Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Maintenance Planner 1 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #200625-8628FT-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Transportation Maintenance Planner 1 in the Office of Highway Operations, District 4 Planning Unit, Thomaston.

This position is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, and the work hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The duties are listed below.

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 the 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 select the location (listed above) on their application.  Failure to indicate a location will result in the applicant not being considered for vacancies in that specific location.  

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.

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, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/supervisor 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 Maintenance Planner 1 vacancies that occur in the District 4 Planning Unit, Thomaston 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  

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 Ciampi at and reference # 111130.


In the Department of Transportation, Central Office of Maintenance or a District Maintenance Office this class is accountable for performing technical tasks in the forecasting, planning, operations and administration of a maintenance program.


Reviews, investigates and evaluates maintenance problems associated with projects such as paving, drainage, bridge maintenance, winter and emergency maintenance and traffic regulatory activities and recommends solutions; during construction projects attends pre-construction meetings and semifinal inspections as a maintenance representative; develops plans and estimates; forecasts labor, equipment and material needs; prepares work schedules; reviews permit applications and drafts agreements; provides assistance to operations personnel; investigates liability claims and complaints; performs research directed to improve operational methods and supervisory techniques and increase equipment efficiency; performs field reviews of state agency roadway work requests; reviews funding and coding for projects; reviews contracts for compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action regulations; may supervise complex repairs to roadways and structures; may review estimates and utility adjustments with municipalities; may review state property for lease or release and determine maintenance needs; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of highway maintenance and construction methods and materials; knowledge of principles and practices of determining maintenance needs and preparing maintenance programs; some knowledge of basic engineering principles and practices; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret engineering drawings; ability to understand and apply relevant statutes and policies pertaining to highway maintenance; organizational ability; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.


Five (5) years of experience coordinating highway maintenance or related activities.


1. College training in civil engineering or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

For State Employees:
2. Experience as a Transportation District Electrical Supervisor, Transportation District Services Agent 1, Transportation Engineer 1 (Construction Engineering) in Highway Maintenance, Transportation General Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance) (Maintenance) (Signs and Markings) or Transportation Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance) may be substituted for the General Experience.
3. One (1) year of experience as a Transportation Landscape Designer 1 may be substituted for the General Experience.
4. Three (3) years of experience as a Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Bridge Maintenance) (Electrical Maintenance) (Highway Maintenance) (Signs and Markings) (Tree Maintenance) may be substituted for the General Experience.
5. Four (4) years of experience as a Transportation Maintainer 4 responsible for highway maintenance projects or related highway maintenance activities may be substituted for the General Experience.


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



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.