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MDOT Transportation Technician 8-11

Lansing, MI, USA
This position is responsible for assignments related to MDOTís statewide Real Estate technical program. MDOTís real estate technical program consists of MDOT right-of-way plans and right-of-way maps. The right-of-way plans are developed when MDOT needs to acquire right-of-way for statewide projects. MDOT right-of-way plans are developed using Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) systems and show the right-of-way that must be acquired for a project. The right-of-way maps are MDOTís statewide inventory of MDOT owned property that are public in electronic format for viewing, printing and downloading by MDOT staff, government agencies, utility companies, design consultants, business owners and the general public. The transportation technician is responsible for assignments related to preparing and updating the MDOT right-of-way maps; assignments related to instrument work, that includes preparing right-of-way legal descriptions for road and bridge projects, condemnation proceedings and disposal of MDOT excess and railroad properties; and preparing sketches and overlays. This position serves as a resource to Regions, Transportation Service Centers, other Real Estate Staff, contractorsí surveyors, lawyers, and the general public as to the methodology used in the preparation of legal descriptions.

11 Level Position Description (Download PDF reader)
8-E10 Position Description

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Required Education and Experience
Education
Possession of an Associate's degree in concrete technology, civil technology, construction technology, surveying technology, construction management, mathematics, or computer science.

Experience
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.

Transportation Technician 11
Three years of experience equivalent to a Transportation Technician, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Technician E10.

Transportation Technician 12
Four years of experience equivalent to a Transportation Technician, including two years equivalent to a Transportation Technician E10 or one year equivalent to a Transportation Technician 11.
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.

OR

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.

OR

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.

OR

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.

OR

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.

OR

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
Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications

Some positions may require current certification in Comprehensive Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control. 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.

View the entire job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/TransportationTechnician_348543_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)

Applicants who possess foreign degrees must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents, unless the degree has been accepted by an accredited degree granting institution in the United States. Civil Service accepts evaluations from organizations listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. Go to https://stateofmichigan.sharepoint.com/teams/insidemcsc/Classification%20%20Selection/Documents/Foreign%20Degree%20Evaluators.pdf (Download PDF reader) for more information. Failure to attach a copy of your foreign degree evaluation may result in you being screened out of the process.

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.

Apply online here or via email to mdot-recruitment@michigan.gov


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