Section 24-Road Design
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David S. Smith
1201 Capitol Access Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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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.