No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
Port NOLA offers competitive benefits that prioritize safety, health and wellness for our employees. Employees have access to the following benefits:
Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Insurance options
Long Term Disability Plan
State of Louisiana LASERS state pension program
Deferred Compensation Plan (457 plan) with employer match
Paid Louisiana State Holidays; and paid Annual and Sick Leave
Wellness Center located in the Port Administration Building
Ship Shape Wellness Program
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April M. McKnight
Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst
P.O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160
Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering and 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.
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.
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.
Louisiana Professional Engineer licenses are issued by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board. Licensing requirements may be viewed at www.lapels.com
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.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To direct a major organizational component for a state agency with an extensive engineering mission requiring staff and resources of sizable magnitude.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Administrative direction from an Engineer Deputy Administrator or an executive of the agency served. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
Subordinate staff typically consists of Engineers 8 and lower-level Engineers. Alternative reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
LOCATION OF WORK:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Engineer 8 by the presence of responsibility for directing a major organizational component for a state agency with an extensive engineering mission requiring staff and resources of sizable magnitude.
Differs from Engineer Deputy Administrator by the absence of responsibility for assisting in the administration of all engineering activities for the Department of Transportation and Development or another state agency with a comparable engineering mission.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Directs, supervises, and monitors all planning and engineering programs (construction, maintenance, public works, traffic, and safety) and projects.
Directs engineering improvements, program operations and operation of facilities.
Directs an engineering development program, prepares budget and yearly work program; determines most efficient and cost effective use of resources.
Establishes operating procedures.
Analyzes and assigns priorities to needs; makes program and budget recommendations to the department director.
Monitors contract construction and maintenance projects, monitors project progress, reviews plan changes, performs periodic and final inspections, and recommends final acceptance of completed projects.
Directs engineering programs that contain critical problems for which the solutions require major technological advances and open the way for extensive related development.
Makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative with important impact on extensive engineering activities.
Reviews the purchase of equipment and materials.
Exercises engineering judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented engineering problems, determining program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities.
Serves as liaison between government agencies, police juries, and citizens.
Promotes cooperation between government agencies and private interests.
Reviews major project design and plan-in-hand notes; makes periodic field inspections. Recommends implementation of major construction programs.
Approves engineering designs, plans, and specifications prepared by consultants and in-house designers.