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Recruitment #20-004589-0002






MDH Office of Facilities Management and Development

201 W. Preston St., Baltimore MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the management of the Department of Health (MDH) capital and operating construction, maintenance, and system service projects. As such, the position is responsible for managing development of scopes of work, reviewing and signing-off of design specifications, site inspections, project management and budgets for capital, facility renewal and Object 14 maintenance projects for 11 operating MDH facilities and 30 group homes. This position is the MDH lead liaison to the Department of General Services regarding all capital and maintenance projects, including renovation of existing and construction of new MDH healthcare buildings.

Responsibilities include: the direct supervision of three staff providing project management and maintenance-engineering functions to MDH facilities and tenant fit-out support for MDH leased facilities. The position provides oversight and direct technical support to all MDH facilities in the development of maintenance contracts, physical plant problem analysis and resolution, as well as interagency coordination to promote the successful and timely completion of projects. This position serves as the MDH energy coordinator and monitors Agency energy usage and works with DGS to implement energy saving performance contract projects for compliance with executive energy reduction mandates. The position will assist the Department in implementing long range capital planning objectives and manage preventative maintenance operations.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four (4) 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.


The desired candidate should possess: 

  • Professional Degree in Architecture or Engineering (Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, or Professional Engineering Degree)
  • Licensed Architect or Professional Engineer registration in Maryland
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Facility operations management and logistics experience


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 (and selective) 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, 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. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

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.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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