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Team Leader (Transportation Engineering Manager I)
SALARY: $56,743.00 - $91,107.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 05/16/17
CLOSING DATE: 06/27/17 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION:Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
Team Leader (Transportation Engineer Manager I)
Grade 20 (0515) SP# 17-60-15S
YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS
(Open) The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (SHA) Office of Highway Development (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a Team Leader (Transportation Engineer Manager I) position. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualification* listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill the current vacancy, and may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification in the Office of Highway Development (Baltimore City).
This position serves as the Professional Land Surveyor managing a production team for the Plats and Surveys Division's (PSD). This position and its team are directly responsible for providing all geomatic services (including land surveying and right of way determination) to support corridor projects, the long term "Total Maximum Daily Load" (TMDL) initiative and other projects for the State Highway Administration. This position is directly responsible for the management and administration of a team of professional, paraprofessional and technical Transportation Engineers, and Land Surveyors applying land surveying and engineering theories, principles and standards to provide a variety of land surveying services for transportation projects statewide for the State Highway Administration (SHA) and other Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) modals. This position is administratively and professionally responsible for the management, coordination, preparation and performance of all the various geomatic tasks, whether performed by in-house staff or through consultant resources, necessary to produce land surveying products including, but not limited to: topographic surveys; baseline design and computations; determination of existing rights of way and property boundaries; mosaic development; work map design; exhibit development for legal and/or informative purposes; proposed right of way design and determination; plat design and preparation; deed description preparation; baseline and right of way stake out computations and offset design; and other services and products used for the support of design and planning efforts for the development of transportation projects and for the acquisition or conveyance of land rights for the SHA and other MDOT modals. This position is professionally responsible for reviewing, signing and sealing of plats and other products developed by various team members within the division.
Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Seven (7) years of experience in professional engineering, including (for the II level only) one year of supervisory or consultant management experience.
Selective Qualification: Three years and six months (3 years and 6 months) of experience in one or more of the following: (1) plat preparation with at least one year of experience overseeing a plat preparation team or; (2) experience as a geomatics engineer with a minimum of one year of project management or; (3) a survey or civil engineer office production manager.
*A selective qualification recruitment is conducted for positions when there is a specific or additional bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., knowledge, skill, or ability).
Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please 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, you must list each position that you held, the length of time that you held each position, and the corresponding duties.
1. Additional work experience in professional engineering, or in technical engineering at the journey level or above, may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.
2. Possession of a Master's Degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the non- supervisory experience.
3. Persons currently registered as Professional Engineers in the State of Maryland, or in a state with comparable requirements, are considered to have met the education requirements
The ideal candidate should have one (1) year of supervisory experience, good customer relations skills are imperative in this position due to the interaction with a wide variety of offices and the general public, good computer skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel Access and PowerPoint). Individuals must have the ability to: communicate effectively, both oral and written; interpret engineering and construction plans and specifications; must have strong project management skills and be able to manage multiple tasks and subordinate staff simultaneously; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, fellow employees, consultants and the public. Knowledge of current survey tools, software, as well as CADD, GPS and GIS is essential.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Applicants must possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicant must possess a current Maryland Professional Land Surveyor license or be registered as a Land Surveyor in another state with registration requirements similar to Maryland's registration requirements for Professional Land Surveyors. Applicant must be in good standing with their state's professional registration board. In the case that a successful candidate with an out of state license is chosen, the applicant must obtain their Maryland Professional Land Surveyor's license within one year of being appointed into this position. Probation for this position will be one (1) year as to give the employee time to get reciprocity.
The Maryland Property Land Surveyor WILL NOT be accepted for this position.
This position may require overnight travel and/ or extended work hours.
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mdotmd (use of this option allows the application to be saved). Since the test may be a rating of the information contained in the application, it is essential that the application be filled out completely and accurately. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information in the online DTS-1 application form. You may refer to a resume only to expand on information offered in the body of the online DTS-1 application. Please 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. Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. All candidates serve an initial probationary period of 6 months, which may be extended to 12 months.
The State of Maryland offers excellent health and leave benefits, 401k benefits, pension plan a free transit program, and advanced education and training opportunities.
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.
Please Note: The Maryland State Highway Administration will no longer sponsor new employees in application of the H-1B Visa. 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.
Applications must be submitted online by the closing date.
If you have any questions please contact the Recruitment and Examination Division at the number(s) listed below:
410-545-5554 or 1-877-743-9311
Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call at 410-545-5554 or the Maryland Relay Service at 1-800-735-2258.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SHA 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.
Posted on: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
This listing expires on: Tuesday, June 27, 2017