Technician - Independent Assurance Technician (24-42-2)

Technician - Independent Assurance Technician (24-42-2)

01 Apr 2024
Maine, Bangor, 04401 Bangor USA

Technician - Independent Assurance Technician (24-42-2)

Technician - Independent Assurance Technician (24-42-2)Bangor , Maine , United States | Engineering | Full-time Apply by: April 16, 2024 Apply with Linkedin ApplyMaine Department of Transportation Salary : $20.91 - $28.14/Hour ( Salary Schedule ( ) Office/Bureau : Project Development - Materials Testing & Exploration Location : Bangor, ME Position Number : 02500-1730 Opening Date : April 1, 2024 Closing Date: April 16, 2024 Job Description: This Technician position will be performing difficult and moderately complex engineering duties in a variety of field, laboratory, and office specialties in our Materials Testing & Exploration Section. This position will be working with a small team performing Independent Assurance and Verification sampling and testing on Construction Projects, in MaineDOT laboratories or at Contractor Facilities. Work is performed under general supervision. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Performing sampling and testing of various construction materials in conformance with AASHTO, ASTM, and MaineDOT procedure.

Observing Maine DOT/consultant personnel performing acceptance sampling/testing.

Performing routine maintenance and calibration of testing equipment

Traveling to and from various construction projects (potentially statewide), contractor facilities and DOT laboratories.

Regularly handle and manipulate heavy material samples and testing equipment without assistance.

Working safely with tools, testing equipment, and following all safety requirements.

To be minimally qualified for this position candidates must provide evidence of the following experience:

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.

Preference will be given to those with the following certifications:


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Application Instructions:

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 or have general questions, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 207-624-3050 or via email at

Why join our team?

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

Work-Life Fit – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using13 paid holidays,12 days of sick leave, and3+ weeks of vacation leaveannually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays85%-100%of employee-only premiums ($10,523.28-$12,380.40 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

Retirement Plan – The State contributes the equivalent of13.41%of the employee's pay towards the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS).

State employees are eligible for an extensive and highly competitive benefits package ( , covering many aspects of wellness. Learn aboutadditional wellness benefitsfor State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

Note: Benefits may vary somewhat according to specific collective bargaining agreements and are prorated for part-time employment.

There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics.

If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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