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Recruitment #19-004588-0003






MDH, Office of Facilities Management and Development, 201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the position of Project Engineer/Architect III is to provide full performance level services for MDH projects including agency capital, facility renewal, and agency operating construction and maintenance service projects. The position with the MDH Office of Facility Management and Development (OFM&D) is responsible for oversight of design reviews, site inspections, and management of agency projects, and serves as a liaison to the Department of General Services for large-scale multi-year capital projects. Projects may include new construction, demolition, renovation, and maintenance of: office facilities; health care facilities; residential buildings; and educational facilities. Additional project responsibilities may include oversight and management of energy performance projects, building condition and facility assessment surveys, and public works infrastructure systems including: water or electrical distribution; sanitary waste; and storm water management projects that may affect the operations or budgeting for a facility. This position also provides MDH and OFM&D with expertise and assistance in the preparation of comprehensive technical project programming and development of scopes of work for use in contracting AE services. Additional responsibilities may include cost estimating/budgeting, and the development of capital improvement program statements for multi-year large scale capital construction projects. Incumbents will fulfill and oversee legal requirements for Plans Review of construction documents for hospitals, comprehensive care, assisted living, adult medical day care, ambulatory care, and various other related facilities. The position will provide maintenance engineering, architectural design, and construction oversight for numerous ongoing projects at MDH health care facilities located throughout the State. This position will provide MDH and the OFM&D with engineering and architectural design expertise for preparation of contract documents for building and infrastructure projects. This position will also provide bidding, contract negotiation, and contract administration services for MDH.


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

Experience: Two years of experience as a design and project manager engineer or architect for agency capital and operating construction, maintenance and system services projects.

Notes: 1. Additional experience as an engineer or architect in the building construction field involving the design, construction or repair of building structures or system services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

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

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 Architecture field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


The desired applicant should possess licensure as a Registered Architect and possess the following experience:

  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • extensive experience utilizing AutoCAD to generate construction documents
  • tenant fit-out design Experience in developing project specifications and developing building programs
  • managing multiple projects simultaneously including large scale design, renovation, construction, demolition, and/or maintenance projects
  • contract administration and cost estimating experience
  • project management skills and strong analytical skills
  • design and construction of institutional and healthcare facilities
  • working knowledge of industry software including AutoCAD or similar 2D drafting programs
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
  • working knowledge of current building codes including IBC, NFPA, FGI Guidelines for Design of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, Code of Maryland Regulations, and RS Means cost estimating resources


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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