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​Summer Maintenance

In Pennsylvania, summer is construction season. Through the Summer Employment Program, PennDOT hires hundreds of seasonal workers from post high school grads to experienced workers to help repair and maintain the roadways and structures throughout the commonwealth.

The following job titles are hired across the state:

  • College Student Summer Workers
  • Custodial Workers
  • Drill Operators
  • Equipment Operator A
  • Equipment Operator B
  • Highway Maintenance Workers
  • Semi-Skilled Laborers
  • Transportation Construction Inspectors
  • Tunnel Maintainers

The Summer Employment Program is a great way to take your first step on the path to a permanent career with PennDOT. You can learn more about these positions and apply for openings by visiting the Commonwealth employment site. The application period typically begins in December/January timeframe.

To apply for the Summer Employment Program, visit the commonwealth's employment site and search for the PennDOT Summer Maintenance Program job posting. This encompasses several job titles, including College Student Summer Worker.