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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Seasonal
Category:Public Services
Pay:$18.43 per hour
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Come join the Department of Public Services Engineering team. This is a great opportunity for Engineering Students!


Cooperative Engineers may work in the Field Engineering Office located in the city of Wayne or in the Design Office located in Downtown Detroit. Field Engineering has responsibilities in surveying, layout of civil engineering projects (road and bridge construction), taping, measuring angles using electronic theodolites, and establishing vertical control using automatic levels and self-reading or direct reading rods. Survey crews will obtain boundary and field topography information. During construction season, overtime will be available. In the Design Office, Engineers will assist in the design of civil engineering projects including roadways, bridges, culverts, structures, and bike paths. This will include the use of hand drawn or AutoCAD drafting, calculation of material estimates, copying of plans, assisting with field reviews, surveys, reviewing of calculations and plans.


  • College Sophomore Student with 30 credit hours and enrolled in a Civil Engineering Degree Program or related field.

  • Possess a valid Driver's license and have an acceptable, safe driving record.

NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of their official transcript. Students may apply for this position during the semester in which, upon completion, they will have attained sophomore class status. Appointment is contingent upon the student submitting written proof from the university that they have attained sophomore class status.

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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