Engineering Aide III – City of Reading

Deadline: Thursday, July 29, 2021

THE POSITION OF: Engineering Aide III
SALARY:  $21.14/hour, 40 hours/week

Position Summary

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts on-site inspections to ensure that applicant is in compliance with the street cut permit issued.
  • Conducts on-site inspections to ensure that applicant follows the proper backfilling and paving requirements of the City of Reading.
  • Maintains records of all permits, inspections and actions which may follow.
  • Assists Engineering Aide IV in completing PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permits and maintaining records of same.
  • Assists in field surveys of City infrastructure as needed.
  • Assists in preparation of plans and specifications of City construction projects as needed.
  • Provides street cut location data to streets personnel for restoration.
  • On call on rotating basis with other engineering staff to locate City owned underground utilities.  Mark same for and reply through PA One Call.

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements

  • High School or General Equivalency Diploma required
  • Valid PA Driver’s License


  • Relevant work experience with emphasis on mathematics including trigonometry and engineering.
  • Three (3) years related construction, surveying and/or engineering experience required

How to Apply

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and a current resume.  Applications and resumes can be submitted at under employment opportunities.  Questions – Please email