At the time of application and appointment, eligible candidates must have:
A valid State of Michigan driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON THE APPLICATION); AND
One of the following criteria; either a), b) or c):
a) An Associate's Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or higher level engineering degree as determined acceptable by the Department of Personnel/Human Resources; OR
b) A Bachelor's Degree in any discipline and two (2) years of experience surveying land, inspecting projects, reviewing traffic reports and specifications for construction and maintenance projects, and testing construction materials such as soil, cement, aggregate, and asphalt; OR
c) Two (2) of the certifications listed below, with two (2) years of experience surveying land, inspecting projects, reviewing traffic reports and specifications for construction and maintenance projects, and testing construction materials such as soil, cement, aggregate, and asphalt.
MDOT Field Manager Certification
MDOT Computerized Office Technician
ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician-Grade 1
ICET Michigan Certified Aggregate Inspection Technician Certification-Level 1 or 2
ICET Michigan Certified Density Control Technician Certification
ICET Michigan Certified Bituminous Laboratory Technician Certification-Level 1
ACSM Surveying Technician Level One
ICET Michigan Certified Bituminous QA/AC Technician Certification
Nuclear Gauge Operator Certification
IMSA Sign and Pavement Marking-Level 1,2 or 3
IMSA Work Zone Safety
Construction Storm Water Operator Certification
Comprehensive Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Certification
During the probation period, candidates must obtain at least one of the above certifications. If the certification is not obtained, the employee will be removed from the Project Supervisor position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures.
Candidates will be required to lift heavy tools and equipment, soil/rock/cement samples, and must have the ability to drive stakes into the ground.
DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Project Supervisors perform civil engineering work as a member of a survey crew, field inspector, materials testing technician or traffic technician on construction or maintenance projects. Ordinarily, the work is closely supervised by the survey party chief, by an engineer or by an inspector / technician of higher rank. Work assignments will be in connection with construction of roads, bridges or storm water drainage systems, making routine inspections and tests of construction materials, oversight of work performed to assure conformance with contract specifications, and will also include first stage documentation of all construction project activities.
TYPES OF TESTS
Written Exam will be rated at 85% and will include knowledge of basic construction principles, mathematics, engineering technology, materials testing and the use of surveying instruments, measuring devices, materials testing equipment, project data entry, construction software knowledge and construction tools. (Calculators may be used during the Written Exam)
Experience, Training and Certifications will be rated at 15%. (Credit will be awarded to applicants who submit certifications prior to the written exam)
Candidates must pass all tests to be placed on the eligible list.