Target class - Transportation Engineer 1 and 2 (Engineering)
|Date Opened||7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$65,796 - $78,887/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||8/2/2020 11:59:00 PM|
Hydraulics and Drainage Engineers: Do you want to be part of a great team of engineers who are shaping the future of Transportation in Connecticut? The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks applications for Transportation Engineer Trainee positions in the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Division of Bridges, Hydraulics and Drainage Section, at our Newington Headquarters. This is a great opportunity to specialize in a technical, highly sought after engineering field. Civil Engineering students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in May of 2020 are encouraged to apply.
The positions will be filled as Transportation Engineer Trainees and will receive training and work experience to develop technical hydraulic engineering skills. 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, on-site cafeteria, and ample free parking. We are centrally located in Newington with easy access from major highways and by public transportation.
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To be considered, candidates must possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, or Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) licensure from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. Civil Engineering students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in May of 2020 are encouraged to apply. Other minimum qualifications for this position are a general knowledge of basic hydraulic engineering theories, principles and methods; skill in use of computer aided design software and other computer applications; strong oral and written communication skills; considerable ability in performing mathematical computations, making neat and accurate drawings and preparing design and structural details.
A valid driver’s license and availability to attend occasional meetings or training outside of normal working hours may be required. Some travel and field work is required.
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.
NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance appraisals, cover letters, college transcripts, verification of degree completion, foreign education equivalency reports from a recognized USA accrediting service, licensure, 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 Trainee vacancies that occur in the Office of Engineering 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 provided through your JobAps portal account.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jackie Ouellette at email@example.com. Reference: Hydraulic Engineer #29666
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.