CT Job Alert: ConnDOT – Transportation Engineering Administrator



Transportation Engineering Administrator

Bureau of Engineering and Construction


Open To:                     The Public (see Eligibility Requirement section below)

Location:                           Newington

Job Posting No:              77536

Hours:                                40 hours per week

Salary:                                Pay Grade MP 73  ($115,352 – $157,284 annually)

Closing Date:                   Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

There is a position opportunity for a Transportation Engineering Administrator in the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Office of Engineering, in the Newington Administration Building.

Position Description:

This position is responsible for administering the programs and duties of all transportation related engineering operations on a statewide basis.  Duties include administering a staff of 450 and the operations of the office; coordinating, planning, and managing office activities; formulating program goals and objectives; developing or assisting in development of related policy; interpreting and administering pertinent laws; evaluating staff; preparing or assisting in preparation of office budget; maintaining contact with individuals both within and outside of the office who might impact on program activities; directing and coordinating design activities including design work accomplished under contract by outside sources; hydraulics and drainage analysis, geometric and special studies, design of bridges, transportation buildings and other structures and related facilities and specialized engineering activities including roadside development, utility relocation and property map preparation; directing bridge safety program; reviewing and recommending new or revised legislation; directing preparation of engineering reports; acting as engineering consultant to Transportation Chief Engineer and other departmental officials; performing related duties as required.



Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering including bridge design, construction and maintenance; considerable knowledge of design concepts and practices; considerable knowledge of bridge safety and inspection programs; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.



General Experience: 

Eleven (11) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation engineering projects.

Special Experience: 

Two (2) years of General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity in the field of transportation engineering with responsibility for policy formulation and complex project management for major bridge or highway design or highway construction projects.


NOTES:  1. Managerial capacity is defined as full time managerial responsibility for major programs. Position will have supervisory responsibilities but the emphasis should be managerial activities: planning, organizing, directing and controlling resources of a major subdivision of an agency or organization.  2. For State employees, the Special Experience is interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Assistant District Engineer.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Incumbents must possess Professional Engineer (PE) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302. 

Eligibility Requirement:  Candidates must meet the requirements listed above.

Application Instructions:  Submit a cover letter which details your interest and suitability for the position, resume, application (State of Connecticut Application for Examination or Employment Form CT-HR-12) and copies of last two performance evaluations (State employees only) to:


 Ms. Cynthia Young

Department of Transportation

Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Room 3137

2800 Berlin Turnpike

Newington, CT  06131-7546

Applications forms are available at: http://das.ct.gov/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdf.

The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.  Interviews may be limited to candidates whose qualifications most closely meet the requirements of this position.

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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