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Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V)
SALARY: $60,543.00 - $97,203.00 Annually OPENING DATE: 06/13/17 CLOSING DATE: 07/12/17 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION: Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN) Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V) Grade 21 (7665) SP# 17-60-16 YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mdotmd 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- Plan Review 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 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- Plan Review Division (Baltimore City). The Team Leader of the Plan Review Division (PRD) will, as a Licensed Professional Engineer, function as a leader and supervisor of a team of specialized hydrologic/hydraulic engineers responsible for a the engineering review and permitting activities related to statutory and regulatory requirements of HB97 as it pertains to Maryland's Sediment Control and Stormwater Management, and Dam Safety for all of SHA projects. This Team Leader will provide expert design direction to other licensed professional engineers as needed to support compliance with stormwater and sediment control permitting for all SHA projects. This position will work independently, reporting directly to the Assistant Division Chief of the PRD. These duties will include: independent review of complex projects for erosion/sediment control (ESC) and stormwater management (SWM), programmatic planning and managing multiple complex major and system preservation project reviews while supervising environmental permit coordination and acquisition, development and implementation of programmatic activities performed within the division and SHA wide, and implementation of processes to meet business plan goals. This Team Leader will be responsible for interpreting and administering the SHA policies and procedures related to ESC/SWM and other environmental requirements, and technical review of erosion and sediment control plans, stormwater management plans, and computations. Through implementation of the plan review and approval process, the PRD ensures that all new, redevelopment, and maintenance projects provide water quality and quantity control measures that treat and manage stormwater runoff in accordance with regulations established by the Sediment Control Act and the Stormwater Management Act. Reviews include complex major projects and system preservation projects for environmental permit coordination and acquisition. As a licensed PE with technical and managerial knowledge of ESC/SWM, the incumbent will work with the ADC and DC in the development of policies, guidance, and standards. This position functions as a liaison to the SHA Program Administrator, the Program Administrator of the Water Management Administration, and The Maryland Department of the Environment, with frequent interaction between other MDE programs and divisions including, Sediment and Stormwater Plan Review Division, Stormwater Program Division, Maryland Dam Safety Division, and Inspection & Compliance. Coordinating with local governments, State and Federal agencies, the environmental community and developers, consulting and engineering firms. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a Maryland Professional Engineer license, in the appropriate option, is required. Evidence of license must be presented at the time of appointment. Experience: One (1) year of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed, professional engineer. Selective Qualification: Two (2) years of experience in hydraulic/hydrologic engineering and project management as it relates to the design and review of highway or bridge related 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, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position. Notes: 1. Registration requirements are established under Title 14, Business Occupations and Professions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland. 2. 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: The ideal candidate will have experience in design, review, and development of erosion/sediment control (ESC) and stormwater management (SWM) plans, computations, specifications, and details for transportation or similar projects. This individual will also have experience in obtaining applicable permits from environmental agencies, and the ability to interpret state, local, and federal policies and regulations. Additionally, this candidate will be proficient in preparing technical reports, with working knowledge of Maryland's ESC/SWM practices and guidelines, and have experience with regards to identifying and resolving engineering and technical issues on complex projects that threaten project schedules and program delivery. LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: 1. Possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 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 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 H1B 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. Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V) Supplemental Questionnaire * 1. Do you possess a Maryland Professional Engineer license? Yes No * 2. Do you have two (2) years of experience in hydraulic/hydrologic engineering and project management as it relates to the design and review of highway or bridge related improvement projects? Yes No * 3. Please describe your experience regarding hydraulic/hydrologic engineering and project management as it relates to the design and review of highway or bridge related improvement projects. * Required Question

Posted on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
This listing expires on: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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