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Engineer Senior Structure and Bridge

Company: Virginia Dept of Transportation
Location: Bristol
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

VDOT is seeking a professional engineer to analyze, design, check and draft complex bridge, ancillary structures and other structural plans for the Bristol District. You will review designs and analysis of structures; perform load ratings of bridges and other structures; and apply sound engineering judgment. Design and develop complete/accurate plans from preliminary stages to final design; check and review plans; and coordinate project development with other divisions/consultants. You will serve as responsible charge person on bridge replacement, repair and rehabilitation projects; assist District Bridge Management in identification, budgeting, scheduling, project development and construction of structures requiring maintenance; conduct on-site emergency evaluations of structural conditions and make recommendations for corrective actions; and provide supervision and leadership to technical staff as needed.

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. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit "Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants" at:

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore please click here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Click Here for additional information.
Minimum QualificationsDemonstrated knowledge of Structural Analysis, Mechanics of Materials, geometry, trigonometry and constructions materials; and of construction procedures which aid in anticipating future field problems or rectifying existing field problems. Shall have ability to determine the size of required structural members and substructure units within the geometric constraints of a given structure; to exercise sound judgment and reason in design procedures; and to use structural design and analysis software and drafting software. Ability to operate personal computers (MS Office preferred); to provide leadership and technical direction to staff; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a B.S. in Civil Engineering (Structural Option) or closely related field. Valid Professional Engineer's License required.
Preferred QualificationsExperience performing structural analysis and ratings of existing bridge structures including sign/signal structures. Knowledge of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and bridge design experience governed by the specification. Shall be capable of independent responsibility for planning, coordination, design, review or supervision of design of complex bridge structures and administration of consultant contracts. Candidates with strong project management skills and familiarity with database management and/or developing macros is also desired.
Special RequirementsValid Driver's License required. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history and DMV records check will be conducted. Telework options to be determined by manager according to business need. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. .

This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this position are required during emergency situations, which may include, but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations. VDOT will determine when essential positions are required.

The Commonwealth of Virginia requires all Executive Branch employees, including new hires, rehires or transfers to disclose their vaccination status upon hire. Disclosure of vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) will be required during new employee orientation on your first day of work. If you are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose your vaccination status, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis while employed with The Commonwealth of Virginia, and wear a face covering at work while indoors, outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained, and when riding in vehicles with others.
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 "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":

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands."
Name Kristi Kelley
Phone 276-696-3296

Keywords: Virginia Dept of Transportation, Asheville , Engineer Senior Structure and Bridge, Engineering , Bristol, North Carolina

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