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Transportation Design Engineer V
SALARY: $60,543.00 - $97,203.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 07/18/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
Team Leader
(Transportation Design Engineer V)
Grade 21 (7665) SP# 17-60-18S


The Maryland Department Of Transportation's State Highway Administration Office of Highway Development - Design Technical Services Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V) position. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualifications* listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. All eligible candidates must meet the minimum and selective qualifications by the closing date. 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 - Design Technical Services Division (Baltimore City).

The main purpose of this position is to function as a Team Leader in the Design Technical Services Division, and perform duties as a licensed professional engineer: This position will be directly responsible for the PS&E and advertisement process of construction/maintenance projects. Supervision of lower level engineers, technicians, and consultants in competent authority in accordance with COMAR; preparing/reviewing specifications; developing and maintaining design standards; developing and maintaining the category code system, coordinating with Federal Highway Administration, MdTA, MTBMA and internal SHA offices with regards to the items listed above, including their review and approval. The position may also be responsible for the update and maintenance of manuals or guidelines for MDOTs transportation projects; manages or completes excess land reviews; supervise or completes the review of contract documents for local transportation alternatives projects; responsible for certain engineering reviews required for compliance with the FHWA/MDOT Stewardship Plan; responsible for coordination or completion of reviews of NCHRP/TRB engineering studies or research impacting OHD; support the Director's Office in AASHTO-related activities; lead training or help identify training to support engineers and surveyors in OHD. This position will be the program manager for eBidding, managing eBid staff to delivery construction projects.

EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed, professional engineer.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATION: Two (2) years of experience in the design or management of the design of highway improvement projects.

*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).

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. Registration requirements are established under Title 14, Business Occupations and Professions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

2. Employees at the Maryland Aviation Administration may be required to obtain and maintain an Airfield Operator Permit in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulations, Control of Vehicular Traffic on the Air Operations Area.

3. Employees at the Maryland Aviation Administration will be required to obtain and maintain an Airport security badge in accordance with 49 CFR Part 1542.209, Criminal History Records Check.

4. 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Familiar with the Federal Highway Plans, Specifications, and Review process and preparing contract documents necessary for advertising and bidding (letting), and understanding of post advertisement activities such as Addenda. Proficient in review and preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for highway improvement projects. Experience in development of engineering standards, specifications, policies and guidelines. Knowledge of design guidelines and standards such as AASHTO and the MUTCD. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland.

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at here (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. Team Leader Supplemental Questionnaire * 1. Do you possess one (1) year of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed, professional engineer? Yes No * 2. Do you possess two (2) years of experience in the design or management of the design of highway improvement projects? Yes No * 3. Please describe your experience as it relates to design or management of the design of highway improvement projects.. ***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: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
This listing expires on: Saturday, June 30, 2018

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