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Title:  Civil Engineer I - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  01/03/2023
Req ID:  42901
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.93


The Agency of Transportation (AOT) Asset Management Bureau is seeking a Civil Engineer to join our team.  


Applicants should enjoy working with a team in both an office environment and field setting. The individual selected for this role will develop an understanding of how bridge inspections are performed, and documented, as well as learn the various methods of load rating including relevant traffic laws, regulations, and statutes. While load rating various types of bridges, for bridge owners, this position will conduct permit reviews and make recommendations to DMV for the safe movement of oversize/overweight loads moving throughout the state. The successful applicant will conduct field reviews of bridges for load rating, including, but not limited to, obtaining accurate field measurements, and determining the extent of deterioration on structures throughout the state. Duties also include conversing with bridge owners and haulers on ways to safely cross bridges, assessing and issuing bridge restrictions and postings. Applicant should be adaptable, have experience with drafting or technical drawing, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft office suite.


This is a limited service position funded through 09/30/2026. It is anticipated that the individual selected will work 40 hours per week.

Who May Apply

This position, Civil Engineer I (Job Requisition #42901), is open to all State employees and external applicants. These are Limited Service positions, which are non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Spencer Howard at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in both office and field settings 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. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, architectural engineering, or related technical field.
Associates degree in civil engineering, construction management, architectural engineering, or related technical field AND two (2) years of experience in engineering OR licensure as an Engineer Intern.
College senior in the final year of a bachelor’s degree program in civil engineering, construction management, architectural engineering, or related technical field.

Special Requirements

Candidate in final year of bachelor’s degree must successfully graduate prior to start date.

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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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.