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Estimator - Virginia Department of Transportation

Charlottesville, VA 22902

Title: Estimator

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

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Culpeper District Complex

Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Behind every noteworthy success of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) there is a diverse group of people working diligently to make it happen. The Culpeper District is seeking a results-oriented individual to serve as an Estimator in our Project Development Section!

Are you good at meeting deadlines while being flexible enough to handle other tasks that come up? Do you want to share your creativity, innovation, and leadership skills amongst a high performing team? Does being part of an organization that has a direct and positive impact on citizenâs lives and the traveling public interest you? If so, then VDOT invites you to be a part of our Team!

As a VDOT Estimator, you will direct:

  • Organization of a structure to oversee estimates generated for projects in the planning stages, through scoping, and into final design and advertisement.
  • Administration of protocols to ensure Project Managers are generating efficient and effective estimates to current trends in the marketplace.
  • Collaboration with the central office Cost Estimation Department, participating in the development of estimating policies and practices, sharing of knowledge through interactive dialogue, and assist in the development of and testing of new or updated estimating tools and technology.
  • Development of predictive, data driven procedures in accordance with policies, to ensure objective, reliable, and defensible assessments of probable construction costs.

Incumbent will also provide periodic reports to District executive level staff regarding trend analysis, lessons learned, and methodologies to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the estimation process.

Minimum Qualifications

You are minimally qualified if you have:

Extensive experience in transportation program management, development, design, construction and integration, on complex projects and associated regulatory, finance and legal constraints.

Extensive experience in the estimation and successful delivery of complex VDOT, or comparable, projects.

Demonstrated ability in interpreting high value, complex contracts, special provisions and specifications related to transportation construct.

Extensive project management experience on a variety of complex transportation projects to include managing multiple, high value contracts within the transportation industry.

Skill in building networks and relationships with employees, field personnel, contractors, consultants, suppliers, manufacturers and FHWA representatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

Design Build experience.

PE, CCM, and/or DBIA a plus.

Special Instructions:

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your 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 or uploaded resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application or resume.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references, prior to the first day of employment.

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.

Contact Information:

Name: Christina Dennis

Phone: (540) 829-7533

Email: Christina.Dennis@VDOT.Virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs 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 \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 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.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit â Information for VDOT Employees and Applicantsâ.

Posted: 2023-03-17 Expires: 2023-04-17

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Estimator - Virginia Department of Transportation

Virginia Department of Transportation
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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