Engineer 7
State of Louisiana
 Bossier City, LA

Supplemental Information

D04/50374787/E7/12.02.19-AO

District 04/Gang 001

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Preference may be given to applicants who have at least four years of professional engineering experience gained as a licensed (P.E.) engineer.

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For further information about this vacancy contact:

David North

Engineer 9 (District Administrator)

(318) 549 - 8300

“The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. DOTD does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type.“

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering and seven years of professional engineering experience.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

A master's degree in engineering will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A Ph.D. in engineering will substitute for two years of the required experience.

Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of required experience.

NOTE: Engineering experience gained prior to earning a professional engineer's license (e.g., as an engineer intern applicant, engineer intern, or equivalent) will be accepted as professional level engineering experience.

NOTE: 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.

NOTE: Louisiana Professional Engineer licenses are issued by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board. Licensing requirements may be viewed at www.lapels.com

NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To manage a major engineering function for a state agency.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Manager.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Broad from an Engineer 8 or higher. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Subordinate staff typically consists of Engineers 6 and other lower-level Engineers. Alternative reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.

LOCATION OF WORK:

May be used by all state agencies.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Engineer 6 by the presence of second-line supervision over professional engineers. Exceptions to this distinction may be approved by SCS based on program scope and/or complexity.

Differs from Engineer 8 by the absence of responsibility for directing large-scale engineering projects or programs for a state agency.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Analyzes and assigns priorities to needs; makes program and budget recommendations to agency administrators.

Monitors contract construction and maintenance projects; monitors project progress, reviews plan changes, performs inspections, and recommends final acceptance of completed projects.

Reviews the purchase of equipment and materials.

Confers with other public agencies concerning district activities, projects, and work force.

Investigates and responds to inquiries by public officials and the public.