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Title:  Civil Engineer I - Traffic Design Unit

Application Deadline Date:  07/13/2022
Req ID:  25343
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.93


The Agency of Transportation has an exciting opportunity for a civil engineer interested in design. The Traffic Design Unit develops plans, specifications and cost estimates for transportation projects that improve the safety and capacity of our roadway network. You will be collaborating with Agency subject matter experts to advance projects at varying stages, from scoping all the way through to construction. Typical projects include traffic signals, roundabouts, intersection realignment and road widening. The ideal candidate will have an interest in public service, the ability to work on multiple projects at a given time and strong communication skills. The work can be challenging and yet very rewarding with plenty of opportunity for professional growth and career advancement. The official workstation for this position is Barre, Vermont. There is potential for telework, though it is not a fully remote position. Some field work and work from the Barre office will be required.


Start dates are flexible and could be as late as January 2023 for college seniors who are eligible to start after graduation.

Who May Apply

This position, Civil Engineer I (Job Requisition #25343), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Patti Coburn 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.