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State of Michigan MDOT Transportation Maintenance Worker 6/7/E8 (East Side Maintenance Garage) - Bay Region in Saginaw, Michigan

Job Description The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a diverse, innovative agency of approximately 2,800 employees serving Michigan citizens in offices throughout the state. Using cutting-edge technology and multi-disciplinary partnerships, MDOT oversees the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance for over 9,600 miles of I, US and M routes that are the backbone of the state’s economy. From aviation, intercity passenger services, rail freight and local public transit services, MDOT is involved in all modes of transportation. Through numerous employee engagement programs and mentoring opportunities, employees are provided opportunities to thrive in their careers and in doing so, improve the lives of Michigan residents and visitors. Under direction of Supervisor or Transportation Maintenance Lead Worker 9, perform maintenance of state trunk lines within the right-of-way for geographic area assigned to the Bay Region Maintenance Garages and various tasks within the fifteen county area of the Bay Region. Operate equipment including, but not limited to, heavy duty dump trucks, front end loaders, air compressor, air tools, and chain saws in performing listed duties. Perform all duties in a safe manner. Participate in the TMW work element system. Position Description The health and safety of our employees is top priority for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). Based on operational needs, the official work location for this position may be flexible. Some of our employees are temporarily working remotely as part of our COVID-19 response and others are working on site. To learn more about how MDOT employees are achieving the Department’s mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit these sites *_MDOT website and __Worker Personal Protective Products and Precautions. _ MDOT-Jobs Required Education and Experience Education Education typically acquired through completion of high school. Experience *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 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). View the classification specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TransportationMaintenanceWorker_13027_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. If you have questions related to this posting please contact Kelsea Cole at colek10@michigan.gov. Salary: $17.93 - $25.20 Hourly Location: Saginaw, MI Job Type: Permanent Full Time Department: Transportation Job Number: 5901-21-BR-24-TMW6-E8-KC Closing: 5/18/2021 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