TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-062

ISSUED  MAY 19, 2010

REVISED DECEMBER 11, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

CIVIL ENGINEER MANAGER AND CONSULTANT (TRANSPORTATION)

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Civil Engineer Manager (Transportation)

1115T

MA09

2.

Civil Engineer Consultant (Transportation)

1116T

MA09

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY MAY 17, 2014, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

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, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

As a Civil Engineer Manager (Transportation) you will perform transportation engineering duties in a managerial capacity and you will supervise technical and/or engineering personnel.

 

As a Civil Engineer Consultant (Transportation) you will perform transportation engineering duties in a consultative capacity.

 

In both titles you will plan, direct and evaluate the work of civil engineers engaged in areas such as transportation facility design; highway construction; highway maintenance; highway safety; traffic engineering; materials engineering; geo-technical engineering; contract management; railroad engineering; or aviation engineering.  You will develop solutions for design and/or construction problems and advise management staff, technical staff, engineering professionals and concerned officials on contract interpretation, technical engineering data, and information relative to materials, procedures, engineering concepts and practices.  The work requires considerable independent judgment.

 

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 of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for these job titles.

 

Conditions of Employment

Certain positions will require possession of a valid driver’s license.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

Possession of a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.

 

NOTE:  Candidates with an out-of-state Professional Engineer license will be required to produce a valid Professional Engineer license issued by Pennsylvania within their initial 6 month probationary period.

 

Minimum Requirements

Civil Engineer Manager (Transportation) – Four years of professional civil engineering experience which includes three years in the appropriate specialty and one year of experience in directing the work of civil engineers.

 

Civil Engineer Consultant (Transportation) – Four years of professional civil engineering experience which includes three years in the appropriate specialty.

 

Clarification of Requirements

The “appropriate specialty” for both job titles is defined as professional civil engineering experience in the transportation specialty.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Civil Engineer Manager (Transportation) and Civil Engineer Consultant (Transportation) positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in Central Office (Harrisburg, Dauphin County) and in District Engineering Offices throughout the Commonwealth.  For a complete listing of institutions, refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation website at www.dot.state.pa.us and choose “PennDOT Near You” from the menu.  The “PennDOT Regional Map” will provide information concerning the district offices.

 

Lists created by these tests will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

When filling district job openings for Civil Engineer Manager (Transportation), employment preference may be given to residents of counties within the engineering district having the job opening; and promotion preference may be given to employees of the engineering district having the job opening.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the  Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Human Resources, P.O. Box 3789, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3789; Telephone:  (717) 787-5710; Internetwww.dot.state.pa.us OR the Human Resources Offices of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Engineering Districts.  Telephone numbers for district offices are listed in local telephone directories under “Government Offices – State” and at www.dot.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you possess the Necessary Special Requirement and the Minimum Experience and Training.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score. 

 

Since you only need to complete the Civil Service Application for Employment/Promotion for these job titles, you must provide complete and accurate information.  You must list your Professional Engineer license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 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, you may reapply when you meet the Necessary Special Requirement and Minimum Experience and Training requirements.  A new application is required for a retest.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

These lists will replace any previous lists.

 

This test and scoring procedure are different from previous tests for these job titles.  If you have taken the test before, you may receive a different score on this test.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, 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 offices 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."