10 days old

Title: Senior Traffic Engineer

State Role Title: Architect/Engineer II

Hiring Range: $88,654- $144,062

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Dept of Transportation

Agency Website: https://www.jobs.virginia.gov/home

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Transportationâs (VDOT) is excited to offer and announce a competitive opportunity to serve as a Senior Traffic Engineer in our Central Office Traffic Operations Division.

The selected candidate will support provide direct assistance to the Integrated Directional Signing Program (IDSP) Program Manager serving as the responsible charge engineer for program delivery. Provide oversight of engineering and project management initiatives to achieve traffic safety and operational efficiency, including monitoring performance of contractors. Assist program management in planning, organizing, directing, training, evaluating, and improving the IDSP. Assist in collaborations with division management to establish direction and develop statewide policies for the IDSP and VDOTâs Community Wayfinding Program.

Additional duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Strategic Program and Policy Support: Fulfill duties as responsible charge engineer in compliance with policies, procedures and the Code of Virginia as related to the IDSP and VDOTâs Community Wayfinding Program.

Program Management and Communication: Educate, influence, and promote the value of sign-related programs and policies. Represent VDOT on state, national, and international sign committees and organizations. Participate in the legislative process to promote consistency and uniformity in signing issues. Prepare correspondence and other documents for executive responses to citizen requests and concerns about signing programs. Collaborate with districts and regions to resolve signing issues. Respond to citizens and other stakeholders regarding sign policies, procedures, and practices. Lead and/or assist in development of educational and training programs.

Development of New Initiatives: Investigate and develop innovative programs for deployment. Coordinate with districts and local jurisdictions to promote understanding and proper application of new initiatives. Collaborate with Data Management to develop systems to collect, retain and disseminate statewide sign-related records, data, and information.

Signing Programs Management and Policies Evaluation: Identify ways to improve IDSP methods, means and techniques through best practices. Provide oversight of program fiscal activities to ensure accuracy of financial transactions and budgets and contract compliance. Assist in development and management of Travel Services Program contracts.

Minimum Qualifications

⢠Knowledge of traffic operations and engineering principles and practices.

⢠Ability to communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing, including presentations.

⢠Knowledge of procurement policies, procedures, and practices.
⢠Valid driver's license.

⢠Skill in researching complex technical subjects, applying findings to develop policies and procedures, and preparing narrative and statistical technical reports.

⢠Experience applying MUTCD, VDOT Road and Bridge standards and specifications.

⢠Skill in the use of computers and software applications including ArcGIS and MS Office.

⢠Experience applying laws, regulations, specifications, policies, and procedures related to directional signs and traffic control devices.

⢠Professional Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

⢠Bachelorâs degree in engineering or related field preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for degree.

⢠Experience in traffic engineering with emphasis on traffic control devices.

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.

⢠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. (only for eligible positions)

⢠We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (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 operation agency. Positions physically working within Central Office locations may be designated upon request with coordination among the respective District Engineer or Administrator and Chief. Assignments are updated annually. Not all designated employees are provided with an emergency operations assignment.

Contact Information

Name: Candace Drew

Email: candace.drew@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.


Posted: 2023-09-14 Expires: 2023-10-15

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Senior Traffic Engineer

Virginia Department of Transportation
Richmond, VA 23219

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