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Recruitment #18-004614-0004


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland 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.




580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland (Anne Arundel County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources, Engineering & Construction Unit, is currently accepting applications for an Agency Project Engineer/Architect Lead, under the direction of the Critical Maintenance Chief. This position is the full performance level of maintenance engineering work, providing the technical design, procurement services and inspection of systems and utilities related to the maintenance of the buildings and grounds owned by the Department of Natural Resources.

Candidates should be able to provide construction management and inspection services necessary for the successful completion of major maintenance projects. This may include developing project justifications, cost estimates and written specifications for the procurement of major construction services and materials to repair, renovate or replace buildings and facilities. This position may prepare scopes of work for obtaining the services of engineers to design projects then work to complete the project.

This position will be responsible for critical maintenance and major repair projects, within the Department of Natural Resources system statewide. Will meet with agency representatives at various Department of Natural Resources facilities to inspect and evaluate the conditions of the infrastructure, to identify problems and necessary critical maintenance requirements while providing detailed reports to improve overall efficiency of the structure.

This position will provide guidance, leadership and training to facility staff and other Project Engineers engaged in multi-disciplinary projects that require the expertise of more than one Engineer. Reviews and corrects the deficiencies in written specifications prepared by Maintenance Supervisors and Project Engineers, prior to bidding to ensure that they are sufficiently adequate and accurate to solicit responsive bids.


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

Experience: Three 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.


Experience in construction management, working with and coordinating with multiple agencies, such as Department of General Services and Maryland Department of the Environment taking a project from conception to completion.


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.


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.

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.

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


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 related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable.

Resumes will not be accepted. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (cover letters, resumes, etc.).

You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.



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

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to: Khia Poteat, e-mail:

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

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

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

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.