Technical Assistant

Commonwealth of PA | Dauphin County, PA

Posted Date 12/02/2019
Description Are you looking for an entry level opportunity to work in highway construction inspection?  If so, the Department of Transportation Engineering District 8 has an exciting career opportunity in construction inspection for you!  We are seeking candidates to fill two (2) Technical Assistant positions in our Construction Unit.
Work hours are 7 am - 3 pm Monday - Friday.  Travel and overtime required.

This position assists with a variety of technical duties such as inspection of materials and workmanship on highway construction projects to ensure all work is completed in conformance with approved construction codes, plans, standards and specifications, as part of the trainee program.A career as a Technical Assistant with Department of Transportation is the opportunity for you to receive on-the-job formal training in the skills needed to perform highway and bridge construction inspection.  You will assist with inspections in all phases of transportation construction work, learn about materials used in highway and bridge construction and perform standard construction inspections with placement of materials such as cement, concrete, bituminous concrete, and drainage materials.
Apply today and know that your work directly contributes to keeping the motoring public moving safely throughout the state!In order to be eligible for this position, you must:
  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file.If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the Technical Assistant (EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided. 
  • Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

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