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Stormwater Engineer (TRANSPORTATION DESIGN ENGINEER V)

 

***OPEN To All Qualified Applicants***
 
Nature of Work: This position is a senior level, licensed professional (PE) design engineer for the Maryland Transportation Authority's Office of Engineering and Construction (MDTA OEC). The incumbent works in the Environmental Division under the direct supervision of the Environmental Manager.  The primary focus of this position consists of project management of all phases of large and complex stormwater engineering projects. Additionally, this position will support other departments and sections with stormwater engineering aspects of multidiscipline projects. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing, coordinating, assigning, evaluating, and supervising subordinate project engineers; consultants, technicians and administrative staff. This important role will be responsible for supporting MDTA's Stormwater Program and will manage or coordinate projects related to the systems' stormwater quality management devices; erosion and sediment controls, environment permitting, wetland mitigation, stream restoration and other environmental practices. This position provides technical expertise on stormwater design, construction, inspection, and remedial engineering projects; including performing detailed condition and stormwater assessments, engineering recommendations; complex design and plans; specification and estimate preparation; tracking and management of environmental assets and planning studies. This position is also responsible for satisfying the stormwater requirements for National Pollutant Discharge System (NPDES) stormwater permits. The incumbent will work with State and Federal agencies in the acquisition and compliance of stormwater permits.  

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of stormwater management practices, hydraulics, hydrology, erosion/ sediment controls, and roadway drainage. This position requires expert knowledge of the principles, standards, and regulations associated with stormwater management processes; including expertise in innovative contracting with on-call construction contracts. The current vacancy exists in Baltimore, MD.   

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a Maryland Professional Engineer license is required. Evidence of license must be presented at the time of appointment.

For education obtained outside the U.S., at the time of application you are required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.
 
Experience:    One (1) year of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed, professional engineer and *Two years of experience in project management as it relates to the design and/or construction of transportation projects.

*This statement contains a Selective Qualification, which is more focused in scope than the Minimum Qualifications for this classification.  Selective Qualifications are utilized when the job requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skills, or abilities).

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate informationPlease include all relevant experience on your application.  This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

The ideal candidate will possess a Professional Engineer (PE) certification and excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

An applicant's current license as a Professional Engineer in a state with comparable requirements acceptable to the Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers will be accepted, but the applicant must obtain a Maryland Professional Engineer license within twelve (12) months of appointment.  Evidence of out of state license must be presented at time of appointment. 

Notes:
  1. Registration requirements are established under Title 14, Business Occupations and Professions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
  2. Employees of the Maryland Department of Transportation assigned to especially sensitive locations or facilities may be required to obtain and maintain a special security badge. 
Special Requirements:
Employees may be subject to emergency recall 24 hours a day and may be required to maintain a reliable communication link (telephone or pager) for the purpose of emergency call back requirements.

APPLICATION PROCESS: 
Please apply on-line or submit an application (TSHRS Form DTS-1) form to:                  
 
MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY            
Recruitment and Examinations Office    
305 Authority Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21222
 
RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE TSHRS (DTS-1) EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.
 
For an application, Form DTS-1, please call 410-537-7553, or visit our online employment center at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd
 
All applications must be received by May 22, 2017. No postmarks accepted.
 
Reasonable Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request.
 
Please be advised that the State of Maryland is dedicated to a drug-free workplace, and as a result, employees are subject to the State's Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.  Selected candidate(s) may be subject to background and reference checks.
 
The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit. 
 
Note: The Maryland Transportation Authority is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. 
 
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  MDTA does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.      

Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request.  Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number 1-800-735-2258 (TTY Number: 711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.    

Issue Date: 5/08/17   

Posted on: Monday, May 08, 2017
This listing expires on: Monday, May 22, 2017

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