THIS RECRUITMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 2/11/2019.
Would you like to build a career at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), an employer that will offer you long-term career opportunities? Do you strive to serve others and make the place where you work and live a better place to be? Then consider working for VDOT, Staunton District. VDOT serves the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life.
VDOT is the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce. VDOT’s culture centers on: teamwork, transparency, creativity and collaboration that values differences, and nimble learning.
VDOT is seeking a Licensed Professional Engineer to serve as a program leader and manager for the traffic engineering study, plan review and land development support functions for the District. Position will supervise staff to accomplish duties which include: conducting traffic engineering studies, operational analysis, project development, safety evaluations, design of traffic control device plans (signs, signals, lighting, pavement markings, markers, guardrail, ITS devices, etc.), and work zone plan review/quality assurance. Responsible charge oversight is provided by this position. Position works closely with the District and Central Office providing preliminary engineering support for project development and strategic initiatives. Seeking individual with a demonstrated ability to build effective teams, who is customer focused, action oriented, resourceful, has significant project management level experience, ensures accountability and cultivates innovation with a strategic mindset.
VDOT is 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 “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp.
VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. 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.
Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment.
Requires Virginia Professional Engineer License (PE); if licensure is from another state, selected candidate must show proof of application and payment for Virginia licensure prior to employment. Knowledge of civil and traffic engineering principles and practices for the design of traffic control devices; of project development process, policies, guidelines and regulations related to traffic control devices and ITS elements; and of engineering principles and practices related to traffic engineering, traffic control equipment and related communications systems. Demonstrated ability to design and review traffic control device plans; to plan, coordinate and prioritize multiple assignments with set timeframes; and to interpret and use construction plans, MUTCD, Road and Bridge Specifications/Standards and various federal/state policy design manuals. Ability to plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of others; to analyze complex data and prepare reports; to analyze problems and exercise independent judgment in reaching a solution; to work with and analyze the results of traffic analysis software such as Synchro, Highway Capacity Software (HCS), VISSIM, and CORSIM; and to communicate effectively both orally in writing with diverse audiences and to make presentations and conduct meetings. Skill in the use of computers and software applications to include design programs (e.g. AGI, Guide Sign, Microstation, and etc.). Experience in a leadership role with citizens, elected officials, the media and other organizations on traffic engineering issues and experience handling large scale projects. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering or related field. Valid driver’s license required.
For more details and to apply, visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/137116