State of Connecticut
Do you want to be part of a great team of Engineering and Construction professionals who are shaping the future of Transportation in Connecticut? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is now accepting applications for an exciting Transportation Engineer Trainee position in the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, District 1 Surveys Section, in Rocky Hill.
District 1 Surveyors performs various types of land surveying, including topographic mapping, boundary and construction surveys. They use MicroStation/Bentley Open Roads CADD (computer aided design and drafting) to prepare, revise and edit land surveys for mapping; they develop topographic mapping and DTM’s (Digital Terrain Models) for future Highway and Railroad construction projects and they support ongoing construction projects. Engineer Trainees will learn to operate survey field instruments, such as conventional and robotic Total Stations, Auto and Digital Levels, and GPS receivers, use surveying software to perform complex computations and perform related duties as required.
THE ROLE – PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY
Transportation Engineer Trainees receive training to develop technical engineering skills and knowledge. After successfully completing a one-year training program, trainees are eligible for promotion to the target class of Transportation Engineer 1 (Engineering) or Transportation Engineer 1 (Construction Engineering) after successful completion of the (1) year training program. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week and is in the P-4 (Engineering and Scientific) bargaining unit.
*This salary range will increase 2-1/2% effective July 1, 2022.
The duties and requirements of this position include but are not limited to:
Candidate must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license as incumbents in this class will be required to travel
General knowledge of land surveying and transportation
construction engineering theories, principles, and methods
Skill in use of computer aided design software (MicroStation preferred) and other computer applications including Word and Excel
Strong oral and written communication
Organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to read and analyze construction plans and estimates
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU: Competitive starting salary, excellent State benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan options, alternate work schedule options, telework opportunities, professional development and tuition reimbursement, and a culture that promotes work-life balance!
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