Engineering Aide III – City of Reading

Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023

THE POSITION OF: Engineering Aide III
PAY RATE: $23.79/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 of related construction, surveying and/or engineering experience required.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates must submit an application and resume at under Employment Opportunities.  Questions – Please email