MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: |
Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering plus seven years of professional engineering experience, one year of which must have been at the advanced performance level or above.
A master's degree in engineering will substitute for one year of engineer intern or equivalent experience.
A Ph.D. in engineering will substitute for two years of engineer intern or equivalent experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of engineer intern or equivalent experience.
The seven years of overall professional engineering experience include at least four years of engineer intern or equivalent experience.
Applications will be accepted from persons licensed to practice professional engineering in states other than Louisiana. If one of those applicants is selected for the position, he/she will be required to obtain a Louisiana license prior to appointment. The hiring agency will verify that all licensing requirements are met.
Some qualifying jobs in state service are as follows:
Engineer 5 DCL
Engineer 5 DOTD
Engineer 6 DCL
Engineer 6 DOTD
Engineer 7 DOTD
Engineer 8 DOTD
Engineer 9 DOTD
DOTD Project Development Division Chief
DOTD Chief Engineer Administrator
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Section 25—Gang 009—Bridge and Structural Design—Baton Rouge, LA
Job Number: 14071
This posting is open to permanent DOTD employees only.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience in Bridge Design Engineering and Project Management.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
Applicants who do not wish to apply online can submit a completed Civil Service application to Zachary Daniel, Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources Section 16, Office 301-A, 1201 Capitol Access Road, Post Office Box 94245, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9245 or fax completed application to (225) 379-1856. Applicants who submit an application via any method besides through the La Careers system must have the job title and job number on the application. All supplemental questions must be answered and submitted with application. Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected.
Engineer intern or equivalent experience may be used to meet a maximum of four of the required number of years of overall professional engineering experience. The remaining years of required professional engineering experience must have been gained as a licensed (P.E.) engineer.
DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to PPM #59 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT on training guidelines.
For more job specific information, please contact:
Engineer 7 DOTD
For more information regarding this posting:
Zachary J. Daniel
FUNCTION OF WORK:
In a supervisory capacity, plans, develops, coordinates and directs a number of large and important projects/programs or a project/program of major scope and importance. Plans and develops projects/programs concerned with unique or controversial problems that have an important effect on the organization.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad direction from an Engineer 7 DOTD.
Direct over a moderately-sized staff of engineers, other professionals, engineering technicians or others who assist in specific assignments.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Transportation and Development.
Differs from Engineer 5 DOTD by staff level/size and/or by the scope and complexity of assigned projects/programs. The extent of responsibilities generally requires a few (3-5) team leaders in positions comparable to Engineer 4 or Engineer 5 (DCL).
Differs from Engineer 7 DOTD by the absence of subordinate professional engineering supervisors.
Examples of Work:
Supervises, coordinates and reviews the work of a moderate staff of engineers, other professionals and technicians; estimates personnel needs, and schedules and assigns work to meet completion dates.
Coordinates and directs a number of large and important engineering projects/programs or a project/program of major scope and importance, ensuring quality of work performed meets established standards.
Makes decisions independently on engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial problems that have an important effect on major DOTD programs.
Maintains liaison with individuals and units, within and outside the agency, with responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to incumbents field.
Provides technical guidance; develops policies and procedures; participates in strategic planning sessions; develops work program and budget.
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - 18 months ago
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