s license and safety shoes. References, work history, PE license, and DMV driving records will be verified. Selected applicant must complete a fingerprint-based criminal history records check. 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.


Contact Information


Name: Roxanna Benedikter


Phone: 434316-2191


Email: rs.benedikter@vdot.virginia.gov


 


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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