Traffic Control Electrician (TR-01-18)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation 

Job Code: 8215  Pay Grade: 17  Salary: $18.60 - $24.62 (salary includes 20% stipend)

Position Number:  02590-1367

Opening Date: October 24, 2018

Closing Date: November 26, 2018



This is structure and crafts work at the Master Electrician level involving the installation, maintenance, repair, and inspection of street lighting systems, flashing beacons, traffic signal systems, and electrical services which provide traffic control on state highways and bridges. Responsibilities include performing skilled electrical tasks in accordance with standard trade practices, the National Electrical Code, and all state and town electrical regulations. Supervision may be exercised over other electricians. Work is performed under limited supervision.


A valid current Master Electrician's license.

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

  • Maine Master Electrician's license as issued by the Electrician's Examining Board
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License


  • Pass state paid pre-employment exam that includes a drug test.
  • Due to bucket truck capacity, this individual can weigh no more than 240 pounds.


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. 

*If a paper application is needed, please email MaineDOT Human Resources at or call (207) 624-3050.


For more information or questions, please contact: Kelly L. Mills, Human Resources Generalist, at or (207) 624-3629.


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions and 20.17% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.  

The Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.