Job # E8-10/5/18-50372147-61-SHW
PERMANENT DOTD EMPLOYEES ONLY
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Eligible for consideration
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
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Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application.
Preference may be given to applicants who have at least five years of professional engineering experience gained as a licensed (P.E.) engineer.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
(225) 231-4103 Qualifications
Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering plus eight years of professional engineering experience, two years of which must have been at the supervisory level or above.
A master's degree in engineering will substitute for one year of the required general experience.
A Ph.D. in engineering will substitute for two years of the required general experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of required general 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.
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.
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 Association of Schools and Colleges; 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.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
Directs an important segment of a very extensive and highly diversified engineering program. The program is of such complexity that it is of critical importance to DOTD's overall objectives, includes problems of extraordinary difficulty that often have resisted solutions, and consists of several organizational segments requiring subordinate engineering supervisory comparable DCL positions.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Administrative direction from a higher level engineering administrator or an unclassified official.
Direct supervision usually over Engineer 7(s) DOTD or comparable level jobs, however, based on a Memo of Understanding between Civil Service and DOTD may supervise Engineers 5 and 6, DOTD in the more complex and difficult units.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Transportation and Development.
Differs from Engineer 7 DOTD by the presence of responsibility for multiple and diverse sections, units, teams and/or groups; by a more complex scope of work and/or by a larger span of control.
Differs from Engineer 9 DOTD by the lack of responsibility for a major organizational component of DOTD.
Examples of Work
Makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have far-reaching impact on extensive engineering and related activities of the organization.
Negotiates and arbitrates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officials of public/private organizations as well as with elected and public officials of local/state/federal governments.
Recommends major plan changes to the Chief Engineer.
Prepares and administers an operating budget to provide for the most efficient use of available funds; determines staffing needs, develops performance indicators and operational plans.
Participates in the development of DOTD's executive-level strategic plan.
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