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Title:  Civil Engineer V - Finals Engineer

Application Deadline Date:  05/09/2021
Req ID:  14567
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $25.09


The Finals Engineer is responsible for closing out contracts that have been constructed under the oversight of the Construction Regions. Once the Construction Region Contract is completed, it is delivered to the Finals Engineer for processing. The Finals Engineer reviews all paperwork to ensure that it is completed, and all payments are received. Final sign-off of the required documents is obtained, and incumbent closes or "finals" the Contract.


The Finals Engineer provides support for the Construction Regions and may assist in the verification of various field calculations. Incumbent may utilize field staff in the off-season to support workload as it fluctuates.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting Record Plans and providing guidance to the Construction Regions for requirements of collecting, retaining and maintaining Records Plans.
  • Archiving of all of the Project Records and provide guidance to the Construction Regions on the requirements of collecting, retaining, and maintaining Project Records.
  • Review Written Orders and Change Orders during project construction.
  • Prepare annual reports within the Construction Section, which are also distributed to other Agency entities.
  • Participate in various committee assignments as required.


For more information about the Construction and Materials Bureau, please visit this site.

Who May Apply

This position, Civil Engineer V - Finals Engineer (Job Requisition #14567), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact William Farley at william.farley@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 largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary 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

Master's degree or higher in civil engineering OR registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) AND two (2) years or more of professional work experience in civil engineering.


Master's degree or higher in any field of engineering AND (3) years or more of professional work experience in civil engineering.


Bachelor's degree in civil engineering OR registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) AND four (4) years or more of professional work experience in civil engineering.


Bachelor's degree in any field of engineering AND five (5) years or more of professional work experience in civil engineering.


Three (3) years or more of experience as a Civil Engineer IV in the Agency of Transportation with the State of Vermont.

Special Requirements

NOTE: Some positions may require one year of supervisory experience. Participation in the State's Supervisor's Development Program may be substituted for supervisory experience.

NOTE: Some positions in this class may require registration as a professional engineer.

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.

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