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 Eaton County Road Commission seeks an area supervisor

Posted 8/8/2018

The Eaton County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Area Supervisor. Candidates should have at least five years of experience in road construction/maintenance operations, including leadership or supervisory experience. Applicant must have the ability to deal with the public courteously and effectively; work cooperatively with, and supervise, other employees; and maintain automated and hard copy files and documentation. The salary range for this position is $51,532 to $66,757, depending on qualifications, together with a competitive benefit package.

Applications/resumes will be accepted through Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Eaton County Road Commission office at 1112 Reynolds Road, Charlotte, MI  48813 or via e-mail at ecrc@eatoncountyroad.com. 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 an engineering aide ii

Posted 8/1/2018

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 and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.  One (1) year of experience as a civil engineering technician or equivalent is desirable and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  Associate degree in Civil Engineering preferred.  Salary Range is $33,344 - $42,686, with comprehensive benefit package including, but not limited to, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, annual leave, paid holidays, pension and deferred compensation.  Interested applicants must forward a resume to rmullin@gcrc.org or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, Michigan 48503.  Resumes/applications will be accepted through August 17, 2018.  EOE  

The Genesee County Road Commission seeks a director of engineering

Posted 8/13/2018

Genesee County Road Commission, Flint, Michigan, seeks a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) as Director of Engineering. Under the direction of the Manager-Director, oversees all of the Engineering Division activities with an operating annual budget of $30M-$40M. The engineering division consists of the Design Department, Construction Department, Permits Department, Traffic Department, and the Project Development. Possession of bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from accredited university with minimum 10 years of managerial experience in public work projects is required. Applicants must be knowledgeable of state and federal funding of roads and bridges, including Public Act 51.  Salary range is from $93,600 to $112,320 commensurate with experience with comprehensive benefit package including, but not limited to, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, paid holidays and vacation, pension and deferred compensation.  Please email resume to rmullin@gcrc.org or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley Street, Flint, Michigan 48503, by August 24, 2018. Under Michigan law, applicants must request confidentiality. Resumes of finalists will be subject to public disclosure. EOE

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 8/8/2018

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. A brief summary of requirements are listed the following available positions:

Road Maintenance Workers/Equipment Operators - F/T positions.  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 Technician - F/T position.  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.

Engineering Technician - F/T position.  Qualifications include two years of related experience in utilizing civil engineering principles, knowledge of the MMUTCD, AASHTO, MDOT specifications for construction, construction inspection and testing, practice in a municipal setting and experience using Microsoft Office programs.  MERL, Field Manager and RoadSoft are preferred.  A high school diploma/GED and two years of related experience.  Related course work may be substituted for work experience.  Preference given to an engineering degree and supplemental experience.  Candidate must be able to effective communicate complex technical data to multiple audiences.   

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

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal Engineering Assistant

Last updated 8/8/2018

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

The Ionia County Road Commission seeks a transportation maintenance worker

Posted 8/13/2018

The Ionia County Road Commission is currently seeking qualified candidates for Transportation Maintenance Worker. Responsibilities will consist of all types of road maintenance activities including equipment operation and manual labor. Candidates must possess a Michigan Unrestricted Class A CDL with air brakes, medical certification card and the ability to pass a drug test. Heavy equipment experience is helpful. Candidates must be willing and available to work overtime and be on-call during all times of the day, night, weekends and holidays. We offer a competitive salary and fringe benefit package. Pay range is $15.21 – $22.20 hourly.

Further details, along with the job description and application package, are available on our website at www.ioniacountyroads.org. Application packages can also be requested by calling our office at (616) 527-1700.

TO APPLY: You must complete the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Completed forms can be returned via email to info@ioniacountyroads.org or via mail to Ionia County Road Commission, PO Box 76, Ionia, MI 48846.

Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2018 @ 4:00 P.M. We are an EOE/AA employer with a drug-free workplace.

The Ionia County Road Commission seeks a mechanic

Posted 8/13/2018

The Ionia County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mechanic. Applicants should possess, at a minimum, a high school education or equivalent and at least five years of work related experience. Advanced training or experience in electronics and computer diagnostics is required. Previous work experience in the field of truck and heavy equipment maintenance is required. Certification and Class A CDL are desired. Pay range is $15.28 to 23.40 hourly.

Further details, along with the job description and application package, are available on our website at www.ioniacountyroads.org. Application packages can also be requested by calling our office at (616) 527-1700.

TO APPLY: You must complete the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Completed forms can be returned via email to info@ioniacountyroads.org or via mail to Ionia County Road Commission, PO Box 76, Ionia, MI 48846.

Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2018 @ 4:00 P.M. We are an EOE/AA employer with a drug-free workplace.

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 human resources coordinator / assistant

Posted 8/1/2018

Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a Human Resources Coordinator. This professional and challenging position facilitates the daily coordination of Human Resources processes, programs and initiatives while working closely with the Human Resources Manager, management team, and 350+ employees and retirees. Ongoing duties require a dynamic and organized self-starter to assist with recruitment, benefit administration, record-keeping, safety initiatives, and employee relations.

Technical or specialized training in the area of Human Resources along with five years of experience is required. A minimum associate’s degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred. 

Wage range is $48,000 - $62,000/yr. 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 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 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 Mackinaw County Road Commission seeks an engineering assistant

Posted 7/26/2018

The Mackinac County Road Commission is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Engineering Assistant. Duties include but are not limited to the following: perform field surveying, assist in the design and development of road construction plans, perform construction inspection and documentation, and performs various other technical engineering related work.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field is preferred.  Applicants should be knowledgeable in CAD software, utilization of other computer software, and project engineering and documentation.  Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Excellent fringe benefit program.  Applications accepted until August 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., and are available by calling (906) 643-7333.  Mail the application and a resume to Mackinac County Road Commission, 706 North State Street, St. Ignace, Michigan 49781.  Phone (906) 643-7333.  An Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The St. Joseph County Road Commission seeks a mechanic

Posted 8/16/2018

St. Joseph County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a full-time mechanic to repair and maintain all vehicles and equipment owned by the road commission. Applicants should have, or can obtain, a valid Michigan operator’s license Class A with air brakes, a DOT physical card and pass a background check, drug and alcohol test.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, servicing, troubleshoot and repairing diesel and gas engines, transmission, clutch, and differential removal and replacement, and a basic understanding of computer controlled systems. Welding and fabrication experience preferred. Vocational school, ASE, or State certifications as well as job related experience are preferred, but not required. Starting pay is $20.98. Complete job description and application are available at www.stjoeroads.com or email jmayuiers@sjcrc.com or at the office located at 20914 M-86, Centreville, MI. Applications accepted until the position has been filled.

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.