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ENGINEER INTERN 1

at Louisiana Department of Civil Service

Posted: 12/9/2019
Job Reference #: 1720507
Keywords: electronic

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Supplemental Information

SECTION 33
JOB NUMBER: EI1-4/18/17-33-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.  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.
 

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 Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center 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 the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center 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 https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.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.

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.
 
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Rebecca Rizzutto
Education Outreach Program Manager
225-767-9187

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a current Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted from persons who possess a current Engineer Intern Certificate in states other than Louisiana. However, the applicant will be required to obtain a Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate prior to appointment. The hiring agency will verify that all requirements are met.
 

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To apply scholastic theory and elementary 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 Applicant by possession of a Louisiana Engineer Intern certificate.

Differs from Engineer Intern 2 by the elementary nature of assigned duties (measured by the complexity, duration, diversity, and budget of projects or programs).

Differs from Engineering 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

Assists in economic justification studies for proposed engineering facilities and performs computations and analyses of cost-benefit engineering considerations.

Applies basic engineering formulas to routine calculations.

Assist in the instruction and training of water and sewerage superintendents and operators in the safe and efficient operation of their plants and in the performance of such routine tests as are necessary for proper control of the treatment process.

Assists in the training of operators of swimming pools, etc. and occasionally aids in the classroom and field training of sanitarians.

Collect samples for chemical and/or bacteriological laboratory analysis, using special techniques as required.