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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Public Services
Pay:$58000 - $75265 per year
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Wayne County Department of Public Services is offering exciting opportunities for individuals in the Engineering Division field. The Wayne County Department of Public Services Engineering Division is responsible for providing engineering and technical services to support the programs and activities of the Department of Public Services, Wayne County, and its partners. The Engineering Division' s primary focus is coordinating road improvement projects between the 43 communities in Wayne County and the Michigan Department of Transportation. Successful candidates will be exposed to a wide variety of engineering projects.


The Engineer - Entry Level can may be assigned to one of the multiple offices within the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Services and perform a variety of engineering duties in planning, designing, testing, and overseeing construction projects such as roads, bridges, pumphouses and stormwater systems. The Engineer - Entry Level, under the general direction of a higher-level engineer or higher level technician, will perform various complex assignments related to the design, plan review, construction inspection, testing, traffic and permits of the Engineering Division.

The Engineer - Entry level will be assigned to the Department's Engineering-In-Training (EIT) program for 2 years and work a minimum of 6-months of training in 4 of the following sections: Planning, Design, Traffic & Safety, Testing, Permits and Surveying. The Design & Surveying Units will be required by all candidates; the other six-months intervals of training will be in the sections listed above by choice.


At the time of application, eligible persons must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • A valid Driver's License and an acceptable safe driving record (less than 7 points).
  • Applicants who have taken & passed part 1 (F.E.) toward the Professional engineer License is preferred but not required

Equal Opportunity Employer: 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

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 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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