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Team Leader - Transportation Design Engineer V
SALARY: $36,557.00 - $61,691.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/25/17
CLOSING DATE: 08/23/17 11:59 PM
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
Addendum Coordinator (Transportation Engineering Technician IV)
Grade 13-14 (8449) SP#17-60-17
YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS
The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (SHA) Office of Highway Development (Baltimore City) is recruiting for an Addendum Coordinator (Transportation Engineering Technician IV) 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 this vacancy, and may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification in Office of Highway Development (Baltimore City).
The Design Technical Services Division Advertisement Section is responsible for the Advertisement of all Highway Design, Community Design, Highway Hydraulic, and Innovative Contracting lead projects designed in-house and by consultants, special projects for the Office of the Inter-County Connector, as well as all Special Projects designed under each of the seven District's Engineering Systems Design Team (ESDT). The main purpose of this position within the Design Technical Services Division Advertisement Section is to serve as an Addendum Coordinator, coordinating changes to the contract documents (plans, specifications, engineer estimates, project documentation, approvals and permits) after advertisement but before bid opening, and to ensure contractors are notified of the changes in a manner consistent with COMAR and SHA policy. Changes to the highway contract documents may include changes in the proposal quantities, engineer's estimate, and addition or deletion of specifications or other information included in the Invitation for Bids' Book (IFB) that occur after advertisement and prior to bid opening. This position uploads addenda documents to online bidding platform, and may be required to assist in any part of advertisement process as needed. This position coordinates with project managers in OHD, OICC, and ESDT to assemble all documents required for addenda. The position solicits approvals from Office of the Chief Engineer of Operations or PERE, and may also coordinate with OOC Contract Award Team, SHA project managers, Consultant Engineers, Vendors and others) via telephone, email, and written correspondence to resolve issues as they arise during the addenda process and to ensure all persons involved in the project are kept informed of the changing project status. The various types of projects advertised usually result in a wide range of complex changes that are addressed by the preparation and distribution of all applicable addenda documents.
Education: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Five years of experience in technical engineering related work in the areas of design, traffic, construction, materials testing, engineering surveys, maintenance, or planning.
Selective Qualification: Two & a half (2.5) years of the required experience must have involved developing, reading, or interpreting construction plans, specifications, or estimates and using Microsoft Excel to develop or analyze design criteria, estimates, or quantities
*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. Applicants may substitute education in a civil engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience, up to a maximum of three years.
2. Applicants who possess an Associates Degree in either Engineering, Construction Management or Surveying or Surveying Technology from an accredited community college, college or university are considered to have met two years of the five year experience requirement.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be proficient in web applications, familiar with file management structures, and experience in calculating quantities. This individual will also possess excellent customer service and communication skills, including telephone, email, and skype.
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.
Addendum Coordinator (Transportation Engineering Technician IV) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess Two & a half (2.5) years of experience developing, reading, or interpreting construction plans, specifications, or estimates, using Microsoft Excel to develop or analyze design criteria, estimates, or quantities?
* 2. Please describe your experience as it relates to developing, reading, or interpreting construction plans, specifications, or estimates, using Microsoft Excel to develop or analyze design criteria, estimates, or quantities***THESE DUTIES MUST ALSO BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION***If you do not possess this experience, please type N/A.
* Required Question
Posted on: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
This listing expires on: Wednesday, August 23, 2017