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Transportation Engineer 3 (Engineering): Active Transportation

By January 12, 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 3 position to assist in planning and developing projects to improve the conditions for the state’s active transportation system.

The Role: We are seeking a motivated candidate for this dynamic opportunity to improve the safety and accessibility of the state’s transportation system. 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 Strategic Planning & Projects.

The Project Coordination Unit oversees the Community Connectivity Grant Program (CCGP) and the Department’s Federally required Freight Program. The Project Coordination Unit also administers and participates in multi-modal transportation studies, both in-house and in coordination with Regional Councils of Governments, develops project concepts to improve safety and mobility for all modes, is responsible for performing Complete Streets project design reviews, and performs the Department’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordination.

Work closely with the principles and practices involved in transportation engineering including highway design, construction methods and procedures, and traffic engineering
Focus on active transportation modes
Read and interpret construction plans and specifications
Use knowledge of established policies and operational methodologies including but not limited to Complete Streets
Develop knowledge of administrative and financial procedures related to the project development process as well as the laws and regulations as they apply to FHWA, FTA and FRA and State funded projects
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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