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Transportation Engineer 2 (Engineering): Safe Routes to School Program

By January 11, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Newington, CT
  • January 31, 2022

State of Connecticut

Are you a team player who values accessibility, equity, safety, and environmental stewardship? If so, we are looking for you to join our team!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications for an exciting Transportation Engineer 2 position dedicated to our Safe Routes to School Program.

The Role: We are seeking a motivated candidate for this dynamic opportunity to enable and encourage children of all abilities to walk and bicycle to school; to make walking and bicycling to school safe and more appealing; and to facilitate the planning, development and implementation of projects that will improve safety, and reduce traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution in the vicinity of schools. The position is located at the DOT Headquarters in Newington. This position reports directly to a Supervising Transportation Planner or other employee of higher grade within the Office of Strategic Planning & Projects.

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:
Be required to have knowledge of the principles and practices involved in transportation engineering including highway design, construction methods and procedures, and traffic engineering, all with a focus on active transportation modes
Have the ability to read and interpret construction plans, estimates and specifications
Gain knowledge of established policies and operational methodologies including but not limited to Complete Streets
Work with administrative and financial procedures related to the project development process
Develop effective, efficient communication and working relationships internally, as well as with other State and Federal agencies and other external stakeholders
About Us: As one of Connecticut’s largest State agencies, DOT employs approximately 3,000 individuals statewide in five distinct bureaus. It is our mission to provide a safe, accessible and efficient multimodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. We have a significant transportation infrastructure system that is essential to maintaining mobility for Connecticut residents and businesses and supporting economic and community development while preserving environmental and cultural resources. The Department of Transportation is committed to cultivating a diverse staff that is representative of the communities we serve. Applications from individuals having diverse backgrounds and life experiences are strongly encouraged.

What We Can Offer You: The DOT offers a competitive starting salary, excellent State benefits package including health/dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan options, alternate work schedules, and a culture that encourages work-life balance.

To apply for this job email your details to michelle.gara@ct.gov

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