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Area Construction Engineer

The Hampton Roads District is seeking an Area Construction Engineer for Major Projects Group to assist in overseeing large complex construction projects.

As a VDOT Area Construction Engineer, you will:

  • Independently perform and oversee contract construction activities within a geographic region;
  • Identify methods for improvement and make cost effective recommendations that are in compliance with safety, environmental, federal and state standards;
  • Ensure continuous improvement of all aspects of contract construction;
  • Provide direction, leadership, and professional engineering advice to staff and serve as responsible charge engineer for highway construction functions.
  • Work on some of the largest construction projects within the District

Minimum Qualifications
You are minimally qualified if you have:

  • Experience reflecting knowledge of transportation construction principles and practices, transportation project management, processes, quality assurance and quality control methods.
  • Experience reflecting knowledge of engineering design for roadways, structures, drainage and environmental state and federal standards related to highway design and construction.
  • Experience applying knowledge of federal, FHWA, state and local transportation rules, regulations and policies.
  • Ability to oversee construction activities for multiple large scale and complex projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with diverse audiences and to make presentation and conduct meetings.
  • Skill in project scheduling and management.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and control methods.
  • Skill in use of computers and software applications to perform tasks which support VDOT operations.
  • Valid Professional Engineer’s License.
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include:

  • Progressively responsible experience in management and administration of diversified transportation engineering or construction program.
  • Extensive experience leading and supervising construction and engineering staff.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Certification as Certified Construction Manager (CCM).
  • Extensive experience conducting constructability reviews focusing on scheduling, assessments, and report recommendations for highways and structures.
  • Experience in managing large design build and design bid build projects with values over $60M.