Louisiana Department of Civil Service

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ENGINEER INTERN 2

at Louisiana Department of Civil Service

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Supplemental Information

SECTION 33
JOB NUMBER: EI2-4/18/17-33-CTS

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
 
Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment.  Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041.  The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

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. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account.  Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.
 
Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
 
Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review.  Passing candidates will designate as "Pass".  Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
 
Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
 
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.
 
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 canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.
 
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centersand at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.  If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note:  Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.  Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process.  Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available.  Information is also provided on our job seeker website at www.jobs.la.gov).

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.  You must include all relevant education and experience on your official State application.
 
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Mary Leah Coco
Associate Director, Technology Transfer & Training
(225) 767-9167
 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a current Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate plus one year of professional engineering experience.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS:
A master's degree or Ph.D. in engineering will substitute for the one year of required experience.
 
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 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.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To apply scholastic theory and basic engineering skills to a variety of tasks involving standard procedures and practices in the field, office, or laboratory in order to acquire practical experience for licensure.

Level of Work:
Entry.

Supervision Received:
Direct from a higher level engineer.

Supervision Exercised:
Functional supervision may be exercised over Engineering Technicians.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Engineer Intern 1 by the size and scope of assigned work, and greater independence.

Differs from Engineer 3 by the absence of a license to practice professional engineering, the close supervision received, and the size and scope of work assigned (measured by the complexity, diversity and budget of projects and programs).

Differs from Engineer Technicians by responsibility for approving drawings, plans, construction estimates, and payment invoices as well as the ability to perform a broader range of engineering principles.

Examples of Work

Perform moderately difficult technical work in designing bridges, roads, docks, and other structures, including electrical and mechanical features under direction but not immediate supervision of a professional engineer.

Serve as principal assistant to a Project Engineer.

Perform the more complex engineering reviews of construction jobs in progress and checks for adequacy of supervision given by contractors and architects, materials used, and proper installation and operation of equipment.

Performs moderately complex engineering production tests of oil and gas wells to determine compliance; maintains field surveillance and supervision over production from assigned wells; makes completion and production potential tests.

Perform the more complex investigations of swimming pools and natural boating areas, water supply systems, waste water systems including domestic, agricultural and industrial, sanitary landfills and air pollution monitoring, and abatement devices for compliance with established standards.

Perform the more complex engineering reviews of construction jobs in progress and checks for adequacy of supervision given by contractors and architects, materials used, and proper installation and operation of equipment.

Reviews plans and specifications for conformance with the State Sanitary Code and sound sanitary engineering principles of all new construction or major alterations to all institutions (i.e. schools, hospitals, nursing homes, jails, mortuaries, etc.) and to all swimming pools used by groups of people (whether public or private).

Reviews plans and specifications for all water supply and sewage treatment systems (except private ones) and, under more specific supervision, for facilities connected to the more complex public systems.

Accomplish the engineering review of the quality, quantity, and availability of lighting in school classrooms and related educational facilities.

Assist a professional engineer in an advanced training capacity in the analysis and design of a variety of engineering structures and systems.

Design bridges, roadways, or public works structures, or electrical, mechanical, or traffic systems.

Prepares specifications and cost estimates.

Perform design and data analysis, structural rating evaluations, hydraulic analysis, and capacity analysis.

Reviews and checks plans and specifications submitted by consultant engineers and by district office engineering personnel.

Review submittals for item substitutions during construction process.