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State of Michigan Transportation Maintenance Worker 6-E8 (Detroit Garage) in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

Position is being filled through a limited-term appointment May last up to two years with an opportunity to be extended but with no guarantee May also have the ability to go permanent but with no guarantee

This position performs all surface, and roadside maintenance, and winter maintenance activities of State trunk lines within the right of way. The work area is generally within the City of Detroit; however, work may be assigned anywhere within the region. Special assignments may be outside the region area. Employee must be skilled to operate equipment used in a typical maintenance garage. The major equipment used is listed in the following duties. Employees is this class are required to participate in the work element system and travel to assigned work areas. Employees also must live within 60 minutes of the Detroit Maintenance Garage. During the winter season, winter maintenance activities may occur 24/7. This responsibility is split between the day shift and night shift any day during the week when necessary. This activity is critical to the motoring public.

Position Description


Required Education and Experience


Education typically acquired through completion of high school.


Transportation Maintenance Worker 6

No specific type or amount of experience is required.

Transportation Maintenance Worker 7

One year of experience equivalent to a Transportation Maintenance Worker 6 or Laborer E6 with experience in roadway, roadside, bridge, or sign maintenance, or pavement marking.

Transportation Maintenance Worker E8

Two years of experience equivalent to a Transportation Maintenance Worker, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Maintenance Worker 7; or, one year of skilled trades experience at the E9 level.

Additional Requirements and Information

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.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

For any level above the TMW 6, the MDOT's Statewide Work Element Coordinator must approve satisfactory completion of the MDOT's TMW Work Element training and certification program.

Some positions may also be assigned duties that require the application of pesticides that may require certification or registration as a pesticide applicator in compliance with Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) regulations.

Possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). This position will require a Group A CDL with an N or X endorsement within 6 months from date of hire.

View the classification specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TransportationMaintenanceWorker_13027_7.pdf

Salary: $17.75 - $24.95 Hourly

Location: Detroit, MI

Job Type: Limited Term (position has expiration date)

Department: Transportation

Job Number: 5901-21-MR-11-TMW-DMG-SE

Closing: 3/8/2021 5:00 PM Eastern


Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan