The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has an immediate need for a Cost Estimation Office Director. This newly created position reporting to the Deputy Chief Engineer will serve as the key senior leader representing VDOT in all matters related to statewide estimation of transportation projects. This includes being responsible for the creation, development, allocation of resources, and overall organizational structure of VDOT’s Estimation Office. The office will be responsible for the development, implementation and refinement of effective and efficient statewide cost estimation policies, staff training, and VDOT’s Estimation Manual. This office will work with Central Office Divisions and District staff on policies and procedures to ensure consistency of implementation statewide.
VDOT is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state’s roads, bridges, tunnels and ferry systems. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, VDOT also provides funding for airports, rail and public transportation. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, employing just over 7,000 employees across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.