The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Fredericksburg District is seeking an Engineer to assist the District Hydraulics Section to meet drainage design requirements by supporting roadway, maintenance and bridge design staff, and the Residencies within the District in hydrology and hydraulic principles and design. The incumbent will prepare drainage design elements in support of roadway plans, develop hydrologic and hydraulics models for drainage facilities, review projects with a specific focus on hydraulics related issues, ensure projects are in compliance with VDOT and State standards in regards to design criteria, standards and specifications, and storm water management. The position will investigate, evaluate, design and recommend solutions for drainage problems resulting from construction, maintenance and citizen complaints. Will organize work and monitor work tasks to ensure hydraulic designs and design tasks are completed in accordance with project scheduling and in support of VDOT programs. Assists Residency and other field staff in assessing/resolving a variety of hydraulic-related issues.
This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment.
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