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Plan Reviewer (Transportation Design Engineer IV)
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
invites applications for the position of:
Plan Reviewer (Transportation Design Engineer IV)
SALARY: $56,743.00 - $91,107.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/15/17
CLOSING DATE: 07/13/17 11:59 PM
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
(Transportation Design Engineer IV)
Grade 20 (7664) SP# 17-60-14
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE
THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS
The Maryland Department Of Transportation's State Highway Administration Office of Highway Development (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a Plan Reviewer (Transportation Design 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 purpose of this transportation design engineering position is to function as a plan reviewer for the Plan Review Division (PRD). Working under the guidance of a licensed engineer, this specialized hydrologic/hydraulic engineer is responsible for engineering review and permitting activities related to statutory and regulatory requirements of HB97 as it pertains to Maryland's Sediment Control and Stormwater Management for all MDOT SHA projects. This position reports to a PRD team leader and may be part of a larger team reviewing complex projects or may independently review smaller, less complex projects. Duties include: providing or assisting in the technical review of MDOT SHA projects for erosion and sediment control (ESC) and stormwater management (SWM); preparing draft comment letters and approvals; tracking review project data, status, and water quality bank transactions; and coordinating with the review team and the project design liaisons. Through implementation of the plan review and approval process, 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.
EXPERIENCE: 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 experience in hydraulic/hydrologic engineering and project management as it relates to the design and review of highway or bridge related improvement projects.
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 11.03.01.04, 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: Ability to interact professionally with public and project stakeholders on behalf of SHA. Familiar with Maryland design standards, drainage law, environmental regulations and permitting requirements. Familiar with transportation related project development process and managing consultants. Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical reports, design plans, schedules, special provisions, estimates and various guiding documents. Proficiency in writing comment letters and reviewing correspondence generated by consultant reviewers. Working knowledge of hydrology/hydraulics engineering analysis, modeling and design to perform review of calculations and design for stormwater management (SWM), drainage systems, erosion and sediment control (ESC)
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license 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.
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.
Plan Reviewer (Transportation Design Engineer IV) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess a Maryland Professional Engineer license?
* 2. Do you possess 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?
* 3. Please describe your experience as it relates to hydraulic/hydrologic engineering and project management as it relates to the design and review of highway or bridge related improvement projects. You must include where and when you received this experience. ***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, June 15, 2017
This listing expires on: Thursday, July 13, 2017