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Contractual **RE-POST**

Recruitment #18-004588-0001



This is an agency specific contractual recruitment for DPSCS - Division of Capital Construction and Facilities Maintenance with limited state benefits.




Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Division of Capital Construction and Facilities Maintenance

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 201

Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position in the technical group of the Division of Capital Construction and Facilities Maintenance is to function as an Engineer with expertise in Electronic Security (ES) Systems and performing work relating to the analysis, design, construction, and monitoring of ES systems in capital or maintenance projects at all State facilities utilizing in-house maintenance staff and/or contracted services.


Test and evaluate to measure readiness of electronic security systems at all state correctional facilities.


Prepare and present detailed monthly reports on the status of electronic security systems.  Also, provide an ongoing action plan detailing all repair and maintenance activities related to these systems.

Make scheduled visits to facilities to train in-house staff on repair and replacement of electronic security systems.  Provide direct supervision for any in-house work related to the system.

Make emergency (unscheduled) visits to assess the electronic security problems at various correctional facilities.


Take direct action to resolve problems and make recommendations should outside resources be necessary. 

Plan, design, write specifications, prepare estimates, and produce drawings/sketches for repair or replacement of electronic security systems components by contracted service.  Provide training to maintenance staff as needed.

Provide project management for all contracted electronic security work. 


Advise the Division staff in investigations, evaluations, preparations of project programs and cost estimates.  Evaluate cost estimates prepared by consultants pertaining to electronic security engineering as needed for new or existing funded or to-be-funded capital projects.


Any other work assigned by management related to electronic security systems (CCTV,camera work, recording, fence approach detection, etc.)


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.


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.


Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1 year of experience in electronic security systems writing specifications, reviewing plans, and has field experience with camera systems and door controls.


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.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).


Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.


If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: Cynthia Wingate

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309

Baltimore, MD 21215

For more information, please call 410-585-3060 or email

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.