Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Maintainer 1 (Inventory)

Recruitment #211022-2345TC-001

Introduction

Are you a current State of Connecticut employee looking to further your career with the Department of Transportation? If so, read below & apply today!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT) is currently accepting applications for a Transportation Maintainer 1 in the Division of Inventory Management, Bureau of Finance and Administration located at the Central Warehouse in Rocky Hill. This position is assigned to the Asset Management/Surplus Warehouse Unit working 37.5 hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This position assists in maintaining over 19,187 asset records valued at over $2.9 billion; performing both physical labor and computerized tasks requiring experience with Microsoft 365 Excel, Outlook, Teams and Core-CT experience in the Asset Management and Inventory modules. For more information see below:

Role/Requirements:

  • Assist in maintaining the Department’s surplus warehouse; receiving, delivering, and disposing of equipment, completing inventory documents, and electronically transferring asset records in CoreCT.
  • Tag and inventory new equipment, register motor vehicles, complete inspection reports and inventory documents.
  • Electrically process asset transfers and disposal information in CoreCT.
  • Surplus and dispose of State-owned equipment and complete inventory documentations both manually and electronically.
  • Operate warehouse equipment; forklift, payloader, Bobcat loader and trucks.
  • Operate computer software packages; Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Core-CT (HR, Asset Management, and Inventory Modules) DAS-PDC, Public Surplus, and Copart websites.
  • Conduct the annual fixed asset physical inventory of State-owned assets and complete proper forms.
  • Travel to and conduct storeroom inventories of stocked parts and supplies; perform physical count, record, and verify stock quantities.
  • Perform housekeeping duties of vehicle, equipment and warehouse.
  • Perform office tasks; answer telephones, operate fax and copier equipment.
  • Conduct mandatory snow and ice removal, snow plowing, sanding and shoveling.
  • Respond to weather related emergencies, as required
  • Must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal to include mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30.
  • Must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiners Card (MEC). Please list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the "Licenses and Professional Certificates" section of your application.
As a State employee, this position offers the same competitive benefits you are accustomed to including healthcare coverage, and a retirement plan, as well as paid time off. We encourage a healthy work-life balance for all employees!

Selection Plan

All State employees shall follow the guidelines as listed in Executive Orders  13F (3a) and 13G (3a) .

Application Information: 
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, 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).
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Please 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
  • Relevant information such as possession of any licensure, any specialization in college, or relevant internships must be included in the application package.
  • In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  
Throughout the Recruitment Process:
  • Note:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. 
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most clearly meet the requirements of the position. 
  • 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.
Please Note: 
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.

Connect With Us:
Due to the large volume of applications received, the DOT is unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Hayley Newhouse at hayley.newhouse@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of State roadside, roadways, bridges, airports and other departmental facilities; operates and maintains small and less complex mechanical equipment or acts as a helper on larger and more complex equipment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

The following is a listing of examples of trucks, equipment, tasks or related duties, the operating, maintaining or performing of which are considered to be the responsibilities and duties of positions in this class:

TRUCKS:
- 1/2, 3/4 ton Suburban
- 1/2, 3/4, 1 ton vans (passenger/cargo)
- 1/2, 3/4, 1 ton pickups (2 & 4 wheel drive)
- 2 ton, 3 ton platform stakes - sedan deliveries
- station wagons
- 3/4, 1 ton trucks, various body styles
- 9 ton dump truck (to be paid at the appropriate level).

EQUIPMENT:
- Mowing equipment Class 12 with or without attachments
- Wood chipper
- Pavement breakers
- Grass trimmers/brush cutters
- Walk behind snow blowers
- Portable pumping units
- Chain saws
- Vibratory compaction equipment

DUTIES:
- Assisting employees of higher grades in more skilled operation
- Heavy custodial maintenance of buildings and grounds
- Finish grading on roadway or roadside projects
- Gas station attendants
- Hand seeding
- Helping on refuse collection trucks
- Helping on sanding and plowing
- Relief ferry mate, drawbridge attendant and/or rest area attendant
- Stores section material handling
- Wildlife hazard control
- Radio monitoring and communication
- Escort vendors, contractors, etc. in secure areas (State owned airports only)

In addition to other duties, at State-owned airports may function as a guard/watchman or may be required to receive training in, stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Some knowledge of the physical properties of standard highway or airport construction and maintenance materials; some knowledge of some mechanical principles; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; familiarity with the basic practices of the construction and maintenance trades; ability to use and make minor repairs to small tools and the simpler mechanical equipment; ability to operate equipment listed on the attached addendum; ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel, specifically with formulas, pivot tables, and filtering
  • Experience working with Microsoft Outlook 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Teams
  • Experience with DAS-PDC live auction internet system including entering surplus data information and uploading pictures in the DAS-PDC internet auction system.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
2. Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever his or her services are needed.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility, and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination will be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

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.







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