Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) | Fairfax, VA
Provide effective delivery of the District's transportation program with an emphasis on assisting loca...
Provide effective delivery of the District's transportation program with an emphasis on assisting local governments with project development and project initiation in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), Constrained Long-Range Plan (CLRP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Six-Year Improvement Plan (SYIP) or equivalent and Secondary Six-Year Improvement Plan (SSYIP). Frames issues, sets priorities, allocates resources and coordinates cross-cutting issues to address local jurisdictions' interests. Exercise sound engineering judgment in the operation of a large scale, public service agency with an emphasis on the balance of cost and risk. The position represents interests of the assigned jurisdictions as well as represents VDOT's interest to the assigned jurisdictions with regard to VDOT planning, preliminary engineering, construction, maintenance and operational process. Coordination of the Counties Secondary Six-Year Plan as well as the coordination of funding for the Interstate and Primary roadway systems. Coordinate with Counties, funding and finance sections and others on applications for state and federal funding programs. Facilitates VDOT managed project delivery in Loudoun County between VDOT project delivery team and the County to resolve technical, procedural, funding, political issues, etc. related to project delivery. Serves as VDOT representative and spokesperson during the design phase to build consensus for delivery of VDOT managed projects. Serves as spokesperson for VDOT managed projects during design development phase public involvement and point of contact for citizen inquiries for VDOT managed projects. Assists during public involvement events, briefings, working groups, etc. for transportation initiatives, studies or special assignments. VDOT employees have Shared Values and Code of Ethics, (http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp). 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 QualificationsConsiderable knowledge of public policy, local politics and business practices as related to transportation issues. Knowledge of administrative, managerial, supervisory principles/practices, human resource principles/processes, interpreting and applying federal/state highway policy procedures, laws, rules regulations and guidelines (Code of Virginia) and working knowledge of engineering principles, practices and applications. Knowledge of transportation laws, regulations and policies and procedures related to maintenance management and work zone operations. Knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation project management and transportation project engineering. Knowledge of the transportation project development and delivery process, and associated regulatory, finance and legal constraints. Leadership skills; excellent communication skills; and project management skills. Ability to understand and apply advanced engineering and/or planning principles and practices to a variety of transportation engineering/construction projects and planning design programs. Communicate effectively to both individuals and groups. Graduation from a college or university with a degree in civil engineering or other engineering related to highway design, or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PE license. Ability to represent the agency to internal and external individuals and groups.Preferred QualificationsProgressively responsible experience in program management and supervision of professional and technical staff in the application of advanced and complex engineering principles and practices.Special RequirementsValid Driver's License. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records check will be conducted. All employees are required to work in emergency situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs.Special Instructions to ApplicantsState 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 âYour Applicationâ 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 âInformation for VDOT Employees and Applicantsâ: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp