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CT Job Alert: ConnDOT – Transportation Engineer Trainee

Open To:                     The Public (See “Eligibility” section below)

Location:                           Statewide

Job Posting No:              Continuous Recruitment

Hours:                                Full time, 40 hours per week

Salary:                                Starting salary:  $57,895 – Pay grade FS-18, Step 5

After successful completion of 1 year:  $61,347 – Pay grade FS-18, Step 7

Closing Date:                   Until filled

 

Transportation Engineer Trainee positions are the Department of Transportation’s entry level engineering positions.

 

Eligibility:  These positions are open to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management. Other minimum qualifications for this position are a general knowledge of basic transportation engineering theories, principles and methods; skill in use of computer aided design software and other computer applications; considerable ability in performing mathematical computations, making neat and accurate drawings and preparing minor design and structural details. A valid driver’s license may be required.

 

Positions are available at our Newington, Connecticut Headquarters and at other DOT locations throughout the State of Connecticut.  Although positions may become available throughout the Department, positions are more frequently available in Highway Design, Bridge Design, Traffic Engineering, and Construction.

 

Candidates who are appointed to this classification receive training in introductory professional engineering work for the development of technical and professional engineering skills and knowledge, in order to qualify for advancement to the technical engineering work of the Department.

 

Candidates are eligible for promotion to Transportation Engineer 1 without exam after successful completion of the two (2) year training program.  Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of Transportation Engineer 1 or Transportation Engineer 2 before the end of the training program must take and pass a competitive examination in order to be considered for early promotion.

 

Application Instructions:  To apply, submit a cover letter which clearly states your interest and suitability for the position, a resume and a State application form (CT-HR-12) to dot.recruiting@ct.gov.  Be sure to include any relevant information such as any engineering specialization or concentration in college, relevant internships or coursework, or area of engineering that is of special interest.

 

Applications for Transportation Engineer Trainee are accepted on an ongoing basis and are retained for one year.  Applications are reviewed as positions are approved to fill.  Interviews are limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the positions.

 

Note:  The filling of positions will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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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