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Macomb County Engineering Aide II - III in Mount Clemens, Michigan

CLASSIFICATION DETAILS

JOB SUMMARY:

ENGINEERING AIDE II

Under direction, performs routine computer-aided design (CAD) for highway, bridge or culvert construction plans; computes earth work and material quantities; inspects utility and road construction projects; ensures quantity and quality of materials and work performed meets specifications; records materials used and project progress; inspects county bridge and drain structures and records condition and need for maintenance; operates survey equipment; records survey field notes; performs related duties as assigned.

ENGINEERING AIDE III

Under direction, performs routine computer-aided design (CAD) for highway, bridge or culvert construction plans; computes earth work and material quantities; acts as a lead inspector for utility/road construction projects or other types of projects as directed; ensures quantity and quality of materials and work performed meets specifications; maintains project material records and project progress; inspects county bridge and drain structures and records condition and need for maintenance; operates survey equipment; records survey field notes; performs related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ENGINEERING AIDE II, III

Plots topographic features and assists with completing design drawings.

Interprets, and processes topographic field reports for the preparation of construction plans.

Performs mathematical calculations in highway plan preparation.

Performs varied drafting assignments and computations.

Calculates and plots grades for road and sewer profiles and geometric layouts.

Performs clerical work including reproducing and scanning plans and data. Revises maps, updates certification maps, construction and maintenance records.

Maintains files of Department property, section corners, construction prints and plans, vehicular crash maps and other files.

Draws construction plans and layouts for road, bridge, culvert and other construction projects in accordance with current project needs.

Ensures quantity and quality of materials and work performed meets specifications, plans and proposals.

Conducts reviews on consultant or contractor drawings for details and quantities and calculations of design work and quantities.

Performs field testing on aggregates, concrete and bituminous materials and density testing on soil.

Inspects provisions for drainage, boring, jacking pipe, auguring and jacking in casing on water and sewer construction.

Inspects construction in development of roads in subdivision and construction in or use of road right-of-way under special permits such as laying utilities of building driveways.

Composes design details based on current MDOT design guides, manuals, and standards.

Inspects jacking pipe, boring, auguring and casing on water and sewer construction.

Operates survey equipment to show physical features of terrain and various topographical features.

Verifies proper signing, barricading and safety practices are followed by contractors.

Ensures that area of work is properly restored when construction is finished.

Required to respond to call-out procedures as directed.

Required to participate in random drug and alcohol screens.

May be required to perform duties in areas other than those regularly assigned.

ENGINEERING AIDE III in ENGINEERING (DRAFTING) only:

Acts as lead inspector of all miscellaneous utility construction within the influence of the area impacted by the construction project.

Assists with preparation of project construction plans and documents.

Performs mathematical calculations in road or bridge plan preparation.

Assist in preparation of construction plans and layouts for road, bridge, culvert and other construction projects in accordance with current project needs.

Ensures quantity and quality of materials and work performed meets specifications, plans and proposals.

Maintains material quantity usage records and any other information used for determining contractor progress payments.

Verifies proper signing, barricading and safety practices are followed by contractors.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education and Experience

  • Possession of a high school diploma or a certificate of successful completion of the General Educational Development Test (GED) Engineering Aide II **(Pay Grade 8, $21.505 - $27.274) :**

  • A minimum of two (2) years experience MicroStation/Open Roads Designer Engineering Aide III **(Pay Grade 9, $24.922 - $31.607) :**

  • A minimum of three (3) years experience MicroStation/Open Roads Designer**

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience in performing various engineering duties, but not limited to, construction plan interpretation, inspection report accuracy, inventory control, of tested stock and supplies, maintaining record-keeping system, computation of engineering data Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and an operable insured automobile for authorized travel

Preferred Licenses or Certifications

  • Possess and maintain a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES

Knowledge of:

  • MicroStation Connect
  • M.D.O.T. procedures such as ProjectWise filing systems and computer formatting of Field Book
  • Current accepted construction management procedures and construction methods
  • Non-project related abilities such as troubleshooting, customization and installation of MicroStation related software
  • Word, Excel, Internet, E-mail and other related software

Skilled in:

  • Setting up projects and plan sheets per MDOT standards
  • Using MicroStation/Open Roads Designer efficiently as a drafting aid for engineers

Ability to:**

  • Update MicroStation/Open Roads Designer using MDOT standards and methods
  • Effectively speak, write and understand the English language
  • Speak and understand a language other than English is preferred
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, Administrators, Department Heads, staff, Union officials and the public
  • Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information
  • Work independently
  • Ability to conduct oneself with tact and courtesy

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Operates an automobile while performing assigned job duties. Required to balance, bend and reach to perform essential functions. Required to climb up or down stairs, ladders or scaffolding. Frequently required to lift or carry materials weighing up to 35 pounds, may occasionally lift or carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Rarely may lift or carry materials weighing over 100 pounds. Manual dexterity and regular fine-finger and hand/wrist motions are frequently required for operating a keyboard, writing, etc. Work in harsh weather elements. May be exposed to: biological products (i.e., waste water, garbage)chemicals (i.e., dust, gases, fumes, liquids) congested areas, dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease and oil, electrical hazards, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, noise, slippery surfaces.

General Requirements and/or Disclaimers

Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment amongst other possible accommodations.

The Administrative and Technical Employees Association bargaining unit represents this position. Therefore, there may be contract language which could require consideration in the selection process.

Salary: $44,730.40 - $65,742.56 Annually

Location: Mount Clemens, MI

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Department of Roads

Job Number: 21-00101

Closing: 4/22/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Agency: Macomb County

Address: 1 South Main Street 6th Floor Mount Clemens, Michigan, 48043

Phone: 586-469-5280

Website: http://www.macombgov.org

DEPARTMENT: Department of Roads

HIRING AUTHORITY: Director

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: Just cause subject to probationary period

F.L.S.A. STATUS: Non-exempt

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Full-time (40 hours per week) position. The starting time for this position is currently 7:30 a.m. Evening and weekend hours as needed.

LOCATION: Engineering Department

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