TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-169

ISSUED  DECEMBER 29, 2010

REVISED AUGUST 28, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

TRANSPORTATION FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS

 

Exam.

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Transportation Facility Administrator 1

94741

MA07

2.

Transportation Facility Administrator 2

94742

MA08

3.

Transportation Facility Administrator 3

94743

MA09

 

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

 

You will oversee contractor or consultant adherence to all building, design, construction, maintenance, and repair operations within a Transportation Engineering District.  Work involves planning and oversight of the acquisition and distribution of fiscal, material and workforce resources to provide for preventive, operational, and emergency building maintenance.  You will participate in the planning for building development, growth and improvement by preparing and reviewing plot sketches and construction plans, and by inspecting construction and renovation projects.

 

Transportation Facility Administrators 2 are responsible for a statewide facility management specialty such as HVAC, roofing or masonry.  Transportation Facility Administrators 3 may perform all of the above duties and supervise Transportation Facility Administrators 1 and 2.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Transportation Facility Administrator 1

Five years of experience in the design, construction, maintenance or repair of buildings and building systems, or buildings and grounds or building systems and grounds, which includes 1 year in an administrative capacity having responsibility for contract compliance and budget oversight; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Transportation Facility Administrator 2

One year as a Transportation Facility Administrator 1; OR 6 years of experience in the design, construction, maintenance or repair of buildings and building systems, or buildings and grounds or building systems and grounds, which includes 2 years in an administrative capacity having responsibility for contract compliance and budget oversight; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Transportation Facility Administrator 3

One year as a Transportation Facility Administrator 2; OR 7 years of experience in the design, construction, maintenance or repair of buildings and building systems, or buildings and grounds or building systems and grounds, which includes 2 years in an administrative capacity having responsibility for contract compliance and budget oversight; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

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

 

Positions are located in PennDOT District Engineering Offices throughout the Commonwealth.  For a complete listing of institutions, 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.

 

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) 787-5710, Internetwww.dot.state.pa.us

 

OR

 

Human Resources office of the Engineering District Office where you are interest in working listed in the telephone directory under “Government/State.”

 

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

 

Employment preference may be given to residents of the districts where jobs are located.

 

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

 

TESTING

 

The test will be administered on a computer.  Information about computerized testing is available online at www.scsc.state.pa.us OR in paper form at any State Civil Service Commission office.

 

You will have a maximum of 2 1/2 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

 

 

Number of Questions

 

 

Subject Area

TFA 1 and 2

TFA 3

 

 

Construction Methods and Materials

20

20

 

 

Technical Material Interpretation

20

20

 

 

Interpersonal Relations

20

20

 

 

Physical Plant Operations and Maintenance

20

20

 

 

Effective Expression/Reports

20

20

 

 

Supervision

_--_

_20_

 

 

Total

100

120

 

 

The test will be administered in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh State Civil Service Commission offices, Monday through Friday.

 

The test also will be held approximately 10 days a month at additional test centers located in Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, and Scranton.  For further details on test dates, contact the Commission’s Information Services Unit; Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-7811, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 783-8896.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your test.  You must submit a new application to be retested.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for these job titles 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

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications 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 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."