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Title:  Civil Engineer IV - Rail & Aviation Bureau

Application Deadline Date:  02/05/2020
Req ID:  5092
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.67

The Rail & Aviation Bureau has a great opportunity for a Project Engineer to jump right into a promising position with a well-defined growth ladder. This position will be part of a Project Delivery team at the Agency of Transportation (VTrans), where we manage the design of airport and railroad improvement projects; such as rail crossings, rail bridges, rail track infrastructure, airport runway & taxiway reconstruction, airport land & planning, slope stabilizations, emergency response projects, and many more. Daily duties will involve project management support, procuring projects through a standard process of design, bidding & construction, close coordination and management of design consultants, review and comments on Agency wide projects during design, as well as project site visits. 


Come with your EIT certificate and/or PE, or work toward it once on board.

Who May Apply

This position, Civil Engineer - Rail & Aviation Bureau IV (#5092), 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.

  • Civil Engineer III (#5102)
  • Civil Engineer IV (#5092)
  • Civil Engineer V (#5103)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Paul Libby at paul.libby@vermont.gov.
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.

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. 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 OR Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) AND three (3) years or more of professional experience in civil engineering.


Bachelor's degree in any field of engineering AND four (4) years or more of professional civil engineering work.


Master's degree in civil engineering AND one (1) year or more of professional civil engineering work.


Two (2) years or more of experience as a Civil Engineer III in the Agency of Transportation with the State of Vermont.

Preferred Qualifications

A working knowledge of the VTrans project development process is preferred.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier