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Posted: 11/27/2019
Job Reference #: 2642748
Keywords: electronic

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District 62 GANG 002
JOB NUMBER: 62/50334494/EIAEI/11.26.19-TR

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. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

Applicants may apply up to 90 days prior to receipt of the baccalaureate / master's degree.

As part of Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Engineer Intern Applicant, Engineer Intern 1, Engineer Intern 2.
The maximum salary for the Engineer Intern 2 is $89,960.
Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities" page of the Civil Service website for specific information of salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Engineer Intern Applicant-Eligibility for a Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate
Engineer Intern 1-Possession of a current Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate
Engineer Intern 2-Possession of a current Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate plus one year of professional engineering experience.

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.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (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. Additionally, DOTD serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities.

For further information about this vacancy please contact:
Cristine Gowland
District Traffic Engineer


Eligibility for a Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate.

NOTE: This is a temporary position to be utilized while the incumbent is securing a Louisiana Engineer Intern certificate. Permanent status shall be denied to incumbents occupying this position.

NOTE: Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificates are issued by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board. Licensing requirements may be viewed at  

Job Concepts

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.


Close from a higher-level engineer.

Functional supervision may be exercised over Engineering Technicians.

May be used by all state agencies.

Differs from Engineering Technicians and other related jobs by the presence of responsibility for applying engineering principles under close supervision.

Differs from Engineer Intern 1 by the absence of a Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate.

Examples of Work

Assists in the supervision of a laboratory unit engaged in sampling, inspecting, and testing of soils, water, wastewater, air, or similar materials.

Supervises the laying out of Kelsh Manuscripts for photogrammetric plotters and reviews work of sub-professional engineering personnel.

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.

Assists in the supervision of work involving the construction and inspection of construction, remodeling, or repair of structures, including airports, buildings, canals and locks, docks and piers, highways, bridges, transmission lines, power plants, tunnels, water supplies, sewerage systems, and other works.

Assists 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.

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

Manages and performs traffic studies for traffic control devices. Receives and tabulates requests from the general public, public officials and department officials requesting studies for new traffic control devices or revisions to existing traffic control devices. Supervises the collection of data for traffic engineering studies. Analyzes data, formulates recommendations and makes narrative engineering reports regarding traffic control devices (including revisions to those devices) for review by the District Traffic Operations Engineer. Inspects signs, pavement markings and traffic signals for an engineering report or by interoffice memorandum. Reviews and approves impact studies related to developments. Reviews and approves access connection requests and any other required improvements associated with the new development. Reviews and designs traffic control devices for highway construction projects. Reviews and compiles past data in preparation for litigation involving traffic control devices. May be required to perform other duties as necessary including, but not limited to, emergency/disaster support activities.