Job Description

Title: Engineer Roadway Design - Bristol District

State Role Title: Architect/Engineer I

Hiring Range: $67,646 - $109,925

Pay Band: 5

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 design? The Bristol District is seeking professionals with design engineering interest to support the Virginia Department of Transportation in constructing new roadway designs to keep Virginia safe and moving!

As a Roadway Design Engineer, you will develop and review sub-components and complete roadway designs using automated engineering and design software from scoping to advertisement for a wide range of transportation projects. Compute quantities and prepare plan assemblies for project milestones from scoping to advertisement. Take appropriate action to resolve problems related to project design. Utilize VDOT's standards, specifications, policies and procedures in the development of transportation projects. Ensure deliverables are accurate and correct in content and demonstrates customer service and work habits that reflect the VDOT values.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences.

• Experience in roadway design criteria, construction methods, standards, specifications and materials.

• Experience applying design standards, specifications, policies and procedures.

• Experience applying civil engineering principles as they relate to roadway design and standard design technical knowledge.

• Skill in building networks and relationships with employees, field personnel, contractors, manufacturers and FHWA representatives.

• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include engineering and design software.

• Ability to plan and schedule work.

• Skill in delivering exemplary customer service

• Knowledge of principles of roadway safety that impact roadway standards and special designs.

Additional Considerations

• Experience in roadway design and project management for transportation projects.

• A combination of training, experience or education in Civil Engineering or related field desired.

• Engineering in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) license.

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:
1 week ago
Job Expires:
7mos 2w
Job Type
Full Time

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