In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in conducting transportation planning studies, programs and documentation activities pertaining to the State transportation planning program.
Works under the general supervision of a Transportation Planner 2 or other employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Conducts planning studies relative to all transportation modes for the movement of people and goods;
Directs surveys related to safety, environmental studies, land use, suburban and urban population changes and transportation needs;
Develops, coordinates and evaluates transportation programs;
Collects, analyzes and updates data related to impacts of transportation facilities, projects and programs and makes recommendations based on this analysis;
Performs trend, economic and environmental analyses of transportation related data;
Prepares statistical and written reports and environmental impact statements;
Reviews studies, surveys and technical documents for conformance with department standards, needs and state and federal laws and regulations;
Provides planning assistance and coordinates activities and projects with local, regional, state, and federal agencies, private consultants and stakeholders;
Investigates and responds to public inquiries and complaints regarding transportation plans, programs and/or projects;
Reviews proposed legislation and distributes information;
May perform site analysis work;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
transportation planning theories, practices and procedures;
various transportation problems as related to urban centers;
related social, economic and environmental considerations;
state transportation conditions and probable trends;
basic engineering principles;
oral and written communication skills;
conduct transportation planning and environmental studies;
use computer software including planning models and other programs related to planning process;
understand and interpret laws, rules and regulations;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of professional experience in transportation civil engineering or transportation, urban, regional or environmental planning.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be
substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester
hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years
for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in
civil engineering, transportation, urban, regional or environmental planning
may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
For state employees
three (3) years of experience as a Transportation Planning Assistant 2 or
Transportation Engineer Technician may be substituted for the General
Successful completion of
a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of
Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class
may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class
may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196
of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of
positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single
title for administrative purposes. As
such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or
This replaces the existing specification for class of Transportation Planner 1 (40 Hour) in Salary Group FS 22 approved effective July 10, 2015. (Revised to modify the Minimum Qualifications - Substitutions Allowed section and modify content) Final 23-035