Are you looking to advance your career within the Department of Transportation? If so, we encourage you to apply today!
The mission of the Connecticut Department of Transportation is to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that Department of Administrative Services Connecticut State improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.
- Monday - Friday
- First shift
- Full-time (40 hours per week)
- Applicants must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) (A or B), with the "tank endorsement" and valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC) in order to be eligible to apply. Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce a copy of their current valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B, reflecting the "tank endorsement," and valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC) at time of interview, or they will be immediately disqualified. These must be noted in the "Licenses and Professional Certifications" section of the application for consideration.
- 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. Various storm events will require employees to stay at work for the duration of the storm, which at times could be up to period of several days, to include holidays and weekends.
- This person may be required to work overtime or nights based on the operational needs. Additionally, may be required to respond to calls for bridge hits and emergencies after hours.
- Incumbents in this class will be required to have a 30-mile residency from the job location.
- Prior to being eligible for interview, applicants must have harness and fall protection training, a respirator physical, a current respirator fit test and be in compliance with the Department's Respirator Policy.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU: Competitive starting salary, excellent State benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan options, alternate work schedule options, telework opportunities, professional development and tuition reimbursement, and a culture that promotes work-life balance!
*This salary range shall increase effective July 1, 2022.
- In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
- 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.
- All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
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.
- 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 vacancies are 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 www.ct.gov/ethics
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 or (860) 986-6918.
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 materials, equipment and approved
methods in the maintenance and repair of movable and stationary bridges; skill
in the operation of related equipment; interpersonal skills; oral and written
communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of skilled experience in the
maintenance and repair of bridges and structures.
Note: For State Employees the General Experience
will be interpreted at the level of Transportation Maintainer 2.
- Experience in Bridge Maintenance operations to include: carpentry
and masonry, structure repairs, and working with heights.
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.