Seeking individual to supervise and perform safety inspections of highway structures, including bridges, culverts and ancillary structures such as sign structures, luminaires and traffic signal supports in accordance with NBIS and VDOT standards and policies. Oversee, prepare and review inspection reports and maintain inventory databases and files. Perform or oversee final acceptance of new structures. Monitor and evaluate safety inspections performed by localities and private owners. Respond to emergencies. Perform full range of supervisory duties to include counsel, evaluate, hire and train employees.
Bridge inspection experience and successful completion of NHI two week class in accordance with NBIS requirements. Knowledge of engineering principles, design and construction related to highway structures. Knowledge of structural safety inspection regulations, policies, guidelines and practices. Experience in structural safety inspections and procedures. Experience in staff supervision. Ability to analyze data, draw logical conclusions, and develop recommendations. Ability to use all required equipment. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Skill in the use of computers and software applications such as MS Office and AASHTOWare programs. Valid driver’s license. Associates Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology. Equivalent combination of experience and training may substitute for degree. Experience in bridge and structures inspection.
BSCE with an emphasis in structural engineering preferred.
About Virginia Department of Transportation
The Commonwealth’s Transportation Agency
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state's roads, bridges and tunnels. And, through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, it provides funding for airports, seaports, rail and public transportation.Virginia has the third-largest state-maintained highway system in the country, just behind North Carolina and Texas.