Jobs with Road Agencies

Employment Opportunities

Current employment opportunities with Michigan county road agencies can be found here. Questions related to a job should be directed to the hiring road agency.

To post an employment opportunity, please email CRA for instructions.

The Calhoun County Road Department seeks a managing director

Last updated 8/8/2018

Calhoun County seeks a managing director for its Road Department. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. For more information, click here.

The Berrien County Road Department seeks a project engineer

Last updated 8/8/2018

Project Engineer  ($53,025 - $59,681)

Required:  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and related work experience or coursework in the road transportation area.  

Special Requirements:  Regular, reliable and predictable attendance; holds an EIT through the State of Michigan or a state recognized by Michigan and an ability to obtain a state license in four years.

Duties:  Serves as designated project engineer on selected local, state and federally funded projects.  Responsible for road engineering projects done under township project program.  Responsible for performance and documentation of construction engineering in accordance with the Michigan Department of Transportation Construction Manual, including inspection, material sampling and testing of aggregate, bituminous and concrete materials and density testing.  Response for the field survey, preliminary design, cost, estimates, final design, construction drawings, specifications, and right-of-way acquisition in accordance with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Guidelines and the Michigan Department of Transportation Guidelines for road, bridge, culvert, and storm sewer projects.  Responsible for performance of engineering designs using computer aided drafting (Auto Cad) equipment of topographic surveys, cross-sections, construction plans and as-built plans.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Engineering Supervisor.  This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  The duties stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person so classified and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.

The Eaton County Road Commission seeks a temporary/seasonal road maintenance worker

Posted 8/8/2018

The Eaton County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for temporary, seasonal road maintenance employees. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Michigan driver's license with a good driving record. Work experience related to road construction and maintenance preferred, but not required. Salary is $12.00/hour.

Qualified candidates should submit an application to the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI  48813. The Eaton County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications and job descriptions are available online at www.eatoncountyroad.com, or by contacting the office. 

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks a journeyman electrician

Posted 8/16/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is accepting resumes/applications for a Journeyman Electrician.  This position is responsible for maintenance and construction of traffic signals, Road Commission electrical facilities, the construction, installation, modification, maintenance and repairs of electrical devices throughout Genesee County.  Applicants must possess a Journeyman Electrician License with two (2) years of formal technical training and 5 years of experience in installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures from blueprints, schematics and sketches or equivalent combination of education/experience.  High School Diploma/GED and a Valid Michigan Driver’s License is required.  Class A CDL with “N” endorsement preferred.  Starting pay is $31.16/hr.  Please mail resume to: Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503 or email to rmullin@gcrc.org.  Resumes/applications until the position is filled.  EOE

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions

Last updated 9/18/2018

The “GTCRC” is located in Traverse City, Michigan in the heart of the four-season wonderland of the northwest Lower Peninsula.  Our agency provides service on 1,015 miles county roads with a 2017 budget over $18 million servicing 1,000 miles of county roads and 227 MDOT miles.

GTCRC offers full-time employees paid personal time off, health/vision/dental and short & long disability insurances, pension, tuition reimbursement and competency-based compensation.  Applications, job descriptions and benefit overviews can be found at www.gtcrc.org EEO/ADA

A brief summary of requirements are listed the following available FULL-TIME positions:

Receptionist:  If you are looking for a position that is both challenging and serves your community, you've found the right place.  Grand Traverse County Road Commission (GTCRC) is a seeking a full-time receptionist who will be the first point of contact for callers and visitors!  GTCRC is more than snowplowing.  Each season represents a different type of service to our community, as well as an ever changing level of concerns and compliments received by this position.  Each day brings both familiar and surprising contacts.  Qualified candidates will have a mindset of service for both external and internal customers, be tech savy, have great "soft skills" and a willingness to serve and learn.

Road Maintenance Workers/Equipment Operators:  Diploma/GED, specialized training, three years experience operating various types of road commission-type equipment. Current CDL-A license w/ air brake endorsement, medical card and excellent driving record.  Must be available to work overtime/on-call days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Heavy-Duty Truck Technicians: Accepting applications in all three-tiered categories.  See website for qualifications in each category.  Must be available to work overtime/on-call days, nights, weekends and holidays.

