The Location and Design Division is seeking a Professional Engineer to design, manage, and produce traffic control device plans, as well as prepare and review traffic operational analysis in an accurate and efficient manner. The selected candidate will utilize good engineering judgement within established budgets and schedules, and in adherence to federal and state standards, guidelines, and policies. The incumbent will also train and oversee the work of other team members, while maintaining high skills in design technologies and construction methodologies, and by providing extraordinary customer service.
Professional Engineer’s (PE) License. Demonstrated current work experience in traffic engineering principles and practices to design and review traffic control devices, such as traffic signals, traffic signs and pavement markings; as well as perform and review traffic operational analysis. Demonstrated experience interpreting and using construction plans, the MUTCD, Road and Bridge Specifications and Standards, and various federal and state manuals. Demonstrated knowledge of project development process, policies, guidelines and regulations related to traffic control devices, traffic operations and ITS elements. Demonstrated computer proficiency using MIcrostation and MS Office software. Demonstrated ability to: lead a team of designers and technicians; plan, coordinate and prioritize multiple assignments; communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers.
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, or equivalent education and/or training may substitute for degree. Professional Traffic Operations Engineer Certification. Experience using traffic engineering design software programs (i.e. AGI32, GuidSign, Synchro, Sidra, VISSIM). Familiarity with the principles of roadway lighting design. Experience with VDOT’s internal software programs such as PCES, FALCON, and TRNS*PORT.
About Virginia Department of Transportation
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) builds, maintains and operates the commonwealth’s roads, bridges and tunnels…the third-largest state-maintained highway system in the country, behind Texas and North Carolina. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, it provides funding for airports, seaports, rail and public transportation