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Title:  Buildings Engineer II

Application Deadline Date:  06/01/2022
Req ID:  19529
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.20


The Department of Buildings and General Services is seeking to fill three (3) Buildings Engineer II positions. We are accepting applications from all architectural and engineering candidates, but the preferred backgrounds are Architect, Mechanical Engineer, or Electrical Engineer. Candidates should have experience associated with capital improvement and maintenance projects. In addition to project management and design, tasks may also include acting as liaison to legislative and/or Operations and Maintenance personnel, maintaining BAS and DDC systems (Mechanical Engineer), and technical reviews. As needed, this position will also assist the Design and Construction Program Chief managing technical reviews, vendor evaluations, design guidelines, standard specifications, and procedures.


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The starting pay rate may be negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Who May Apply

This position, Buildings Engineer II (Job Requisition #19529), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Joe Aja at
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 performed in office and field settings. Attendance at public meetings as a representative of the Department may be required. Some public speaking may be necessary. Private means of transportation must be available for required travel. Duties may not always adhere to a standard daily or weekly schedule. Some exposure to adverse climate conditions and adversarial opinions at hearings is predictable.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture AND four (4) years engineering experience AND a minimum of two (2) years independently managing building construction projects.


Note: Registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect may be substituted for up to two years of the engineering experience.

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 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: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier