Job Description

Title: Engineer- PW Land Use

State Role Title: Architect/Engineer I

Hiring Range: $81,466-$132,383

Pay Band: NV 5

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: NOVA District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The NOVA District office is seeking a Land Use Engineer for the Prince William Land Use Department to provide technical review of land development plans consistent with VDOT specifications, standards, policies and procedures. You will administer the District's land development activities with stakeholders to include local government, engineering community, developers and other VDOT staff.

Responsibilities will; include but may not be limited to:

Teamwork and Customer Service- Demonstrates customer service and work habits that reflect the VDOT Values and coordinates the flow of information both orally and in writing.

Analysis and Technical Reporting- Analyze and interpret engineering data and information. Prepare complete, clear and concise reports and recommendations.

Plan Review- Coordinate plan reviews with the district's responsible charge engineer, project developer, engineer and local jurisdictions for residential and commercial developments. Enter, track, organize and monitor workload and perform all required tasks. Keep multiple project reviews on schedule with limited supervisory assistance.

Manage Assigned Activities- Plan, schedule and coordinate engineering program activities such that deliverables are met within the established scope and timeline.

Technical Review- Provide technical reviews for preliminary plans, site plans, detailed construction plans and record plats for residential and commercial developments. Provide technical review for utility plans and other infrastructure plans. Review and comment on plans for land development proposals.

Assist in the Land Use Permitting Function- Prepare correspondence and process forms and applications. Review documents and plans pertaining to land use permits.

Special Assignments- Manage special program initiatives and projects as assigned. Serve and represent VDOT or assinged program area on various committees and work groups.

Engineering Process Management- Use established VDOT policies and procedures in the development and delivery of engineering projects. Engineering projects are completed in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Communication- Establish an effective line of communication between VDOT, contractors, government agencies and the public. Investigate issues and resolve complaints.

Project Engineering- Assist in the management of projects and tasks including development of and managing the scope, schedule, budget, deliverables, change management, quality, and status reports. Complete multiple concurrent tasks and assignments, and report updates on their status.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

• Experience applying subdivision street requirements, entrance standards and road design standards.
• Experience applying roadway geometric design and other engineering principles.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences.
• Valid driver's license.
• Ability to interact successfully with internal and external customers.
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret construction plans, local ordinances, and zoning requirements.
• Experience applying land use permit policies, construction practices, materials requirements, and street acceptance procedures.

Additional Considerations

• PE license or EIT certification.
• Experience in land development plan review.
• A combination of training, experience or education in Civil Engineering or related field desired.
• Experience in the application of engineering principles to highway construction projects.

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.

Valid Driver’s License. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records check will be conducted.
All employees are required to work in emergency situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs.

Contact Information

Name: Danielle Rayner

Phone: 703-259-2378



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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Fairfax County, VA USA

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