City of Detroit Traffic Sign Mechanic (DPW) Employment Opportunity in Detroit, Michigan
Traffic Sign Mechanic (DPW) Employment Opportunity
Traffic Sign Mechanic (DPW) Employment Opportunity
$13.88 - $16.38 Hourly
MI 48226, MI
Certified-Regular Civil Service
Dept of Public Works
Under general supervision, manufactures, paints, installs, repairs and removes traffic signs and markers; applies direction lines on pavement.
Examples of Duties
Makes signposts, hangers, and cuts sign blanks for street and traffic signs.
Prepares surfaces and applies paint to traffic signs and markers.
Lays out designs and applies paint through stencil screens or application sheeting to traffic sign blanks and markers.
Lays out and paints pavement markings, including lane lines, arrows and messages.
Applies bill posters to small billboards utilizing paste and brush.
Installs fixed or portable traffic signs by bolting hangers to existing poles or installs new poles in sidewalks or ground.
Digs holes with air hammers, hydraulic tools and post-hole augers.
Cements new poles in place and removes discontinued signs.
Loads and unloads materials from and drives sign and paint trucks, as required.
Builds signs, hangers, or posts from new or reclaimed materials using metal or woodworking machines or hand tools.
Performs minor maintenance on sign shop equipment.
High school graduation or GED.
One year of experience manufacturing and erecting signs.
Preferably, one year of experience in applying pavement markings.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid State of Michigan Operator License.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Work is performed in a shop environment and outdoors involving exposure to seasonal weather conditions. Work involves periods of intense physical effort including digging and operating basic manual and power tools including, but not limited to, air hammers, hydraulic tools and augers.
Evaluation of Training, Experience, &
Total of Computerized Assessment and Evaluation T.E.P:100%
Domicile Credit:15 Points
Veteran Points:0-15 Points
INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Techniques of preparing surfaces for painting.
Techniques of applying billposters.
Techniques of mixing and applying paints.
Sheet metal fabrication.
Usual location of underground utility fixtures.
Operating common hand tools.
Physical strength and agility.
Manual and mechanical dexterity.
Prepare surfaces for painting.
Apply paint in a smooth consistent manner.
Work is performed in a shop environment and outdoors involving exposure to seasonal weather conditions.
Work involves periods of intense physical effort including digging and operating basic manual and power tools including, but not limited to, air hammers, hydraulic tools and augers.
Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position.
Class Consolidations: 3/28/2007
Specifications for Traffic Sign Worker (71-21-21) and Traffic Sign Mechanic (71-21-31) consolidated, herein.
City Employees Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.
VACATION and LEAVE
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,
City Employees Retirement System
As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:
• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.
Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.
Have a successful career with the City of
Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.
Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
Do you possess one (1) year of experience manufacturing and erecting signs?
Do you have one (1) year of experience in applying pavement markings?
Do you possess a Valid State of Michigan Operator License?
City of Detroit
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center 2 Woodward Ave ste 316 Detroit, Michigan, 48226
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