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State of Michigan MDOT Welder E9 (Limited Term) - Bureau of Bridges and Structures in Lansing, 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

Up to 2 vacancies will be filled utilizing this posting.

Certified welder assisting in the repair of steel highway bridges which have been damaged by impacts from high load hits or weakened by fatigue or corrosion; installation of steel temporary supports for various structural elements; fabrication of temporary supports and steel plates for bolted repairs; and routine and emergency maintenance of all 12 MDOT owned moveable bridges. Duties are performed statewide on a 24-hour emergency basis. Welders may assist other emergency special crews as needed. This position requires statewide travel.

The duties of this position require the employee to drive vehicles and/or vehicle/trailer combinations weighing more than 26,001 pounds with occasional towing requirements (i.e. work trailer, etc.). The incumbent is required to operate aerial lift equipment in order to perform the duties of this position. Duties which will require the use of this equipment include but are not limited to welding of bridge components.

Position Description

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Required Education and Experience

Education

Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.

Experience

Four years of experience as a combination welder using arc and gas welding equipment.

Additional Requirements and Information

Position requires a valid CDL group A with either an N or X endorsement and must be qualified to operate air brakes or ability to obtain within 6 months.

View the entire job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Welder_12981_7.pdf

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.

Salary: $21.92 - $28.17 Hourly

Location: Lansing, MI

Job Type: Limited Term (position has expiration date)

Department: Transportation

Job Number: 5901-21-BOBS-18-WelderE9-LT-KC

Closing: 4/15/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Bargaining Unit: MICHIGAN STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (MSEA)

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

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