Job Description

Title: Program Specialist Senior Structure and Bridge

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist III

Hiring Range: $78,918 - $128,242

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Staunton District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Transportation seeks a highly qualified Project Manager to join the Staunton District team. As the successful candidate, you will:

• Plan, organize, monitor and direct all work activities and resources necessary for successful completion of assigned projects.
• Provide oversight of project development, scheduling, estimating, funding and federal obligation for projects related to bridges and other transportation structures.
• Apply project management philosophy to support technical aspects of the programmed scope, schedule and budgetary objectives of assigned projects.
• Communicate with internal VDOT staff, local government staff, consultants, citizens and FHWA regarding transportation projects and programs.
• Act as the Structure & Bridge section point of contact for problems or questions that arise during project construction.

Minimum Qualifications

• Experience in structural engineering, bridge safety inspection, bridge maintenance and
• Experience in bridge design including maintenance plans.
• Considerable knowledge of the administration of bridge preservation and inspection related
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include Excel spreadsheet
• Knowledge of project planning to include cost estimation and budgeting practices.
• Demonstrated ability to provide technical expertise, guidance, support in bridge
maintenance, repair and safety.
• Ability to gather, analyze data, prepare statistical and narrative reports.

Additional Considerations

• Experience in the management of bridge projects.
• A combination of training, experience or education in Civil Engineering or related field desired.
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Civil Engineering, Structural
Engineering, or related field desired.
• Experience administering a transportation program for bridge repair, maintenance and
safety inspection. Experience in bridge design including maintenance plans.
• Professional Engineer's license or Engineer in Training certification.
• Experience in structural engineering, bridge safety inspection and bridge maintenance.

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.

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.

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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Staunton, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Type
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