At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have:
A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university in Civil Engineering; AND
A valid Driver's License and an acceptable safe driving record (less than 7 points). (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION.)
NOTE: Students in their last semester will be admitted to the examination, but will not be certified to a position until their degree has been conferred.
NOTE: Applicants who have taken and passed Part 1 (F.E.) toward the Professional Engineer License is preferred.
DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
The Engineer 1 may be assigned to one of the multiple offices within the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Services and performs engineering duties in planning, designing, testing and overseeing construction such as roads, bridges, pump houses and storm water systems. The Engineer 1, under the general direction of a higher level Engineer or higher technician, will perform various complex assignments related to the design, plan review, construction inspection, testing and permits of the Engineering Division projects and activities.
The Engineer 1 will be assigned to Wayne County's Engineering-In-Training (E.I.T) program for 2 years and work for a minimum of 6 months of training in 4 of the following sections: Planning, Design, Traffic and Safety, Testing, Permits, Surveys. Working in two (2) sections: Design and Surveys, will be required; the other 2 six-month intervals of training will be in the sections selected by the Engineer 1.
TYPES OF TESTS
A Written test (20%) will be administered covering knowledge of civil engineering practices, principles and related knowledge. Personal Qualifications Interview will be rated at (75%). Experience & Training will be rated at 5% (Credit will be awarded to applicants who submit proof of passing Part 1 (F.E.) prior to the written exam.)
NOTE: Calculators may be used during the written examination.
Candidates must pass all tests in order to be placed on the eligibility list.