Assistant Transportation Engineer (22-160)

Augusta, Maine, United States | Engineering | Full-time

Apply by: Feb. 22, 2023
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Maine Department of Transportation  

Salary: $49,836.80 - $67,204.80 / Annually (Salary Schedule)   

Office/Bureau: Project Development/Multimodal                                         

Location: Augusta, ME           

Position Number:  02500-1993

                                                 

Opening Date: December 21, 2022

Closing Date: February 22, 2023

 

Job Description:  

MaineDOT is seeking candidates to fill a position in the Multimodal Program. This is an entry-level position, focusing on professional services and scientific work in the field of Engineering performing a variety of moderately complex engineering functions in support of construction and maintenance of public works structures, systems, and facilities in transportation engineering. The position will include construction administration/inspection of various roadway, marine, railroad, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), intersection safety and building projects. Work is performed in a team environment with support from senior engineers, technicians, and project managers. Strong communication and teaming skills are required. This position may provide supervision to other technical staff. Work is performed under limited supervision.

To be minimally qualified for this position candidates must provide evidence of the following experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field –OR- non-engineering college graduates and non-degreed candidates must possess a Certification of Engineer-Intern as issued by the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers.

Licensing/Registration/Certification Requirements:

Non-degreed candidates must possess Certification as Engineer Intern issued by the Maine State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. 

*If you require a paper application or have general questions, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 207-624-3050 or via email at jobs.DOT@maine.gov

Why join our team?

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including: 

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave. 
  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.  
  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements. 
  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value). 
  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of employee’s pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense. 
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses. 
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office. 
  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program. 
  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act 
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions. 
  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness. 

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.