Bridge Design Water Resources Engineer Trainee

Hydraulics and Drainage Section

Recruitment #240215-8741FS-001


Are you passionate about shaping the future of transportation in Connecticut?
If so, come join our great team of engineering professionals and make an impact!

Current students who will be graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering by the end of December 2024 are strongly encouraged to apply!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications for Bridge Design Water Resources Engineer Trainee (Transportation Engineer Trainee) positions in the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Division of Bridges, in the Hydraulics and Drainage section. 

  • NEW: A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform an article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
  • Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year
  • A culture that encourages work/life balance
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • Ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation
  • The convenience of an on-site, low-cost fitness center, on-site cafeteria, and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging at our Newington, CT Headquarters facility. 
  • Work for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule
State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service.  Click here for more information.