State of Michigan Transportation Maint Worker 6-E8 (Houghton Garage) in Houghton, Michigan

Job Description

Maintenance of state trunk lines, structures, and right-of-ways in the Superior Region. Employee while participating in a Transportation Maintenance Worker (TMW) work element program, performs a range of equipment operations and maintenance activities either under close supervision in a learning capacity (TMWG), or under general supervision in a developing capacity (TMW7), or uses judgment in making decisions where alternatives are determined by established policies and procedures (TMW E8). The major equipment used is listed in the following duties (#15). Employee is required to travel to work sites throughout the Region, requiring overnight travel. Winter work schedule will include afternoon, night, and weekend shift assignments with schedules and unscheduled overtime.

Position Description


Required Education and Experience


Education typically acquired through completion of high school.


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 with required work elements.

Additional Requirements and Information

Satisfactory completion of the Department of Transportation Maintenance Work Element Training and Certification program required for the specific level.

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 the Pesticide Control Act of 1976.

Possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

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Salary: $16.24 - $22.83 Hourly

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Job Number: 5901-16-SR-5-TMW 6-E8-Houtn-SG

Location: Houghton, MI

Closing: 12/11/2016 5:00 PM Eastern

Department: Transportation

Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909.

Phone: (800) 788-1766