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Title:  AOT Technician II - Maintenance Bureau

Application Deadline Date:  05/18/2021
Req ID:  15101
Department:  Transportation Agency

Colchester, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.07


The Maintenance Bureau of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is seeking an AOT Technician to perform a variety of tasks, including working closely with local communities and town offices regarding all transportation related questions and/or concerns they may have. The Technician will prepare construction and Right of Way (ROW) plans for highways and bridges, which requires the ability to submit and execute contract documents that meet state and federal guidelines. The incumbent may assist in the preparation of Section 1111 ROW permits and details associated with the compliance of stormwater permits.


Due to the pandemic, this position is currently working remotely but it is expected this position will return to the office at a future date in 2021.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Technician II (#15101), 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 I (#14931)
  • AOT Technician II (#15101)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Ashley Bishop at ashley.bishop@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.

Class Definition

Technical and administrative work for the Agency of Transportation. Technicians at this level are provided general supervision on intermediate level technical work assignments and close supervision on complex assignments. Work assignments include construction inspection, field surveys, road and bridge design, hydraulic studies, materials testing, traffic and safety, environmental studies, planning, property administration and contract administration activities. Work at this level differs from the higher-level technicians in the level of independence and from lower level technicians in the level of expertise and breadth of knowledge required. Work is reviewed by a higher-level technician, engineer, or administrative supervisor.

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, travel in boats or work on structures above ground level. Duties may also required 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 one (1) year 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 three (3) years of experience as described above.


One (1) year as an AOT Technician I 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
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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.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont