OPPORTUNITIES – Continuous Recruitment
To: The Public (See
“Eligibility” section below)
Job Posting No: Continuous Recruitment
time, 40 hours per week
salary as of July 1, 2015: $61,421 - Pay
grade FS-18, Step 5
successful completion of 1 year: $65,084
- Pay grade FS-18, Step 7
Closing Date: Ongoing
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 (“Substitutions
Allowed” are listed on the class specification). 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.
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.
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.
are eligible for promotion to Transportation
Engineer 1 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 may 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Students who expect to
graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management within
the next six months are encouraged to apply.
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 State of Connecticut reemployment, SEBAC, transfer,
promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and
strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with