EMPLOYER: Maine Department of Transportation



Maine Department of Transportation

Salary: $19.73 – $26.55/Hourly (Salary Schedule)

Opening Date: May 1, 2023

Closing Date: June 1, 2023

Augusta Location  –

Job Description:  

This is technical services work in performing difficult and moderately complex engineering duties in a variety of field and office engineering specialties. Responsibilities include drafting and review of plans, quantity and cost estimating, development of specifications, and the assembly of the final contract documents for bridge projects. Knowledge of engineering principals, mathematics, and computer-aided design and drafting software is required. Supervision is exercised over subordinate technical personnel performing moderately complex tasks. Work is performed under limited supervision.

Scarborough Location  –

Job Description:  

This is technical services work in performing difficult and moderately complex engineering duties in a variety of field and office engineering specialties. Work is performed under limited supervision. This position serves as a member of the Maine DOT Property Office based out of Region 1 in Scarborough, Maine. Primary responsibilities include conducting topographic, GPS, construction, and other survey work as part of a field crew. Additional responsibilities include research and acquisition of public and civil records, tracking and data entry of Property Owner Reports (PORs), and maintenance and calibration of survey equipment. Work requires the ability to use complex electronic survey equipment and related software, computer skills to process survey data, and perform editing tasks associated with research and data entry in Realty Management System (RMS). May act as survey crew chief on an as-needed basis. This position requires attention to detail and a commitment to acquiring accurate survey and property information. Work will be conducted throughout the Southern Region and at times performed under limited supervision. Applicants with prior survey experience will be given preference for this position.

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 Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 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.
  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.
  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).
  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% for MSEA positions and 17.96% for Confidential positions, of employee’s pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.
  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.
  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.

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.

Thinking about applying?

Research shows that people from historically excluded communities tend to apply to jobs only when they check every box in the posting. If you’re currently reading this and hesitating to apply for that reason, we encourage you to go for it! Let us know how your lived experience and passion set you apart.


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.

How to Apply:

Contact: Taylor Pierpont
Phone: (207) 624-3613

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