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REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ENGINEER/ARCHITECT I

Recruitment #17-004590-0001

Introduction

The Air and Radiation Management Administration, Mobile Source Control Program is recruiting for a Regulatory Compliance Engineer I. This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment.  This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year.  Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Air and Radiation Management Administration

Mobile Source control Program 

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

This is an entry level staff engineer in the Engineering & Technology Assessment Division of the Mobile Sources Control Program. This position is responsible for performing technical and complex emissions modeling, using the Environmental Protection Agency’s MOVES model. The MOVES model is used in the preparation of the statewide highway emissions inventories, State Implementation Plans, Rate of Progress Plans, and Transportation Conformity analyses. This position uses DOS commands, batch processing, MySQL databases and queries, as well as computer programming skills to accomplish the MOVES modeling. This position will also be responsible for coordinating related modeling activities with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) as well as regional modeling activities conducted by the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Agency (MARAMA).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: None

Notes:

1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with at least 20 credits in engineering and two years performing engineering or architectural work in pollution control, waste remediation, resource conservation, environmental protection, public health and safety, or related areas may be substituted for the engineering degree.  

2. Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements may be substituted for the education requirement.

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 Environmental field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

Coursework in the following:

  • Automotive engineering
  • Professional Communications
  • Project Leadership
  • Quality Assurance  

It is also preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel)
  • Experience using Computer Models
  • Experience using MS-DOS and Batch Files

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in twenty-four hours a day, and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached or carry an electronic pager.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum/selective/preferred 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.  Applicants that meet the qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for consideration of an interview/selection.  Only those candidates that demonstrate, in their applications, the required qualifications will be deemed qualified and referred.  

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process.  The assessment will be a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of this position.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified and placed on the employment list for at least one year. This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.  Education credentials and experience verification will be completed by the Appointing Authority.  If you are scheduled to complete an education or licensing requirement within six months of the examination, you may participate in the examination process, if one is required.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences.

The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

It is STRONGLY preferred that you apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and reference number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Olivia Finley, Recruitment and Examination Division

Office of Human Resources

MDE Reference Number:17-004590-0001

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

410-537-3105/ EMAIL olivia.finley@maryland.gov

FAX: 410-537-3966

The MD State Application Form can be found online.

PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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