Provide strategic leadership as a subject matter expert to the statewide operations programs. Promulgate policies, processes, and provide training and oversight for statewide traffic operations, congestion management, emergency and incident management programs. Direct programs related to Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). Manage ITS-related operations projects from planning through construction. Develop short and long-range projects with district input to address corridors with congestion and emergency management issues for inclusion in the SYIP. Work collaboratively with other VDOT divisions to foster the implementation of connected and autonomous vehicle in Virginia.
VDOT is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state’s roads, bridges, tunnels and ferry systems. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, VDOT also provides funding for airports, rail and public transportation. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, employing just over 7,000 employees across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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 provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.
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 and knowledge, skills and abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or http://www.vdot.jobs. TDD 1-800-828-1120.
VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://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.
Management experience in a large engineering organization. Progressively responsible experience in management of significant transportation engineering programs and projects including organizational policies and supervision of professional staff. Comprehensive knowledge of managerial leadership and customer service principles, organizational and strategic planning and budget management. Working knowledge of Transportation/Traffic engineering, Traffic Operations to optimize the transportation system, to improve system reliability, safety and mobility using available resources and technology. Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws and ability to interpret regulations, procedures and specifications. Ability to interpret engineering plans, perform and direct analytical analyses related to operations programs, develop, and deliver quality reports. Ability to develop executive-level correspondence and other documents for the agency, communicate effectively orally and in writing and conduct meetings with a wide range of internal and external groups. Skill in the use of computers and software applications. Valid Professional Engineer’s license.
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