District Construction Engineer – Bristol District

Application ends: September 14, 2025
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Job Description

Title: District Construction Engineer – Bristol District
State Role Title: Architect/Engineer Mgr III
Hiring Range: $108,161 – $175,761
Pay Band: 7
Agency: VA Dept of Transportation
Location: Bristol District Office
Agency Website: https://www.jobs.virginia.gov/home
Recruitment Type: General Public – G
Job Duties
Are you someone driven by innovation, with a passion for design? We are looking for professionals with Civil/Construction Engineering interest, who can support the Virginia Department of Transportation in constructing new roadway designs to keep Virginia Moving! In this position, you will provide strategic leadership and direction in the planning and delivery of the Districts’ engineering programs. Oversee local budgets and administrative planning. Ensure adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines, timeframes and scheduling of major activities or deliverables. Ensure compliance with program priorities, quality of work and VDOT agreements. Meet statewide performance measures and objectives. Build relationships with internal and external customers, contractors, government officials, and media. Communicate with constituents, stakeholders and employees regarding issues, concerns and complaints through personal, individual contacts, and meetings. Apply Today and join the team that #KeepsVirginiaMoving !
Minimum Qualifications

Experience in managerial, administrative and supervisory principles and practices; strategic, operational and financial management principles, practices, and techniques.

Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field.

Experience applying broad knowledge of federal, state and local transportation rules, regulations and policies.

Valid driver’s license.

Skill in use of computers and software applications.

Experience as Engineer responsible charge overseeing transportation construction principles and practices, transportation project management, processes, quality assurance and quality control methods.

Valid Professional Engineer’s license.

Experience in engineering design for roadways, state and federal standards related to highway design and construction.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with contractors, political entities and general public.

Skilled in project scheduling and project management.

Experience in project development, construction management and contract administration principles and practices; and quality assurance and quality control methods.

Additional Considerations

Experience supervising engineering staff.

Progressively responsible experience in management and administration of diversified transportation engineering and, or construction program.

Experience performing large-scale operations and management functions in public service operations.

Experience leading construction and engineering staff.

Progressively responsible experience managing transportation construction, maintenance and public relations to include administrative, professional and technical staff.

Progressively responsible experience in managing and administering a diversified transportation engineering or construction program.

Special Instructions
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position. State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. 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 and/or resume. 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. 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. 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. We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: https://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp to review them and; if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, and DMV records 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 DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands. 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”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth’s telework policy. This position requires the submission of a Statement of Economic Interests (financial disclosure).
Contact Information
Name: Jessica Meyer
Phone: 276-213-1791
Email: Jessica.Meyer@vdot.virginia.gov

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 AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.
Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer