Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation District Electrical Supervisor (40 Hour)

Recruitment #220119-8821FE-001

Introduction



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 District Electrical Supervisor. 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 his or her 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.

Job Highlights
  • Monday-Friday
  • 40 hours per week; 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • In the P-4 bargaining unit
Eligibility Requirements
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.

Selection Plan

All state employees shall follow Executive Order 13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).

Application Information:
  • 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.
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, 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.
Please Note:
  • 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, District Office this class is accountable for supervising the maintenance, repair and installation of electrical systems.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises installation and maintenance of highway lighting and traffic installations, machinery and other highway electrical equipment; supervises inspection and recommends repairs or replacement of movable bridges, series and multiple street light systems, buildings, commercial type oil burners, transformer substation installations, and electronic control devices; prepares annual budget for the district's electrical work; prepares cost estimates; revises plans and specifications for existing electrical systems; insures that standard practices of Department are followed in regard to policy, materials and workmanship; makes recommendations on all electrical problems in a district including contractual work, traffic signal problems, and utility relocations; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of electrical installation repairs and maintenance of street light system and traffic signals; knowledge of the electrical repair of buildings, machinery, transformer substation and electronic control devices; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare cost estimates of electrical maintenance work; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been a lead capacity with responsibility for crews engaged in maintenance or related activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College or technical school training 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 two (2) years for an Associate's degree or for completion of a certified two (2) year technical school course in the field of electrical technology.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from electrical shock.

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.