Senior Civil Engineer (Transportation)


Employment Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has two openings for a Senior Civil Engineer (Transportation) in the District 8 Central Office.


Type of Work
You will work in one of the areas of transportation engineering, e.g., traffic control, materials and testing, construction and maintenance, or design. Duties may include recommending traffic signaling, speed limits or passing zones; investigating and analyzing unstable foundations or solid-rock slope failures; inspecting materials and workmanship at project sites for compliance with contract requirements and departmental standards; performing highway design studies; or preparing and/or reviewing preliminary designs. Senior Civil Engineers work on projects within the constraints imposed by developmental engineering standards, available funding and deadlines. They may have overall project accountability. Assignments often require selection of courses of action for which well established guidelines are not available.


For more information about these opportunities, please contact the Department of Transportation District 8-0 at the address below:

District Office 8-0

2140 Herr Street

Harrisburg, PA 17103

Phone: (717) 787-6653


Starting Salary



Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.


Pennsylvania residency is NOT required at the time of application for these positions. 


Click here to view detailed test announcement which includes eligibility requirements.