Department of Administrative Services

Transportation Engineer 2 (Construction Engineering) (40 Hour) (8837FE)

$34.55-$49.88 Hourly / $2,764.14-$3,990.54 BiWeekly /
$72,144.05-$104,153.09 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of engineering or related tasks in one or more aspects of transportation construction engineering projects or studies in the following areas: construction, administration, rehabilitation, surveying, testing, materials testing, operations, or maintenance.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of an engineer or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead professional, paraprofessional or technical employees and in some instances field forces; may supervise clerical personnel or field forces in administrative engineering work as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Inspects construction projects; acts as a team member in preparation of plans and estimates for construction or maintenance of bridges, structures and highways; reviews shop plans; oversees collection, recording, preparation and analysis of data pertaining to materials testing and transportation planning; assists in budget preparation, report writing, general planning and administration of unit work from an engineering project coordination and technical stand point; prepares research and administrative reports; assembles and prepares contracts and unit cost figures; plans budgetary requirements; leads survey parties or acts as chief inspector of highway construction projects; oversees field and office work in surveys; performs complex tasks in the generation of base survey planimetric and topographic mapping and cross sections utilizing an analytical stereoplotter and a CADD (computer aided design and drafting) system work terminal; oversees and plans work of technical aides in maintenance, taking and analyzing test borings; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of more than one specialized field in transportation construction engineering such as construction, surveys and materials testing; skill and ability to analyze and evaluate construction location problems and provide effective solutions; considerable skill in use of computer aided design and drafting (CADD) applications; considerable technical skills in preparation of engineering and administrative reports; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to perform complex mathematical calculations; ability to develop and interpret plans and specifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management and two (2) years of experience in a professional transportation construction engineering or transportation engineering capacity.

Note: For State employees, one (1) year of experience must have been at the level of Transportation Engineer 1 (Construction Engineering) or (Engineering). 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. Possession of Land Surveyor (LS) licensure or Professional Engineer (PE) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302 may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree requirement.

2. Possession of Land Surveyor-In-Training (LSIT) licensure or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302 may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree requirement.

3. Possession of at least Level III 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 Bachelor’s degree requirement:

a. Transportation Construction Inspection Program - Highway Construction Inspection

b. Construction Materials Testing Program - Asphalt or Concrete

c. Transportation Program - Highway Materials, Highway Surveys or Highway Construction Inspection

4. Possession of a Level III Survey Technician Certification from the National Society of Professional Surveyors may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree requirement.

5. A Master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents may be required to possess appropriate certification from the NorthEast Transportation Training and Certification Program (NETTCP). 
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. 
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

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.

COMPENSATION GUIDELINES

1. The classification of Transportation Engineer 2 (Construction Engineering) is assigned to Salary Group FE 23.

2. Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FE 24.

3. Incumbents entering this class shall be placed in Salary Group FE 23, step 4.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(11)-Engineering

BARGAINING UNIT

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

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

FE 23

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Engineer 2 (Construction Engineering) in Salary Group FE 23 approved effective July 31, 2017. (Revised Minimum Qualifications)  Action No. 19-026

EFFECTIVE DATE

4/25/2019 

CLASS: 8837FE; EST: 6/29/1933; REV: 4/25/2019;