Technician (18-171)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $16.83 - $22.69 (hourly)  Job Code: 6425   Pay Grade:   21 (Professional/Technical)

Location: Augusta Bulletin No. 18- 171 Office/Bureau: Project Development - Bridge Program 

Position Number: 02500-0686

Opening Date:  November 30, 2018

Closing Date:  December 14, 2018



This individual will perform technical engineering support work in the Bridge Program. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing drafting and technical support in the development of bridge plans, using MicroStation and InRoads, and computing estimated quantities for bridge projects. Work will be performed within a team environment that includes Project Managers, Designers and other Technicians. Preference will be given to candidates holding an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or a related drafting technology field, or who demonstrate advanced skills in the use of recognized drafting procedures. A high level of working knowledge of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design software, such as MicroStation or AutoCAD, is desired. A working knowledge of other computer programs including, but not limited to, word processing and spreadsheet software, is also desired. The individual should have a solid understanding of geometry and algebra. Work is performed under general supervision. 


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, 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.