In the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for receiving training in introductory professional engineering work for the development of technical and professional transportation engineering and transportation construction engineering skills and knowledge in order to qualify for advancement in the field of transportation engineering.
Works under the immediate supervision of an engineer of higher grade to whom on-the-job training or supervision has been delegated.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs a wide variety of increasingly difficult duties as technical skills are acquired during course of training period.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
General knowledge of basic transportation engineering theories, principles and methods; skill in use of drafting and calculating instruments and other computer applications; considerable ability in performing mathematical computations, making neat and accurate drawings and preparing minor design and structural details.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
Possession of Land Surveyor (LS) licensure or 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 may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Possession of Land Surveyor-In-Training (LSIT) licensure or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) licensure from the Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S.§20-302 may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Possession of at least Level III certification in the Civil Engineering Technology-Transportation Program, Highway Construction Inspection or Highway Surveys from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) may be substituted for the General Experience requirement.
Incumbents in this class will be eligible for promotion to the target class without further competitive examination after successful completion of the two (2) training program.
Incumbents of this class who meet the minimum qualifications of the target class before the end of the training program must take and pass a competitive examination for the target class in order to be considered for promotion to the target class.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from highway, construction site, or on-site environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from year round weather conditions.
Upon initial entry to this class, incumbents will be placed in Salary Group ES 18, step 5.
Upon successful completion of one year in this class, incumbents will be placed in Salary Group ES 18, step 7.