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Title:  AOT Technician III - Quality Assurance Unit

Application Deadline Date:  11/08/2020
Req ID:  9981
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $20.04

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is seeking a qualified individual to join our Quality Assurance Unit within the Construction & Materials Bureau to serve as a Quality Assurance Technician. The successful candidate will take the role of Lead precast inspector with responsibilities ranging from the training staff, plan review, to on-site inspections at precast production facilities throughout New England. The major part of this position is to review consultant work and ensure all records are complete and meet standards. We are recruiting for one position at multiple levels. At VTrans, field inspectors are given the opportunity to combine office, lab, and fieldwork on a diverse range of project types. The Quality Assurance Unit is part of the Construction and Materials Bureau located in the VTrans Central Lab in Berlin, and we provide support to other Bureaus through project concept, design, and construction. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have excellent time management skills to accommodate shifting priorities, and possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Technician III - Quality Assurance Unit (#9981), 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.

  • AOT Technician III (#9981)
  • AOT Technician IV (#9964)
  • AOT Technician V (#9982)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kyle Moulton at kyle.moulton@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. 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.

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
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
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.