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Participate in and oversee the following: Construction and quality control inspection activities designed to ensure that highways, bridges, and allied transportation facilities are constructed to the plans and specifications contained in contractual construction agreements; review and document project records for adherence to standards; perform engineering technical support activities including materials testing, inspection, and compliance; ensure right-of-way permit activities are performed and are completed consistently within standards and specifications; design technical and/or automated drafting activities in such specialized areas as engineering, electrical, right-of-way, cartography, or architecture for the purpose of laying out and preparing drawings of new or existing facilities, roadways, bridges, property, and maps; traffic technical activities designed to enhance highway safety and user efficiency through the collection, analysis, and application of traffic and highway safety data and principles to specific traffic control, signing, signaling, and marking situations; and perform surveying technical work of a variety of surveying activities that provide assistance in the surveying of roads, building sites, bridges, environmental sites, and determination of land boundaries under the guidance of a professional surveyor.
Possession of an Associate’s degree in concrete technology, civil technology, construction technology, surveying technology, construction management, mathematics, or computer science.
Transportation Technician 8
No specific type or amount is required.
Transportation Technician 9
One year of experience equivalent to a Transportation Technician 8.
Transportation Technician E10
Two years of experience equivalent to a Transportation Technician, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Technician 9.
Alternate Education and Experience
Transportation Technician 8 – 12
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree or higher in an Applied Science with 16 semester hours (24 term) credits in job specific or related course work qualifies for the Transportation Technician E10 level.
Completion of 60 semester (90 term) credits including 24 semester (36 term) credits in any combination of course work in the following areas: structures, materials, soils, hydrology, surveying, design, bituminous, concrete, aggregate, chemistry, physics, geology, environmental science, computer science, highway or traffic technology, construction management, engineering, or mathematics may be substituted for the associate’s degree.
Four years of technician level experience consisting of quality control inspections, drafting, materials and testing, surveying, or traffic may be substituted for the Associate’s degree.
Current certification in bituminous (hot mix), concrete, density testing, or aggregate gradation and one year of related field experience may be substituted for the associate’s degree.
Current certification in bituminous (hot mix), concrete, density testing, or aggregate gradation and three years experience equivalent to a Transportation Maintenance Worker 9 may be substituted for the associate’s degree.
Current certification in bituminous (hot mix), concrete, density testing, or aggregate gradation and completion of 16 semester (24 term) credits in any combination of course work in the following areas: structures, materials, soils, hydrology, surveying, design, bituminous, concrete, aggregate, chemistry, physics, geology, environmental science, computer science, highway or traffic technology, construction management, engineering, or mathematics may be substituted for the Associate’s degree.
Additional Requirements and Information
Possession of a vaild driver’s license is required.
Certification in Comprehensive Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control is preferred.
Any positions performing sampling and testing of highway materials for federal-aid projects on the National Highway System (NHS), subsequent to June 29, 2000, must be performed by qualified technicians, certified in the requisite Bituminous (Hot Mix), Concrete, Density Testing or Aggregate Gradation per a Civil Technician qualification program to ensure compliance with the Quality Assurance Procedures for Construction 23 CFR 637, dated June 29, 1995.
Some positions are assigned job duties that may require possession of a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to operate a designated state vehicle.
Some positions are assigned job duties that may require Industry certifications in density, aggregate, concrete, and bituminous. These certifications are preferred.
View the entire job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/TransportationTechnician_348543_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)
All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test and physical (if applicable) prior to their actual appointment. Criminal and driving records will also be checked if applicable. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the drug test, physical, criminal background, and driving records indicate eligibility for employment.
The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
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