Supplemental Information

JOB NUMBER: 02/50395098/TRWD/11.10.2020-JF

Please visit our DOTD Career Center for more information about our agency:

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Trades Apprentice or Welder depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Welder is $4,430.00. Please refer to the “Job Specifications” tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities” page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

Trade Apprentice: $11.64 hourly valid Louisiana Class “D” Chauffeur’s License is required
Welder $14.25 hourly valid Louisiana Class “D” Chauffeur’s License is required

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. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

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 further information about this vacancy contact:
Ricky Bolden
P.O. Box 9180 Bridge City, La 70094

“The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. DOTD does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type.”


No experience or training is required.

Trades: Cabinetmaker, Carpenter, Cement Finisher, Electrician, Instrument Technician, Insulator, Locksmith, Machinist, Mechanic, Painter, Pile driver, Plasterer, Plumber, Refrigeration and HVAC Mechanics, Rigger, Roofer, Sign Painter, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metalworker, Pipefitter/Steamfitter, Upholsterer, General Mechanical Maintenance jobs and Welder.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To assist a journeyman level tradesman and to learn the trade by on-the-job training or formal instruction as prescribed by the employing agency.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Close from a journeyman level tradesman or assigned instructor.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies; statewide.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from other entry or basic maintenance jobs by the performance of work directly subordinate to skilled tradesmen with the goal of preparing the incumbent for journeyman level status.

Differs from the journeyman level because it does not independently perform journeyman work in any trade.

Examples of Work

Assists a journeyman level Trades Job in its assigned duties.

Performs limited skilled tasks under close direction of a journeyman in an on the job training program.

Participates in training as prescribed by an assigned journeyman or agency policy.