EXECUTIVE SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (OPEN)
STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION (SHA)
Deputy Director for Material Quality, Office of Materials Technology
DOT Executive IV (8031) (Selection Plan #13-73-04)
RECRUITMENT: The State Highway Administration's (SHA) Office of Materials Technology is recruiting for a Deputy Director (DOT Executive IV). This recruitment is open to anyone who meets the preferred qualifications listed below. This position is Executive Service (the incumbent serves at the will of the appointing authority).
SALARY RANGE: Grade 23 ($65,636 - $105,395) CLOSING DATE: February 27, 2013
(Postmarks NOT Accepted)
Note: Starting salary is contingent upon education, experience, and TSHRS salary rules.
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 technical leadership position with the primary responsibility of providing the overall management and oversight of the material quality services and functions of Office of Materials Technology (OMT) in support of SHA's construction program and maintenance operations. This will be achieved by assisting the Director of OMT in fulfillment of the office's mission to ensure material quality in Maryland. This is an executive level position where the incumbent will be responsible for activities related to asphalt, concrete, soils and aggregate, structural materials, coatings/paints, pavement markings, and overall materials management. The incumbent will supervise five Division Chiefs and be indirectly responsible for the material quality efforts of approximately 120 staff.
A main focus within material quality operations is setting statewide material policies and processes to ensure the successful placement of quality materials on transportation projects. This will be done by allocating appropriate resources (staff, consultant and equipment) for both field and laboratory functions. This position has approval authority to function on behalf of the OMT Director as needed based on workload and/or in the absence of the OMT Director. This position will serve as the liaison for OMT for a wide variety of national, state and local organizations as well as other SHA offices, and will assist the Director in the implementation of office-wide initiatives.
EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related materials field from an accredited college or university.
EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years of experience in Civil Engineering work, five (5) years of which must have been in materials. Four (4) years of this experience must have involved the supervision of employees or in exercising responsibility for program development.
The ideal candidate may have a PE License in materials or Civil Engineering.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position must be available and on call 24 hours/7 days a week to assist all management and employees in any capacity that involves the lab and field operations of staff. Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland with less than four (4) points is required.
TO APPLY: All applicants may submit an application online at https://jobs.mdot.state.md.us (use of this option allows the application to be saved). If you are submitting a paper copy of your application (DTS-1), please clearly indicate the position for which you are applying and include the Selection Plan number. In addition, you may attach a copy of the bulletin. It is essential that the application be filled out completely and accurately. Resumes will not be accepted for completed applications. 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.
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.
Application materials must be received by the closing date (postmarks NOT accepted) online or at:
Recruitment and Examination Division
State Highway Administration
707 N. Calvert Street, Mail Stop-602
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-545-5552 or 1-877-743-9311
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.
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