Classified/Non-Examined 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
8837  FS - 23a TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER 2 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING)  Feb 3, 2017
8839  FS - 23a TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER 2 (ENGINEERING)  Feb 3, 2017
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of engineering or related tasks in one or more aspects of transportation construction engineering projects or studies in the following areas: construction, administration, rehabilitation, surveying, testing, materials testing, operations, or maintenance.
ENGINEERING: In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of engineering or related tasks in one or more aspects of transportation engineering projects or studies in the following areas: administration, bridge design, design, drainage, electrical, foundations, hydraulics, maintenance, operations, pavement management, regulation compliance, rehabilitation, research, traffic or utilities.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of an engineer or other employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May lead professional, paraprofessional or technical employees and in some instances field forces; may supervise clerical personnel or field forces in administrative engineering work as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Inspects construction projects; acts as a team member in preparation of plans and estimates for construction or maintenance of bridges, structures and highways; reviews shop plans; oversees collection, recording, preparation and analysis of data pertaining to materials testing and transportation planning; assists in budget preparation, report writing, general planning and administration of unit work from an engineering project coordination and technical stand point; prepares research and administrative reports; assembles and prepares contracts and unit cost figures; plans budgetary requirements; leads survey parties or acts as chief inspector of highway construction projects; oversees field and office work in surveys; performs complex tasks in the generation of base survey planimetric and topographic mapping and cross sections utilizing an analytical stereoplotter and a CADD (computer aided design and drafting) system work terminal; oversees and plans work of technical aides in maintenance, taking and analyzing test borings; performs related duties as required.
ENGINEERING: Acts as a team member in preparation and review of plans and estimates for construction or maintenance of bridges, structures, highways and transportation facilities; performs designs for horizontal and vertical geometry necessary for development of highway design plans, profiles and cross sections; develops necessary coordinate geometry for layout of design plans; prepares and reviews computations for storm drainage systems and culvert designs; assists in project budget preparation, report writing, general planning and administration of unit work from an engineering project coordination and technical stand point; conducts engineering procedural studies; prepares research and administrative reports; plans and oversees highway maintenance; oversees activities of lower grade engineers and technical aides in traffic control and operation studies, designs and analyses; prepares and reviews storm drainage systems and culvert designs and computations for watersheds of 1000 acres and less; performs mathematical calculations in development of flood profiles, synthetic hydrographs, flood routing, energy dissipation, pollution abatement and erosion protection; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable skill in use of computer aided design and drafting (CADD) applications; considerable technical skills in preparation of engineering and administrative reports; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to perform complex mathematical calculations; ability to develop and interpret plans and specifications.
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of more than one specialized field in transportation construction engineering such as construction, surveys and materials testing; skill and ability to analyze and evaluate construction location problems and provide effective solutions.
ENGINEERING: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of more than one specialized field involved in transportation engineering such as bridge design, foundations, highway design, transportation facilities design, transportation planning, maintenance, drainage or hydraulics, research, pavement design, pavement management and traffic; skill and ability to analyze and evaluate engineering, highway, structural and pavement design, hydraulic and traffic problems and provide effective solutions.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: A Bachelorís degree in Engineering or Construction Management and two (2) years of experience in transportation construction engineering.
ENGINEERING: A Bachelorís degree in Engineering and two (2) years of experience in transportation engineering.
Special Experience:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the junior working level in a professional transportation construction engineering capacity. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 1 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING).
ENGINEERING: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the junior working level in a professional transportation engineering capacity. For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Transportation Engineer 1 (ENGINEERING).
Substitutions Allowed:
CONSTRUCTION:
1.
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.ß20-302 may be substituted for the Bachelorís degree requirement.
2.
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.ß20-302 may be substituted for the Bachelorís degree requirement.
3.
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 Bachelorís degree requirement.
4.
A Masterís degree in engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
5.
Current incumbents in the class of Transportation Engineer 1 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING) who do not possess the degree or certification/licensure qualifications as detailed on this class specification may be considered for promotion to Transportation Engineer 2 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING) upon having two (2) years of experience in transportation construction engineering. One (1) of the two (2) years must have been as a Transportation Engineer 1 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING).
ENGINEERING:
1.
Possession of 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.ß20-302 may be substituted for the Bachelorís degree requirement.
2.
Possession of 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.ß20-302 may be substituted for the Bachelorís degree requirement.
3.
A Masterís degree in engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
4.
Current incumbents in the class of Transportation Engineer 1 (ENGINEERING) who do not possess the degree or certification/licensure qualifications as detailed on this class specification may be considered for promotion to Transportation Engineer 2 (ENGINEERING) upon having two (2) years of experience in transportation engineering. One (1) of the two (2) years must have been as a Transportation Engineer 1 (ENGINEERING).
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Incumbents may be required to possess appropriate certification from the New England Transportation Technician Program (NTTCP).
ALL PARENTHETICALS:
1.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
2.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury or physical harm from highway or construction environments and a moderate degree of discomfort from exposure to year round weather conditions.
COMPENSATION GUIDELINES:
1.
The classifications of Transportation Engineer 2 (CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING) and (ENGINEERING) are assigned to Salary Group FS 23a.
2.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FS 24.
3.
These Job Codes are identified with salary plan FE in CORE-CT.
4.
Incumbents entering this class shall be placed in Salary Group FS 23a, step 4.
NOTE:
Non-Examined refers to Section 5-219 of the Connecticut General Statues which permits appointment of candidates to competitive positions without formal examination when a professional license, professional degree, accreditation of certificate is a mandatory requirement for appointment to a class.

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Engineer 2 (Construction Engineering) (Engineering) in Salary Group ES 23a approved effective July 10, 2015. (Revised to change Service Status to Non-Examined)

8837A 2/3/17 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
8837  2324  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional
8839  2324  (11)-Engineering
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional