Engineer Senior Structure and Bridge
State of Virginia
 Colonial Heights, VA

VDOT is seeking a professional engineer to analyze, design, check and draft complex bridge, ancillary structures and other structural plans for the Richmond 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 ? asp 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Demonstrated 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 Qualifications

Experience 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 Requirements

Valid Virginia driver's license. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Position is designated essential in emergency operation events and is required to work outside normal work hours to ensure the safety of the traveling public. Telework options to be determined by manager according to business need.