Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
Office of Highway Development
Architect (Transportation Engineer Manager II)
Grade 21 (2707) SP# 18-60-11
YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS FIVE (5) DAYS
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) Office of Highway Development Engineering Resources Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for an Architect (Transportation Engineer Manager II) 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 the Office of Highway Development Engineering Resources Division (Baltimore City).
This position functions as a Team Leader and a Licensed Architect responsible for supervising the development of transportation facility projects, including project management and oversight of architectural and related engineering design activities for Fund 29 projects for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) State Highway Administration (SHA). Supervises onsite licensed architectural and engineering consultants, as well as MDOT SHA engineering staff. Responsible for overseeing the simultaneous development of multiple complex transportation facility projects by licensed and non-licensed architects and engineers, project teams, and office teams, including design, project and program management, and construction support. Specific duties include the coordination of all architectural and engineering design activities associated with the planning and development of transportation facility projects, including architectural design, space planning, related engineering design (civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, plumbing, fire protection), cost estimates, building codes, project schedules, construction phasing, site design, site access, maintenance of traffic, utilities, agency coordination (Federal, State, and local), interpreting and administering the Administration's policies and procedures to develop contract documents, and representing MDOT SHA at meetings with State and local elected officials, community groups, and the general public. This position will also have program management responsibilities related to Fund 29, as well as general administrative duties. The goal of this position is to deliver transportation facility projects that address project needs and produce sustainable, functional designs.
Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Eight (8) years experience in professional engineering, including one year of supervisory or consultant management experience.
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.
Preferred Qualification: The ideal candidate should have the working knowledge of the standard design and project management process for facilities project from planning through construction completion. The candidate must 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; expert 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 all have excellent communication skills – written or oral – and excellent negotiation skills.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicant must possess an Architect Licensure valid in the State of Maryland
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. SHA is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to complying with the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.