You must submit Application Supplement No. 2011-151-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2011-151

ISSUED  MAY 30, 2012

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL DRAFTER

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Bridge and Structural Drafter

10780

ST05

 

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 www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will prepare a variety of bridge and structural details and plans.  Work involves performing and checking mathematical calculations; preparing plans from preliminary sketches to final detailed working plans; and plotting alignment of structures, topography and profiles.  You will receive guidance from higher-level technical employees and will be required to utilize Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) instruments.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Minimum Requirements

One year as an Engineering Technician; OR two years of experience in a variety of drafting assignments, one of which shall have been in bridge and structural drafting, including six months CADD experience or training and graduation from high school; OR one year of experience in bridge and structural drafting and detailing assignments, including six months of CADD experience or training and an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Drafting, or Design Technology; OR an equivalent combination of experience and/or training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience or appropriate experience for the required education.  Unrelated experience or education will not be accepted.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Bridge and Structural Drafter positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation typically fills 3 positions per year.

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

Employment preference may be given to residents of counties within the Engineering District where the jobs are located.

 

Promotion preference may be given to employees who work in the Engineering Districts where job openings occur.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the  Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3789, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-3789; Telephone:  (717) 787-6887; Internetwww.dot.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

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

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your application.  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

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

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2011-151-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2011-151-1 and 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 Resources office 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.”