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.

The Berrien County Road Department seeks a project engineer

Posted 11/21/2017

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 mechanics

Posted 1/2/2018

The Eaton County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for positions in Labor Group IV - Mechanics. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, at least two years of experience as a heavy truck and construction equipment mechanic, and a commercial driver's license with an "X" endorsement. Experience in engine electronics on modern equipment and state certifications in Engine Repair - Gasoline, Engine Repair - Diesel, Drive Train Repair, Brake and Brake System Repair, Suspension and Steering Repair and/or Electrical System Repair are desirable. Candidates should be experienced  in both oxy/acetylene and electric arc welding. Starting wage is $19.20/hour to $20.93/hour, with a competitive benefit package, depending on state certifications held.

Qualified candidates should respond by Friday, January 19, 2018 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, or by contacting the office.

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks an Engineering Aide II

Posted 1/16/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Engineering Aide II to perform routine drafting, construction and permit inspection,
surveying and traffic engineering tasks. Applicants must possess a High School Diploma/GED, valid Michigan Driver’s License, one (1) year of experience as a civil engineering technician or equivalent and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Associate degree in Civil Engineering preferred. Starting pay is $16.031/hr. Interested applicants must forward a resume to; or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, Michigan 48503. Resumes/applications will be accepted through January 26, 2018. EOE

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks a seasonal equipment operator

Posted 1/16/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is accepting applications for seasonal Equipment Operators- Truck drivers who operate medium to heavy equipment to maintain roads and bridges. Will perform a variety of tasks including snow removal, pothole patching, tree removal, guardrail repair and other duties as required. Experience required operating the following equipment: Grader, Excavator, Front-End Loader, Backhoe, Gradall and Tandem Axle Dump Truck with snowplow. Starting pay is $18.71/hr. Must possess a Class A CDL with “ N” endorsement, a high school diploma/GED and a valid Michigan Driver’s License. Driving record MUST be submitted with application/resume to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503, or Applications will be accepted through January 26, 2018. EOE

The Gogebic County Road Commission seeks a mechanic

Posted 1/16/2018

The Gogebic County Road Commission is taking applications for a Mechanic.  All applicants must have the ability to repair and maintain pickup trucks, trucks,  heavy duty equipment and special equipment at the Road Commission.  Utilize a well-rounded knowledge of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, electrical components, hydraulic systems, brakes, cooling and air conditioning systems.  Applicants must possess, or be able to possess within three months after hire, a valid CDL with a minimum of Group A designation. All applicants must be physically fit to handle the heavy work required.  This job is located in Bessemer. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

All applicants who have current applications on file should update them.  Applications can be obtained on our website at or from the Gogebic County Road Commission office in the Courthouse Annex in Bessemer, Michigan.

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission has multiple employment opportunities

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  and 227 miles of MDOT roads with a 2017 budget over $18 million.  A brief summary of requirements are listed the following available positions:

Engineering Internship. Seasonal position. Civil/construction engineering, diploma/GED with 1 yr college education.  

Road Maintenance Workers/Equipment Operators - F/T positions.  Diploma/GED, specialized training, 3 yrs 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 Technician - F/T position.  Diploma/GED, Michigan/ASE Certified Heavy-Duty Truck Mechanic, or Master Mechanic, 3 yrs experience in DM/PM on vehicles, MD/HD trucks and equipment and fleet management and electronic systems.  Must be available to work overtime/on-call days, nights, weekends and holidays.

All position require good communication skills, driving record, ability to pass drug/alcohol test and background checks.  Full-time positions offer a qualified-based compensation and competitive benefit package. Interested, qualified candidates will find full details and applications on line at  EEO/ADA

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks equipment operators

EQUIPMENT OPERATORS – Full-time positions for equipment operators with experience operating road commission-type equipment including plow truck, bucket truck, doubles and/or grader. Qualifications include a current CDL-A license with air brake endorsement, medical card, and excellent driving record.

Positions require a high school diploma/GED, specialized training, along with a minimum of three years experience.  Candidates must be willing and available to work overtime and be on-call during all times of the day, night, weekends and holidays.  EEO/ADA.  Detailed job descriptions and applications are available at our office and on line at:

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks seasonal snowplow drivers

SEASONAL SNOW PLOW DRIVERS – Grand Traverse County Road Commission is accepting applications for seasonal snow plow drivers. Applicants must be experienced with road commission-type snow removal equipment.  Qualifications include a current CDL-B license with air brake endorsement, medical card, excellent driving record and a high school diploma/GED. EEO/ADA.  Detailed job descriptions and applications are available at our office and on line at:

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks a finance manager

Posted 11/27/2017

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission is accepting applications for a full-time Finance Manager position.  Applicants should be knowledgeable and experienced in performing all aspects of accounting related functions.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance with a minimum of ten years of related accounting experience is required, with construction and/or governmental experience preferred.  Experience utilizing various accounting-related software, ability to prepare and analyze spreadsheets and excellent organizational and communication skills are required. Skill assessments will be conducted for all successful candidates moving forward. Qualification-based compensation and a competitive benefit package are offered.   Application and job description available Monday–Friday, 7:30 AM-4:30 PM, 1881 LaFranier Road, Traverse City MI 49696; on-line at EEO/ADA

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Assistant

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

The Jackson County Department of Transportation has multiple employment opportunities

Posted 1/19/2018

The Jackson County Department of Transportation has immediate openings for energetic and enthusiastic candidates to join a growing team of road professionals.  The County counts itself as being one of the most innovative in Michigan in looking for new methods to design, build, and maintain roads.  Ideal candidates would be team players with a positive attitude and have an aptitude for learning and growing.

Some of the duties of these positions include project management, plan development, surveying, construction inspection, and material testing to ensure compliance with contract specifications.  These positions use computer software such as AutoCAD, Roadsoft, Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and FieldBook, among others.  Construction materials testing experience in asphalt and concrete is also beneficial.

Project Engineer qualifications include possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or a related field, is required. Successful completion of the “Fundamentals of Engineering” (FE) exam is required within one year of hire date. Two to three years of experience (including internship experience) in civil engineering, construction inspection, surveying, design, drafting, etc.

Senior Engineering Technician qualifications include four or more years of experience in road construction and surveying along with a combination of formalized or specialized technical training and experience.

Engineering Technician qualifications include specialized training equivalent to first year college, technical, or trade school or equivalent coursework in basic civil drafting, surveying, construction materials, and mathematics.

Please visit our website and click on the employment link for more details and to apply at   

The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks a heavy truck operator-road maintenance

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position(s) of Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance.

The Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance performs various public service functions including in the road and right-of-way. Duties include, but not limited to, operating a vehicle which has a gross vehicle weight/gross combination weight of 10,001 lbs. or more to perform infrastructure maintenance including pothole repairs, guardrail repair and installation, culvert repair and installation, tree trimming, brush control, hauling material to various operations and winter maintenance. The position is required to be available for on-call for emergency response, outside of regular business hours. Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred.

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) requirements, additional qualifications and complete job description are available on the RCKC website at  “About Us” tab. Please send resume for Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance to or USPS to the RCKC 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo MI 49001. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. Please no phone call position inquiries. Position(s) open until filled.


Highlighted Benefits:  Health & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension, 457 Plan (Optional), 10 Paid Holidays

Rate:  $ 17.94/hour - $ 19.07/hour

The Midland County Road Commission Seeks Tandem Truck Driver/Maintenance Worker

Posted 1/4/2018

Midland County Road Commission is accepting applications for a truck driver / maintenance worker. Full time position with benefits. Class A CDL required.

Applications will be taken thru January 19, 2018 at the Michigan Works Service Center, 1409 Washington, Midland, Michigan (989) 631-3073.

More information is available at:

The Monroe County Road Commission seeks a County Highway Engineer

Posted 8/22/2017

The Monroe County Road Commission (MCRC) has a County Highway Engineer full-time job opening.  Responsibilities include:

