Job Description

Title: Project Management Engineer


State Role Title: Architect Engineer I


Hiring Range: $77,102 - $125,291


Pay Band: 5


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Fredericksburg District Office


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


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


 


Job Duties


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!

VDOT’s Fredericksburg District has exciting an opportunity available in its Preliminary Engineering Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill a Project Management Engineer vacancy. This position is responsible for overall project management to include planning, organizing, monitoring, and directing work activities and resources necessary to complete assigned projects. They manage projects to be consistent with established processes, schedules, budgets, design criteria, standards and specifications, and ensure projects are on-time and on-budget.

This position will manage projects in the preliminary engineering phase which involves taking a project from a concept level to final design plans for construction. Additionally, they navigate processes and approvals to prepare a project for construction. This position does not manage projects during the construction phase.

Required skills for job & position:
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation project management and transportation project engineering
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include MS Office, project management and engineering software programs
• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with competing deadlines and limited resources
• Ability to interpret technical data and prepare and maintain detailed reports
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
• Skill in contract management, change management, and team leadership
• Ability to apply engineering principles and practices
• Ability to enforce and demonstrate safety behaviors, as well as advocate and practice safety in everyday work activities
• Knowledge of civil engineering principles as they relate to roadway design and Standard Design technical knowledge
• Ability to investigate and resolve design issues
• Ability to read and understand highway construction plans
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse groups
• Knowledge of roadway design criteria, construction methods, standards, specifications and materials to include VDOT road and bridge specifications and standards
• Ability to provide detailed reports on review findings
• Knowledge of VDOT, state, and federal policies and procedures relating to transportation engineering
• Ability to understand and apply advanced engineering and planning principles and practices to a variety of transportation engineering and construction projects and planning design programs
• Knowledge of transportation project development process, project integration on complex projects, and associated regulatory, financial, and legal constraints
• Ability to negotiate outcomes and work with diverse customer groups
• Knowledge engineering specifications and standards
• Knowledge of project management procedures and principles
• Skill in providing and promoting good customer service to internal and external customers
• Ability to draw rational conclusions and develop solutions from analysis; make independent decisions; and manage multiple assignments


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Skill in contract management and change management
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications
• Engineering experience related to transportation design, construction, and the project development process
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to include presentation skills.
• Ability to investigate and resolve design issues
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation project management and project engineering
• Knowledge of roadway design criteria, construction methods, standards, specifications and materials to include VDOT road and bridge specifications and standards
• Ability to plan, coordinate and manage multiple projects and contracts


 


Additional Considerations


• A combination of training, experience, or education in civil engineering or related field
desired
• Professional Engineering license or Engineer in training certification
• Certification as Project Management Professional
• Experience in roadway project management and design


 


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.

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

VDOT employees have shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

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.

This position is classified as “designated” to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

"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."

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short- and Long-Term Disability Program, a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching, Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, tuition assistance, wellness programs, etc.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the state recruitment platform (PageUp). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your application account to check the status of your application for this position.

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/resume, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information or attach a resume. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

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: Priya Paranthaman


Email: priya.paranthaman@vdot.virginia.gov

Salary

0 - 0 USD

Yearly based

Location

Fredericksburg, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
4 weeks ago
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
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Vacancies
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