Electrical Engineer Trainee – Facilities Design

Target Class: Transportation Engineer 1 and 2

Recruitment #240401-8741FS-001


Are you passionate about shaping the future of transportation in Connecticut?  If so, come join our great team of engineering professionals and make an impaCT!

Current students who will be graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related major by the end of May 2025 are strongly encouraged to apply!

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is now accepting applications for Electrical Engineer Trainee positions in the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Facilities Design unit. The official State job title is Transportation Engineer Trainee.

Transportation Engineer Trainees receive training to develop technical engineering skills and knowledge. In Facilities Design, you will receive training to prepare in-house designs and review designs prepared by consultant engineering firms related to energy efficiency projects for both roadway and vertical construction/building systems.

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
  • Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year
  • A culture that encourages work/life balance
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • On-site low-cost fitness center, on-site cafeteria and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging
  • Ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.
  • Working for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule
  • Join an award winning agency! CT DOT has been recently awarded the Employer of the Year award by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE)!