State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $61,725.00-$99,103.00 Yearly






A Capital Maintenance Project Engineer Supervisor is the supervisory level of work as a maintenance management engineer in the Department of General Services.   Capital maintenance projects are large-scale renovation and repair work for State agencies, typically are one year or less in duration, and may include office buildings, health care facilities, correctional institutions, housing, educational facilities, and public works structures and operations.  Employees in this classification supervise Capital Maintenance Project Engineers.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from the Chief of the Maintenance Engineering Division or other designated official.  Employees may be required to work evenings and weekends in order to attend public meetings and hearings.  Employees may be subject to call-in for emergency situations, such as problems at a construction site.  The work may require traveling throughout the State to construction sites where conditions may be noisy, dirty and uncomfortable.  Employees may also be required to climb ladders and wear safety equipment as well as work in confined spaces, heights and under buildings.

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.

The Capital Maintenance Project Engineer Supervisor is differentiated from the Capital Maintenance Project Engineer II in that the Capital Maintenance Project Engineer Supervisor has full supervisory responsibility for lower-level Capital Maintenance Project Engineers while the Capital Maintenance Project Engineer II performs the full range of duties and responsibilities under general supervision.


Supervises Capital Maintenance Project Engineers engaged in planning, directing and coordinating large-scale capital maintenance projects for State agencies from the program approval through design and post construction stages;

Approves the designs, plans, specifications, contract documents and cost analysis of capital maintenance projects developed by engineering and architectural consultants;

Provides technical assistance to State agencies for analysis of design concepts and construction problems, interpretation of technical data, cost issues and procurement of engineering and architectural services;

Reviews and approves staff technical review comments on capital maintenance projects for technical efficiency and sufficiency, code compliance, program requirements, and sound engineering practices;

Approves bidding documents, drawings, cost estimates, time schedules and resolution of technical engineering problems;

Develops and monitors project schedule throughout the design process and coordinates the activities and actions necessary to maintain project schedule;

Evaluates and approves Proposed Change Orders (PCO), and time extension requests as they occur during the course of construction;

Conducts or chairs various project design review, pre-bid, construction progress, and post construction meetings to respond to inquiries concerning project, resolve technical difficulties and ensure compliance with project program and design standards, contract specifications, applicable building codes, and sound engineering practices;

May review designs, plans, specifications, contract documents, feasibility studies, and cost analyses of small-scale maintenance projects of State agencies;

May inspect State-owned and other facilities to evaluate and assess engineering needs and prepare reports detailing conditions and work required;

May testify before legislative budget committees on projects included in the State’s capital budget proposal;

May prepare and present testimony in administrative hearings;

Performs other related duties.


Knowledge of the engineering principles, standards, practices and methods related to building design, construction and operation;

Knowledge of industry standards and practices applicable to building design, construction, and operations, such as building and utility systems, plumbing, fire protection and detection, electrical, roofing, safety, and energy;

Knowledge of the construction methods, procedures and materials;

Knowledge of State and federal laws, regulations and codes applicable to building design and construction;

Knowledge of construction contracts, specifications and plans; Knowledge of computer-assisted design software and equipment;

Knowledge of field inspection techniques related to construction;

Skill in reviewing large-scale building maintenance project plans, specifications, feasibility reports and cost estimates in order to determine adherence to the contract, specifications, standards, governing regulations and codes and sound engineering practices;

Skill in analyzing technical data in order to evaluate the engineering integrity, safety, economy, efficiency and costs of large-scale maintenance projects;

Skill in developing technically sound and cost effective engineering resolutions to problems in the design or construction of large-scale maintenance projects;

Ability to supervise Capital Maintenance Project Engineers;

Ability to prepare technical reports and make recommendations based on engineering procedures, standards and practices;

Ability to communicate effectively;

Ability to use computer-assisted design applications, standard word processing, spreadsheets, database and communications software;

Ability to prepare and present testimony in administrative hearings;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineering and architectural consultants, public and private business owners, property owners and managers, contractors, government officials and the general public.


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

Experience: Three years of experience as an Engineer or Project Manager Engineer in the building construction, renovation or maintenance fields.


1. Candidates may substitute additional engineering experience in performing maintenance or construction engineering work in facility and maintenance system work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Civil Engineer Corps classifications or Construction Engineering Technician, or Civil or Combat Engineering specialty codes in the Engineering field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. 


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.


Employees may be required to carry an electronic paging device or provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached after normal business hours.


Class specifications 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.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

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 2008 12:00AM

Date Revised

March 16, 2018

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 004597; EST: 7/1/2008; REV: 3/16/2018;

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