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BRIDGE MECHANIC - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$37,661 - Salary
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ELIGIBLE PERSONS

A Commerical Driver's License (CDL) with a Group "A" and "N" endorsement; AND

A valid State of Michigan driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record (must have seven or fewer points accumulated for moving violations within the last two years.)  INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION; AND AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Two (2) full-time paid experience performing semi-skilled work in maintaining and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment; OR
  2. One (1) year of the above experience and a one (1) year vocational course in mechanics or machine shop; OR
  3. Six (6) months of experience in the structural maintenance section (Bridges) performing semi-skilled work in maintaining and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment and/or bridge structures.

DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES

Bridge Mechanics perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of movable bridges and storm pumps.  These employees may periodically inspect, lubricate and service centrifugal and axial flow pumps and machinery; submit written reports regarding their condition and operate equipment required in bridge maintenance.  Bridge Mechanics clean pumps, sumps and pump houses and they may assist with: replacing, repairing and installing pumps; repairing furnaces and radiators; installing, repairing, cutting and removing water and dirt from counterweight pits.

TYPES OF TESTS

A Written Test will be administered covering knowledge of semi-skilled tasks in repair and maintenance of movable bridges and mechanical comprehension.  A Performance Test (pass/fail) will cover basic welding (must be able to successfully complete a fillet weld. 

 

 

 

 



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