Civil Engineer (Transportation)


Employment Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation currently has 18 openings for Civil Engineer (Transportation). Three openings are located in District 1; one is located in District 2; one is located in District 3; two are located in District 4; one is located in District 5; one is located in District 6; three are located in District 8; four are located in District 9; one is located in District 11; and one is located in the Central Office, which is in Dauphin County.

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 4-0 encompasses Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties.

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


Department of Transportation District 6-0 encompasses Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.

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


Department of Transportation District 9-0 encompasses Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset counties.


Department of Transportation District 11-0 encompasses Beaver and Lawrence 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 (Venango County)

255 Elm Street

Oil City, PA 16301

Phone: (814) 678-7085


District Office 2-0 (Clearfield County)

1924 Daisy Street Extension

Clearfield, PA 16830

Phone: (814) 765-0400

District Office 3-0 (Lycoming County)
715 Jordan Avenue
P.O. Box 218
Montoursville, PA 17754
Phone: (570) 368-8686


District Office 4-0 (Lackawanna County)
55 Keystone Industrial Park

Dunmore, PA 18512

Phone: (570) 963-4061

District Office 5-0 (Lehigh County)
1002 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: (610) 871-4100


District Office 6-0 (Montgomery County)

7000 Geerdes Boulevard

King of Prussia, PA 19406

Phone: (610) 205-6700

District Office 8-0 (Dauphin County)
2140 Herr Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone: (717) 787-6653


District Office 9-0 (Blair County)

1620 North Juniata Street

Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Phone: (814) 696-7250


District Office 11-0 (Allegheny County)

45 Thoms Run Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017
Phone: (412) 429-5000


PennDOT Material Testing Lab (Dauphin County)

81 Lab Lane

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone: (717) 425-5121



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 required at the time of application for these positions. 


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