If you possess an Engineer-in-Training certificate you must enter the certificate number in the "Licenses or Certificates" section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  You must submit a copy of your transcripts (See address or fax number in “How To Apply”)

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-190

ISSUED  DECEMBER 29, 2010

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

FIXED UTILITY VALUATION ENGINEER TRAINEE

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer Trainee

G2000

ST06

 

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 develop skills in life forecasting of utility plants.  You will participate in an intensive on-the-job training program in the study and review of public utility laws, rules, regulations, economics, industry fundamentals, valuation engineering, trending indices, and methods of depreciation.  During the training program you may participate in on-site inspections of utility properties and also assist in the case preparation of interrogatories and staff exhibits.  Learning assignments are specific in nature and are closely reviewed in progress and upon completion for accuracy and adherence to valuation engineering standards.

 

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.

 

You must be 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

A bachelor's degree with major coursework in valuation engineering or other engineering discipline related to public or private utility generation, collection and distribution systems OR the possession of an Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Board of Professional Engineers and four years of related engineering experience with a public utility regulatory agency.

 

Clarification of Requirements

If you are studying toward an appropriate engineering degree and in your final year of study, you may apply.  You must submit a listing of the courses/credits that you expect to complete prior to graduation.  Proof of graduation will be required at the time of hire.  A degree in such fields as civil, sanitary, petroleum, electrical, natural gas, industrial, mining or mechanical engineering; engineering science; or engineering design and economic evaluation are "related" engineering majors.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in Harrisburg (Dauphin County), in the Public Utility Commission (PUC).  

 

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:

 

Public Utility Commission

Human Resources Office

400 North Street

3rd Floor, Keystone Building

Harrisburg, PA  17120

Telephone:  (717) 787-8714

Internetwww.puc.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

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

 

If you possess an Engineer-In-Training certification, you must provide your certification number in the “Licenses or Certificates” section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you are found ineligible and subsequently obtain proof of your credentials, you may resubmit an application with the qualifying information at any time. A new application is required.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

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

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Apply online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Online and paper applications both require submission of a copy of your transcripts at the time of application.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  Enter your name and Social Security Number at the top of the transcripts.  Send by e-mail to RA-cs-transcripts@state.pa.us or fax to (717) 787-8650 or mail to the above address.

 

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 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."