Job Description

Title: Engineer Senior Structure and Bridge

State Role Title: Architect/Engineer II

Hiring Range: $82,448 - $133,978

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Staunton District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

What drives you? Whether it’s knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to your professional development...At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for YOU!

Job Duties

VDOT is seeking a Senior Engineer Structure and Bridge for its Staunton District location. We are seeking a strong structural engineer to consider an opportunity within our Bridge Inspection Program. As the qualified candidate, you will serve as responsible-charge engineer in the evaluation, design, and detailing of all types and complexities of structures and bridges for new construction, maintenance and rehabilitation projects. Further, you will check statically determinate and indeterminate structures of concrete and steel to meet alignment, dimension, strength and economic requirements using AASHTO specifications to prepare plans; compute dimensions and quantities of materials; provide construction support and direction regarding construction and maintenance of structures and bridges; manage assigned projects to ensure timely and accurate completion. You will also review plans prepared by others to ensure correctness.

Minimum Qualifications

• Valid Professional Engineer's license.
• Ability to estimate quantities and costs of materials.
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include automated engineering and design software.
• Degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or related field.
• Ability to produce structural design plans and notes.
• Experience applying civil engineering principles and practices related to structural engineering to include strength of materials, statics and structural analysis.
• Experience in structural steel design, reinforced and prestressed concrete design and soil mechanics.
• Ability to interpret construction plans and design specifications.
• Knowledge of specifications, codes and regulations related to structural design (e.g. AASHTO and LRFD structural design standards).
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers.
• Ability to manage projects and review and administer consultant design contracts.

Additional Considerations

• Experience in the design and analysis of bridges and structures.
• Experience using MS Office, bridge design, and MicroStation software.
• Experience in bridge design engineering, repair, and rehabilitation.
• Experience using AASHTO's LRFD design specifications.
• Experience managing projects and consultant contracts.

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.

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

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.

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.

VDOT is an emergency response agency, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations when services are needed.

Contact Information

Name: Michelle Small

Phone: 540-332-7794



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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Staunton, VA USA

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

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