DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Project Supervisors perform civil engineering work as a member of a survey crew, field inspector, materials testing technician or traffic technician on construction or maintenance projects. Ordinarily, the work is closely supervised by the survey party chief, by an engineer or by an inspector / technician of higher rank. Work assignments will be in connection with construction of roads, bridges or storm water drainage systems, making routine inspections and tests of construction materials, oversight of work performed to assure conformance with contract specifications, and will also include first stage documentation of all construction project activities.
At the time of application and appointment, eligible candidates must have:
A valid State of Michigan driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON THE APPLICATION); AND
One of the following criteria; either a), b) or c):
a) An Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or higher level engineering degree as determined acceptable by the Department of Personnel/Human Resources; OR
b) A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline and two (2) years of experience surveying land, inspecting projects, reviewing traffic reports and specifications for construction and maintenance projects, and testing construction materials such as soil, cement, aggregate, and asphalt; OR
c) Two (2) of the certifications listed below, with two (2) years of experience surveying land, inspecting projects, reviewing traffic reports and specifications for construction and maintenance projects, and testing construction materials such as soil, cement, aggregate, and asphalt.
MDOT Field Manager Certification
MDOT Computerized Office Technician
ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician-Grade 1
ICET Michigan Certified Aggregate Inspection Technician Certification-Level 1 or 2
ICET Michigan Certified Density Control Technician Certification
ICET Michigan Certified Bituminous Laboratory Technician Certification-Level 1
ACSM Surveying Technician Level One
ICET Michigan Certified Bituminous QA/AC Technician Certification
Nuclear Gauge Operator Certification
IMSA Sign and Pavement Marking-Level 1,2 or 3
IMSA Work Zone Safety
Construction Storm Water Operator Certification
Comprehensive Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Certification
During the probation period, candidates must obtain at least one of the above certifications. If the certification is not obtained, the employee will be removed from the Project Supervisor position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures.
Candidates will be required to lift heavy tools and equipment, soil/rock/cement samples, and must have the ability to drive stakes into the ground.
Located along the Detroit River, Wayne County is the 13th most populous county in the United States. At its center is the automotive capital of the world - Detroit, one of our 43 unique communities that provide a high quality of life for more than 1.8 million residents.
Led by Executive Warren C. Evans, Wayne County's government is committed to providing fiscally-sound good government to our residents and taxpayers. Since taking office in 2015, Evans has streamlined operations, cut costs, and improved service delivery while delivering consecutive budget surpluses.
In addition to Executive Evans, Wayne County's elected governmental leadership includes Clerk Cathy M. Garrett, Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Treasurer Eric Sabree, Register of Deeds Bernard J. Youngblood, Sheriff Benny Napoleon, and a County Commission chaired by Gary Woronchak.
Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. Wayne County is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Henry Ford, and dozens of theaters, art galleries and concert halls. We are also home to major universities including Wayne State, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Detroit. We have several award-winning secondary and primary schools, as well as numerous community colleges and vocational schools.
We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together in harmony for the betterment of all.