Regional Operations Project Engineer
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is looking for an experienced professional engineer to work within the scenic and historic Central Piedmont and Shenandoah Valley of Virginia to deliver Operations improvement projects. This region of Virginia offers both urban and rural transportation challenges. Qualified candidate would be a responsible charge engineer to lead, direct and coordinate the development and delivery of transportation operations projects for the Northwest Region. The Northwest Region provides operations support services in VDOT’s Staunton and Culpeper Districts. The successful candidate will be responsible for operations project needs identification, prioritization, planning, programming, design and construction (i.e. traffic signals, lighting, ITS, signs, guardrail projects); works with Central Office divisions to support effective development of statewide projects and initiatives. Serve as resource, support and liaison to other organizational units as it relates to operations projects and solving construction phase operational issues. Responsible for development, advertisement and administration of operations contracts to include providing resource oversight regarding workload, manpower, contract and consultant requirements for projects. Develop and manage project performance metrics.
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching provision also available. Also, the state funds a Short and Long Term Disability Program. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT’s employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. View details & knowledge, skills, & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or at the VDOT site.
TDD 1-800-828-1120. Position will remain open until filled.
VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics, www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp. We encourage all those who apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.