The Agency of Transportation Rail Program is seeking an AOT Technician to act as a lead railroad bridge inspector. This position is expected to perform rail bridge inspections and operate the under-bridge inspection vehicle during the inspection season. Daily operations in addition to inspections include: writing and reviewing reports and photos, frequent use of GIS databases, Microsoft Excel and Adobe Pro. Off season work includes performing CADD technician duties, GIS work and other miscellaneous computer work. A class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is preferred and must be obtained within the first six months of employment. Significant in-state travel and field work will be required for this position. Non-standard hours may be necessary.Who May Apply
This position, AOT Technician VII (Job Req #3191), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.
- AOT Technician VI (#3190)
- AOT Technician VII (#3191)
- AOT Technician VIII (#3189)
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Erin Charbonneau at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 498-7423.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Duties are generally performed in both office and field settings. Fieldwork may involve exposure to hazardous materials, traffic hazards, and construction sites during all weather conditions and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Work outside of regular working hours, including 24 hour availability and out of state travel may be required. Attendance at public meetings, at which strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis. Private means of transportation must be available.Minimum Qualifications
Associate's degree in civil engineering, environmental technology, engineering technology, surveying, construction technology, architecture or related field AND six (6) years or more experience performing engineering support tasks involved in one or more of the following: planning, surveying, design, inspection, construction, research and statistics, testing, materials investigation, maintenance, or construction of various types of civil engineering projects.
High school graduation or equivalent AND eight (8) years or more of experience performing engineering support tasks involved in one or more of the following: planning, surveying, design, inspection, construction, research and statistics, testing, materials investigation, maintenance, or construction of various types of civil engineering projects.
Six (6) years or more experience as an AOT Technician VI with the State of Vermont.Preferred Qualifications
Previous bridge inspection experience preferred.
A class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is preferred and must be obtained within the first six months of employment.Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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