Seeking a structural design engineer to design, check and draft bridge and other structural plans to be advertised for construction. Selected candidate will also assist in administering consultant contracts for structural design.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment.
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. View details & knowledge, skills, & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or http://www.vdot.jobs.
Considerable work experience in civil engineering principles and practices related to bridge and other structural design; reading highway structure plans; AASHTO Specifications related to structural design; calculation of material quantities; cost estimation; and, assessment of related information including surveys, highway design, hydraulic, hydrologic and geotechnical reports. Demonstrated ability to design bridges and other structures; prepare quantities; develop cost estimates; read and comprehend technical information; prepare and review design notes; produce structural design plans and related documents to meet milestone dates; review and report on engineering work produced by others; work cooperatively as a member of a design team; and, communicate effectively with internal and external individuals. Considerable skills in the use of structural engineering software; Microstation; and Microsoft Office software on a personal computer.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with major coursework in structural engineering. PE Registration preferred.
Statement of Economic Interest to be completed upon employment. Criminal History Background check (includes fingerprinting) and DMV Record Check required.