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 Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Electrical Maintenance). This current position is located in the Hartford Electrical Maintenance Facility however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class. Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever services are needed; mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30.
Who We Are
The mission of the Connecticut Department of Transportation is 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.
- 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
- 40 hours per week
Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply a copy of their Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A or B, with Tank Endorsement, valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC) and copies of their last two performance appraisals. Candidates who are unable to produce the required documents at the time of interview will be disqualified.
All state employees shall follow Executive Order
13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).
Throughout the Recruitment Process:
- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must have attained permanent state status* and be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months, 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 hold a current/valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiner’s Card (MEC). Candidates must indicate they hold a current and valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiner's Card in the "Licenses and Professional Certifications" section of the application.
- 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. 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 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. 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.
- Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce a copy of their last two service ratings.
- 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.
- 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.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Michelle Gara at Michelle.Gara@ct.gov or (860) 952-9087.
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 supervisor for an assigned group of Transportation
Maintainers and/or Qualified Craft Workers engaged in an area of transportation
maintenance or closely related activities.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans crew workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns,
oversees, and reviews work; establishes and maintains crew procedures; provides
staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance
evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside
officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may make recommendations on
policies or standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; requisitions
materials and equipment appropriate to the various jobs; participates in
performing the duties of the crew; may do preliminary site inspection of
assigned jobs; may be required to stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash
emergency situations at State-owned airports; performs related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the materials, equipment and approved methods in the
maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment; ability to
perform electrical and electronic tests in locating defects; ability to
install, maintain, and repair electrical and electronic equipment;
interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize
computer software; some supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of skilled experience in field
maintenance and repair of traffic signals, illumination and related electrical
and electronic equipment.
Note: For State Employees
the General Experience will be interpreted at the level of Transportation
1. Incumbents in this class will be required to accept assignment to
emergency duties including snow and ice removal as required.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to
possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
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.
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 may be required.
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
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.
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.