Civil Engineer

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania | Bedford County, PA

Posted Date 9/05/2019
Description This position will be assisting in the preparation of engineering designs for various types of construction projects under the direction of professional engineers, in order to develop proficiency in the field of Civil Engineering.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
  • Full-time employment
  • Work Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM with a 30 minute lunch
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
 This position will assist in the preparation of original designs, for all assigned projects, for the
construction of various complex facilities such as dams, hydraulic structures, marinas, bridges, culverts, roadways, buildings, water and sewage treatment plants and distribution systems, etc., in accordance with accepted engineering standards. This involves preparing and reviewing original drawings, specifications, design computations, quantity and cost estimates and related design, permit and contract documentation. Consolidating the entire design/contract together into a cohesive package ready for review and bidding by the assigned due date. Visiting project sites to gather information, measurements, soil samples, and other pertinent engineering and hydraulic data by using survey equipment and other equipment. Assisting in the acquisition of permits or variances to construct or modify water encroachments, NPDES permits, utility locations or similar facilities subject to local, state and federal approval.Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement  - For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Successful completion of the Civil Engineer Trainee training program; OR one year of civil engineering experience in the appropriate specialty, and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related engineering discipline; OR four years of civil engineering experience in the appropriate specialty, and an Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists, and an associate's degree in civil engineering technology or a closely related engineering discipline; OR five years of civil engineering experience in the appropriate specialty, and
    an Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
     
  • CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: This position will require possession of a valid driver's license
  • Based on your answers to the application supplemental questions regarding education, you may be instructed to attach a copy of your college transcript(s) to your application.
  • Must 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 www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058
Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107
Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
Internethttps://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx

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