Assistant Technician (18-163)

Bangor, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $13.85 - $18.27 (Hourly) Job Code: 6424   Pay Grade:   16 (Professional/Technical)

Location: Bangor  Bulletin No. 18-163 Office/Bureau: Project Development - Materials and Testing 

Position Number: 02500-1915

Opening Date:   November 30, 2018

Closing Date:  December 14, 2018



Join the MaineDOT Central Laboratory testing team where you will fill a critical role in our soil/aggregate lab determining the acceptability of materials used on highway and bridge construction projects throughout Maine. You will be working in an engineering laboratory performing construction materials testing (and related tasks such as equipment calibrations and data management) at a very high quality level. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge as part of an energetic team which values excellence, innovation, collaboration and community while helping to provide the people of Maine with the most reliable transportation system possible. MaineDOT will invest the necessary resources to enable the selected candidate to obtain relevant NETTCP testing certifications, if not already certified. These must be obtained within two years of hire.


Three (3) years of experience in engineering or a related technical field–OR- an Associate 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, at (207) 624-3058 or


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