Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 1 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana



$1,800.00 - $3,304.00 Monthly

$10.38 - $19.06 Hourly

$1,800.00 - $3,304.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



DOTD-Engineering & Operations

Job Number



10/25/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

Engineering Technician (District Construction Office)

DISTRICT61/GANG 266 Baton Rouge

JOB NUMBER: ET1-10/11/16-134650-61-266-EAL


Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9111-Engineering Assistant in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here.

This position is in a career progression group and is also being posted at the Engineering Technician 2 - 4 level. To apply, click here.

Engineering Technician 1 - The starting salary is $10.38/hourly with an additional $1.00 optional pay for every hour worked.

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.

If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225)925-1914 or you may mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title Engineering Technician 1 and job number ET1-90851-3/9/16-61-156-EAL on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting.

NOTE: When submitting a paper application, you MUST use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service's website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Service Application here. *Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered and submitted with the application. Resumes' are not accepted.

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.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

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.

DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development on training guidelines.

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

For more job specific information, please contact:

Mr. Bryan Hitt or Blake Guidry

Assistant Project Engineer

Phone Number 225-231-4181

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Eileen A. Lemoine

Human Resource Analyst


P.O. Box 831

Baton Rouge, La. 70821




No experience or training is required.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To participate in on-the-job training to learn basic, routine sub professional engineering tasks, as defined in the Examples Of Work Section.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from an Engineering Technician 5, 6, 7, a professional engineer or manager of the agency served.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from higher level engineering technicians by the focus on learning basic methods, techniques and procedures and by the presence of detailed instructions and close supervision.

Examples of Work


Performs routine inspection tasks such as writing haul tickets, weighing asphaltic materials, assisting in asphalt plant inspections. Collects and totals quantities from haul tickets for materials delivered by truck to construction projects.

Becomes familiar with Department procedures, policies, standards and specifications as relate to the processing of construction-related documents such as partial and final estimates, test reports, and materials audits (2059); assists higher-level technicians in a Project or District Laboratory Engineer's office engaged in these tasks.

Assists the District Laboratory field crew in handling augers, taking routine samples, and maintaining equipment.

Assists more senior inspectors with measurements or field tests. Assists more senior inspectors in conducting bridge inspections.

Makes concrete cylinders.

Plots and drafts engineering/surveying drawings using personal computer and drafting software.

Serves as rod-person/prism person in land survey crew. Loads/unloads, cleans and maintains survey equipment.

Conducts traffic counts, speed studies and general data collection.