Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County

  • Largo, MD

  • $72,168-120,000 per year

  • Temporary

  • Full-time

Nature and Variety of Work

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Prince George’s County is the perfect family-friendly community. Encompassing almost 500 square miles and with over 900,000 residents, Prince George’s County has an urban atmosphere that still manages to provide a scenic and peaceful place to live, work, and play.

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The Prince George’s County Government Department of Public Works & Transportation is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Engineer III position, grade G28, within its Road Maintenance and Construction Division.

About the Position:

This senior level professional and technical position is responsible for providing professional engineering and administration support requiring the use of engineering principles and practices for the resolution of assigned projects related to roadway construction and inspection services within the Office of Engineering and Project Management, Road Construction Division.

Examples of Work

What You’ll Do:

  • Conducts roadway construction inspections and field investigations related to complaints received from county residents under the County’s PGC 311 program.
  • Provides reports for remediation or improvement of roads, including resurfacing, underdrains, sidewalks, curb and gutter, and other issues related to roadways within the County right-of-way.
  • Reviews construction inspectors’ daily construction logs listing quantities of works completed by contractors on all assigned contracts and enters data into the program worksheet and/or CCMS System.
  • Prepares invoices for payment to the contractors on monthly basis.
  • Prepares construction cost estimates, directs, and monitors field construction activities by contractors, field modifications designs.
  • Reviews Daily Construction Logs (DCLs) and maintaining records of field construction works for use in development of monthly payment estimates for payments to contractors; maintaining financial data and records to monitor Contracts Expenditures & budgeted Funds balances; preparation of change orders.
  • Prepares cost estimate to determine requirements from roadway improvement works resulting from field inspection and investigations.
  • Maintains financial data and records to monitor contracts expenditures and budgeted funds balances.
  • Attends citizens and civic association meetings to assess, plan and implement programs for roadways improvement works including concrete, asphalt repairs.
  • Attends all work sessions and training programs in implementing the pavement assessment and management system (PAMS) and updating of Inventory of Needs List for the asphalt, concrete and drainage/underdrains.
  • Prepares change orders for additional work resulting from add-ons and/or additional tasks/items of work not included in the original scope contract for ongoing roadway construction contracts.
  • Performs duties and tasks which may not be specifically listed in the job description, but which are within the occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the engineering field determined by the requirements of the position (e.g., civil, environmental, transportation, architectural, mechanical, fire protection, agricultural, agronomy, chemical, industrial, construction).
  • Three (3) years of progressive professional engineering experience in the appropriate engineering field.
  • A Professional Engineer (PE) License may be substituted for the degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of professional experience in roadway construction to include at least two (2) years of supervisory engineering experience.
  • Practical field investigation experience; problems identification and remediation of maintenance-related issues on County’s infrastructure on roadways and streets comprising concrete works, sidewalks, driveway aprons, handicap ramps; under-drain systems and asphalt roadways base repairs & resurfacing.
  • Full understanding and practical hands-on application experience of Pavement Management System (PAMS) as a primary tool for assessment and evaluation of roadway conditions of the County’s roadway network; and development of cost estimates for remediation and resurfacing.
  • Excellent understanding and implementation of the County’s PGC-311 System for registration of citizens’ complaints and development of Needs List for County’s remediation and rehabilitation program for infrastructure improvements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for interaction with county citizens, officials and agencies.


Additional Information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Upon selection, the candidate must:

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Be willing to to participate as an “essential” employee in the Department’s Snow and Ice Control Program and other emergency operations as assigned.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening.
  • Meet all training and performance standards and demonstrate proficiency as required by the agency.
  • Wear and use agency protective apparel and equipment in the performance of their assigned duties.

DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligible candidates, which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S., only after an offer has been accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. For information on E-Verify, or if you believe the County has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or visit their website at

Internal Applicants: If you are a current Prince George’s County Government employee and seeking a promotion, in accordance with Section 16-200 of the Personnel Law, you have the right to appeal a rejection rating within five (5) working days of receiving a rejection notice. Union employees should refer to their respective collective bargaining agreement and/or union representative for their grievance procedure.


Prince George’s County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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