State of Michigan MDOT Transportation Technician 11 (Senior Lab Technician) - Superior Region in Gladstone, Michigan
Position functions as the recognized resource performing the most complex transportation technician activities while coordinating the responsibilities of the Superior Region Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Quality Assurance testing program. Maintain project verification acceptance test records and computer database. Coordinates the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) resource proficiency sample testing program. Performs complex transportation technician assignments. Act as technical advisor on HMA related issues to Project/Resident Engineers, Technicians, and contractor personnel.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of an Associate's degree in concrete technology, civil technology, construction technology, surveying technology, construction management, mathematics, or computer science.
Three years of experience equivalent to a Transportation Technician, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Technician E10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Possession of a valid drivers license is required.
If applicable, please submit a copy of your official college transcripts with your application. Click here (Download PDF reader) for the State of Michigan (SOM) definition of an Official College Transcript. Failure to attach a copy of your official college transcripts may result in you being screened out of the process.
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.
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
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: $21.17 - $30.63 Hourly
Location: Gladstone, MI
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Number: 5901-21-SR-3-TT11-KC
Closing: 3/8/2021 5:00 PM Eastern
Bargaining Unit: N/A
Agency: State of Michigan
Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909
Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer