Job Description

Title: District Engineer Project Development - Bristol District

State Role Title: Architect/Engineer Mgr III

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

Pay Band: 7

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Bristol District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Are you someone driven by innovation, with a passion for design?
VDOT Bristol District is looking for engineering professionals who can provide strategic leadership and direction in the planning and delivery of the Districts' engineering programs. In this role you will 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.

Minimum Qualifications

• Valid driver's license.

• Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.

• Progressively responsible engineering management experience related to highway transportation programs.

• Progressively responsible engineering experience strategically applying a big picture perspective.

• Valid Professional Engineer's license.

• Experience applying technical engineering concepts and blending with sound business decisions.

• Engineering experience in site plan reviews and traffic impact studies.

• Engineering experience applying federal, state and local regulations, policies, and practices impacting transportation operations.

• Experience in leadership and consultation including the ability to work with all levels of management and elected officials.

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.

• Experience supervising engineering staff, and in management/administration of diversified transportation engineering and, or construction programs.

• 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.

• Experience in performing large-scale operations and management functions in public service operations.

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: to review them and; 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.

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”:

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

This position requires the submission of a Statement of Economic Interests (financial disclosure).

Contact Information

Name: Jessica Meyer

Phone: 276-213-1791



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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Bristol, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Expires:
4w 2d
Job Type
Full Time

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