Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ENGINEER 9 DOTD - District Administrator (62) in Hammond, Louisiana

ENGINEER 9 DOTD - District Administrator (62)


$6,003.00 - $11,943.00 Monthly

$34.63 - $68.90 Hourly

$6,003.00 - $11,943.00 Monthly


Hammond, LA

Hammond, LA

Job Type



DOTD-Engineering & Operations

Job Number



10/26/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Section 62

Job # Eng9-10/14/16-11720-62-SHW

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

Applicants who do not wish to apply online can submit a completed Civil Service application to Department of State Civil Service-Staffing Division, P.O. Box 94111 Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111 or fax completed application to (225) 219-1041. Application must have the job title and job number on it. Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected.

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 can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

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Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

Preference may be given to applicants who have at least six years of professional engineering experience gained as a licensed (P.E.) engineer.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Vince Latino

DOTD Deputy Engineer Administrator

(225) 379-1553



Possession of a current Louisiana license to practice professional engineering plus 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.


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.


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.


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 Association of Schools and Colleges; 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.

Job Concepts


Directs and administers engineering programs so extensive and complex as to require staff and resources of sizeable magnitude.




Administrative direction from a higher level engineering administrator or an unclassified official.


Direct supervision over several, distinct organizational sections or entities.


Department of Transportation and Development.


Differs from Engineer 8 DOTD by the responsibility for a major component of DOTD and by the magnitude of staff size and resources.

Differs from DOTD Chief Engineer Administrator by the absence of statutory responsibilities/authority.

Examples of Work


Serves as the director of a major engineering division or district.

Confers, advises and negotiates with federal, state and local officials, private entities, members of the public and other elected/appointed officials on a variety of sensitive and controversial policy or funding issues.

Represents the department on various, highly-complex engineering issues as well as on highly publicized decisions or actions in which the media/members of the public are involved; participates in conferences with appointed DOTD officials, division directors, and other key staff to correlate and enhance administrative programs; serves on nationally recognized transportation engineering boards; presents testimony to State and federal legislative bodies.

Continually oversees the development of policies for the assigned division/district and coordinates such with other agency and federal funding officials to ensure all phases and elements of the division/districts functions are completed in accordance with applicable standards and regulations.

Establishes goals, objectives, policies and procedures in order to facilitate achievement of desired results; schedules and prioritizes work activities in order to achieve results in a timely and efficient manner; establishes performance indicator criteria or benchmarks against which work efforts will be measured in order to gauge progress and evaluate results actually achieved.