Senior Technician - Agency Only (19-103)

Scarborough, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Sept. 17, 2019

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $46,446.40 - $63,065.60 / Annually Job Code: 6426   Pay Grade:   26 (Professional/Technical)

Location: Scarborough / Bangor Bulletin No. 19-103 Office/Bureau: Project Development - Bridge Program 

Position Number: 02500-0906

Opening Date:   September 3, 2019

Closing Date: September 17, 2019



This is advanced technical work performing as a Quality Acceptance (QA) Inspector.  The selected candidate will perform QA inspection of fabricated items pertaining to projects involving bridge, highway, traffic and other related transportation structures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Performing detailed inspection of fabricated items that involve structural steel, precast/prestressed concrete, precast concrete, fiber-reinforced polymers or other related materials; ensuring that the Quality Control (QC) of fabricated items is being performed by fabricators in accordance with the applicable contract documents and the fabricators’ QC plans; reviewing Working Drawings submitted to the Department by outside contractors for compliance with applicable contract documents; providing periodic inspections at fabrication facilities where consulting firms contracted by the Department are providing QA inspection; assisting in troubleshooting issues that arise in the course of manufacturing of fabricated items; assist in revising contract specifications; mentoring of lower-level QA inspectors.  A working knowledge of processes related to the fabrication of structural steel, precast/prestressed concrete, bridge coatings and other similar products is required.  Experience in reviewing structural Working Drawings is required.  A working knowledge of codes related to fabrication of steel and concrete items is required. Current certification in welding or/and precast/ prestressed concrete is required. Preference will be given to applicants that hold both a CWI and PCI Level 2.  The ability to travel statewide, out-of-state and internationally (Canada), including overnight stays for extended periods, is required.  These duties will be performed under limited supervision. 


Eight (8) years of experience in engineering -OR- a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or a related technical field and four (4) years of engineering experience -OR- an Associate Degree in Engineering or a related technical field and six (6) years 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.