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Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V)
SALARY: $60,543.00 - $97,203.00 Annually OPENING DATE: 05/10/17 CLOSING DATE: 06/21/17 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION: Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN) * REVISED Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V) Grade 21 (7665) SP# 17-60-13 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- Highway Design Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for two Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V) positions. These positions are 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 this vacancy, and may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification in the Office of Highway Development- Highway Design Division (Baltimore City). The main purpose of this position is to function as a Team Leader in the Highway Design Division and perform duties as a licensed professional engineer. This includes supervising, managing, and completing the engineering designs of complex significant transportation projects. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Supervision of one to five lower level engineers, technicians, and consultants in competent authority in accordance with COMAR; preparation and review of cost estimates; developing and maintaining design schedules; supervising and reviewing consultant work; coordinating with Federal, State, local agencies, and community groups; administrative duties; representing SHA at meetings with Federal, State and local elected officials, community groups and the general public; and interpreting and administering the Administration's policies and procedures to develop contract documents. This position may manage a project management team with some in-house design and significant consultant management OR an in-house design team with little to no project or consultant management. This position would require knowledge and experience using Microstation software and expert knowledge of highway design. QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Maryland Professional Engineer license, in the appropriate option, is required. Evidence of license must be presented at the time of appointment. Experience: One (1) year of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed, professional engineer. Selective Qualification: Two (2) years of experience in the design and management of highway projects. 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. Preferred Qualification: The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of design guidelines and standards such as American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and Roadside Design Guide. The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of the project coordination activities that are necessary for the advertisement of Major Transportation and System Preservation projects. The candidate should be proficient in the preparation of engineering and construction cost estimates, and have the ability to develop project budgets for multiple projects. The candidate should have an understanding of roadway design softwares and the ability to review the following design calculations: roadway alignment computations, Superelevation, intersection design elements, Right of Way impacts, Earthwork calculations, Maintenance of Traffic, Traffic Barrier placement; knowledge of hydraulic design and preliminary knowledge of environmental documents; knowledge of project schedule modeling using the critical path method; knowledge of the Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E) process and preparing contract documents necessary for advertising and bidding; understanding of post advertisement activities such as Addenda and Redline revisions; excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively lead a multidisciplinary team. LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: An applicant's current license as a Professional Engineer in a state with comparable requirements acceptable to the Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers, in the appropriate option for which application is made, will be accepted but the applicant must obtain a Maryland license within twelve (12) months of appointment. Evidence of out of state registration must be presented at time of appointment. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at (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: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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