SEASONAL POSITIONS:  We are accepting applications from qualified candidates for seasonal snowplow drivers.  CDL-A license, good driving record, snow removal experience with heavy-duty equipment required.  Must pass drug/alcohol testing.  

All position require good communication skills, driving record, ability to pass drug/alcohol test and background checks.  

 

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Technician and Engineering Technician I

Last updated 8/28/2018

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Technician and Engineering Technician I. For more information, click here.

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks applicants for multiple positions

Last updated 8/8/2018

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo county seeks applicants for multiple positions. For more information, click the links below:

Seasonal traffic regulator - position open until filled

Heavy duty mechanic - position open until filled

The Kent County Road Commission seeks a road maintenance worker

Posted 8/8/2018

The Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for Road Maintenance Worker. This position performs multiple physical-labor activities that include maintaining and constructing roads and right-of-ways; repairing damaged roadways; and installing, maintaining and replacing road signs, guardrails and fencing. This position will safely and efficiently operate trucks and various pieces of equipment, including chain saws and other tree/brush removal equipment; drive with underblade to level dirt and gravel and to plow snow and ice while presenting a positive image of the Kent County Road Commission to the public.

A high school diploma or equivalent and six months of maintenance/construction experience involving truck driving and equipment operation is required, as is possession of a valid Michigan Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an “N” (Tank) endorsement or ability to acquire one, and successful completion of a physical examination and a substance abuse test. Position is on-call 24 hours as weather conditions warrant, performing duties day and/or night on shifts of 12 or more consecutive hours, up to 7 workdays each week.  

Kent County Road Commission offers excellent benefits (including medical, dental, life insurance, 401k w/ 8% match, vacation, sick leave, twelve paid holidays, etc.) along with a collaborative, friendly and stable work environment. For consideration applications must be submitted by Friday August 31, 2018 to:

Kent County Road Commission
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Scribner NW
Grand Rapids MI  49504
Hrs: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Resumes accepted only if accompanied with a completed application. See our web site at www.KentCountyRoads.net for online applications and employment opportunities

EOE

The Kent County Road Commission seeks an equipment service mechanic

Posted 8/20/2018

Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a 2nd shift (2p – 10:30p) mechanic. This technically advanced position performs a wide range of repairs, maintenance and fabrication activities on fleet and equipment; including: diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing engine, transmission and differential assemblies; repairs / rebuilds small equipment such as tractors, power mowers and chain saws; also performs routine preventative maintenance and inspection activities.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent with additional relevant vocational training; possession of a valid Michigan Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an “N” (Tank) endorsement or ability to acquire one; and successful completion of a physical examination and substance abuse test. An Associate’s Degree in Diesel Technology is preferred. 

Wage range is $24.03 - $28.89/hr. with applicable night shift premium. Kent County Road Commission offers excellent benefits (including medical, dental, life insurance, 401k w/ 8% match, vacation, sick leave, twelve paid holidays, etc.) along with a collaborative, friendly and stable work environment. For consideration applications must be submitted by Friday September 14, 2018 to:

Kent County Road Commission
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Scribner Ave NW
Grand Rapids MI  49504
Hrs: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Resumes accepted only if accompanied with a completed application. See our web site at www.KentCountyRoads.net for online applications and employment opportunities

EOE

The MEcosta County Road Commission seeks a district supervisor

Posted 9/20/2018

The Mecosta County Road Commission is accepting applications for the position of District Supervisor until November 2nd, 2018. This is a full-time position with benefits.  A class A CDL license and a minimum of 3 yrs prior supervisor experience or equivalent education is required. Job description and application are available at www.mecostaroads.org. Send resume and application to:  Mecosta County Road Commission, 120 N DeKrafft Avenue, Big Rapids, MI  49307, or by email at akailing@mecostaroads.org.

Mecosta County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Muskegon County Road Commission seeks an assistant highway county engineer

Posted 9/11/2018

The Muskegon County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the administrative and professional position of Assistant County Highway Engineer.  Applicants for this position must have a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as they relate to the highway system of the County and controlling laws; comprehensive knowledge of progressive methods and techniques of highway construction and maintenance; knowledge of the principles of drainage, hydraulics, hydrology, and soils; and must have ability to communicate in writing and orally.  

