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Transportation Engineer IV
SALARY: $49,899.00 - $80,078.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/28/18
CLOSING DATE: 03/28/18 11:59 PM
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)

Transportation Engineer IV
Grade 18 (0516) SP# 18-60-10


The Maryland Department Of Transportation State Highway Administration Office of Highway Development (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a TE IV (Transportation Engineer IV) 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 (Baltimore City).

The position performs an intermediate level of Project Management an or Engineering Design of significant facility design projects. This position is in the Innovative Contracting Division's Facilities Design Team and is performed under the general supervision of a Team Leader. Working with engineers and technicians, this position will complete all engineering functions necessary to prepare facilities construction plans, specifications and cost estimates. It will function as Project Design Engineer or Project Manager, with guidance from a senior level engineer or Team Leader, on facilities design projects; such as HVAC replacements, or Salt Dome replacement projects. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the preparation and review of cost estimates, developing and maintaining design schedules, coordinating with Federal, State, and local agencies, administrative duties, and interpreting and administering the Administration's policies and procedures to develop contract documents.

EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years experience in professional engineering.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATION: Four (4) years of experience in design or project management for office, commercial, or industrial facilities

*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. 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 required 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate should have the working knowledge of the standard process for facilities project from planning through construction completion., should be able to manage multiple concurrent projects of varying degrees of size and complexity. This ideal candidate should be proficient in the development or review of cost estimates and completing bid analysis; development of design schedules for multiple projects; familiar with knowledge of building design and associated codes and requirements. Understanding of the required permits, commissioning, utility coordination, survey site development, fire and safety systems, HVAC, space planning, and sustainable/LEED design. Idea. candidate should all have excellent communication skills – written or oral – and excellent negotiation skills. Will be proficient will office software applications as well as CADD. The candidate may have Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.

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.

TE IV (Transportation Engineer IV) Supplemental Questionnaire * 1. Do you possess four (4) years experience in professional engineering? Yes No * 2. Do you possess four (4) years of experience in design or project management for office, commercial, or industrial facilities? Yes No * 3. Please describe in detail your experience related to design or project management for office, commercial, or industrial facilities. * Required Question

Posted on: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
This listing expires on: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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