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Engineer Land Use

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Louisa
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Engineer Land Use State Role Title: Architect Engineer I Hiring Range: $67,646 - $109,925 Pay Band: 5 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Louisa Residency Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking an entry-level engineer to work alongside the Area Land Use Engineer to assist with the administration of land development projects, permit approvals, and subdivision inspection and acceptance for the counties of Fluvanna, Louisa and Orange within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with local government officials, developers, consultants, and VDOT staff to assess the soundness of designs and the impacts of land development applications on the state-maintained road network. Will also perform technical reviews of engineering plans to include site plans, subdivision plans, roadway plans, and utility plans. Why Choose VDOT: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. Also available to employees are a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching provision; and a Short and Long-Term Disability Program funded by the State. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, and more!VDOT employees have Shared Values and abide by a Code of Ethics. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, learning, creativity, collaboration, and work that values differences. We encourage all who apply to review our values and ethics. (View our Values \u0026 Ethics here: If you share these values, we invite you to apply! Minimum Qualifications -- - Ability to read and understand construction drawings and plans-- - Knowledge of applying roadway geometric design and other engineering principles-- - Knowledge of applying subdivision street requirements, entrance standards and road design standards-- - Ability to apply VDOT--s guidance and standards to reviews and provide clear and concise comments to the Area Land Use Engineer and other stakeholders-- - Knowledge of applying land use permit policies, construction practices, materials requirements, and street acceptance procedures-- - Detailed oriented with the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences-- - Skill in the use of computers and software applications-- - Valid Driver--s License is required Additional Considerations -- - BS Degree in civil engineering or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience in the application of transportation projects which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the job-- - Background in plan reviews, design and/or traffic engineering helpful but not required-- - EIT or PE License, DCR certification as Plan Reviewer or ability to obtain a plus.-- - Demonstrated experience in land development plan review or experience in the application of engineering principles to highway construction projects is favorable Special Instructions A confirmation receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully will be received after submission. Please refer to \"your application\" in your Virginia Jobs account ( to check the status of your application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application or optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application or resume lacking relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person cannot be considered.VDOT is an emergency response agency. As such, this position may be required to assist during emergency operations, requiring work outside of normal work hours to ensure the safety of the traveling public. A fingerprint-based background check, references, work history and DMV driver record will be verified prior to employment. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available. VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM). Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the published State pay bands.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. Contact Information Name: Christina Dennis Phone: 540-829-7533 In support of the Commonwealth--s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Charlottesville , Engineer Land Use, Engineering , Louisa, Virginia

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