Job Description

Title: Engineering Senior Tech, Permits

State Role Title: Engineering Technician III

Hiring Range: $23.34 - $37.92

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Lexington Residency

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

What drives you? Whether it’s knowing the work you do makes a difference, working on exciting and challenging projects 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

The Virginia Department of Transportation's Lexington Residency is seeking a WAGE Senior Engineering Technician-Permits for their Land Use section.  As the qualified candidate, you will review, inspect and process new street additions and county bond projects and additions into the State Secondary System as well as review, approve, process, issue and inspect work activities under permit, i.e. private and commercial entrance permits, utility permits and land use permits, to ensure compliance with agency standards and specifications and to ensure safety of the traveling public where permit work is taking place.

**This is an hourly/wage position, limited to 1500 hours per cycle year with an average of 29 hrs per week. No State/Medical benefits provided.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to read and interpret site plans, road construction plans, property plats, utility plans and sketches.
• Considerable knowledge of highway construction and roadway maintenance procedures.
• Considerable knowledge of land use permitting processes and procedures.
• Ability to interpret VDOT Road and Bridge standards and spec, VA Work Area Protection manual, Access Management and Land Use Permit Regulations, and Subdivision Street Requirements.
• Skill in the use of computers and web-based applications.
• Ability to obtain necessary materials certifications needed with first 12 months of employment.

Additional Considerations

• Possess certifications in - Soils and Aggregate, Asphalt Concrete, Hydraulic Cement Concrete, Pavement Markings, Nuclear Safety and Erosion and Sediment control.
• Experience in roadway construction and maintenance activities.
• Experience working with MUTCD, Virginia Work Area Protection Manual, Road Design Manual, VDOT Road and Bridge Standards and Specifications, Access Management Regulations and Land Use Manual.
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Civil Engineering, or related field desired.

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.

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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Lexington, VA USA

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Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Type
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