Engineer Intern Applicant
State of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Supplemental Information
Section 64
DNC/OC/Environmental/Water Resources

The position includes, but is not limited to, the implementation and enforcement of Louisiana's groundwater monitoring well and water well construction, registration and plugging and abandonment regulations, and well driller licensing requirements. Interest and/or experience in natural resource management, including surface and/or ground water, is preferred.

This position will be filled as a job appointment with the option to move to a probational appointment.

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

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. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Robert Romero
Conservation Program Manager

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.


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.