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Transportation Engineer II / Assistant Transportation Engineer (22-146)

By November 22, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Augusta, ME
  • December 16, 2022

Maine Department of Transportation

Salary: $61,401.60 – $83,241.60 / Annually

Office/Bureau: Results and Information Office

Location: Augusta, ME

Position Number:  02500-3135

Opening Date: November 16, 2022

Closing Date: December 16, 2022

Job Description:  

This is professional engineering work focused on the management of MaineDOT bridges and other structures. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Bridge Management Engineer with development of the Capital Bridge Work Plan, cost estimation of candidate projects, evaluation of bridge load posting/strengthening options, and advising municipalities regarding locally owned bridges. Other duties include assisting with the administration of the Asset Management System (dTIMS) and implementation of the Keeping Our Bridges Safe report. The incumbent works closely with the Bridge Committee, the Bureau of Planning, the Bridge Program, and the Bridge Maintenance Division. Work is performed under limited supervision.

To be minimally qualified for this position candidates must provide evidence of the following experience:

Licensure as a Professional Engineer which includes at least two (2) years of work experience which demonstrates independent design, engineering analysis based on established standards, and progressively responsible work overseeing complex engineering projects with increased accountability.

***Interested applicants who only meet the minimum qualifications for the Assistant Transportation Engineer classification are encouraged to apply. Minimum qualifications for those applying under the Assistant Transportation Engineer classification must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field -OR- non-engineering college graduates and non-degreed candidates must possess a Certification of Engineer-Intern as issued by the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers. The Assistant Transportation Engineer classification is a Salary Range $49,836.80 – $67,204.80/annually.***

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the “Apply for this Opening/Apply Now” button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications.

*If you require a paper application or have general questions, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 207-624-3050 or via email at jobs.DOT@maine.gov

Why join our team?

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—”Dirigo” or “I lead”—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.
Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.
Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).
Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% for MSEA positions and 17.96% for Confidential positions, of employee’s pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.
Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.
Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.
Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.


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