Transportation Design Engineer IV (Project Manager)
State Highway Administration - Maryland

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Office of Highway Development - Highway Hydraulics Division (Baltimore City)
Transportation Design Engineer IV (Project Manager) (7664) (SP# 12-60-20)

RECRUITMENT: (OPEN) The State Highway Administration Office of Highway Development - Highway Hydraulics Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a 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 Office of Highway Development - Highway Hydraulics Division (Baltimore City).
All applicants must submit an application online at

SALARY: Grade 20 ($54,009 - $86,718) CLOSING DATE: January 02, 2013
Effective date: 1/01/2013

The State of Maryland offers excellent health and leave benefits, 401k benefits, a free transit program, and advanced education and training opportunities.

NATURE OF WORK: This is a senior level, project manager position within the Office of Highway Development's Highway Hydraulics Division. The position is to function as a Project Design Engineer/lead worker for the work assigned such as stormwater management, sediment control, stream restoration and NPDES related work. In this position, the licensed professional engineer completes design engineering work at the professional level of expertise. Duties regarding analysis for Total Maximum Daily Load compliance may be expected. Specific duties may include analysis preparation of SHA's plan for TMDL implementation and leading the delivery of implementation projects or highway projects as necessary. These duties involve design and preparation of the plans, specifications permit applications, and estimates and providing technical expertise to engineers and technicians, as well as to consulting engineers in the design. Also may provide technical reviews of plans prepared by other parties. This position may manage consultants. These reviews ensure compliance with SHA Drainage Manual, MDE publications and permits, environmental policies and laws and accepted engineering practices. This position makes recommendations that affect environmental performance, safety and cost. These recommendations may include using professional engineering judgment to determine when design exceptions may be required where circumstances make meeting design or intended criteria is impractical. The customers served by the Highway Hydraulics Division include other SHA offices, federal and state regulatory agencies, elected officials, consultant firms, watershed groups, counties and municipalities, special interest groups, the traveling public and other citizens.

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 engineering experience performing Hydrologic and Hydraulic design.
  • 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).
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.

LICENSE, REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATES: 1. An applicant's current license as a Professional Engineer in a state with comparable requirements acceptable to the Maryland State Board for Professional Engineers, in the appropriate option for which application is made, will be accepted but the applicant must obtain a Maryland license within twelve (12) months of appointment. Evidence of out of state registration must be presented at time of appointment. 2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

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. Qualified applicants 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: Effective June 30, 2009 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 question please contact the Recruitment and Examination Division at the number(s) listed below:

410-545-5552 OR 1-877-743-9311

Date Drafted: 11/29/2012 Date Issued: 12/04/2012
Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call at 410-545-5552 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.

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