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Full Time, 40 hours per week
Monday through Friday
First shift hours, 6:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Rocky Hill, CT
Must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s
Incumbents will be required to travel
The District 1 Surveys section performs various types of land surveying, including topographic mapping, boundary and construction surveys. Microstation/Bentley OpenRoads CADD (computer aided design and drafting) is utilized to prepare, revise and edit land surveys for mapping; develop topographic mapping and DTM’s (Digital Terrain Models) for future Highway and Railroad construction projects and support ongoing construction projects. Engineer Trainees will learn to operate survey field instruments, such as conventional and robotic Total Stations, Auto and Digital Levels, GPS receivers, use of surveying software to perform complex computations and perform related duties as required.
THE ROLE-PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY/SALARY
Transportation Engineer Trainees receive training to develop technical engineering skills and knowledge. After successfully completing a one-year training program, trainees are eligible for promotion to the target class of Transportation Engineer 1 (Engineering) or Transportation Engineer 1 (Construction Engineering) after successful completion of the (1) year training program. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week and is in the P-4 (Engineering and Scientific) bargaining unit.
After successful completion of two (2) years as a Transportation Engineer 1, you will be promoted to Transportation Engineer 2
Please list your Driver's license number, expiration date, and issuing State, Engineer in Training license number (if applicable) and any other job-relevant licenses or certifications you hold, in the Licenses and Professional Certifications section of your application.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
Will possess general knowledge of land surveying and transportation
Experience with construction engineering theories, principles, and methods
Skill in use of computer aided design software (MicroStation· preferred) and other computer applications including Word and Excel
Will possess strong oral and written communication skills
Will possess organizational and interpersonal skills
Possess the ability to read and analyze construction plans and estimates
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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.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for receiving training in introductory professional engineering work for the development of technical and professional transportation engineering and transportation construction engineering skills and knowledge in order to qualify for advancement in the field of transportation engineering.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs a wide variety of increasingly difficult duties as technical skills are acquired during course of training period.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of basic transportation engineering theories, principles and methods;
Skill in use of drafting and calculating instruments and other computer applications;
Considerable ability in performing mathematical computations, making neat and accurate drawings and preparing minor design and structural details.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Possession of a Bachelor's degree.
NOTE: If the target job classification has a Minimum Qualification that requires specific licensure and/or the Bachelor's degree to be in a specific area(s), then these specific licensures and degree areas are required for appointment to the Transportation Engineer Trainee classification. Candidates cannot be appointed until all degree requirements are complete.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Possession of 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 may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Possession of Engineer-In-Training (EIT) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302 may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
NOTE: The following additional substitutions are allowed for the Target Class of Transportation Engineer 1 (Construction Engineering):
Possession of Land Surveyor (LS) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302 may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Possession of Land Surveyor-In-Training (LSIT) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302 may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Possession of at least Level III certification, from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), in one of the following Civil Engineering Technology Programs may be substituted for the General Experience requirement:
Transportation Construction Inspection Program - Highway Construction Inspection.
Construction Materials Testing Program - Asphalt or Concrete.
Transportation Program - Highway Materials, Highway Surveys or Highway Construction Inspection.
Possession of a Level III Survey Technician Certification from the National Society of Professional Surveyors may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Possession of an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification, at the level of a Welding Inspector (WI) or above, may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Experience with CADD, preferably Microstation/Bentley Open Roads
Experience working with/interpreting construction plans and survey maps
Experience operating various land surveying instruments (total station, level and GPS/GNSS receivers)
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from highway, construction site, or on-site environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from year-round weather conditions.
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.
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
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