City of Ann Arbor
  • Engineering
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • $25.98
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal


This is a temporary seasonal position which will be limited to 6 consecutive months. Temporary positions are not eligible for benefits. 

There is a possibility that this position may be renewed on an annual basis depending on the organization needs, funding and employee performance, in accordance with the City temporary worker's policy.

Starting Hourly Rate: $25.98

Nature of Work:
* Road, sidewalk and path inspection – layout removal limits, Inspect milling operation for grade and quality, evaluating sub grade suitability for pavement structure, evaluating and implementing undercut strategy, inspect sub base and base material for grade and compaction, inspect curb and gutter forms/string for line, grade and gutter material placement for line, grade and quality, inspection of paving operations, layout and monitor pavement markings and miscellaneous wall construction inspection.

* Sewer inspection –Inspect sewer installation for line, grade, quality and pipe materials, manhole/lift station installation and sewer manhole drop connection, Taps installation, inspect utility testing procedures and Inspect pipe lining, pipe bursting, directional drilling.

* Water main inspection – Researching limits for and preparing water main shut down notices, inspect excavation/boring receiving pit operations, inspect water main installation, gate valve installation and misc. appurtenances for line, grade and quality, inspect testing procedures and obtaining water bacteriological sample and submitting to WTP.

Required Qualifications: 3 years of prior civil construction inspection experience or 5 years of experience in civil construction. Must have a High School Diploma/GED. Perform work independently and as part of a team. Use computers and related software applications. Must have a valid driver's license.

Work Schedule: This position is anticipated to begin in early April 2019, weather dependent. Must coordinate work schedule to inspect the construction projects and/or provide the construction staking. The hours of work may vary during the weekdays and may include the weekends.

Physical Requirements: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Physical abilities include, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, driving, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Physical abilities may also include, but are not limited to, setting construction hubs with sledge hammer, brushing through thicket and woods with machete (for line and grade), opening manholes with pick, using spud bar to chip through ice and hard ground, shoveling (snow and earth), lifting miscellaneous water and sewer appurtenances, turning on/off water gate valves, moving barricades and construction signs, and locating property irons/monuments. Incumbent may be subject to hazardous conditions including, but not limited to, working in extreme heat and cold for long durations, dust and noise from construction sites, working in traffic, working around construction equipment, poison ivy, chemicals (chlorine), and confined space entry.

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

EEO: The City of Ann Arbor is proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of a person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, condition of pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental limitation, height, weight, source of income, family responsibility, educational association, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. We have earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in more than 500 cities across the nation.

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