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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$44133 - $56523 per year
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Wayne County has immediate openings for our Bridge Mechanic position!

Annual Salary is $43,133


Bridge Mechanics perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of movable bridges and storm pumps. These employees may periodically inspect, lubricate and service centrifugal and axial flow pumps and machinery; submit written reports regarding their condition and operate equipment required in bridge maintenance. Bridge Mechanics will at times be required to operate a boom truck, along with being proficient in the operation of a wide variety of tools (manual, power and shop). Bridge Mechanics clean pumps, sumps and pump houses and they may assist with replacing, repairing and installing pumps; repairing furnaces and radiators; installing, repairing, cutting and removing water and dirt from counterweight pits.


  1. A High School Diploma or its equivalent; AND
  2. A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a Group "A" and "N' endorsement; AND
  3. A valid driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record (must have seven or fewer points accumulated for moving violations within the last two years.) AND AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
    1. Two (2) years full-time paid experience performing semi-skilled work in maintaining and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment; OR
    2. One (1) year of the above experience and a one (1) year vocational course in mechanics or machine shop; OR
    3. One (1) year of experience in the structural maintenance section (Bridges) performing semi-skilled work in maintaining and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment and/or bridge structures.


A Performance test (pass/fail) will cover basic welding (must be able to successfully complete a fillet weld).

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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