Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Chase, LA

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Nine years of sub professional engineering experience, two years of which must have been at the advanced journeyman level.

College training may be substituted for a maximum of four years of the required general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience, provided that six semester hours of each thirty are in these specialized fields: architecture, cartography, chemistry, construction management, construction technology, drafting, engineering, engineering graphics, engineering technology, geography, geology, industrial technology, landscape architecture, math or physics. All specialized coursework must be in the same specialized field. A combination of coursework from different fields will not be accepted.

Full time training in sub professional engineering from a trade school or technical institute may be substituted for the required general experience on a month for month basis for a maximum of one year of experience.

Completion of a two year course of study in a sub professional engineering curriculum from a trade school or technical institute may be substituted for two years of the required general experience.

A baccalaureate degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction management or construction technology may be substituted for five years of the required general experience.

Possession of an engineer intern certificate may be substituted for six years of the required general experience.

Because these positions require specialized areas of knowledge, supplemental qualification requirements are established for each position.

NOTE: 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.

District 58 - Gang 151 Chase
JOB NUMBER: 50399797 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. We strongly encourage applicants to apply online. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application Applicants who do not wish to apply online can submit a completed Civil Service application ( applications can be found by clicking here ) to DAWN AVERETT, Human Resources Analyst, PO Box 110, Chase, LA 71324-0110 or fax completed application to (318) 412-3260. Application must have the job title and job number on it. ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED AND SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION. Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected. SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of sub-professional engineering experience in a District Construction Inspection Gang, District Laboratory Gang or District Training Office at the advanced journeyman level (ET4) in the inspection, testing or delivery of specialized Training in asphaltic concrete mixtures. Possession of a valid LADOTD Certification as an Asphaltic Concrete Plant Technician and Asphaltic Concrete Paving Technician required DOTD/STATE EMPLOYEES: All qualified and interested permanent DOTD/STATE employees may apply.

NEW HIRES: All qualified and interested applicants may apply. DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training and PPM #59 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT on training guidelines
For Internal applicants: In order to be eligible, employees must possess a 3.5 average PPR rating for the past two rating periods (Individual factor ratings on the two supervisory factors can be eliminated in calculating each year’s overall rating). When considering candidates from the outside of state service , attempts should be made by the appointing authority to secure a “PPR equivalent” for the two moast recent years. For job specific information, please contact Mr. Ken Mason, Engineer 8 DOTD, at (318) 412-3206. Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been submitted successfully. Checking for required test score We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test. Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. Referred to hiring manager for review Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview. Position filled Someone has been selected for the position. Position cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position. For job specific information, please contact Mr. Ken Mason, Engineer 8 DOTD, at (318) 412-3206.

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To perform highly complex and technical assignments requiring the demonstrated ability to interpret, select, adapt and apply diverse engineering guidelines, precedents, principles and practices to non-routine, highly specialized situations; to serve as a technical expert, advisor or consultant to other agency staff and/or consultants or contractors in a highly technical engineering specialty or program function.

This job is designated a Dual Career Ladder job as defined in Civil Service Rule, requiring performance of higher level, more complex duties and possession of advanced, specialized skills. A Civil Service Commission approved agency policy is required prior to implementation.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Broad from an Engineer 5 or higher or comparable level professional manager of the agency served.

Supervision Exercised:
May exercise functional or regulatory supervision on a project or programmatic basis.

Location of Work:
May be used by any State agency.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Engineering Technician 5 by level of complexity, agency's recognition as section/district technical expert in specialized area and/or by requirement for extensive training and experience in a highly specialized field.

Differs from Engineering Technician 6 or 7 by the absence of supervisory responsibilities as well as by DCL policy requirements for supplemental qualifications and PPR ratings.

Examples of Work:
Utilizes a substantial knowledge base of experience and training to perform the most complex duties of a specialized engineering nature. Provides guidance and technical training to agency personnel in other sections/districts.

Provides assistance and technical advice on non-routine, sensitive issues in area of expertise to professional engineers and agency executives.

Serves as an agency representative in meetings with local, State and federal government officials and elected officials; prepares important written reports or makes important oral presentations to outside entities.

Serves as a court-recognized expert witness.

Independently plans, prepares, accomplishes and/or monitors progress of agency programs and projects of substantial scope and importance to the agency.

Oversees the development of modifications to sophisticated engineering computer systems and software programs.

Develops new procedures/guidelines by utilizing the latest technology available in a specialized area; provides expert, technical advice to engineers and contractors regarding procedural, project or plan revisions.

Evaluates new concepts and procedures; establishes standards or policies that serve as agency-wide directives.

Manages a technical program with statewide responsibilities and impact; provides expert advice and guidance to field personnel; resolves field problems; approves field recommendations, thereby ensuring compliance with regulations and policy.

Provides unique solutions to non-routine problems; delivers analysis of data in completed format ready for inclusion in reports or presentations.

Analyzes complex designs, providing engineer with detailed analytical comments and recommendations; prepares and submits evaluations of consultants' or contractors' performance.

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