Capital Construction Engineer/Architect II

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.

Maryland’s Interagency Commission on School Construction (IAC) is recruiting a seasoned facilities professional with strong communication skills, operations and maintenance expertise, and a commitment to public service for a new leadership position at a pivotal time for this independent State agency. The Regional Facilities Manager guides and supports all assigned Local Education Agencies’ (LEAs’) facilities planning, design and construction activities to help each assigned LEA maintain an educationally sufficient and fiscally sustainable portfolio of facilities.

MDSE - Interagency Comm. on School Construction
Baltimore City, MD and other locations

This position visits existing schools and construction projects, advises LEAs and IAC staff in all matters related to school facilities from concept planning to construction and through maintenance and operations, including building system replacements. This advisory management position assists in the development of strategies for ensuring safe, healthy, and educationally sufficient school facilities including their capital and operational funding, facility management procedures, proper staffing ratios, and the entire facility management process. Reporting regularly to the Executive Director and assigned managers on findings and recommendations for improvement, and corrective action, including the development of reports and testimony to the Interagency Commission, the Administration, and the General Assembly on behalf of the Executive Director. This positions provides a substantial level of analysis and information to make funding decisions related to both simple and complex projects.


EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a technical, scientific, or engineering discipline such as Architecture, Engineering, Construction Project Management, or a related field. 

EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience as a Facilities Manager, Construction Project Manager, Engineer, or comparable qualified professional whose work has involved design, construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of buildings or system services, experience in team management and leadership, and the use of computer or web-based facility management systems such as Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) or Enterprise Asset Management (EAM software). 

NOTES: Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substituted for the required Education

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Experience in building system, Local, State & National codes 

Experience in drawing review & construction technology/management. 

Software skills in Project Management such as Microsoft Project, Excel, and presentation graphics


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the 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. On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment.  

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.  

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