Job Description

Title: Senior Roadway Design Engineer


State Role Title: Architect Engineer II


Hiring Range: $93,373 - $152,706


Pay Band: 6


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 Senior Roadway Design Engineer vacancy. This position manages and supports preconstruction project activities, design, and production of right of way and construction roadway plans (SAAP, RAAP, emergency, no-plan, minimum plan and C-plan projects), enhancements and locally administered programs.

Required skills for job & position:
• Knowledge of financial management to include budgeting, and cost estimation
• Skill in delivering exemplary customer service, and interact courteously and professionally with the public and other employees
• Ability to research, analyze, and prepare technical reports, and project correspondence
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences and to make presentations and conduct meetings
• Knowledge of strategic, operational, and financial management principles, practices and techniques
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, codes and ordinances and policies pertaining to transportation engineering
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include engineering software
• Ability to interpret and apply local, state, and federal transportation laws, regulations and guidelines
• Ability to build networks and relationships with employees from other divisions, field personnel, contractors, manufacturers and FHWA representatives
• Ability to apply advanced engineering principles and practices to a variety of complex transportation projects
• Skill in the use of design software
• Knowledge of project management processes
• Skill and ability to positively interact with employees, citizens, and government officials
• Knowledge of transportation engineering principles, practices, standards, and specifications
• Skill in negotiating
• Considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles related to roadway design
• Ability to read and interpret plans, contracts, specifications, and regulations
• Considerable knowledge of roadway design criteria, basic storm water management regulations, construction methods, standards, specifications, and materials
• Knowledge of the principles of roadway safety that impact roadway standards and special designs
• Ability to plan, coordinate and manage multiple, concurrent assignments
• Ability to develop effective working relationships at all organizational levels, both internally and externally
• Ability to draw rational conclusions and develop solutions from analysis; make independent decisions; and manage multiple assignments


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Valid Professional Engineer's license
• Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences
• Experience applying civil engineering principles related to roadway design
• Experience applying local, state, and federal transportation rules, regulations, specifications and standards
• Ability to coach and train others
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include engineering and design software
• Experience applying principles of roadway safety that impact roadway standards and special designs
• Ability to effectively plan and schedule work
• Experience applying roadway design criteria, basic storm water management regulations, construction methods, standards, specifications, and materials


 


Additional Considerations


• Certification as a Project Management Professional
• Progressively responsible experience in roadway design and project management to include responsible charge engineering


 


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.


Special Instructions to Applicants
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:
2 weeks ago
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
Experience
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Vacancies
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