Transportation Engineer

Chesterfield County
Full Time VA 9800 Government Center Pkwy, Chesterfield, VA 23832, United States Apply before 7/14/2024 11:59


Minimum Qualifications

Chesterfield County Transportation Department seeks a highly motivated Transportation Engineer to join our team. This position offers a fulfilling work opportunity to have a positive, direct impact on the community. Our supportive, experienced team will invest time and energy into you and your career development. This work opportunity offers a diverse workload that can be adjusted based on your level of experience, knowledge, and interests to ensure your success. Chesterfield places a high value on work-life balance and serving our residents. Chesterfield is a thriving county with a population of over 380,000, a highly-rated public school system, and low unemployment. Chesterfield offers a balance of suburban and rural lifestyles and exciting new mixed-use development centers. The county has a multitude of local food and entertainment options. The Chesterfield Government Complex is a five-minute drive to Pocahontas State Park, offering ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Chesterfield’s close proximity to the City of Richmond means food, art, cultural, and outdoor experiences are always on the calendar.

A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, transportation planning, urban/regional planning, landscape architecture, construction management, or a related field; 4 to 5 years of comparable work-related experience in project management; Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)/ Engineer in Training (EIT) certification preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to attend and present at public meetings or hearings.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and a functional knowledge of transportation and engineering-related software (HCS, Synchro, SIMTRAFFIC, SIDRA, VISSIM, GIS) are preferred.
  • Knowledge of or experience with transportation planning software (CUBE) is preferred. Familiarity with MUTCD, AASHTO, and other VDOT standards, specifications, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of land development principles and practices.
Current valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Records must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


Transportation is seeking a dynamic and motivated engineer. As an integral member of our transportation management team, you can contribute to developing and implementing solutions that enhance our transportation systems' safety, efficiency, and sustainability. The successful candidate will assist multiple internal departments and external agencies with engineering and technical assistance.

  • Assist in researching, analyzing, and evaluating transportation projects and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with senior engineers and transportation planners to develop and implement innovative solutions to address transportation challenges.
  • Participate in designing, planning, and implementing transportation infrastructure projects like roadways, intersections, and public transit systems.
  • Assist in conducting traffic studies, data collection, and analysis to inform decision-making processes.
  • Engage with community stakeholders, government agencies, and other relevant partners to gather input and support for transportation initiatives. 
  • Perform other work as required.
PLEASE NOTE: Position is open until filled (first review to begin June 24, 2024).


Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion