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Senior Civil Engineer – Alternative Project Delivery

By June 15, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Richmond, VA
  • July 15, 2022

Virginia Department of Transportation

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) is excited to offer and announce a competitive opportunity to serve as a Senior Engineer in our Central Office’s Alternative Project Delivery Division!

The selected candidate will be a licensed Professional Engineer that will lead design-build procurements for transportation projects that will include the development of Request for Qualifications (RFQ), Request for Proposals (RFP) and management of the procurement process to ensure the successful award by the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB).

This challenging and rewarding position’s specific responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to:

Contract Development – Responsible for developing and awarding design-build contracts. Develop scope, schedule and cost estimate by coordinating with district and division staff. Lead solicitation, procurement and assist with contract negotiations for complex projects. Perform risk assessments and recommend or prioritize projects for the appropriate project delivery methods.

Process Improvements – Develop, recommend and implement process/policy improvements as needed. Assist in monitoring compliance to ensure conformance to the policy, procedures and state and federal procurement laws. Assist in Identifying and recommending projects for alternative project delivery.

Contract Administration Support – Maintain effective communication among team. Provide timely and accurate guidance to other Divisions and Districts regarding contract development in accordance with policies, procedures and procurement laws. Facilitate resolution of issues in a timely manner. Deliver procurements of projects on time by monitoring and making timely changes to the procurement schedule. Provide significant input and assist in developing policies, procedures, practices and guidance for the Alternative Project Delivery program.

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.

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

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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