ENGINEER 7 - ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR - HIGHWAY SAFETY

State of Louisiana


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Baton Rouge, LA
Salary: $6,871 - $12,040 / month
Contract type: Full time
State of Louisiana
Supplemental Information

Section 82
82/50656054/E7/9.20.22-TDR

This posting is open to permanent classified employees of LA-DOTD only.

This position has a Special Entrance Rate of $ $3,481.60 bi-weekly.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

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For further information about this vacancy contact:
Adriane McRae
Highway Safety Administrator
225-379-1950

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering and one of the following:

1. Three years of licensed engineering experience.

2. 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 while licensed as a professional engineer will be accepted as licensed engineering experience.

Engineering experience gained after earning an ABET-accredited degree and 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.

Benefits

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to \"make a difference\" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

Flexible Working Arrangements - The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

Insurance Coverage - Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State\'s own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at

Deferred Compensation - As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

Holidays and Leave - State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year\'s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran\'s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement - State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ( ), Teacher\'s Retirement System of Louisiana ( ), Louisiana School Employees\' Retirement System ( ), among others. LASERS has provided this to give you more detailed information about their system.

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