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3 months ago
Salary band: $10k - $15k
Location: North America, United States, Virginia
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Virginia Department of Transportation
Category: Engineer
The incumbent will provide leadership, direction and engineering expertise for the engineering services in the Materials Division. Duties include, but are not limited to: providing technical and administrative assistance to the State Materials Engineer; providing technical expertise and support to Central Office and District Materials field personnel, contractors, federal, state and local government agencies and material suppliers in the areas of material sampling, testing, installation, specifications, applications and design; staff development and addressing personnel matters; and providing leadership and oversight for administrative functions that include inventory and fleet management, as well as administrative and training budget development, monitoring, and reporting.

VDOT is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges, tunnels and ferry systems. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, VDOT also provides funding for airports, rail and public transportation. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, employing just over 7,000 employees across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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.

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.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. View details and knowledge, skills and abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or . TDD 1-.

VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. 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
Experience managing multiple complex materials programs to include quality control and quality assurance processes. Experience reflecting knowledge of materials science and extensive experience in applying methods in materials construction and maintenance work for highways. Progressively responsible engineering experience reflecting the ability to manage and direct technical operations. Engineering experience reflecting the ability to conceptualize, research, develop, and execute innovative material engineering programs. Experience managing staff, performance management and employee development. Valid Professional Engineer's license. Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Materials Engineering or other related engineering discipline; or equivalent experience and/or training may substitute for degree.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced engineering or related degree. Progressively responsible executive level professional engineering experience with emphasis in geotechnical engineering. Experience leading and implementing soils laboratory and geotechnical engineering programs.

Special Requirements
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.

This position requires a fingerprint based criminal history background check and DMV check.

NOTICE - VDOT will record information from each new employee's Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

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