Job Description

Title: Engineering Specialist Materials Records

State Role Title: Engineering Technician IV

Hiring Range: $61,356 - $99,704

Pay Band: 5

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Suffolk Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

VDOT is driven by safety, service to the community, and commitment to excellence! If you are driven by innovation and a passion for infrastructure, we want you to join our team to keep Virginia moving. VDOT's Construction Division is seeking a qualified individual to manage the Materials Documentation Program to ensure that all materials used in VDOT projects meet VDOT specifications and standards and ensure that project documentation is complete, accurate, and meets VDOT and FHWA requirements.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure compliance with all Construction Directives (CDs), environmental safety, EO, Materials, acceptance testing and quality directive. 

  • Coordinate the Materials Documentation Program to ensure that all materials utilized in VDOT, Design-Build/P3, and applicable LAP projects comply with VDOT specifications and standards. Attend Pre-Construction meetings, review C-25 Source of Materials.

  • Provide engineering technology solutions to complex or unusual cases and projects.

  • Serve as a technical resource and consultant to inspectors, contractors and agency management. Instruct and guide field staff to assure work conforms to Agency, OSHA, VOSH and contract safety policies, plans, specifications and contract documents.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Considerable knowledge of quality control, quality assurance concepts and practices.

  • Knowledge of materials acceptance programs and requirements.

  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and maintain data.

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, apply statistical concepts in sampling and testing of materials.

  • Considerable knowledge of plant and field quality assurance sampling and testing methods, frequencies, and procedures.

  • Considerable knowledge of highway construction and maintenance materials.

  • Ability to prepare or review technical reports.

  • Ability to interpret plans, drawings, manuals, VTM/ASTM/AASHTO test methods, and VDOT specifications.

  • Ability to work independently, in teams, including industry and management.

Additional Considerations

  • Several years' experience in materials testing or construction desired.

  • Knowledge of materials quality control and quality assurance practices.

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.

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.

Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history. 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. 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.

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.

Contact Information

Name: Tina Kittrell

Phone: 757-956-3288



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 Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


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