Transportation Engineering Technician IV

Maryland Department of Transportation
Baltimore, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
Full Time
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN) Transportation Engineering Technician IV (CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE) (8449) GRADE 13/14 YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE TO CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION THE RECONSIDERATION PERIOD FOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS The State Highway Administration is recruiting for a Transportation Engineering Technician IV (CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE) position. The position is open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications* listed below. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill future vacancies throughout SHA. PLEASE NOTE: ANYONE INTERESTED IN BEING CONSIDERED FOR FUTURE TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV (CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE) VACANCIES MUST APPLY AT THIS TIME. THE EXAMINATION WILL INCLUDE A RATING OF YOUR APPLICATION. This is the senior technical or supervisory level of work performing a variety of engineering support tasks. Specific duties depend on job assignments and may include serving as Project Engineer for medium sized construction and maintenance projects; coordinating complex maintenance activities; performing advanced tests on soils and materials; supervising a crew engaged in basic technical engineering activities; developing complex maintenance contract specifications. Employees in some positions in this classification do not supervise, but may serve as lead workers. The employee is expected to give guidance and assistance to less experienced employees and may supervise a project, crew or unit. Work is performed under the general direction of an engineer, or other professional employee. Work conditions vary depending on assignments and are performed in the office or in the field during inspection assignments with exposure to varying weather conditions and rough terrain. The position may require: walking, standing, bending, lifting loads weighing up to 80 pounds, working in close proximity with traffic on Maryland highways, and hand/eye coordination in the efficient operation of computers and other office machines, survey equipment and the like. Employees in this classification may be required to work various shifts and on weekends depending on assignments. Employees in some positions in this classification may be required to travel and be available for work in any part of the State, subject to change of assignment, as work requires. Positions in the Transportation Engineering Technician IV classification are distinguished from the Transportation Engineering Technician III classification by the performance of senior technical or supervisory work requiring greater technical knowledge and skills. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience in technical engineering related work in the areas of maintenance and/or construction. . Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. 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. If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, you must list each position that you held, the length of time that you held each position and the corresponding job duties. NOTES: 1. Applicants may substitute education in a civil engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience, up to a maximum of three years. 2. Applicants who possess an Associates Degree in either Engineering, Construction Management or Surveying or Surveying Technology from an accredited community college, college or university are considered to have met two years of the five-year experience requirement. Licenses & Certifications Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees in some positions in this classification may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland. A CDL license may be required for some positions. National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Certification or other in-house certifications may be required for some positions. Employees in this classification may be required to possess Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) certification for inspection of In-Service Bridges, or have the ability to acquire this certificate within a given time period. Employees in this classification may be required to possess an American Society for Non-Destructive Testing Level II Certification. Employees in this classification may be required to achieve certification in field testing procedures in concrete, soil aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt within a given time period. Additional Information 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. 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 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 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: 410-545-5554 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. SHA is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to complying with the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Baltimore Sun . Category: , Keywords: Transportation Engineering Technician0