Civil Engineer (Bridge)


Employment Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has three openings for a Civil Engineer (Bridge). One is located in District 1; one is located in District 4; and one is located in District 8.


Department of Transportation District 1-0 encompasses Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties.


Department of Transportation District 4-0 encompasses Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties.


Department of Transportation District 8-0 is the Central Office in Dauphin County.


Type of Work
This is professional engineering work in the design, construction, rehabilitation or maintenance of highway bridges and related structures. You will engage in design activities, develop plans, and review plans prepared by consultant engineers; and prepare cost estimates, job and material specifications and detailed working drawings. You will also monitor construction activities, resolve problems associated with proposed location and design changes, and may be involved in an ongoing statewide bridge inspection and maintenance program. Civil Engineers work on component parts of projects for which the controlling parameters have been set. Authority and accountability are generally limited, and duties involve little coordination with consultants, contractors, or engineers in other work units.



For more information about these opportunities, please contact the appropriate District Office at the address listed below:

District Office 1-0

255 Elm Street

Oil City, PA 16301

Phone: (814) 678-7085


District Office 4-0
55 Keystone Industrial Park
Dunmore, PA 18512
Phone: (
570) 963-4061


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.