- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
- Dental insurance
- Paid sick time
- Paid training
Looking for an entry-level job in the civil engineering field that puts you on the fast-track? The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania would like to consider you for our Civil Engineer Trainee program! Apply today!
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS ONLINE EXAM POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE YOUR SCORE PRIOR TO APPLYING TO A SPECIFIC VACANCY POSTING FOR THIS TITLE. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA E-MAIL EACH TIME A SPECIFIC VACANCY FOR THIS JOB TITLE IS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR EACH SPECIFIC VACANCY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN.
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU APPLY TO A VACANCY POSTING PRIOR TO RECEIVING A SCORE, YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THIS EXAM POSTING TO APPLY AND COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS.
For some jobs, offers of employment will only be made if you are willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid
Must successfully complete training period for promotion with a salary increase
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
This is an on-the-job training program designed to develop your skills in the field of civil engineering. The work includes conducting feasibility studies; analyzing field conditions; and designing and/or constructing roads, bridges, buildings, dams, and flood control facilities. Once you successfully complete the training period, you will be promoted to a Civil Engineer.
As a Civil Engineer Trainee, you will feel satisfied knowing that your work helps to increase public safety in Pennsylvania!
Participate in a structured on-the-job training program to develop proficiency in the use of civil engineering knowledges, skills and abilities
Training may include introductory assignments in conducting preliminary feasibility studies; analyzing field conditions; or designing and/or constructing roads, bridges, buildings, dams, flood control facilities or similar projects
Some specialized assignments in traffic control, transportation planning, or hydraulics may also be incorporated into the training
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Transcript copies are required with application. Upload transcripts using the "Attachments" tab on the left.
PA residency requirement currently waived for this title
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or in a closely related field, which includes or was supplemented by major coursework in civil engineering;
Four years of civil engineering experience and an Engineer-In-Training Certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists;
An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes possession of an Engineer-in-Training Certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers,Land Surveyors and Geologists.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Certain positions in this job will require possession of a valid driver's license.
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 for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Must be able to perform essential job functions.
Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
Provide complete and accurate information or:
score may be lower than deserved
application processing may be delayed
disqualification may result
May retest 6 months after date of last exam
Email notice of test results provided
Only most recent exam scores are counted
Health & WellnessWe offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.* Work/Life BalanceWe understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions. Career DevelopmentWe want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.Other RewardsCommonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts. For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box. *Eligibility rules apply.