Civil Engineer (Transportation)


Employment Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation currently has 13 openings for Civil Engineer (Transportation). One opening is located in District 1; one is located in District 2; one is located in District 3; two are located in District 5; six are located in District 8; and two are located in District 10.

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


Department of Transportation District 2-0 encompasses Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin and Potter counties.

Department of Transportation District 3-0 encompasses Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union counties.

Department of Transportation District 5-0 encompasses Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton and Schuylkill counties.

Department of Transportation District 8-0 encompasses Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties.


Department of Transportation District 10-0 encompasses Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana and Jefferson counties.


Type of Work
You will work in one of the areas of transportation engineering, e.g., traffic control, materials and testing, construction and maintenance, and 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. Typically, you will work on component parts of projects for which controlling parameters have been set, and perform this work under limited technical supervision.



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 2-0

1924 Daisy Street Extension

Clearfield, PA 16830

Phone: (814) 765-0400

District Office 3-0
715 Jordan Avenue
P.O. Box 218
Montoursville, PA 17754

Phone: (570) 368-8686

District Office 5-0
1002 Hamilton Street

Allentown, PA 18101

Phone: (610) 871-4100

District Office 8-0
2140 Herr Street

Harrisburg, PA 17103

Phone: (717) 787-6653


District Office 10-0

2550 Oakland Avenue
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: (724) 357-2800



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. 


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