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Title:  AOT Vehicle & Equipment Technician II

Application Deadline Date:  12/10/2019
Req ID:  3088
Department:  Transportation Agency

Colchester, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $20.88

The AOT Vehicle & Equipment Technician is responsible for mechanical and electronic service work on automobiles, heavy trucks, construction equipment, snowplow and spreader systems utilized by the Agency of Transportation (VTrans). Candidates should have diagnostic and research skills, in addition to the ability to plan and schedule work while setting priorities and responding to unanticipated service needs. The ability to remain self-motivated and work independently is required to be successful in this position.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Vehicle & Equipment Technician II (Job Req #3088), 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 Vehicle & Equipment Technician I (#3103)
  • AOT Vehicle & Equipment Technician II (#3088)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Darby Merrihew at darby.merrihew@vermont.gov or (802) 595-1824.
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 typically performed in a district garage or motor shop, where normal motor shop hazards exist. Incumbents may be required to make emergency road repairs at any time of day and in inclement weather; such work may present additional hazards. Incumbents must be physically able to use tools and lift parts and materials common to working on heavy vehicles and equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to blood or airborne pathogens. Incumbents are required to participate in a random drug and alcohol-testing program. Overtime work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND six (6) years or more of experience in the maintenance and service of light, medium, and/or heavy duty vehicles and equipment at the journeyman's level INCLUDING proficiency in the installation and service of vehicle and equipment related electronic components.


Three (3) years or more of experience as a Motor Equipment Mechanic III or a Vehicle Equipment Technician I.

Special Requirements

A valid Driver's License is required.

Incumbents must obtain a Commercial Learner's Permit within sixty (60) days of employment.

Incumbents must obtain a Vermont Inspection Mechanic Certification within sixty (60) days of employment.

Incumbents must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License, with air-brake certification and tanker endorsement, within six (6) months of employment.

Incumbents must provide their own hand tools.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont