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Maryland Department of Transportation Utilities Manager (Program Manager IV) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Utilities Manager (Program Manager IV)


$103,421.00 - $127,637.00 Annually


Anne Arundel County

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Full Time

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Maryland Aviation Administration

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Open Recruitment

Executive Service Recruitment

The incumbent will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) is the owner & operator of both BWI Thurgood Marshall and Martin State Airports, serving over 27 million passengers annually.

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MDOT MAA is currently accepting applications for the position of Utilities Manager (Program Manager IV) within the Office of Facilities Maintenance at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall Airport).

The Utilities Manager is responsible for planning and directing activities related to power quality, high voltage electrical distribution, runway/taxiway lighting, surface sensing instruments, stand-by power generation, energy management, indoor air quality, HVAC, fire protection detection systems, and central utility plant management.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing high quality and cost effective service while preventing any disruption of systems including electrical power, HVAC, mechanical, controls, fire systems, and runway/taxiway lighting

  • Directing and managing engineering consultants who are contracted to perform investigations, inspections, and evaluations of existing utilities conditions

  • Providing supervision, coordination, and management for the HVAC operation

  • Maintaining inspection reports and design data

  • Supervising design HVAC, control, piping, fire protection, nd electrical systems

  • Maintaining project and contract cost database

  • Developing requests for proposals for tasks assigned to contractors

This position is an emergency essential position. All employees designated as emergency essential are required to be available to work during weather, operational, and/or disaster emergency conditions. Furthermore, this position requires work in a 24- hour facility and you must be available to work any shift as required by the operational needs of the MDOT MAA.

This position is located at BWI Marshall Airport in Anne Arundel County, MD



Education: A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university .

Experience: Eight years of experience working in professional Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Two years of this experience must have involved managing building mechanical systems, building automation, and/or electrical distribution systems, design, construction or maintenance.


  1. Additional work experience performing professional engineering or in technical engineering at the journey level or above, may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

  2. . Additional graduate-level education in engineering at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-to-year basis for the required experience.

  3. Completion of registration as a professional engineer in the State of Maryland may be substituted for the required education.

Additional Information


You may apply online at to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. 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.

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

Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing 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 Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

For education obtained outside the U.S., at the time of application you are required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, MDOT MAA 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.

Issue Date: 5/26/2023

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