The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks qualified applicants for two (2) Transportation Engineer Technician Trainee positions. These are a 40-hour per week positions in the Survey Unit of the District 1 Office of Construction, located in Rocky Hill. Transportation Engineer Technician Trainees are eligible for promotion to the target class of Transportation Engineer Technicians after successful completion of the one (1) year training program.
The incumbents will be responsible for independently performing a full range of survey duties in support of transportation construction engineering projects which include operating and maintaining survey equipment; collecting field data; laying out project limits; creating charts, maps, and plotting profiles; calculating areas and volumes; and preparing reports.
In order to be eligible to apply and be considered for this job opening, candidates must possess and retain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License, meet the Minimum Qualifications and must specify their qualifications on the application.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. The candidate pool resulting from this posting may be used to fill other Transportation Engineer Technician Trainee vacancies that occur in District 1 Rocky Hill in the next twelve (12) months. Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Diane.Tyc@ct.gov
(Reference PN 29807 & 100189).
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 engineering work for the development of knowledge and skills to qualify for advancement in the field of construction engineering, surveying and materials testing.
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 engineering theories, principles and methods; skill in use of drafting and calculating instruments and computer applications; considerable ability in performing mathematical computations; ability to prepare accurate drawings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
An Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology or Construction Technology.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Possession of at least Level II certification in the Civil Engineering Technology-Transportation Program, Highway Construction Inspection or Highway Surveys from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) may be substituted for the General Experience.
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.
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.
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.