Maryland government jobs AGENCY PROJECT ENGINEER/ARCHITECT III in Dorchester, Maryland

Introduction

This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Natural Resources, Engineering & Construction Unit. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Cambridge Marine Terminal (Dorchester County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Engineering & Construction Unit, is currently accepting applications for an Agency Project Engineer/Architect III. Under direction of the Chief, In-House Construction Services, this position serves to direct and supervise construction and maintenance of DNR's boating facilities, piers, bulkheads, jetties, public boat ramps, channel and maintenance dredging for navigation and boating access to facilities. This position is responsible for ice breaking operations in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries as well as responding to clean-up of floating debris after a tropical storm or hurricane at the request of MEMA. Position directs marsh, wetland and shoreline restoration projects that promote bird and wildlife habitat.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of experience as a design and project manager engineer or architect for agency capital and operating construction, maintenance and system services projects.

Notes:

  1. Additional experience as an engineer or architect in the building construction field involving the design, construction or repair of building structures or system services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

  2. Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements may be substituted for the required education and experience.

  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Engineering and Architecture classifications or Engineering and Architecture specialty codes in the Architecture field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

If not using substitution 2 or 3 noted above, then one year of experience driving/vibrating piles and sheeting (steel, wood and polymer) for piers, bulkhead and cofferdams is required.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualifications; please include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

  1. Possession of a valid Maryland Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

  2. Experience hauling wide loads, heavy equipment and various types of trailers.

  3. Knowledge of Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) laws, vehicle inspection and weigh station procedures.

  4. Experience with cable crane and excavator operations.

Please note, the ideal candidate should have knowledge of the following: job site management; General and Marine Construction; use of heavy equipment; wetland restoration techniques; regulations governing site development projects. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to manage a construction site and staff; operate heavy construction equipment; read and interpret construction plan documents.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current Maryland Department of Natural Resources employees only.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees may be required to carry an electronic paging device or provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation.

For education obtained outside of the United States (U.S.), you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the U.S., please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at http://www.naces.org/members.html prior to hire.

Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable.

This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).

You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is* STRONGLY* preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Natural Resources Human Resources 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401

The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Khia Poteat at khia.poteat@maryland.gov

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

Department: DNR - Engineering and Construction

Date Opened: 5/16/2018 2:54:00 PM

Filing Deadline: 5/30/2018 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $49,899.00 - $80,078.00/year (State Salary Guidelines apply to State Employees)

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Khia Poteat

Work Location: Dorchester