Engineer Senior Supervisor Signal Operations (Richmond District)
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
Location: Colonial Heights, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Salary: $100,000 - $130,000
Civil - Architectural
Civil - Traffic Engineering
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
Exceptional recruitment incentive options for new external candidates may include one or more of the following: sign-on bonus, student loan repayment, VA College 529 plan, or annual leave grant.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 08611
Richmond District Traffic Operations Division (located in South Chesterfield, VA) is seeking a dynamic leader to assist in the program delivery of VDOT’s traffic signal control systems/service as responsible charge engineer over signal phasing and timing plans. You will provide decision support and analysis of freeway operations to include impacts of lane closures required to accommodate maintenance and construction activities. Assist with analysis of traffic engineering studies and prepare the signal timing and coordination at new/existing signal locations, improve operations, decrease turnaround time, and streamline work processes; and strategically develop and implement the traffic signal systems program. Lead a team in the development of policies, procedures and practices reflecting proactive management of the arterial transportation network; and oversee in-house assessments and develop alternatives, guidance/recommendations. Support the real-time traffic signal operations using decision support tools and technologies and various traffic management and analysis tools; sign and seal any clearance interval or phase changes to traffic signals; and direct TOC staff for event-driven, real-time traffic signal operations. Manage the development/optimization of signal timing plans using signal optimization and simulation software to alleviate recurring congestion and to accommodate traffic pattern changes. Assist in the development of technical requirements for technology projects and implementation of the traffic control strategies.
Requires VA Professional Engineer License (PE)
Knowledge of the concepts of Arterial System Management
Traffic Engineering or Traffic Signal Systems experience; principals / practices related to traffic engineering, traffic operations and control equipment and related communications systems; and of Federal, State and local laws and codes and ordinances pertaining to traffic engineering.
Skills in providing and promoting good customer service to internal/external customers; and in use of computers and software applications. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences and to make presentations and conduct meeting; and to supervise, coach, train a diverse staff and build effective teams.
Valid Driver’s License required.
Degree in Civil, Electrical or Traffic Engineering or related field preferred along with experience in data collection and analysis. Experience in various aspects of traffic signal systems, ITS hardware and software and implementation of signal systems, systems designs and analysis. Experience is using various transportation software (Signal Systems Central Software, Synchro, etc.) in design, deployment, and operations of signals and in the use of complex information and asset management systems, database, GIS applications and Microsoft Office. Experience applying concepts for Integrated Corridor Management (ICM), Active Traffic Management, Communications Systems.
Position is designated as essential to emergency operations and will be required to work outside normal work hours to ensure the safety of the traveling public. Fingerprint based background check, 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. Once on board, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy. In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your resume.
State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date of 4/13/2023, 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. 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.
About Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the Commonwealth’s roads, bridges and tunnels. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, covering over 58,000 miles of roadway. With over 7,000 employees, VDOT is one of the largest state agency in the Commonwealth and best transportation agencies in the country with opportunities for long-term career growth.
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 have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please Click Here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, 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.
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 Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 1-800-552-5019.