You must submit Application Supplement No. 2011-058-2 with your online application.

 

 

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2011-058

ISSUED   MAY 18, 2011

REVISED SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

ENGINEERING INTERN (CIVIL)

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Engineering Intern (Civil)

1110A

ST02 (Step 7)

 

PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENCY IS WAIVED FOR THIS JOB TITLE

 

If you successfully complete the internship, you may be promoted to a Civil Engineer Trainee with an increase in salary.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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 and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

The intern program is designed for full-time undergraduate engineering students interested in a career in public service.

 

You will participate in training in a structured 6 month engineering internship program in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  Most internships will be served between the sophomore and junior years and between the junior and senior years.  Assignments provide practical work experience which apply generally accepted engineering principles.  You will be given detailed instructions preceding assignments, and your work will be reviewed in progress.  Periodic conferences with senior level engineers are an integral part of the training experience.  The intent of this program is to prepare employees and provide career opportunities for full-time engineering employment with in the Department of Transportation.

 

Participating schools may grant credit for the internship.  The exact number of credits will be determined by your school.  Check with your college internship coordinator for more specific information.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You will be tested before your qualifications are reviewed.  Your test results will count only if you meet all job requirements.

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for this job title.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

 

Written authorization by the college or university for the student to participate in the Commonwealth’s Engineering Intern Program is required.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student and successful completion (or be in your last semester) of the sophomore year of an accredited undergraduate degree program in engineering.  Required engineering curricula for the civil engineering program are as follows:  Civil, Civil Structural, Hydraulic, Architectural and Civil Engineering Technology.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation fills approximately 5-10 intern positions per year.  Interns may be assigned to work in Central Office (Harrisburg) or in Engineering District Offices.

 

For a complete listing of Engineering District Offices, refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation website at www.dot.state.pa.us and choose “PennDOT Near You” from the menu.  The “PennDOT Regional Map” will provide information concerning the district offices.

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities, contact the Human Resource offices of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Engineering Districts or the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3156, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3156; Telephone:  (717) 787-6887; Internethttp://www.dot.state.pa.us/OR the Human Resource office of the Engineering District Office where you are interested in working.

 

TESTING

 

Your application and participation form will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score. 

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you were previously determined to be ineligible and now meet the requirements, you may reapply during the term of this announcement by submitting a new application and application supplement.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You should apply in the second semester of, or after successful completion of, your sophomore year in an accredited undergraduate degree program in engineering.  Required engineering curricula for the civil engineering program include Civil, Civil Structural, Hydraulic, Architectural and Civil Engineering Technology.

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application.

 

You must submit the completed participation form (Application Supplement No. 2011-058-2) and any other necessary documentation to participate in the Commonwealth’s Engineering Intern Program.

 

You are responsible for obtaining the college or university approval to participate in the Commonwealth’s Engineering Intern Program.  After completing Part A of the Application Supplement No. 2011-058-2, have a school official complete Part B and submit the form.

 

Click here to obtain the Application Supplement and further instructions.

 

In order to submit the Application Supplement, you must have the latest version of Adobe Reader.  A link to download the latest version of Adobe Reader is available on the Application Supplement.

 

If you have difficulty applying online, please contact the State Civil Service Commission at

(717) 787-7811.

 

Further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resource offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."