The qualified applicant must also have extensive, progressively responsible engineering and administrative experience in planning, constructing and maintaining highways, bridges and related structures and Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university.  

A comprehensive job description may be obtained at the offices of the Road Commission at 7700 East Apple Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49442 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

Applicants for this position should mail their resumes to Ms. Joyce A. Whisenant, Director of Finance and Human Resources, 7700 East Apple Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49442.  All resumes must be in the office of the Road Commission no later than the close of business on September 28, 2018 or until position is filled.  Envelopes should be marked as “ASSISTANT COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER“.

The Otsego County Road Commission seeks a heavy equipment mechanic

Posted 9/17/2018

The Otsego County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Applicants should possess, at a minimum, a high school education or equivalent, and at least one year of work related experience. Advanced training or experience in electronics and computer diagnostics is preferred. Previous work experience in the field of truck and heavy equipment maintenance is required. Certification and Class A CDL is required or the ability to obtain in 120 days.

Further details, along with the job description and application, are available on our website www.otsegocrc.org. Application packages can also be obtained in person at 669 West McCoy Road, Gaylord, MI 49735. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Completed forms can be returned via e-mail to melanconj@ocrc-mi.org or in person at the address referenced above.  

Otsego County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Shiawassee County Road Commission seeks a hydro truck operator/heavy equipment operator

Posted 9/5/2018

The Shiawassee County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Hydro Truck Operator/Heavy Equipment Operator.  This position would be responsible for operating tandem dump trucks and/or heavy equipment.  Qualifications include high school diploma or GED equivalent, valid State of Michigan Driver’s license including a CDL class A certification with an “N” endorsement.  Application form and a copy of the job description are available on our website at www.shiawasseeroads.com or in person at our office located at 701 W. Corunna Ave., Corunna, MI 48817.  If you have any questions, you may contact us via email at generalmail@shiawasseeroads.com or at (989)743-2228.  Applications will be accepted until 3:30 p.m. on Monday, September 17th, 2018.  The Shiawassee County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks to fill several positions

Posted 7/17/2018

The Washtenaw County Road Commission is accepting applications for the following positions:

Heavy truck driver
Mechanic
Engineer technician - construction
Civil engineer, PE

For more information, visit the Washtenaw County Road Commission's website.

The Wexford County Road Commission seeks a fleet and facilities manager

Posted 9/10/2018

The Wexford County Road Commission, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for a dedicated and experienced maintenance professional to fill the position of Fleet & Facilities Manager. 

The Fleet & Facilities Manager plans, directs, and supervises the activities and operations of assigned staff, including contractors. Inspects buildings, equipment, utility systems and facilities to determine needed repairs and maintenance and ensure they are kept in a State of Good Repair. Consults with management, staff and outside contractors to coordinate, procure, prioritize, and schedule work. Analyzes, investigates, and responds to issues and concerns; ensures contractor compliance with terms and conditions of agreements. Oversees contractor’s work, evaluating performance against contractual requirements. Develops and prepares work schedules, generates work orders, reviews maintenance reports to determine materials, labor and time requirements; prioritizes and coordinates duties and assignments to ensure effective work flow, and signs off on completed work orders. Establishes and monitors work policies, procedures and standards; trains assigned staff accordingly; executes corrective disciplinary actions as required. Prepares and maintains records, logs, and reports related to activities, inventory, SDS documentation, work requests, accident and safety issues. Requires Michigan Master Heavy Truck Certification or equivalent. Must have or obtain Michigan Class A&B Underground Storage Tank certification, clean driving record, current Class B CDL, with airbrakes, with no restrictions, and the ability to acquire Class A with airbrakes within a specified timeframe, Medical Card, able to lift 80 lbs., ability to pass a drug test. Operates a variety of office equipment, including computers and associated software. Prepares budget estimates and makes recommendations. Manages multiple projects/deliverables with short, targeted completion dates.

Salary commensurate with experience, benefit package includes hybrid (401k type + pension) retirement, health insurance, paid holidays and more. Applications may be picked up at the Wexford County Road Commission, 85 W M-115, Boon, MI 49618, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, or downloaded at wexfordcrc.org. Applications with cover letter and resumes must be received by October 2, 2018.