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Title:  AOT Technical Apprentice IV - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  07/10/2022
Req ID:  36542
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $17.12


The Agency of Transportation is seeking a Technical Apprentice. Work assignments are routine and involve repetitive activities in construction inspection, testing and pavement marking and work is performed under the close supervision of a higher-level technician. Duties are performed in office, laboratory, and field settings. Candidates may be required to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, traverse rough wooded terrain and or steep terrain or work on structures above ground level. This is a temporary position through late fall 2022.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Technical Apprentice IV (#36542), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.
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 Technical Apprentice III (#36541)
  • AOT Technical Apprentice IV (#36542)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Troy Lawson at
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. Field work 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 degree or 60 college credits in civil engineering, environmental technology, engineering technology, surveying, construction technology, or architecture.
High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years of experience performing engineering supporting tasks involved in one (1) 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.
Three (3) seasons of working as an AOT Technical Apprentice III with the State of Vermont.


NOTE: Current, valid driver’s license required, and transportation may be required for field assignments.

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.