A notice came in the mail recently that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is launching an effort to recruit Professional Engineers to state government. Many vacancies are anticipated due to retirements. Some of the engineering job titles used by PennDOT include:

Civil Engineer Manager and Consultant (Bridges) – Announcement #2007-923

Civil Engineer Manager and Consultant (Transportation) – Announcement #2010-062

Civil Engineers (Bridge) – Announcement #2007-946

To be considered for employment, your name must be placed on a State Civil Service List. To learn more about these opportunities and to apply, visit the State Civil Service Commission website at www.scsc.state.pa.us, select Job Seekers, and then click on the announcement numbers referenced above. For even more information, visit the PennDOT website at www.dot.state.pa.us, select Employment, and then click on PennDOT HR Offices to obtain a complete list of phone numbers by geographical area.