Building Trades Worker General
Building Trades Worker General
$37,086.00 - $37,898.00 Annually
MI 48226, MI
Certified-Regular Civil Service
Department of Transportation
2/28/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Under general supervision, maintains and repairs buildings, related structures and pertinent equipment therein; performs the more difficult tasks involved in the trade as indicated by the title of the class; performs the routine or moderately difficult tasks of the related trades.
The Building Trades Worker- General - DDOT will receive work orders from the Building Maintenance Sub- Foreman and technical guidance from the Planner I - DDOT / and Associate City Engineer. The incumbent is expected to perform to defined guidelines and complete work to specifications outlined by management staff.
The Building Trades Worker - General - DDOT will adhere to guidelines provided by the department such as measurements, technical specifications and drawings. The Building Trades Worker will utilize checklists to enable effective quality control for each job. Management staff is available for consultation on all jobs.
Examples of Duties
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Install fixed or portable bus stop signs by banding to existing poles or installing new sign posts in sidewalks or ground.
Prepare surfaces and apply decals and stickers to bus stop signs as directed.
Drive, anchor and cement sign posts and other bus stop amenities into ground using power tools and hand tools.
Dig or drill holes in dirt or pavement using power tools, as well as patching obsolete post holes.
Remove obsolete or damaged signs and amenities.
Utilize power tools to cut bolts and other obstructions flush to ground surface.
Cut glass of various types and thicknesses to specified sizes.
Replace glass where required in wooden or metal frames.
Remove and replace defective window sashes and roof panels.
Cut, form, assemble and install sheet metal objects such as downpipes, roofs, ducts, shelter frames and trash receptacles.
Operate sheet metal machines such as beader, brake, folder, shears, punch press and spot welder.
Cut, fit and nail metal flashing where necessary.
Load and unload materials from and operates specialized work trucks as required.
Assist in loading, unloading, transporting, installing and removing bus shelters.
Perform incidental sweeping, cleaning, power washing, graffiti removal and snow removal at bus stops and around bus shelters as necessary.
Perform routine preventive maintenance on power tools.
High School graduation or G.E.D. from a trade or vocational high school or equivalent. Two years of experience in the trade as indicated by the title of the class including two years of experience in general building construction or maintenance work.
• Methods, tools, materials and equipment used in the trade as indicated by the title of the class.
• Working in one specialty as indicted by the title of the class.
• Physical and mechanical dexterity.
• Follow detailed work orders and instructions.
• Locate specific sites, shelters and bus stops throughout the transit system.
• Display initiative and resourcefulness in handling building maintenance problems.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Relay supply needs to management staff.
• Collaborate with other staff in similar or identical job classes.
• Exercise sound judgment particularly as it affects safety.
• Identify and eliminate safety hazards.
• Safely use correct equipment for each task.
• Interact effectively with department personnel and others with tact and diplomacy.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employees in this class will be required to provide the tools necessary to perform the work assigned and will be required, when necessary, to operate a motor vehicle; Valid State of Michigan Operator License required.
Computerized Assessment: 70%
Evaluation of Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 30%
TOTAL: Computerized Assessment, Evaluation of T.E.P. and Interview: 100%
Detroit Residency Credit: 15 point
Veterans Points: 0-15
COMPUTERIZED EXAM 70%
EVALUATION OF T.E.P. 30%
- City Employees Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.
VACATION and LEAVE
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,
City Employees Retirement System
As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:
• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.
Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.
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