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.
- Monday - Friday
- First shift (7:30 am - 4:00 pm)
- Full-time (40 hours per week)
- You will be accountable for acting as a working supervisor for an assigned group of Transportation Maintainers.
- You will plan crew workflow and determine priorities.
- Incumbent must be willing to commit to and accept assignment to emergency duties, including mandatory winter overtime (November 1 through April 30, whenever your services are needed).
- Various storm events will require you to stay at work for the duration of the storm, which at times can be up to a period of several days, to include holidays and weekends.
- Incumbent is required to hold residency within 30 miles of the job location
- Applicants invited to interview will be required to supply a copy of their Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A or B, with Tanker Endorsement and valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC). Candidates who are unable to produce the required documents at the time of interview will be disqualified.
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!
- 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.
- For assistance in applying, please visit our 'Applicant Tips on How to Apply' page.
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 State of Connecticut 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 the materials, equipment and approved methods in the
maintenance and repair of automotive and mechanical equipment; skill in the
operation, repair and maintenance of automotive and highway equipment; ability
to diagnose motor and equipment problems; ability to use complicated testing
equipment and welding devices; 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
automotive maintenance and repair.
Note: For State Employees
the General Experience will be interpreted at the level of Transportation
- Experience with and knowledge of diesel repair practices and principals
- Experience working in a high production environment
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 machinery.
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.