Bridge And Structural Draftsman Designer

State Of Pennsylvania Uniontown , PA 15401

Posted 2 months ago

The Department of Transportation Engineering District 12 has an exciting career opportunity in our Design Unit! We are seeking candidates to fill a Bridge and Structural Draftsman Designer vacancy. Apply today!As Structural Draftsman Designer in District 12-0's Bridge Design Unit, the position's primary responsibility is to draft various design plans such as Structure Plans, Type Size and Location Plans, or Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plans in accordance with design standards, working directly with a civil engineer and under the direction of a squad leader, meeting project deadlines and goals.

Projects are primarily located in Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties, and can consist of full structural replacements, superstructure replacements, structural rehabilitations, structural preservations, and structural repairs.

A strong candidate for this position should be familiar with the preparation of structure plans and possess firm technical abilities, especially in the area of drafting (e.g. MicroStation, AutoCAD, OpenRoads, OpenBridge, etc.), the ability to communicate well with others, the ability to prioritize and organize, and the ability to adapt to change.

Work Hours and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment

  • Work hours: 7:00 am

  • 3:00 pm; Monday

  • Friday; 30 minute lunch

  • You will have the opportunity to work from home (telework), part-time up 2 days a week. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Uniontown. (Monday and Friday telework. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in office.)


  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:One year as a Bridge and Structural Drafter; OR three years of experience in a variety of drafting assignments, one of which shall have been in bridge and structural drafting, including six months CADD experience or training, and graduation from high school; OR two years of experience in bridge and structural drafting and detailing assignments including six months of CADD experience or training and an Associate's Degree in civil engineering, drafting, or design technology; ORany equivalent combination of experience and/or training.
  • Must meet PA residency requirement

  • For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

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 and click the Veterans' Preference tabor contact us

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

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.

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:

  • your score may be lower than deserved.

  • you may be disqualified.

  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.

  • Your results will be provided via email.

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Bridge And Structural Draftsman Designer

State Of Pennsylvania