Office of Construction Construction Support Division

formerly the Construction Inspection Division (CID)

The Construction Support Division contributes to MDOT SHA’s goals of providing a safe and mobile highway system by supporting a well-trained staff to manage the statewide Construction Program.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide field IT support for all construction management and inspection staff.
  • Publish Office of Construction (OOC) forms, directives, and manuals.
  • Train construction management and inspectors.
  • Provide technical training and tracking for credentialing certifications.
  • Manage consultant construction management and inspection (CMI) contracts and construction supplemental support contracts.
  • Hire consultant construction inspection staff.
  • Participate in American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) meetings.
  • Facilitate Total Quality in Construction (TQIC) meetings to solve construction issues and promote uniform construction practices.
  • Manage the OOC vehicle fleet.
  • Assist with construction field estimates, change orders, variable retainage release, and invoices.
  • Assist with statewide Partnering.

Training Team:

Mission Statement: The Office of Construction’s Training Team provides educational training for staff development by providing the knowledge, skills, and competencies to perform job duties. They teach successful teamwork and construction management.   

Responsibilities 

  • Provide technical training to obtain and maintain credentialing certifications.
  • Track progress and completions of training courses.
  • Develop training material and classes.
  • Support staff with developmental programs and advanced education.
  • Ensure staff remains up-to-date with industry changes.
  • Train workers to maintain a safe work environment.
Construction Engineering Manpower Management (CEMM): CEMM projects short- and long-range manpower needs of the Construction Support Division to provide proper inspection of the Administration’s construction projects.
Technical Team: The team supports users of the Maryland Construction Management System (MCMS) and related software. Team members research and prepare technical reports for management. They publish and monitor OOC and Construction Inspection forms, directives and manuals.