State of Connecticut Executive Branch

Transportation Technician Trainee (40 Hour) (8736FS)

$24.67-$34.06 Hourly / $1,973.26-$2,724.60 BiWeekly /
$51,502.00-$71,112.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for receiving on-the-job training in performing basic technical work in support of transportation projects.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the immediate supervision of an employee of higher grade to whom on the job training or supervision has been delegated.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs a wide variety of increasingly difficult duties as technical skills are acquired during course of training period.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

General knowledge of basic construction methods and materials; skill in use of construction related equipment and instruments and computer applications; ability in performing mathematical computations; ability to create, read and interpret scales, diagrams, plans, specifications and drawings; ability to prepare accurate drawings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience involving the inspection of transportation construction projects; or testing of transportation materials; or bridge safety inspection.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering Technology or closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years for an Associate's degree.

2. Possession of at least Level II certification, from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), in one of the following Civil Engineering Technology Programs may be substituted for the General Experience:

  a. Transportation Construction Inspection Program - Highway Construction Inspection

  b. Construction Materials Testing Program - Asphalt or Concrete

  c. Transportation Program - Highway Materials, Highway Construction Inspection or Bridge Safety Inspection.

PROMOTION

Incumbents in this class will be eligible for promotion, to the Transportation Technician, upon successful completion of the one (1) year training program.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.

2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from highway or construction environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year round weather conditions.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(11)-Engineering

BARGAINING UNIT

(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4

EEO

(3)-Technician

SALARY INFORMATION

FS 14

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Technician in Salary Group FS 14 approved effective January 6, 2017. (Revised to modify Minimum Qualifications and add Physical Requirements) Action No. 18-025

EFFECTIVE DATE

4/24/2019


CLASS: 8736FS; EST: 1/6/2017; REV: 4/24/2019;