Engineer Trainee, Transportation (Civil)
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
POSTING #: 20-00072
TITLE: Engineer Trainee, Transportation (Civil) ISSUE DATE: 2/3/2020
TITLE CODE: 16270 CLOSING DATE: 3/2/2020
DIVISION: Various LOCATION: Various
STUDENTS ANTICIPATING GRADUATION IN MAY 2020 ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is seeking applications for candidates for the position of Engineer Trainee Transportation (ETT). Engineer Trainees are assigned a 40 - hour work week. Current starting salary is $56,528 and $58,708 after six months. Standard workweek is Monday through Friday, but some positions may require contractor hours.
As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Health Care (medical, prescription drug, dental & vision care) Pension
Deferred Compensation 12 paid holidays
Benefit Leave (12 vacation days, 15 sick days and 3 administrative days) Training & Tuition Aid Opportunities
DIVISIONS WITHIN PLANNING, MULTIMODAL & GRANTS ADMINISTRATION:
• Multimodal Services including Maritime
• Statewide Planning & Statewide Strategies
• Local Aid & Economic Development
DIVISIONS WITHIN CAPITAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT:
• Construction & Materials
• Capital Program Support
• Project Management
• Right of Way & Access Management
• Bridge Engineering & Infrastructure Management
• Highway & Traffic Design
DIVISIONS WITHIN TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS SYSTEMS & SUPPORT:
• Support Services
• Mobility Engineering
• Operations Support
THIS POSTING IS RECRUITING FOR POSITIONS WITHIN VARIOUS DIVISIONS AND UNITS.
Work experience within many of the units also qualify as approved Design Experience for the issuance of a NJ PE License.
IF YOU FEEL YOU MEET THE QUALIFICATIONS LISTED BELOW, FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY. UPON REVIEW OF YOUR APPLICATION, AND IF YOU ARE FOUND TO BE ELIGIBLE, WE WILL EMAIL YOU A PREFERENCE FORM. THE PREFERENCE FORM WILL LIST ALL OF THE UNIT DESCRIPTIONS AND WORK LOCATIONS. YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FORM AND SUBMIT BACK TO US. WE WILL THEN FORWARD YOUR APPLICATION TO THE UNITS THAT YOU EXPRESSED INTEREST IN FOR THEIR CONSIDERATION.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
Note: Possession of a valid Professional Engineer's License issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Note: An Engineer - In - Training (EIT) certification issued by the Division of Consumer Affairs, New Jersey Office of the Attorney General may be substituted for the above education requirement. Applicants must submit proof of the EIT
certification and the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam results. The area of discipline indicated on the FE exam results (e.g., Civil, Electrical and Computers, Chemical, Industrial and Systems, Environmental, Mechanical, and Other Disciplines) must be appropriate to the position.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to: http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/16270.htm
License: Appointee will be required to possess a Driver's License valid in New Jersey.
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of
Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide sponsorship or accept student OPT/CPT programs, F1 or H1B work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of appointment to establish,
and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14 - 7 (P.L. 2011, c. 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act."
You must apply through the external application.
Submit a complete packet by the closing date that includes the following documents:
• NJ State Application for Employment (Application and instructions can be found at link above)
• Letter of interest
• Current resume
• Copy of unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation that verifies degree in Civil Engineering was awarded NJDOT Employees: Submit a letter of interest and current resume only by closing date to DOT.NJDOTJOBS@dot.nj.gov.
Proof of Degree: You must provide transcript or evaluation of your UNDERGRADUATE degree.
Foreign Degree Evaluation: If you obtained your undergraduate degree outside of the US, you MUST provide
a Foreign Degree Evaluation from a USA recognized evaluation service agency that includes a course - by - course evaluation in order to be deemed eligible. Failure to provide evaluation will result in your application being disqualified.
Incomplete Packets: Applicants MAY NOT be considered if they fail to provide all requested documents upon
initial submittal or fail to follow instructions when submitting electronically. Applicants will be selected for an interview on the basis of their application/resume.
Current State employees: Any appointments made that involve movement may result in a forfeiture of rights to any promotional lists in their former unit.