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Engineer Senior Construction

By May 12, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Richmond, VA
  • May 27, 2022

Virginia Department of Transportation

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) is excited to offer an opportunity to be an Engineer Senior Construction in the Central Office’s Construction Division.

The Construction Division is seeking a collaborative team member to provide programmatic guidance for the Department’s construction program. The successful candidate will support, train, and mentor Department staff on construction management best practices, constructability/bid-ability reviews, work zone safety, and environmental compliance. Duties include but are not limited to: assist in the programmatic monitoring and development of VDOT’s construction program; act as a resource for contract interpretation, claims avoidance and analysis; analyze, update, and develop Construction Division guidance documents and policies; develop constructability guidance; coordinate with Districts and other Central Office Divisions on improving work zone safety and environmental compliance; performing analysis and the development of reports; and preparing and presenting to senior internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will complete onsite project reviews and support other initiatives and functional areas of the Construction Division.

VDOT employees serve the residents of the Commonwealth and traveling 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, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, and employing over 7,700 people through a diverse workforce. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity and collaboration that values differences.

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.

We are 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.

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: http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

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.

To apply for this job email your details to christopher.burks@vdot.virginia.gov

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