If you possess an Engineer-in-Training certificate or PE license You must enter the number in the "Licenses or Certificates" section of your Application for Employment/Promotion.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-195

ISSUED  DECEMBER 29, 2010

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

FIXED UTILITY VALUATION ENGINEER 1

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer 1

G2001

ST07

 

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 work in life forecasting of utility plants and equipment, and analyzing and reviewing valuation engineering and rate structure data submitted by fixed utilities to justify utility service rates.

 

You will review public utility laws, rules, regulations, economics, industry fundamentals and systems of accounts, valuation engineering, trending indices and methods of depreciation.  Work assignments involve assisting a higher-level valuation engineer in researching, analyzing, and reviewing valuation engineering and rate structure data.  You will also participate in on-site inspections of utility properties, case preparation of interrogatories and staff exhibits for presentation by supervisors.  

 

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

One year as a Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer Trainee OR one year technical engineering or valuation engineering experience involving the operation of a public or private generation, collection and distribution system, or related experience with a public utility, public utility regulatory agency, or as a consulting engineer in related work; and a bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology specifically related to construction and design of generation, collection and distribution systems; OR an equivalent combination of experience or training.  A master's degree in engineering will be acceptable in lieu of the one year of technological experience.

 

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

 

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.

 

You must provide your Engineer-In-Training certification or Professional Engineer license 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

 

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."