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Title:  Bridge Inspection Technician III - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  07/13/2022
Req ID:  36182
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.10


The Agency of Transportation is seeking a temporary Technician to assist the bridge inspection team leader in the planning phase and execution of all types of field inspections of assets assigned to the team. These assets can be located anywhere in the state on all types of highways. Regardless of the assignment area or an individual's residence, the home base for all inspection teams is Barre City Place.  

This position assists the team leader with paperwork, photos, sketches, reports, and everything necessary to document the condition of an asset. The position is also responsible for maintaining equipment and the vehicle assigned to the inspection team. Learning the skills of inspection is largely done through mentorship and working closely with the team leaders. The assistant would, depending on ability and experience, perform ancillary asset inspections.

This position involves; traveling to all parts of the state, working outdoors in harsh environments and traffic, wading in moving water, working in dark spaces, on ladders, traversing rough rocky slippery surfaces, and navigating steep terrain. There is a significant amount of fieldwork for this position, from April thru November. The remaining portions of the time are spent in an office environment performing inventory checks, data entry and verification, and working on special projects. 


It is anticipated that the individual selected will be available to work 40hrs per week until early February.


This position is classified as an AOT Technician III by the Department of Human Resources.

Who May Apply

This position, Bridge Inspection Technician III (#36182), 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. 

  • Bridge Inspection Technician I (#35782)
  • Bridge Inspection Technician II (#36181)
  •  Bridge Inspection Technician III (#36182)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Pam Thurber at or (802) 595-2270.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in both an office and field setting for which private means of transportation must be available. 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. Class incumbents may be required to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, traverse rough, wooded and steep terrain, travel in boats or work on structures above ground level. Duties may also require exposure to extreme weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in civil engineering, environmental technology, engineering technology, surveying, construction technology, architecture or related field AND two (2) years of experience performing engineering support tasks involved in one or more of the following: planning, surveying, design, inspection, construction, research and statistics, testing, investigation, maintenance or construction of various types of civil engineering projects.


High school graduation or equivalent AND four (4) years of experience as described above.


Two (2) years as an AOT Technician II with the State of Vermont.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status.  The State’s employment decisions are merit-based.  Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.