Title: Engineer Project Management
Hiring Range: $90,923 - $118,200
Agency: VA Dept of Transportation
Location: Richmond District Office
Agency Website: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/jobs/default.asp
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
VDOT Richmond District is seeking an individual to plan, organize, monitor and direct work activities and resources to complete assigned transportation projects. The selected applicant will coordinate and communicate with VDOT and other engineering staff, local government, other agencies, and the Federal Highway Administration. Manage projects to provide high quality and accurate right of way and construction plans in accordance with applicable design criteria, standards and specifications. Oversee assigned resources, ensure adequate staffing needs, and determine project team composition. Provide leadership and oversight of project team performance to ensure goals and objectives are achieved. The incumbent will manage overall project scopes, monitor and maintain budgets, and apply project management philosophy to meet programmed objectives.
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded short and long term disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.
Exceptional recruitment incentive options for new external candidates may include one or more of the following: sign-on bonus, student loan repayment, VA College 529 plan, or annual leave grant.
We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V#) 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. We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: https://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation project management
and project engineering
• Knowledge of roadway design criteria, construction methods, standards,
specifications, and materials to include VDOT Road and Bridge specifications
• Engineering experience related to transportation design, construction and the
project development process
• Ability to investigate and resolve design issues
• Ability to plan, coordinate, and manage multiple projects and contracts
• Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications, preferably MS Office.
• Skill in contract management and change management
• Valid driver’s license required.
• EIT or PE license
• Civil Engineering degree preferred; equivalent experience or training may
substitute for a degree.
• Certification as Project Management Professional
• Experience in roadway project management and design.
• Education/Experience with Program or Project Planning
• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification
• Education/Experience with heavy/highway construction projects
• Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
• Education/Experience Design-Build or other alternative project delivery
• Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) certification
This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references. This position is designated as essential, employees are required to work in emergencies, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs to include working in severe weather. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available.
State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. 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, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.
Once onboard, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.
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.
Name: Maureen Paciello
Phone: (804) 801-4227
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 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & 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.
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