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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is now accepting applications for an exciting Bus Facility Electrification & Technology Supervisor (Transportation Supervising Engineer) role in Newington, CT with hybrid telework options available. Our mission 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. To learn more about our mission, vision, and values, please click
The Role: You will lead the Department’s Bus Facility Electrification Program and Bus Technology Program in the Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Ridesharing. With the impacts of climate change being felt around the world, the State of Connecticut has committed to full electrification of bus transit and will transition diesel buses to battery-electric buses as the current fleet is replaced. Benefits of this change include reduced fuel consumption, vehicle emissions, and noise pollution.
Discover the Opportunity to:
- Lead a unit in a fast-paced environment that will oversee the electrification of bus facilities across the state and manage new bus technology projects including automated bus pilots and developing on-street bus rapid transit projects.
- Roll out complex AVL-based scheduling software to allow for real time dispatching to on demand vehicles, customer wi-fi on buses, and procurement.
- Install Automated Passenger Counters for bus systems and onboard information systems on buses to broadcast service changes and onboard route information (next stop).
- Provide oversight and coordinate these programs with statewide impact and make decisions based on many variables which directly impact the outcome of the program.
Application Instructions: Please list your valid motor vehicle operator's license and Professional Engineer license number in the “Licenses & Certifications” section of your application. Please also include any other relevant professional licensure, specialization in college, and all relevant work experience.
*This salary range shall increase effective July 1, 2022
Benefits: We provide limitless opportunities, we hire for diversity and new perspectives and we accomplish meaningful work while maintaining a work/life balance. We participate in a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive healthcare policies including medical and dental coverage, retirement plan options, paid time off and more! We also encourage a healthy work-life balance for all employees!
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- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
- Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
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- Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board daily to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
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- 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.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Transportation and Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for supervising engineers and other staff engaged in engineering and/or related tasks in one or more aspects of transportation engineering projects or studies in the areas of administration, bridge design, design, drainage, electrical, foundations, hydraulics, maintenance, operations, pavement management, regulation compliance, rehabilitation, research, traffic or utilities.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises work of engineers, technicians and other technical and/or clerical personnel in any one of several organizationally specialized engineering operations, railroad or airport sections; reviews detailed plans, specifications or studies of complex engineering problems related to areas such as highway, bridge, facility or geometric design, traffic engineering, computer applications, electrical engineering, highway operations, geo-technical engineering, hydraulics and drainage, utilities, contract and project development, environmental compliance, railroad engineering or airport engineering; supervises research into development of improved materials or products and testing methods; supervises field and office research projects on engineering and technical problems; supervises research on economic, financial and administrative aspects of pavement management, highway construction and maintenance, design of highways and bridges with reference to materials to be used and in pavement work correction, resurfacing and winter maintenance techniques; coordinates design related elements of construction projects; prepares special reports, cost estimates, standards and specifications and fee schedules for consultant engineers, surveyors or contractors; reviews progress reports; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans section work; establishes and maintains section procedures; develops or makes recommendations on policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating sections, agencies and outside officials; prepares reports, recommendations and correspondence; conducts analytical studies of engineering costs incurred to determine amounts reimbursable under federal aid and amounts due public utilities under state and federal policies; prepares comprehensive reports on fiscal matters relating to departmental engineering operations; directs concurrent billing programs for department; acts as an assistant in performing highly specialized administrative or engineering studies; supervises or provides highly technical assistance in conducting studies or establishing policy, procedures or methods; supervises field or office functions for location, boundary, construction surveying and design projects; supervises preparation of comprehensive technical reports and related correspondence; makes oral presentations at public hearings or meetings; reviews work of consultants (engineers, designers, etc.); acts as the Primary Assistant to the Chief Engineer in performing special projects and overseeing Bureau activities; oversees the Department's Consultant Selection Panel process; serves as a member of departmental committee assisting in preparation and/or revision of standard specifications; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices involved in transportation engineering such as bridge design, foundations, highway design, transportation facilities design, transportation planning, drainage or hydraulics, research, pavement design, pavement management, traffic and utilities; considerable knowledge of administrative and financial controls with respect to transportation engineering plans, contracts, projects and reports; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of departmental operational methodologies; considerable knowledge of latest engineering principles, techniques and procedures employed in engineering field; considerable ability to analyze and review engineering reports, plans and specifications; considerable ability to interpret and apply principles of information systems and technologies; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience in transportation engineering.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been as an engineer with lead responsibility for complex transportation engineering projects in bridge design, drainage, electrical, foundations, traffic, facilities design, highway design, research, utilities or hydraulics. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 3 (ENGINEERING).
- Experience in leading the development of new projects and programs including Battery Electric Buses.
- Experience with Intelligent Transportation Systems and Information Technology for transit systems such as automatic data collection, automatic vehicle location, automatic passenger counting and fare payment technology.
- Experience with large scale electrification programs (10 mw+).
- Experience with vehicle charging equipment.
- Experience developing and mentoring staff.
- Experience in and knowledge of public transportation.
- Experience working independently.
1. Incumbents must possess 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.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
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.