Virginia State Government District Engineer Structure and Bridge in Suffolk, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads District is seeking a licensed Professional Engineer to manage the District Structure and Bridge Section. Manage multiple programs, initiatives, and diverse workforce groups as well as provide leadership and technical advice during construction activities to ensure all facets of maintenance, safety inspection, and design programs are accomplished within budget and established time frames. The selected candidate will represent VDOT to local/geographically distant government agencies/private firms performing government business. This position will be responsible for signing and sealing plans. This position is designated as essential and as such, all duties associated with this position are required during emergency situations, which may include, but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated work experience in management and supervision of a section, unit, business and/or Structure & Bridge program. Demonstrated skill in developing effective teams and effectively planning and scheduling work. Demonstrated knowledge/work experience with structures and bridge design, construction, maintenance, and inspections. Demonstrated work experience administering, developing, and controlling budgets. Demonstrated work experience working with consultants, contractors, and State/ local government officials. Demonstrated work experience managing multiple projects. Experience administering HR Programs. Demonstrated skill and ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse groups. Demonstrated work experience signing and sealing Bridge Plans. Valid Professional Engineer’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree with major studies in civil engineering, or extensive advanced professional engineering experience, or any equivalent combination of education/experience in structures (bridges). Considerable experience of supervising an employee organization in bridge design, construction, and maintenance.

Special Requirements

DMV records check by the Department is required. This position requires a fingerprint based criminal history background check.

This position is eligible for telework opportunities; availabililty, hours, and duration are at the sole discretion of the Department Manager in accordance with VDOT’s Teleworking policy.

Special Instructions to Applicants

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). 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. 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. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”:

Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.

Contact Information

VDOT Human Resources




Hampton Roads District 1700 N Main Street Suffolk, VA 23434

Working Title: District Engineer Structure and Bridge

Role Title: Arch/Engring Mgr II - 39054

Job Open Date: 05/16/2017

Job Close Date: 08/04/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $92,186 - $125,000

Agency: Dept of Transportation (501)

Agency Website:

Location: Suffolk - 800

Position Number: 09524

Job Posting Number: 1024703

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: Yes

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 06