Job Description

Title: Engineering Technician Senior Permits


State Role Title: Engineering Technician III


Hiring Range: $48,542 - $78,881


Pay Band: 4


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Lynchburg District Office


Agency Website: www.vdot.virginia.gov/careers


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


VDOT Lynchburg District – Appomattox Residency Land Use is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to review, approve, issue, and inspect work activities under permit, including private and commercial entrances permits, utility permits and ensure the permitted work will comply with agency standards/specifications. Ensure safety of the traveling public wherever permit work is taking place. You will conduct on-site inspections of new subdivisions and permit projects; to issue land use permit applications for compliance with approved plans, VDOT specifications, standards, laws, and regulations; to determine the appropriate permit fee and surety bond amounts; to process applications and ensure paperwork is accurate and meet deadlines and meet with applicants in the field, review project work zones and review/determine bond estimates.

Core Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will meet with applicants in the field and complete required documents to process permits and subdivision acceptance, determine fees and surety bond. This position will conduct on-site inspections for subdivision and permitted projects, review site plans, utility plans, special permits, rezoning requests, and land divisions. This position will assist with processing new street additions and county bond projects for additions into the State Secondary System. Individual will ensure permitted work zones are implemented properly where traffic control is maintained in accordance with approved plans and Virginia Work Area Protection Manual. This position will respond to citizens, elected officials and local government officials as needed regarding permit inquiries/concerns. VDOT is an emergency response agency, and this position is required to work outside of normal work hours during emergency/incident operations.


Minimum Qualifications


• Knowledge of highway construction and roadway maintenance procedures and land use
permitting processes/procedures.
• Ability to read and interpret site plans, road construction plans, property plats, utility plans
and sketches.
• Ability to interpret VDOT Road and Bridge Standards and Specifications, Virginia Work
Area Protection Manual, Access Management and Land Use Permit Regulations, and
Subdivision Street Requirements.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Strong communication and customer service skills.
• Ability to creatively resolve challenging complaints.
• Ability to prepare technical correspondence and reports.
• Skill in the use of computers and web-based applications.
• Skill in setting priorities and multi-tasking.
• Skill in operating computers (MS Office preferred).
• Ability to obtain necessary materials certifications needed within first 12 months of
employment.
• Valid driver’s license.


Additional Considerations


• 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.
• Certifications in Soils and Aggregate, Asphalt Concrete, Hydraulic Cement Concrete,
Pavement Markings, Nuclear Safety and DEQ Erosion and Sediment preferred.


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: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/about review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Ability to work in diverse conditions including exposure to the outdoors, weather in all seasons, animals, and insects. Will be required to work outside normal hours in emergencies and inclement weather to include nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to obtain DEQ Erosion & Sediment Control Inspector’s certification within 12 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Fingerprint-based criminal history record check, references, work history and DMV driving record will be verified prior to employment. Requires approved safety shoes. 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”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

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 Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.


Contact Information


Name: Roxanna Benedikter


Phone: 434-316-2191


Email: rs.benedikter@vdot.virginia.gov


 


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.

Salary

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Location

Lynchburg, VA USA

Job Overview
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