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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:58 AM

Supervisor, Maintenance Of Way-Light Rail (9736)
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Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides excellent benefits?
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day. The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team.

The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration(Maryland Transit Administration) is recruiting for Supervisor, Maintenance of Way. The Supervisor Maintenance of Way is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising repair persons involved in the inspection and maintenance of rail and its components; inspects completed repair work to ensure that rail is safe for travel; maintains records of inspection; tracks and analyzes time, materials and general expenses of projects; directly supervises rail change out, crosstie replacement, track lining and surfacing, ballast cleaning, and other major track maintenance operations. The incumbent also advises the Superintendent, Maintenance of Way of needed equipment, tools and materials for day-to-day activities; operates track maintenance equipment, aids in the review of external repair and maintenance contracts, supervises the contracted personnel, and performs other related duties. The incumbent is required to supervise personnel and delegate repairs to meet Federal, state of Maryland and MTA standards. Employees in this class directly supervise "A" and "B" Repairmen.

This recruitment is open to all qualified applicants. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to staff current and future vacancies.


Education: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certification
Experience: Three (3) years of experience repairing, installing, inspecting, and cleaning rail and related facilities.

Applicants must submit a CURRENT copy of their Complete Driving Record (NOT more than 30 days old), (NOT the 36 months driving record) available from MVA with their application to be considered for this position.

1. Additional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year
basis for the required education.

2. Additional education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at a
rate of thirty credit hours for each year of the required experience for up to four
years of the required non-supervisory experience.

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position (and the duties of that position) that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

1. Employee may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and may be required to
maintain a reliable communication link for the purpose of emergency call back

2. Employee will be required to work shifts, evenings, holidays, and weekends.

3. Employee may be exposed to a variety of hazards, requiring the wearing of
protective clothing and the use of appropriate safety and Personal Protective

4. Employees in this position are considered "Essential Employees" and will be
required to sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential
Employee" status.

5. Eligible applicants may be subject to a background investigation under Federal
and State laws and regulations. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification to
employment. Erroneous, misleading or fraudulent information on the application
is sufficient grounds for rejection from the hiring process, removal from the list of
eligibles, withdraw of an offer for employment or immediate discharge.

6. Employees in this classification are subject to pre-employment drug testing and
substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 49-
Federal Department of Transportation Drug Alcohol Testing Protocols and Federal
Transit Administration Alcohol Testing Rules, and Transportation Code of
Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs


1. Employees in this classification are assigned duties, which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Employees in this classification are assigned duties, which require a valid, State of Maryland Commercial Drivers License (CDL) class B driver's license. Must have a Class "B" CDL Permit at time of hire and a CDL License within the (90) ninety day probationary period.


You must complete a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) application (Form DTS-1) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. Since the examination for this recruitment may be an evaluation and rating of the information you provide on your application, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the modal administrations, or the Authority.

NOTE: If you submit your application online you must attach your complete driving record, or your application will not be considered for this position. Applications not completely filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate will be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.

It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at Make sure you meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the instructions on MDOT's Online Employment Center website.

Applicants not applying online may obtain a DTS-1 Application form by calling (410) 767-3860 and mail to: MTA Office of Human Resources, 6 Saint Paul Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202. Applicants may also submit their application directly to the Office of Human Resources.

Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) International Education Services - Tel: 202-296-3359

MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex or Sexual Orientation.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

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