Job Description

Title: District Traffic Engineer - Bristol District

State Role Title: Architect/Engineering Mgr II

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

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Bristol District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Are you driven by innovation, with a passion for traffic design and operations? We are looking for professionals with Traffic Engineering interest to support the Virginia Department of Transportation in constructing new roadway designs to keep Virginia safe and moving!

In this role you will serve as the District Traffic Engineer by providing strategic leadership, management and direction to the Bristol District Traffic Engineering Section. You will direct traffic engineering studies, plan reviews, project management, land development support, and data collection. This position will address roadway safety and operational problems for all modes of travel through a process of conducting traffic engineering studies analyses, establish District Traffic Program priorities including developing inventories for traffic assets. You will provide PE signatory authority for the design and installation of all traffic control devices on the roadway system. You may also provide strategic leadership, management, and direction to Traffic Control Device Maintenance forces to include inspection, condition assessment, maintenance, repair, and installation of traffic control devices.

Core Responsibilities for this position include:
Program Management
Traffic and Engineering Design & Field Support
Traffic Control Device Maintenance
Financial Management
Strategic Management
Technical Guidance
Traffic Engineering Safety & Studies Program
Regional Traffic Engineering Services

Minimum Qualifications

• Experience related to computer simulation, analysis and design software packages to solve
traffic operational and safety problems.
• Valid driver's license.
• Knowledge of supervisory, leadership and management practices and principles to include
hiring, discipline, performance management, and employee development.
• Knowledge of materials, equipment and methods related to traffic engineering maintenance
• Experience applying traffic engineering and maintenance principles and practices to solve
complex traffic problems.
• Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
• Valid Professional Engineer's license.
• Experience managing and providing strategic leadership to a traffic program and the ability
to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences.
• Experience in a leadership role with citizens, elected officials, the media and other
organizations on traffic engineering issues and experience in handling large scale projects.
• Experience developing and managing budgets and contracts.
• Knowledge of federal and state regulations, design standards and specifications related to
traffic engineering.

Additional Considerations

• Significant project management and strategic planning experience in Traffic Engineering.
• Progressively responsible experience managing traffic engineering operations within an
• Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) 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.

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.

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:
5 days ago
Job Expires:
7mos 2w
Job Type
Full Time

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