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Water Resources Engineer (Transportation Design Engineer IV)
SALARY: $56,743.00 - $91,107.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 10/12/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Maryland State Highway Administration (RE-OPEN UNTIL FILLED)
Water Resources Engineer (Transportation Design Engineer IV)
Grade 20 (7664) SP#18-60-23A
*THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY*
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 State Highway Administration (SHA) Office of Highway Development - Highway Hydraulics Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a Water Resources Engineer (Transportation Design Engineer 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 - Highway Hydraulics Division (Baltimore City).
The main function of the position, as a licensed professional engineer, is to complete design engineering work at the professional level of expertise. In the position the incumbent functions as a Project Design Engineer and Project Manager for the design and development of construction plans, cost estimates, and specifications for drainage systems, stormwater management (SWM) facilities and erosion and sediment control (ESC) for roadway projects at MDOT SHA-Office of Highway Development (OHD) Highway Hydraulics Division (HHD). The responsibilities include consultant management in design as well as project reviews to ensure compliance with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), MDOT SHA Drainage Manual, State and Federal environmental regulations, laws and accepted engineering practices. The primary focus of the position is on design and management of projects as they relate to the hydraulic and hydrologic (HH), SWM and ESC aspects of roadway projects. The position responsibilities will include support of programmatic activities under the MDOT SHA Drainage and Stormwater Assets Program such as drainage investigations, flooding issues, drainage outfall channels and stream assessments and restoration plan development and coordination with regulatory agencies to obtain environmental permits. The position duties include stormwater facilities inspections and remedial activities development as well as drainage improvement projects management supporting Fund 74 Program delivery, coordination with District Maintenance and District Construction for project implementation through District area wide construction contracts to address drainage, stormwater, erosion or safety issues.
The duties will include managing multiple tasks with supervision of in-house staff and on-site consultants. This position reports directly to the Team Leader.
Possession of a Maryland Professional Engineer license, in the appropriate option, is required. Evidence of license must be presented at the time of appointment.
Selective Qualification: Two (2) years of water resources or environmental engineering design experience.
*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.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in drainage, SWM and ESC design, project management, personnel management; ability to properly interact with public and project stakeholders on behalf of MDOT SHA. This individual will also be familiar with drainage law and environmental regulations, transportation related projects development processes, and managing consultants. This candidate will possess a high proficiency in preparing technical reports, schedules, special provisions, estimates and various guiding documents, as well as a working knowledge of hydrology/hydraulics engineering analysis.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
1.Possession of Professional Engineering License.
2. Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland.
Must receive Erosion and Sediment Control Certification (MDE and MDOT SHA) prior to the completion of the probation period.
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.
Water Resources Engineer (Transportation Design Engineer IV) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess two (2) years of water resources or environmental engineering design experience?
* 2. Please describe your experience as it relates to water resources or environmental engineering design***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: Thursday, January 18, 2018
This listing expires on: Sunday, June 17, 2018