Engineer Intern Applicant - Engineer

internship - full time, paid

Louisiana Workforce Commission
Baton Rouge, LA
Closed
Posted 37 Days ago
Louisiana Workforce Commission
Baton Rouge, LA
internship - full time, paid
Posted 37 Days ago
Closed

Description

Engineer Intern Applicant - Engineer 4 Salary $3,999.00 - $7,006.00 Monthly Location Baton Rouge, LA Job Type Classified Department LDH-Office of Public Health Job Number OPH/CG/1164 Closing 6/12/2019 11:59 PM Central Supplemental Information Job Number: OPH/CG/1164 This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Public Health l Engineering Region 2 l East Baton Rouge Parish. Cost Center: 0326-8712 Position Number(s): 50384896 This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a Probationary Appointment or Promotional Appointment. *Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on application.* ***Note*** As part of a Career Progression Group , vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an Engineer Intern Applicant, Engineer Intern 1, Engineer Intern 2, Engineer 3, or Engineer 4 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Engineer 4 is $110,219. 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. This highly responsible, professional engineering position utilizes technical skills and the application of scientific principles along with other technical expertise in the prevention and control of communicable disease transmission related primarily to drinking water. Many tasks are of a highly specialized, complex, technical nature requiring extensive training and experience that in many instances must be performed in the absence of supervision. In addition to a thorough knowledge and understanding of engineering principles, a working knowledge of other complex scientific subjects are required such as microbiology, epidemiology, toxicology, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry and computer science. This is engineering work that includes field inspections of facilities, works and processes to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations. Work involves the application of administrative and engineering skills, knowledge, and abilities. The incumbent of this position will be one of the Regional Engineers managing engineering activities within a multi-parish Region of the State. Supervision is received from the Regional Engineer (Engineer 5). 25% Directs/conducts surveys and evaluations of water and wastewater facilities using specialized public health engineering expertise to ensure protection of public health and compliance with Federal and State Laws and regulations, namely, the State Sanitary Code, Louisiana Revised Statutes Title 40, Public Law 92-500, and Public Law 93-523. Performs investigations, surveys, and evaluations of complaints from the public associated with improper operation of water supply and wastewater facilities. Evaluates problems during the survey. Directs improvements and/or corrections to the facility in order to provide continuously safe drinking water to the consuming public and a safe, environment to the general public. Draft written reports and letters to mayors, police jurors, water system owners, consulting engineers, etc. Directs/performs enforcement surveys to identify and cite deficiencies and violations in Public Water Supplies, and drafts enforcement recommendations that will be incorporated into a formal Administrative Order mandating such remedial actions. Conducts and participates in special engineering studies with environmental factors affecting the health and welfare of the public, such as river/stream surveys to identify and quantify pollution sources. Directs/performs surveys and evaluations of water and wastewater facilities of applicants for Louisiana Community Development Block Grants administered through the Division of Administration, Office of Community Development. Prepares/assesses/responds to environmental impact statements and inquiries with regard to various water, wastewater, and public facility projects. 25% Directs/performs the review and approval of highly technical engineering plans and specifications for proposed water and wastewater facilities and swimming pool projects submitted by engineers and architects, as required by the State Sanitary Code and other local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prepares correspondence to consulting engineers, developers, owners, etc. with regard to findings of the detailed plans and specifications review in order to insure compliance with applicable rules and regulations. 20% Serves as local technical authority in specialized areas of Public Health Engineering. Provides functional supervision and technical assistance to consulting engineers, architects, sanitarians, water and wastewater operators, and public and elected officials regarding water and wastewater concerns. Interprets federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to water and wastewater for engineers, architects, sanitarians, public officials, etc. Trains public health engineers and sanitarians in various aspects of Public Health Engineering programs and assists in the training of water supply and wastewater facility operators in certification efforts as required by State law. Assists the OPH certification officer in the testing and certification of applicants. Prepares and delivers presentations/speeches on drinking water, wastewater or other public health issues to industry personnel, facility operators, students, governing bodies, citizen groups, news media, public forums. 