Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Maintenance Planner 2 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #211223-8629FE-001


Are you looking to advance your career within the Department of Transportation? If so, we encourage you to apply today!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Department of Administrative Services Connecticut State Transportation Maintenance Planner 2 in the District Three Maintenance Planning Office, New Haven. The work schedule is Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, 40 hours per week.

  • Bureau oversite of Asset Management Program
  • Schedules and reviews Bridge Maintenance and Rehabilitations
  • Reviews contracts, proposals and specifications for materials, equipment and contractual services
  • Preparation of progress/status reports and purchase order contracts
  • Equipment and inventory control/purchasing
  • Conducts field reviews of all CTDOT approved guiderail systems
It is the DOT's mission to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.

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 Executive Order 13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).

To Apply:
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. 
  • In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
  • 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).

Important Next Step Information for After You Apply: 
  • 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.
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam. 
  • 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, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely 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
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 Michelle Gara at or (860) 952-9087.


In the Department of Transportation, Central Office of Maintenance or a District Maintenance Office this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of professional tasks in the planning of state and federal maintenance and improvement projects.


Performs professional duties in planning highway maintenance projects; conducts field reviews of proposed projects, determines needs and recommends improvements; prepares plans, specifications and estimates for funding approval requests; prepares capital requirement programs and tolls and concessions work; schedules projects to meet highway and bridge maintenance needs within available funding, manpower and time frame limits; analyzes costs, production, commitments and requirements in order to improve work methods, management techniques and equipment; oversees Maintenance Management System; reviews contracts, proposals and specifications for materials, equipment and contractual services; coordinates review of maintenance agreements; formulates project memoranda; submits work order requests; reviews project changes, prepares modification requests and maintains financial accounts; reviews accuracy of project records and ensures engineering work relative to safety improvements is completed; prepares progress and status reports; prepares purchase order contracts for Vendor in Place work; assists in final field reviews prior to closing out of project; performs related duties as required.


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


Six (6) years of experience coordinating highway maintenance project activities including planning, scheduling, budgeting or other 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 Services Agent 2, Transportation General Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance) (Maintenance) (Signs and Markings) or Transportation District Electrical Supervisor may be substituted for the General Experience.
3. One (1) year of experience as a Transportation Maintenance Planner 1, Transportation District Services Agent 1, Transportation Engineer 1 (Construction Engineering) in Highway Maintenance, or Transportation Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance) may be substituted for the General Experience.
4. Two (2) years of experience as a Transportation Landscape Designer 1 may be substituted for the General Experience.


  • Experience with all types of approved CTDOT guiderail systems and attenuators, including MASH
  • Experience reviewing utility adjustment requests from towns or utilities before and after Vendor-in-Place paving projects
  • Experience determining future Vendor-in-Place paving termini and providing estimated quantities for milling and paving
  • Experience determining low Vendors for milling and paving of Vendor-in-Place termini
  • Experience in modification and interpretation Maintenance Contracts
  • Experience conducting field reviews of guiderail systems
  • Experience as a Representative for Highway Operations during semi-final inspections for Construction Projects


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.

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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.