Job Description

Title: Engineering Technician Senior - Location & Design (Hourly)

State Role Title: Engineering Technician III

Hiring Range: $25.09 - $40.77

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Richmond District 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. As a Senior Engineering Technician, you will use our foundational drivers to play a crucial role in shaping the highways that connect communities and drive progress across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

In today's cost estimate driven environment, VDOT Richmond District Location & Design is excited to announce they are seeking an hourly Senior Engineering Technician to serve as a cost estimation technician which will assist in unit price comparison analyses for estimates of VDOT and Locally Administered projects. The selected candidate will also assist in pre-scoping application validation efforts for various funding programs including, but not limited to SMART SCALE, State of Good Repair and Transportation Alternatives. You will coordinate the flow of information, both orally and in writing, to and from others that contribute to the overall project; communicate with VDOT staff as well as external staff to proactively resolve issues; and compile/maintain reports and project records.


Minimum Qualifications

• Knowledge of standard drafting methods, procedures, and roadway engineering design principles
• Ability to read, interpret technical plans/specifications and analyze roadway plans
• Ability to make mathematical and algebraic computations and to measure, calculate and reconcile pay quantities
• Skill in the use of computers to include Microsoft Office
• Skill in the use of drafting tools, equipment, and engineering software
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Valid driver’s license

Additional Considerations

• A combination of training, experience, or education in Civil Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Technologies, or related field desired
• Experience in civil engineering, roadway design and technical drafting
• Ability to maintain detailed records, create/analyze reports and maintain project files
• Experience with bid tabulation generating software
• Skill in the use of project/construction management, and data analysis software
• Experience in roadway construction and/or inspecting roadway construction projects
• Cost estimation experience 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.

THIS IS AN HOURLY/WAGE POSITION AND IS NOT ENTITLED TO STATE BENEFITS PACKAGE IS LIMITED TO NO MORE THAN 1500 HOURS IN A 12-MONTH PERIOD. Fingerprint based background check, 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.

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. 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.

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.

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

Contact Information

Name: Rebecca Emory

Phone: (804) 401-0234


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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Colonial Heights, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 days ago
Job Expires:
4w 18h
Job Type
Full Time

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