  • Directs and manages the development and review of engineering plans, specifications and cost estimates for road commission heavy maintenance and construction projects involving roads, bridges, culverts and railroad crossing improvements.
  • Oversees and coordinates the preparation of long- and short-term road and bridge improvement plans and identifies federal, state, private and local funding.
  • Directly or indirectly oversees on-site field inspection monitoring of all engineering projects to assure conformance with plans and specifications and public safety guidelines.
  • Coordinates and directs in conjunction with the Managing Director or his designees all phases of federally assisted construction projects including the development of new programs, securing federal or state funding, preparation of applications and compilation of reports.   
  • Prepares annual Act 51 Project Report and submits to the Department of Transportation.
  • Establishes procedures and guidelines in accordance with state law for permits work within the public rights of way.
  • Coordinates and makes various recommendations to the Department of Transportation [State and Federal] when appropriate.
  • Recommends to the Managing Director or his/her designee, and the Board roadway design polices, guidelines and procedures for constructing and accepting new roads in to the public road system, and implements them as directed by the Managing Director or his/her designee and the Board.
  • Reviews problems with Road Commission personnel, township officials, contractors and engineers and the public to assist them in finding solutions, which are most beneficial to all concerned.
  • Attends seminars and meetings when approved and reads professional journals and magazines to keep abreast of new developments and techniques in road design and construction.
  • May chair Monroe County Federal Aid Committee and may represent Road Commission at regional planning meetings


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field and five (5) years of progressively more responsible professional engineering experience.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan
  • Valid driver license to operate vehicles in Michigan

This position may work forty (40) hours per week.  The rate of pay will be from $70,000 to $76,000 per year, depending upon educational background and experience.

Applicants may apply in person or receive an application at     

Send cover letter, resume and application to Human Resource Director, Monroe County Road Commission, 840 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, Michigan  48161 or e-mail to:

The Osceola County Road Commission seeks a mechanic

The Osceola County Road Commission will accept applications for a mechanic’s position.  Applications should be accompanied with a resume and submitted no later than 3:00 P.M., Friday, February 2, 2018.  Application forms and job description are available from the Road Commission office at 4737 Makwa Drive, Hersey, MI 49639, M-F 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, (231) 832-5171.   The Osceola County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

The Oscoda County Road Commission seeks a mechanic/fabricator

Posted 12/7/2017

The Oscoda County Road Commission has (1) ) MECHANIC/FABRICATOR opening for heavy equipment/truck. This is a full time position with benefits. Must be able to obtain a CDL license A with N endorsement within 6 months of employment. For an application and more information about this job opportunity please visit our website or stop in at the Oscoda County Road Commission office located at 300 W. 8th Street (M-72), Mio MI. 48647 between the hours of 6AM and 2:30PM Monday through Friday. Applications will be taken until position is filled.

The City of Saginaw seeks an Assistant City Engineer

Posted 12/15/2017

The City of Saginaw seeks applicants for the position of Assistant City Engineer. For more information, click here.

Schoolcraft County Road Commission seeks an Engineer/Manager

Posted 1/17/2018

The Schoolcraft County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Engineer/Manager. Under the direction of the Board of County Road Commissioners, the Engineer/Manager directs and supervises all functions including project planning and development, human resource management, union labor relations and contract negotiation, fiscal management and budget control, and physical plant management. Must have knowledge of road and bridge construction and maintenance. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of Act 51 and a good understanding of local, state and federal highway financing, as well as possess strong public relation skills in dealing with employees, local, state and federal government officials and the business community.

A Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering, business administration, or closely related field is preferred with 6 years of public works/transportation experience. Background must provide a broad knowledge of highway and bridge construction and maintenance, with engineering skills and extensive managerial experience in the public sector. Must possess a valid driver’s license and computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

The Schoolcraft County Road Commission is located in the South Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Road Commission has jurisdiction of 437 miles of primary and local roads, employs 31, with an annual operating budget of $6 million.

Salary and benefit package is commensurate with experience and education. Please send resume to Schoolcraft County Road Commission, 332N East Road, Manistique, MI 49854 or email to Full job description can be requested by email or visiting

Application deadline is January 31st, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Van Buren County Road Commission seeks an engineering tech

Posted 12/26/2017

The Van Buren County Road Commission has an immediate opening for an experienced full-time Engineering Technician to serve as project manager for various road and bridge projects, assist with survey work, layout, design, material testing and design, and project-related tasks.  The Engineering Technician will also track files and other documentation for the state and federal government recordkeeping requirements.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, or Surveying Technology, preferably with a minimum of two years of experience in the field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  In addition, the ideal candidate must be competent in Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCad. 

Please see our website for more information:

Interested applicants should mail their Resume to Post Office Box 156, Lawrence, Michigan 49064, or email to by January 22, 2018.  Equal Opportunity Employer.