10% Monitors the interpretation of chemical and bacteriological analytical data, the evaluation of public health risks associated with the analysis results, and the recommendations of treatment practices or processes to achieve compliance with relevant Safe Drinking Water Rules, such as Phase I, II, and V Rules; the Lead/Copper Rule; the Total Coliform Rule, etc. Directs implementation of the state Mandatory Disinfection Rule promulgated in 1995, which includes plans review, providing technical assistance, processing variance requests, and enforcement activities. Addresses public health concerns arising from violations of the Total Coliform Rule the solutions of which are not specifically dictated by the Rule; provides technical assistance, investigates the contamination event, and issues directives to the water supply relative to all actions necessary to advise and protect the public, that may entail directing operators of public water supplies to issue a health advisory when their water supply has been found to be in violation of Total Coliform Rule requirements. Researches and studies newly regulated drinking water contaminants as they are included in the Safe Drinking Water Regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to acquire the knowledge and expertise needed to implement enforcement procedures. The number of regulated contaminants has increased from approximately 23 to 102 as a result of the 1986 Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments. Coordinates/ performs regional public health engineering responses to natural and man-made emergencies, such as floods, hurricanes, freezes, back-siphonage events involving chemical contaminants, acts of terrorism, outbreaks of communicable diseases, etc., by determining an immediate course of action based upon risk assessment and public health engineering practices. Coordinates implementation of responses which may include issuance of boil notices, emergency chlorination, flushing, system shutdown, etc. 10% Analyzes/implements environmental activities needed within the complete scope of public health engineering activities for the region. Work is done under the administration of the Regional Engineer (Engineer 5) and involves primarily responsibility in the area of public water supplies and wastewater (sewerage) facilities; plan and assist in the evaluation of special studies or participates in other special investigative/technical assistance efforts in cooperation with various Federal and State agencies, maintain engineering data on public water supplies and wastewater facilities and any other environmental factors affecting the health and welfare of the public. Environmental activities would include any concerning those public water supplies, public sewage works, public facilities, etc. as required by applicable State and Federal law, rules, and regulations (State Sanitary Code, PL 92-5--, PL 93-523) 10% Represents the Department of Health and Hospitals on complex public health environmental issues at meetings with citizen groups, news media, educational forums, public hearings, etc. Responds to inquiries from and grants interviews to the news media with regard to current relative public health issues. Provides technical testimony and serves as an expert witness on behalf of the Office of Public Health at hearings, enforcement proceedings, and court proceedings. Prepares or advises on the preparation of documentation and petitions concerning public health environmental matters before District Court. 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 by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully. Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Minimum Qualification Review See History Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail". 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. The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers , and at our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 . If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance. (Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at www.jobs.la.gov ). For further information about this vacancy contact: Ciera Green @ ciera.green@la.gov LDH/HUMAN RESOURCES P.O. BOX 4818 BATON ROUGE, LA 70821 225 342-6477 This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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. 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: Entry. 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. Benefits Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program. Flexible Working Arrangements The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies. Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage. Insurance Coverage Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at . Deferred Compensation As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings. Holidays and Leave State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase. Retirement State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ( ), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana ( ), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System ( ), among others. LASERS has provided this to give you more detailed information about their system. 01 Do you possess a current Louisiana Engineer Intern Certificate? Yes No 02 If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, please enter your license number, expiration date, and issue date below. If you are unlicensed, enter 'N/A.' 03 Do you possess a current license to practice professional engineering in Louisiana or any other state? Yes No 04 If you answered yes to the previous question, please list your license number, original issue date and expiration date. If you answered no, indicate "N/A". Required Question Agency State of Louisiana Address For agency contact information, please refer to the supplemental information above. Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802 Phone (866) 783-5462 Website

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