Target Class: Transportation Engineer 1 - Engineering
New Haven, CT
Old Saybrook, CT
Rocky Hill, CT
|Date Opened||1/26/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$61,421/year (FS 18, Step 5)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||2/28/2019 11:59:00 PM|
Do you want to be part of a great team of Engineering and Construction professionals who are shaping the future of Transportation in Connecticut? The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks applications for Transportation Engineer Trainee (Engineering) positions in various locations statewide. Click on the video below to learn about what our transportation engineers do!
Transportation Engineer Trainee positions are DOT’s entry-level engineering positions and primarily perform transportation design and related engineering work. Transportation Engineer Trainees can work in many different capacities agency-wide. Some of the engineering program areas include highway design, bridge design, traffic engineering, electrical engineering, rail design, hydraulics and drainage engineering, facilities design, environmental engineering, pavement management, geotechnical engineering, engineering computer applications development and other transportation engineering functions.
Transportation Engineer Trainees receive training to develop technical engineering skills and knowledge. Transportation Engineer Trainees are eligible for promotion to the target class of Transportation Engineer 1 (Engineering) after successful completion of the one (1) year training program. These positions are full time, 40 hours per week and are in the P-4 (Engineering and Scientific) bargaining unit.
The DOT offers a competitive starting salary and excellent State benefits package including health/dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan, alternate work schedule options and a multitude of other benefits. We also offer the convenience of an on-site, low-cost fitness center and on-site cafeteria at our Headquarters facility. DOT facilities have ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation.
In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority, this class is accountable for receiving training in introductory professional engineering work for the development of technical and professional transportation engineering and transportation construction engineering skills and knowledge in order to qualify for advancement in the field of transportation engineering.
Performs a wide variety of increasingly difficult duties as technical skills are acquired during course of training period.
General knowledge of basic transportation engineering theories, principles and methods; skill in use of drafting and calculating instruments and other computer applications; considerable ability in performing mathematical computations, making neat and accurate drawings and preparing minor design and structural details.
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
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 General Experience 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 General Experience 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 General Experience 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 General Experience requirement.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from highway, construction site, or on-site environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from year round weather conditions.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.