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Senior Facilities Preservation Manager ( Transportation Engineering Manager I)

By September 13, 2022

Maryland Transportation Authority


Open Until Filled

This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) position/function only. All interested persons will need to re-apply for any future recruitment conducted for this classification.

The MDTA owns, operates, and maintains eight major toll facilities comprised of four bridges, two tunnels, and two turnpikes, across the State of Maryland. For 50 years, the MDTA has provided Maryland’s citizens and visitors with safe, secure and convenient transportation facilities. We are committed to quality and excellence in customer service, and we rely on our organization’s values, traditions and – most importantly – our employees to achieve these goals.

Nature of Work: This position is responsible for the ensuring adherence to quality maintenance and repair standards on various facility maintenance and service contracts. The incumbent in this position will develop and implement the Preventative Maintenance program for all MDTA facilities to ensure the uniformity of standards with the MDTA Asset Management Program. Duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Provides technical support to the Office of Engineering and Construction (OEC) and Support Services Division (SS) on various maintenance and service contracts by developing, reviewing, and approving scope of work, specifications, change orders, and invoices of maintenance contracts;
Develops, implements, and maintains the preventative maintenance and warranty program for all maintenance and service contracts and ensure compliance by the contractor to ensure that MDTA is up-to-date with all regulatory requirements and COMAR;
Attends all facility maintenance contracts kick- off meetings and partnering meetings;
Provides recommendations to OEC and SS on the need for upcoming facilities preventative maintenance contracts;
Coordinates and works with the Chief Facilities Maintenance Officer (CFMO) from various facilities to identify facility assets and conducts annual inspections of facility assets;
Responsible for development of staff, approving leave requests, time sheets and evaluation of performance;
Responds to emergency facility situations as needed;
Provide monthly reports of facility maintenance contracts progress to the Director of Asset Management and Support Services; and
Coordinates and works with Maximo team to ensure that facility assets, condition assessments and preventative maintenance program are entered into Maximo


The employee in this position will receive direct supervision from the Director of Asset Management and Support Services. The current vacancy is located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Hybrid telework schedules may be available for this position.

MDTA employees are offered a generous benefits package including: a minimum of 10 paid holidays, a minimum of 27* days of leave annually (personal, vacation, and sick), access to the State Pension System, deferred compensation plans, excellent health, dental, and vision plans, and more! *May be prorated based upon start date.

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Seven (7) years experience in professional engineering. ** Three years of this experience must have involved facility management or building maintenance program management.


**This statement contains a Selective Qualification, which is more focused in scope than the Minimum Qualifications for this classification. Selective Qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skills or abilities). No substitutions are allowed for a Selective Qualification.

Your placement on an eligible list 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.


1.  Additional work experience in professional engineering, or in technical engineering at the journey level or above, may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

2.  Possession of a Master’s Degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the non-supervisory experience.

3.  Persons currently registered as Professional Engineers in the State of Maryland, or in a state with comparable requirements, are considered to have met the education requirements.

Applicants must possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland. Applicants must list the license number and date of expiration on the application.


Please apply on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.   Paper applications (Form DTS-1) will not be accepted for this recruitment.



Please be advised that the State of Maryland is dedicated to a drug-free workplace, and as a result, employees are subject to the State’s Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing. Selected candidate(s) may be subject to background and reference checks.

The incumbent in this position is not a member of a covered bargaining unit.

For education obtained outside the U.S., at the time of application you are required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org) or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/). This must be submitted as an attachment with the application of the position in which you are applying.

The Maryland Transportation Authority is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MDTA does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

MDOT has various careers for people of all experiences, backgrounds, and abilities who come together to contribute to one mission – connecting our customers to life’s opportunities.  Join us in serving our Maryland residents, visitors, and businesses!

Reasonable Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request.

Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request.  Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number 1-800-735-2258 (TTY Number: 711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Issue Date: 06/23/2022

To apply for this job email your details to mdtarecruitandexams@mdta.state.md.us

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