From: Sean Mcgowan
Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2016 4:24 PM
To: Liza Wilson Durant; Anthony D Battistini; Deborah J Goodings; David Lattanzi; Laura Kosoglu
Subject: VDOT Position: Engineer Structure and Bridge


Hello all,


I recently received a civil engineering posting from VDOT which may be of interest to your students. Please feel free to share this posting below to your colleagues and students


To apply on HireMason use Reference ID is 133608


Thank you


Sean McGowan, M.A.

Manager, Industry Advising and Employer Development

George Mason University

University Career Services

Student Union Building 1, Suite 3400

Ph: 703-993-5664

Fax: 703-993-2361


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Position Information

Position Information

HireMason Reference ID: 133608

Working Title

Engineer Structure and Bridge - Culpeper

Role Title

Architect/Engineer I - 39051

Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled


Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?


Hiring Range

$58,709 to $96,134


Dept of Transportation (501)

Agency Website


Culpeper - 047


Position Number


Job Posting Number


Type of Recruitment

General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?


Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference


Job Type

Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail

Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band


Job Description

VDOT’s Culpeper District Structure and Bridge Section is seeking an engineer to design and manage the development of engineering plans for Six Year Plan (SYP) bridge projects and repair and maintenance of bridges and roadway structures of varying types and complexity. Incumbent will design and analyze new structures and structural elements for replacing and rehabilitating existing structures; perform load ratings and maintenance evaluations of new and existing structures; check structural plans and shop drawings prepared by others to ensure completeness, accuracy, and high quality engineering design and detailing practices. Provide technical guidance on structural design issues from the preliminary engineering process through construction. Develop detailed design plans and cost estimates for structure replacement and repair projects. Develop project scopes and estimates and implement procedures to manage project development from preliminary engineering through construction. Manage project budgets utilizing project management applications to ensure budgetary objectives are met. Communicate program directives to project team members and provide status reports. Manage communication and coordination between project team members and stakeholders. Schedules and coordinates team meetings and milestone reviews. Review estimated quantities and cost of materials, equipment and labor while effectively managing projects and adjusting priorities to ensure assigned projects are completed within established time schedules and budgets.

This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with the job are required during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations. Performance of these duties may require work outside of normal business hours including nights, weekends and holidays. VDOT will determine when essential positions are required to report.

VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Click Here. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices related to structural engineering to include structural steel design, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete design. Ability to understand and apply engineering principles and design standards. Ability to plan, coordinate, and manage the work of interdisciplinary teams on multiple projects. Knowledge of project management practices and of the transportation project development and integration process; and of state laws, policies, and regulations related to transportation program delivery. Knowledge of project scheduling and budgeting practices, and experience developing maintenance and construction contracts. Skill in the use of Integrated Project Manager, MicroStation or other CADD programs, MS Project or similar scheduling software and Microsoft Office applications. Ability to positively represent the agency to stakeholders effectively both orally and in writing. A valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in bridge design engineering, repair, and rehabilitation. Experience performing structural analysis and ratings of existing bridge structures. Skill in the use of Department approved design software. Experience managing projects and/or consultant contracts. Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Professional Engineer (PE) or certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) considered a plus.

Special Requirements

As duties require, must have ability to work in diverse conditions to include working at heights, over and in water, and exposure to inspects, animals, irregular terrains, as well as working in confined spaces, close proximity to heavy traffic and inclement weather. Requires approved safety shoes.

Fingerprint-based background check, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment.

First screening will be conducted on December 7, 2016

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”:

Additional positions of equal or lesser duties/qualifications/classification may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days of the closing date. Salary commensurate with experience and applicable duties/classification.





Laura Nelson, PHR, SHRM-CP

HR Outreach Consultant

VDOT - Central Office
Human Resources Division
804-786-5758 Office
804-363-0971 Cell