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Team Leader (Highway Hydraulics) - Transportation Design Engineer V
SALARY: $60,543.00 - $97,203.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/11/17
CLOSING DATE: 10/10/17 11:59 PM
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
(Transportation Design Engineer V)
Grade 21 (7665) SP# 17-60-20
YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS
(OPEN) The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration(SHA) Office of Highway Development-Highway Hydraulics 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- Highway Hydraulics Division (Baltimore City).
The main function of the position is to lead a team of specialized hydrologic/hydraulic (H/H) engineers responsible for designing and analyzing and review for drainage systems, stormwater management (SWM) facilities and erosion and sediment control (ESC) measures for the highway, bridge and small structures construction, roadway and facilities maintenance , stream restoration and SWM retrofit projects. The position is responsible for environmental permits tracking for Office of Highway Development (OHD) projects, performing H/H and SWM reviews for private developments adjacent to SHA roadways to provide recommendation to State Highway Administration (SHA) District Offices issuing Access Permits. This position is expected to conduct work independently and will be responsible for the team as whole. The duties include supervision, development, preparation and review of plans, construction estimates and specifications related to stormwater management, drainage, erosion and sediment control for highway and bridge projects as well as environmental permits coordination and permits acquisition. The duties may also include support of programmatic responsibilities under the SHA Drainage and Stormwater Assets Program such as drainage investigations and drainage complaints follow up, drainage outfall channels and stream assessments and restoration plan development, stormwater facilities inspections and remedial activities development as well as drainage improvement projects management supporting Fund 74 Program delivery. The duties will include managing multiple tasks with supervision of in-house staff and on-site consultants. This position reports directly to the Assistant Division Chief of Highway Hydraulics Division. The program related duties may include development and implementation of programmatic activities performed within the Division and SHA-wide activities to meet SHA Business Plan goals as well as specific conditions of SHA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit.
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 water resources or environmental engineering design experience including one (1) year project management experience of projects related to highway drainage such as stormwater management; or erosion/ sediment control; or stream restoration.
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: Knowledge and experience in Team Leadership, personnel management; ability to properly interact with public and project stakeholders on behalf of SHA. Familiar with drainage law and environmental regulations. Familiar with transportation related projects development process and managing and consultants. High proficiency in preparing technical reports, schedules, special provisions, estimates and various guiding documents. Working knowledge of hydrology/hydraulics engineering analysis
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Must receive the following certification prior to completion of probation period:
Erosion and Sediment Control Certification (MDE and SHA)
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.
Team Leader (Transportation Design Engineer V) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess a Maryland Professional Engineer license? Evidence of license must be presented at the time of appointment.
* 2. Do you possess one (1) year of experience managing engineering projects as a licensed, professional engineer?
* 3. Do you possess two (2) years water resources or environmental engineering design experience including one (1) year project management experience of projects related to highway drainage such as stormwater management; or erosion/ sediment control; or stream restoration?
4. Please describe your experience as it relates to water resources or environmental engineering design experience including one (1) year project management experience of projects related to highway drainage such as stormwater management; or erosion/ sediment control; or stream restoration. 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: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
This listing expires on: Tuesday, October 10, 2017