Transportation Engineer I
State Highway Administration - Maryland

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Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA)

RECRUITMENT: (OPEN) This position is open to any one who meets the minimum and selective qualifications* listed below.

CLOSING DATE: Open and Continuous
(In order to be considered for the 2012-2013 recruitment, you must submit your application to the Recruitment & Examination Division no later than July 30, 2013).

SALARY: Grade 14 (Starting salary of $49,468)

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 entry level professional civil (transportation) engineering work applying engineering theories, principles, and standards to a variety of engineering projects and processes. Opportunities exist in a number of areas of civil (transportation) engineering to include: Bridge Structures, Bridge Hydraulics, Construction Inspection, Highway/Community Design, Highway Hydraulics, Planning & Preliminary Engineering, Traffic & Safety, Materials Technology, and Land Surveying Engineering. Sample duties include, but are not limited to: in a learning capacity, assists with engineering projects; operates CADD; trains on software applications in the division assigned; assists in preparation of supporting documentation for engineering projects; reviews plans and specifications; conducts material testing evaluation and quality assurance and conducts construction inspection under the direction of a higher level engineer. Positions in this class do not supervise, but may provide direction and guidance to technicians. Work is performed in an office setting and in the field and may require physical inspection of job sites.

EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor's degree in civil engineering*, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
EXPERIENCE: None required.
*A selective qualification recruitment is conducted for a job or position when there is a specific or additional bona fide occupational qualification (i.e. knowledge, skill or ability).

NOTES: Persons currently registered as Professional Civil Engineers in the state of Maryland, or in a state with comparable requirements, are considered to have met the education requirements.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND CERTIFICATES: Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that 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.

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.

TO APPLY: All applicants may submit an application online at (use of this option allows the application to be saved). If you are submitting a paper copy of your application (DTS-1) you must include a valid email address and clearly indicate the position for which you are applying, or attach a copy of the bulletin. 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 for completed applications. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information on the DTS-1 application form. You may refer to an additional sheet of paper or a resume only if and when you run out of room in the boxes provided for specific duties. 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. 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.

Your application will not be reviewed until all information is received. When applying for the Transportation Engineer I position, all required information (including transcripts) must be submitted within 60 days of your initial application.

Please send the application materials to:
Recruitment and Examination Division
707 N. Calvert Street, Mail Stop C-602
Baltimore MD 21202
410-545-5552 or 1-877-743-9311

Issue Date: 9/04/2012

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