ITS and Electrical Discipline Manager

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Baltimore, MD, United States

Phone: 4104095027
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ITS and Electrical Discipline Manager


Baltimore, MD 

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Job Description:

***Open to All Qualified Candidates***
This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
Open Until Filled
The Maryland Transportation Authority (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:   The MDTA is seeking an experienced project manager with a focus on projects in the areas of Electrical Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).  This role will primarily focus on the direction of major programs involving planning, development, design, construction, maintenance, and operations of existing and new ITS and Electrical services involving multi-divisional support and coordination, system analysis and integration, and analysis of business, policy, and operations impacts.  This position will direct consultants, staff, and contractors on engineering projects involving electrical, electronic, computer or communications equipment and will coordinate work as needed.  
 Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide review, supervision, and direction to subordinate licensed professional engineer project managers in the planning, design, coordination, implementation, and management of Electrical and Intelligent Transportation Systems.  This will include major organizational components such as toll systems, security systems, tunnel control systems, and ITS consisting of incident detection systems, automatic traffic counters, dynamic message signs and control systems, fiber optic networks, and two-way radio systems;
  • Review plans, specifications, drawings, reports, or other documents for sound application of standards and practices;
  • Review and interpret Electrical and ITS codes and standards and render engineering judgements as the authority having jurisdiction;
  • Develop Electrical and Intelligent Transportation Systems projects consisting of innovative contracting methods such as design build, on-call services, design-build-operate-maintain, design-build-maintain and other specialist contract approaches;
  • Direct systems engineers in the development of Electrical and Intelligent Transportation Systems projects impacting major business and operations programs; and
  • Contact and collaborate with executive management personnel.
The employee in this position will report directly to the Deputy Director of Engineering. The current vacancy is in Baltimore, Maryland. Employees in this role may be assigned  duties that require the ability to lift up to 40 pounds, climb during field investigations, bend/crawl while examining equipment, transport electronic equipment, open panel boards, junction boxes, cabinets, etc., open manholes and handholes.
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:  A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Six years of experience in administrative or professional work.  Two years of this experience must have involved one or more of the following:  the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures. **Three (3) years of this experience must include project management experience as it relates to electrical engineering or Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience with designing Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • PMP Certification

It is essential that you provide complete and accurate informationPlease 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, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.   


1.  Additional experience in administrative or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-to-year basis for the required general experience.

3.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Licenses & Certifications


Employees in this classification will 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.  Applicants must list the license number and date of expiration on the application.


Additional Information

Please apply on-line at 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 will not be 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 ( or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation ( 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: 1/31/2022