Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Engineer 3 (Engineering)

AEC Applications

Recruitment #200512-9108FE-003

Introduction

 

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for a Transportation Engineer 3 (E) position in the AEC (Architectural, Engineering and Construction) Applications Unit in the Division of Facilities and Transit, Bureau of Engineering and Construction, at our Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. This position is full time, 40 hours per week and is in the P-4 (Engineering and Scientific) bargaining unit.

This position will serve as an advanced working level engineer involved in supporting the development, implementation and continued maintenance of a Department-wide Project Management Solution, COMPASS. This position requires strong knowledge of software development processes.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Transportation, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period. For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. Applicants will be unable to make revisions once their application is submitted into the JobAps system. Applicants who submit and subsequently withdraw their application will not be able to resubmit for the same posting.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, available to travel to and attend training, conferences, public meetings, field reviews, etc. both within and outside of normal working hours when necessary, and must have a valid Driver's license. Applicants must list their valid Driver's license number, expiration date and issuing State, and any other job-relevant licenses or certifications, in the Licenses and Professional Certifications section of their application.

NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to answer additional questions and/or submit additional documentation which supports their qualifications for this position. These documents may include; cover letters, college transcripts, verification of degree completion, foreign education equivalency reports from a recognized USA accrediting service, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/supervisory references, etc.

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 Transportation Engineer 3 (E) vacancies that occur in AEC Applications in Newington 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.

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Jackie Ouellette at jackie.ouellette@ct.gov and reference Transportation Engineer 3 (E)  #109849.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for acting as a working lead who assists a supervisor in supervising a designated group of employees and/or for performing the most complex engineering or related tasks in one or more aspects of engineering projects or studies in the areas of administration, bridge design, design, drainage, electrical, foundations, hydraulics, maintenance, operations, pavement management, regulation compliance, rehabilitation, research, traffic or utilities.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

The duties of this position include, but are not limited to; the research, development, and implementation of refined business procedures, protocols and new custom digital project management software applications relating to the development, design, delivery, construction and tracking of transportation projects. Using the latest available applications and technology this position will; work directly with management, staff and consultants to assist in establishing new innovative project management protocols, procedures and directives; assist in architecting, developing, maintaining and supporting COMPASS applications by researching and documenting existing processes, performing gap analysis and document required functionalities, creating training material, providing training and support to in-house, contractors and consultant staff, act as liaison with other units, consultants, and municipalities, producing technical documentation for employees, serve as technical and project management advisor for engineering and construction’s digital applications, providing and overseeing the work of consultants and in-house staff, such as project managers, software developers, financial staff, project engineers, technical, and clerical employees as assigned as related to project management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices involved in transportation engineering such as bridge design, foundations, highway design, transportation facilities design, transportation planning, maintenance, drainage or hydraulics, research, pavement design, pavement management and traffic; knowledge of administrative and financial controls with respect to transportation engineering plans, contracts, projects and reports; considerable knowledge of operational methodologies and established policies; considerable analytical, problem solving and technical report development skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to interpret and apply principles of information systems and technologies; ability to analyze plans and estimates; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and three (3) years of experience in transportation engineering.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the working level in a professional transportation engineering capacity. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 2 (ENGINEERING).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

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

4. Current incumbents in the class of Transportation Engineer 2 (ENGINEERING) who do not possess the degree or certification/licensure qualifications as detailed on this class specification may be considered for promotion to Transportation Engineer 3 (ENGINEERING) upon having three (3) years of experience in transportation engineering. One (1) of the three (3) years' must have been as a Transportation Engineer 2 (ENGINEERING).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation engineering; strong knowledge of engineering procedures related to the project development and delivery process, and Engineering’s digital procedures and solutions; strong knowledge of software development processes; substantial analytical and problem-solving skills related to business re-engineering and the implementation of new innovative applications; strong ability to interpret, request and apply information systems and latest technologies to engineering business processes; exceptional oral and written communication skills including public speaking; presentation and training skills; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

2. Incumbents 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.

Conclusion

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.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.