State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $68,901.00-$110,635.00 Yearly






A Capital Projects Assistant Director is the managerial level of work in the field of building design and construction.  Employees in this classification assist the Director, Office of Engineering and Construction Department of General Services in the management of several professional design teams.  Employees are responsible for the economy and efficiency of the program, and to that end, plan, organize, direct and control the activities of the assigned staff and resources.  This responsibility includes the recommendation of sound administrative and engineering policy and procedural modifications and the implementation of all approved policies and procedures.  As the manager of several teams of registered professionals, employees in the classification are responsible for the Capital Projects Manager in charge of each team and for the overall review of the capital improvements scheduling and progress.  This responsibility involves coordination with consulting architects and engineers, financial managers, and legislative bodies.  As manager of architects and engineers involved in solving complex and unusual technical problems, employees in the classification are responsible for the comprehensive evaluation of problems and recommendation of sound solutions.  This responsibility includes the exploration and evaluation of all engineering or architectural alternatives, and recommendation of the most acceptable in the form of comprehensive narrative and calculation reports.  Employees in this classification supervise a number of Capital Projects Engineer Supervisors and Capital Projects Architect Supervisors, as well as lower-level professional Engineers and Architects.

Employees in this classification receive general direction from the Director, Office of Engineering and Construction, Department of General Services.  Work is evaluated upon the basis of effectiveness and efficiency as an engineering/architectural manager and in terms of overall contributions to the public improvements program.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.


Assists the Director, Office of Engineering and Construction, in the management of the Design and Approval Division;

Coordinates, through Capital Projects Managers, the development of designs, plans, and specifications for public improvements;

Recommends sound policy and efficient procedural modifications relative to the overall public improvements program;

Consults with Federal, State, and local governmental officials, boards, commissions, and legislative bodies concerning the public improvements program; Plans and directs special engineering, architectural, or administrative studies as directed;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Management Service positions.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Established

Jul 1 1979 12:00AM

Date Revised

March 16, 2018

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 003601; EST: 7/1/1979; REV: 3/16/2018;

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