This position is located in the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority,
The Engineer 6 Supervisor position serves as the first-line Engineer Supervisor in the Engineering Division of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). The incumbent of this position acts in supervisory capacity to engineers, engineering technicians, surveyors, and other technical staff. Additionally, this position employs experience and technical expertise to plan, develop, design, coordinate and/or direct a number of complex, large-scale restoration and flood protection projects or programs. This position also serves as high-level technical expert in the CPRA Engineering Division with preference pertaining to a Civil Engineering background. Such work involves implementing an important segment, Engineering and Design, of CPRA’s overall coastal restoration and hurricane flood protection program. Work involves the application of extensive engineering experience to design and/or supervise the design of multi-million dollar coastal restoration and flood protection projects which are diverse in nature and necessitate applications of multi-disciplinary technical expertise. Projects of particular significance that this incumbent will provide technical assistance and expertise toward are projects funded from the DWH Oil spill, GOMESA, and other complex restoration and flood protection projects.
The maximum salary for the Engineer 6 position is $135,034 annually. The Special Entrance Rate (SER) for the Engineer 6 position is $3,316.00 bi-weekly.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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- Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
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If you have any questions, you may contact:
Holly Anderson, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 44027
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering and six years of professional engineering experience.
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.
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:
Supervises the planning, design, construction, inspection, and/or maintenance of building systems or programs through subordinate professional engineers.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad from an Engineer 7 or higher. Alternative reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
Direct over a staff of Engineers, Engineering Technicians, or others who assist in specific assignments.
LOCATION OF WORK:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Engineer 5 by the presence of responsibility for direct supervision over professional engineers.
Differs from Engineer 7 by the absence of second-line supervision over professional engineers. Exceptions to this distinction may be approved by SCS based on program scope and/or complexity.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Supervises a departmental unit or section providing engineering services.
Develops work program and operating budget.
Supervises engineering personnel; assigns projects and provides technical guidance.
Develops new and revised standards and specifications for the engineering program.
Participates in feasibility studies to facilitate program planning.
Formulates and implements program operational policies.
Maintains contact with appropriate local, state, and federal agencies.
Reviews and participates in the preparation of engineering reports.