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Transportation Principal Engineering

By January 11, 2022

State of Connecticut

Are you an experienced traffic engineer looking to begin a successful career with the State of Connecticut or seeking advancement at the DOT? If so, read below and apply today!

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation is accepting applications for an exciting full-time (40-hours/week) Transportation Principal Engineer (Engineering) within the Traffic Signals Unit in the Division of Traffic Engineering in our Newington, CT Headquarters building.

Who We Are: It is the DOT’s mission 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. We are looking for energetic and driven team players who are passionate about serving the public and about the work we do within the Division of Traffic Engineering to deliver the DOT’s mission. Learn more about our mission, vison, and values here!

The Role:
This position is responsible for overseeing and directing the Traffic Signals Unit in the Division of Traffic Engineering. Oversight responsibilities include programming future traffic signal installations and upgrades, scheduling, assigning and delivery of design plans, specifications and estimates for traffic signals, reviewing traffic signal designs prepared by consultants, managing traffic signal installation projects, establishing traffic signal design practices and updating the Department’s Traffic Signal Design Manual, assisting in the management of over 2,500 state owned traffic signals, and maintaining and updating traffic design specifications. Other responsibilities include establishing and maintaining unit procedures, developing or making recommendations on policies and standards and acting as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials, as well as Consultant Engineers and Contractors that design, construct and conduct studies of complex transportation engineering problems. You will be a key representative of the DOT to the public and other stakeholders. Discover the opportunity to display your excellent verbal and written communications skills, presentation skills, negotiating skills, leadership ability, interpersonal skills, cooperativeness, responsiveness, and willingness to go the extra mile.

Application Details: Please list your Driver’s license number, expiration date, and issuing State, Professional Engineer (PE) license number and expiration date, and any other job-relevant licenses or certifications you hold in the Licenses and Professional Certifications section of your application. In the location section of your application select Newington, or all. Failure to complete any of these steps may result in not being considered for this role.

What We Can Offer You: The DOT offers a competitive starting salary and excellent State benefits package including health/dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan, alternate work schedule options and a multitude of other benefits. We also offer the convenience of an on-site, low-cost fitness center, on-site cafeteria and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging at our Headquarters facility. DOT facilities have ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation.

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To apply for this job email your details to hayley.newhouse@ct.gov

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