Louisiana Department of State Civil Service ENGINEER INTERN APPLICANT, ENGINEER INTERN 1, ENGINEER INTERN 2, ENGINEER 3, OR ENGINEER 4 in Statewide, Louisiana



$2,851.00 - $5,675.00 Monthly

$16.45 - $32.74 Hourly

$2,851.00 - $5,675.00 Monthly


Statewide, LA

Statewide, LA

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10/22/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Job Number: DNR-2016-85979-BJS


NOTE: This position may be filled as an Engineer Intern Applicant, Engineer Intern 1, Engineer Intern 2, Engineer 3, or Engineer 4 based on the qualifications of the selected applicant.

This position is located in the Office of Conservation –Pipeline Division and will be responsible for performing technical inspections of jurisdictional intrastate pipeline facilities.

As part of a Career Progression Group, this vacancy may be filled as an Engineer Intern Applicant, Engineer Intern 1, Engineer Intern 2, Engineer 3, or Engineer 4 based on the qualifications of the selected applicant.


Special Entrance Rates within the Engineer series are as follows:

  • The Engineer Intern Applicant has a Special Entrance Rate of $1,713.23 biweekly.

  • The Engineer Intern 1 has a Special Entrance Rate of $1,805.60 biweekly.

  • The Engineer Intern 2 has a Special Entrance Rate of $1,932.00 biweekly.

  • The Engineer 3 has a Special Entrance Rate of $2,067.20 biweekly.

  • The Engineer 4 has a Special Entrance Rate of $2,366.80 biweekly.

DUTIES: The incumbent of this position will perform highly specialized new Integrity Management Procedures (IMP) and Operator Qualification regulations protocol inspections and assist in enforcement procedures. There are three categories of intrastate pipeline facilities which are regulated and inspected by all: 1) gas distribution pipelines, 2) gas transmission and, 3) hazardous liquid transmission pipelines (category 2 & 3 may include offshore LA state waters. On-site inspections performed of complex jurisdictional and hazardous liquid pipeline systems and related intrastate pipelines facilities such as: 1) review/evaluate procedures for operations & maintenance manuals, emergency plans, and other operational procedures;2) review/evaluate record keeping procedures and records of below/above ground facilities for federal and state regulation compliance. Such inspections are performed for transmission/gathering pipelines, bi-directional pipelines, pipelines transporting multiple products, and offshore pipelines and related facilities.

Working knowledge of pipeline systems (design, construction, operations, maintenance, and/or regulatory compliance) is desired. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in pipeline integrity management programs.

This position requires extensive travel.

The maximum annual salary for the Engineer 4 is $89,253 annually. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.

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.


NO CIVIL SERVICE TEST SCORE required for this vacancy.

If interested, applicants may apply in accordance with one of the following below:

ONLINE: Click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

PAPER: Although applying online is the preferred method, paper applications are still accepted. If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225) 219-1041 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 (Engineer Intern Applicant, Engineer Intern 1-2, Engineer 3-4) and job number (DNR-2016-85979-BJS) 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.

Please submit a copy of all applicable college transcript(s) to your application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail with your paper application.


While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:

  • Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application or official Louisiana employment application as referenced above;

  • Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application;

  • Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the closing of this announcement;

  • Failure to include the job title, job number DNR-2016-85979-BJS and completed supplemental questions (if applicable) with a paper application submission;

  • Failure to submit a paper application (by postmark, if mailed; or by date/time stamp) by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement.

For further information about this vacancy, contact:

Bobbie J. Scott, IPMA-SCP

Dept. of Natural Resources/Office of Conservation

P.O. Box 94396

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9396


Fax: 225.342.4313

The Department of Natural Resources participates in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.



Eligibility for a Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate.


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.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

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.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from a higher level engineer.

Supervision Exercised:

Functional supervision may be exercised over engineering technicians.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Engineer Intern 2 by the elementary nature of assigned duties (measured by the complexity, duration, diversity and budget of projects or programs).

Differs from Engineer Intern 1 by lack of possession of a Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate.

Differs from Engineering Technicians and other related jobs by responsibility for approving drawings, plans, construction estimates, and payment invoices as well as the ability to perform a broader range of engineering principles.

Examples of Work

Performs a wide variety of entry level design, review, and regulatory functions. More detailed examples of work may be found in a Job Distinctions Memorandum which can be obtained from the Department of Civil Service or your Human Resource Office. General examples of work are listed below:

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 subordinate 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 or performance 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.