Technician - Agency Only (19-101)

Presque Isle Full-time

Application closes: Sept. 17, 2019

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $17.85 - $24.07 / Hourly Job Code: 6425   Pay Grade:   21 (Professional/Technical)

Location: Presque Isle Bulletin No. 19-101 Office/Bureau: Project Development - Bridge Program 

Position Number: 02500-1004

Opening Date:   September 3, 2019

Closing Date:  September 17, 2019



This is technical engineering work performing as a Chief Inspector.  The incumbent is responsible for the inspection and documentation of work performed by private contractors.  Responsibilities include interpretation of the plans and specifications that relate to the project, performing inspection and measurement of the work, record-keeping on the materials used by the contractor and performing other selected tasks related to projects.  The incumbent may act as a Resident Inspector on selected projects and will be introduced to project management principles and advanced technical engineering duties.  Other duties may involve development of projects by assisting with design, plan development using Microstation software, quantity and cost estimating or right-of-way functions.  Work is performed under limited supervision and may involve supervision of technical and semi-skilled personnel.  The ability to travel statewide for overnight and extended stays is required.


Five (5) years of experience in engineering –OR- an Associate Degree in Engineering or a related technical field and three (3) years of experience in engineering -OR- a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or a related technical field and one (1) year of experience in engineering.


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

*If you require a paper application, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 624-3050 or via email at*


Jeremiah Hutchinson, Human Resources Generalist, at (207) 624-3058 or


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions and 19.27% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $14.31 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $461.75 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $438.66 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $415.58 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $392.49 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 Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.