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BRIDGE WORKER - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Public Services
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Description

DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES

Bridge Workers are responsible for performing maintenance, such as inspecting drivers, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, and replacing filters; repairing machines, equipment, or structures using various tools; operating cutting and welding equipment; inspecting, operating and testing machinery; performing building and property cleaning; and cleaning and repairing pump houses along with other related duties as assigned.

ELIGIBLE PERSONS:

At the time of application, eligible persons must have:

  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent; AND
  • A valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an "A" designation (including airbrake test); AND
  • At least one (1) year full-time paid experience working in the construction industry maintaining and repairing structures or equipment; AND
  • An acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON THE FRONT OF APPLICATION).

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Candidates must, within the first four (4) months of their probationary period, obtain an "N" endorsement. If the CDL endorsement is not obtained, the employee will be removed from the Bridge Worker position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services' procedures.

TYPES OF TESTS

A Written test (95%) will be administered covering the knowledge of machines, tools, and the repair of highway and road structures, maintenance, and construction of bridges, trade practices, basic math, safe driving practices and related information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.

Accommodations If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at hrexam@waynecounty.com. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.



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