Manages projects in the implementation of the County’s architectural and engineering Capital Improvement Program for the Department of Public Works & Transportation; including buildings, roads, marine, drainage, airport improvements, and other public facilities; ensuring that all assigned projects are designed and constructed in accordance with all relevant standards, to budget and schedule. Investigates and responds to citizen, elected official, and developer requests; performs other duties as assigned. The applicant can have expertise in civil engineering or facility projects, although experience in both would be considered a positive factor in the selection process. Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to gain thorough knowledge of the federal, State of Maryland and St. Mary’s County policies, procedures, and regulations;
Familiarity with hydrology/hydraulic analysis and design methods and the ability to gain knowledge to manage consultants and internal staff in those matters;
Knowledge and experience in transportation/traffic and site/roadway design principles and/or knowledge and experience in building construction and site development;
Ability to effectively communicate with other staff and members of the public;
Knowledge and experience in the principles and practices of project management;
Knowledge and experience in grant administration;
Knowledge and experience in engineering economic analysis techniques and the ability to evaluate the costs and benefits of projects so as to develop a priority order of completion within budget and time constraints;
Ability to plan and direct all aspects of projects in one or more areas of the Public Works Department’s responsibilities;
Ability to use independent engineering judgment in working out details and utilizing resources to carry out assigned projects.
About St. Mary's County Goverment
St. Mary's County Government is located in Leonardtown, MD - Southern Maryland
Population: 111,413 (2015). St. Mary's County Government employs approximately 900 employees and
is the home to Patuxent River Naval Air Station, the county’s largest employer offering 500 miles of shoreline on the Patuxent
River, Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay.