Jobs with Road Agencies

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.

Cass County Road Commission seeks diesel mechanic as of 12/10/2018

The Cass County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a full-time Diesel Mechanic. Applicants must have a Michigan Commercial Driver’s License Group A with Air Brakes, or as a condition of employment, must obtain the CDL required within six months of employment.

The successful candidate must have a general familiarity with roadway safety, and successfully pass a Drug and Alcohol test. They should also have a general knowledge and understanding of heavy equipment and be able to conduct minor and major mechanical maintenance and repairs on the road commission fleet. The candidate should have a general understanding of hydraulic, electrical, and air brake systems with certification in these areas preferred.

Applications are available at www.casscoroad.com and at the Road Commission office (7 am to 3:00 pm, M-F). E-mail completed applications to slucas@casscoroad.com, or mail to Cass County Road Commission, Attention Steve Lucas, 340 N. O’Keefe Street, P.O. Box 68, Cassopolis, MI 49031. Review of applications will begin on December 28, 2018.  Applications should be received by this date for primary consideration. Cass County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Genesee County Road Commission seeks an HR clerical assistant as of 12/9/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for a Part-Time HR Clerical Assistant for twenty (20) hours a week to perform a variety of clerical tasks in our Human Resources Department.  Duties will include but not limited to, providing support to the HR Director in assisting with reading and responding to written materials, emails, conducting research and performing computer work; and assist the HR Staff as needed in daily office needs.  Must possess five (5) years of experience in Human Resources, High School Diploma/GED and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.  Interested applicants may forward a resume to rmullin@gcrc.org or mail to Rachel Mullin, Genesee County Road Commission, 211 W. Oakley St., Flint, MI 48503.  Applications will be accepted through December 21, 2018.  EOE

Leelanau County Road Commission seeks a manager or engineer manager as of 12/6/2018

The Leelanau County Road Commission, located in Suttons Bay Michigan, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Manager or Engineer-Manager.

Under the direction of the Board of County Road Commissioners, this position is responsible for overseeing and supporting the Road Commission staff; delegate tasks and responsibilities as needed; meet deadlines and directives in a timely manner and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Ideal candidate must have project planning and development ability, understanding of human resource management, union labor relations, contract negotiation, fiscal management and budget control.  Knowledge of road construction is a plus.  Knowledge of Michigan Transportation Funding, understanding of local, state and federal highway financing is a plus.

A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or public/business administration is preferred but not required. At least four years of public works/transportation experience with extensive managerial experience in the public sector is also preferred. Must possess basic computer skills and possess a valid Michigan driver’s license.

The salary and benefit package will commensurate with experience. Please send resume and salary requirements to the Leelanau County Road Commission, attention Secretary to the Board, 10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay, Michigan  49682 or by email lcrc@leelanauroads.org.  To see a job description of the position, visit our website at http://leelanaucountyroads.org/public-info-meetings-notices

The Leelanau County Road Commission has jurisdiction over 597 miles of primary and county roads within 11 Townships and maintenance responsibilities for 209 lane Miles of State Highway under a contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation.

Application deadline is January 14, 2019, or until position is filled. Must request confidentiality if desired.  The Leelanau County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks applicants for the following positions as of 11/30/2018

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:

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.

Washtenaw County Road Commission seeks to fill several positions as of 11/30/2018

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.

Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks an accountant as of 11/29/2018

JOIN AN AWARD WINNING TEAM in PUBLIC SERVICE. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking candidates for the position of Accountant.

The Accountant performs general accounting functions including preparing journal entries, reconciling of accounts, and performing various billing transactions. Performs various internal audit functions to determine compliance with policies, procedures and other regulatory requirements. Collaborates with the finance department, as well as, other departments.

Must possess a valid driver’s license, additional qualifications and complete job description are available on the RCKC website at www.kalamazoocountyroads.com “About Us” tab. Please send resume for Accountant to hr@kalamazoocountyroads.com or USPS to the RCKC, 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI, 49001. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. Please no phone call inquiries. Resumes will be accepted through December 10, 2018. Highlighted Benefits: Health & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension, 457 Plan (Optional), 10 Paid Holidays

EOE

Kent County Road Commission seeks a service equipment mechanic as of 11/29/2018

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 December 28, 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

Branch County Road Commission seeks a manager as of 11/29/2018

The Branch County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Manager.  Applications must have Bachelor degree in business administration with construction experience or Bachelor of Science in civil engineering; or equivalent; with 5-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of roads, bridge construction, maintenance, finance and budgeting.  Will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of road commission and county parks.  For complete job description, application and additional information, contact Branch County Road Commission at 517-278-2022.  Salary range is $65,000-$75,000.  Applications and resumes should be addressed to Branch County Road Commission, 23 E Garfield Ave., Coldwater MI 49036 or bcrcpierson@cbpu.com.  EOE  Applications accepted thru 12/11/18.

Branch County Road Commission seeks a county engineer as of 11/29/2018

The Branch County Road Commission is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Part Time County Engineer.  Applications must have Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering; or equivalent; with 5-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of roads, bridge construction; federal and/or state funding projects.  For complete job description, application and additional information, contact Branch County Road Commission at 517-278-2022.  Wage is negotiable.  Hours vary by season, 20 hours per week on average.    Applications and resumes should be addressed to Branch County Road Commission, 23 E Garfield Ave., Coldwater MI 49036 or bcrcpierson@cbpu.com.  EOE  Applications accepted thru 12/11/18.

Genesee County Road Commission seeks a stock clerk as of 11/29/2018

The Genesee County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Stock Clerk 1st shift and Stock Clerk 2nd shift to perform a variety of tasks related to the receiving, storing, issuing and record keeping operation of the stockroom.  Applicants must possess a High School Diploma/GED, six (6) – twelve (12) months stockroom experience, at least one (1) year of computer experience focusing on Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Excel and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.  Salary Range is $33,344 – $42,686.  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 December 14, 2018.  EOE

Grand Traverse County Road Commission seeks a manager as of 11/16/2018

Looking for a fun and challenging leadership role in the Northern Michigan area?

The Road Commission of Grand Traverse County is looking for a dynamic individual who has a good sense of humor and strong work ethic to lead this approximately 50-person organization it mission to provide safe and efficient road systems for County residents.

Grand Traverse County is located in northern Lower Michigan and is a popular resort town. It is known for its year-round outdoor activities including boating, hunting, skiing, fishing and golf. In addition, Grand Traverse County boasts a number of wineries, breweries, restaurants and cultural facilities such as Interlochen Center for the Arts.

The Road Commission has been providing County services for over 100 years. The Manager role, which is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Road Commission, reports directly to the five-person Road Commission Board.  This role manages an annual budget of $20 to $25 million, in addition to major projects, for this independently run organization.

The Grand Traverse County road system is comprised of 251 primary, 750 local and 224 State miles of road. The Road Commission is housed in a modern facility built in 2001 that features 6,000 sq. ft. of administrative offices, 15,800 sq. ft. of equipment storage, 10,000 T salt storage barn and a MDEQ/EPA approved fueling depot.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, adaptable leader who has a successful history of leading engineering, road maintenance or construction management organizations. A bachelor’s degree is required in public administration, civil engineering, construction management or related fields. Significant executive-level experience in complex organizations required. Strong financial management and interpersonal skills required with broad understanding of road construction and maintenance highly desirable. High motivation, visionary leadership and a record of innovations are also considered important.

Salary is negotiable, depending upon qualifications and experience.  Exceptional benefit offered.

For more information, go to www.gtcrc.org

To apply send completed application, cover letter, resume and salary history to hr@gtcrc.org

Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate; final interviews conducted in public. EEO/ADA

Cass County Road Commission seeks a supervisor as of 11/16/2018

The Cass County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Supervisor. Under the general direction of the Superintendent, this person will supervise various assigned functions of the daily operations of the road commission. Coordination closely with the Superintendent, this person will be responsible for assisting with the following tasks and activities (not all inclusive):

  • Assist with employee development, coaching and personnel issues
  • Assist with winter operations
  • Coordinate with engineering staff as needed on projects and programs
  • Ensure MIOSHA compliance
  • Oversee asphalt plant and mining operations
  • Oversee and review permits
  • Plan and execute summer and winter projects and programs.
  • Responding to emergency calls as needed
  • Schedule daily work crews and workdays
  • Schedule equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Work with union employees
  • Other duties as assigned

This candidate must possess strong public relations skills in dealing with employees, township officials and the community. Background must include a broad knowledge of road construction and maintenance with experience in the public sector. Knowledge and experience in the asphalt industry and mining operations. Certification of aggregate testing and hot mix asphalt quality control/quality assurance certification.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Educational requirements include at least a high school diploma and a minimum associate degree with additional higher education preferred. Salary and benefit package is commensurate with experience and education.

Please submit a letter of interest/resume to Steven Lucas in a sealed envelope to PO Box 68, Cassopolis MI 49031 or by email at slucas@casscoroad.com

The Cass County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Livingston County Road Commission seeks a director of operations as of 11/9/2018

Hourly Wage Rate:  $32.62 – $43.29 DOQ

Application Deadline:  11:59 PM, Friday, December 14, 2018

Required Documents:  Resume, Cover Letter, and Transcripts

Please apply by email to mail@livingstonroads.org

Please use subject heading “Director of Operations” when applying

General Summary:

Under the direction of the Managing Director, supervises all road and bridge maintenance activities, buildings and grounds maintenance, and all equipment procurement and maintenance functions.  Develops short and long-term maintenance strategies for the Road Commission and works extensively with other government entities, contractors, utilities, and the general public in the furtherance of Road Commission policy and maintenance strategies.  Reviews and evaluates expenditures related to maintenance and equipment activities, and keeps the Managing Director informed of progress towards achieving operations objectives.  Prepares tools and measures for maintenance planning, management, and control.

Typical Duties:

  1. Monitors and directs as necessary the general assignment of work crews and equipment for road maintenance, buildings and grounds, and force account construction activities through the General Foreman and District Supervisors.
  2. Coordinates work activities with the General Foreman, District Supervisors, and Equipment Supervisor. Monitors all work output, evaluates performance, and administers appropriate recognition as warranted.
  3. Develops preliminary budget recommendations and administers operating budget throughout the fiscal year. Develops and maintains record keeping systems to document operation activities.
  4. Prepares specifications and proposals for materials and contractor services.
  5. Meets and corresponds with representatives of other governmental entities, utilities, contractors, and the general public to discuss road issues and service requests related to road and bridge maintenance.
  1. Meets regularly with the Managing Director, other Department Heads, and the Board to discuss activities, schedules, problems, and issues pertaining to road maintenance and equipment.
  2. Develps long and short-term maintenance programs and cost estimates for force account construction and maintenance operations.
  3. Conducts evaluation of service response and work in progress. Provides direction to district supervisors.
  4. Provides direction to the overall maintenance and repair of Road Commission facilities and properties.
  5. Performs related duties as required.

Employment Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or in a related field is required, or significant relevant experience in lieu of a degree.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in Michigan is highly desirable.  A minimum of four years of progressively responsible supervisory experience and construction management, especially road or bridge maintenance, is required.

Special Employment Requirements:

A valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator’s License is required.  The position requires the proficient use of word processing and spreadsheet software.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lifting (10-50 pounds), occasionally.
  • Sitting (in vehicle or office), frequently.
  • Walking to inspect projects or complaints (often on rough terrain), frequently.
  • Visual inspection of projects or complaints, frequently.
  • Hearing (for personal safety or the safety of others), constantly.
  • Twisting and turning (to check or demonstrate work), occasionally.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Chippewa County Road Commission seeks a county highway engineer as of 11/5/2018

The Chippewa County Road Commission has an immediate opening for an experienced County Highway Engineer to join our team in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

This position requires someone who enjoys incredible variety in their work and being out in the field. While there will be deskwork involved, this is a working position that is on-the-go and active. The ideal candidate has experience with public works and/or transportation and managing large projects that include bridge and road work. This position reports to the Road Commission Superintendent/Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE HIGHWAY ENGINEER.

  • Directs federal-aid road and bridge engineering design, oversees construction, and performs all project administration tasks associated with this contracted work.
  • Develops plans and work schedules for federal-aid construction projects.
  • Recommends projects necessary throughout the County.
  • Writes (or directs the writing of) engineering and construction specifications and special provisions for contract work on road/bridge construction and rehabilitation projects.
  • Administers contracts for federal-aid work being performed in accordance with all applicable MDOT or FHWA requirements.
  • Conducts meetings related to project planning and design, grade inspection, pre-construction, and preproduction, as necessary.
  • Meets with project partners, commission staff, local officials, contractors, and other governmental officials as necessary for various project related reasons.
  • Supervises the Commission’s engineering staff and consultants (engineering, surveyors environmental).

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS. $60,000 – $80,000 starting annual salary based on your knowledge and experience. In addition, we offer health, dental, vision and life insurance, generous paid sick and vacation time, a defined benefit pension plan, retirement healthcare until Medicare age, and optional deferred compensation and AFLAC coverage.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED AS OUR HIGHWAY ENGINEER.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.
  • Professional Engineer license (or in process of obtaining license) required.
  • 5 years of experience in civil, heavy construction, road/bridge design, public works and/or transportation preferred; project management/construction engineering, highly desirable.
  • A background in MDOT or road commission work, a bonus.
  • Must be detail oriented and analytical to investigate, evaluate and inspect County bridge/road projects.
  • Possess thorough technical and practical engineering skills with an ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage teams by maintaining and promoting a positive attitude and work environment.
  • Ability to work under time constraints to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Working knowledge of CAD, civil design and MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook), required.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Chippewa County to worksites/meetings, as needed, in a company provided vehicle.

INTERESTED? Apply online at ccrc.hirescore.com

No phone calls or walk-ins please.

ABOUT US. Learn more at chippewacountyroads.org

Ingham County Road Department seeks seasonal engineering technician, seasonal engineering assistant and engineering technician I as of 10/25/2018

The Ingham County Road Department seeks a seasonal engineering technician, seasonal engineering assistant and engineering technician I. Click below for more information:

Seasonal engineering technician

Seasonal engineering assistant

Engineering technician I

Road Commission of Kalamazoo County seeks applicants for multiple positions as of 10/18/2018

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

Seasonal heavy truck operator-road maintenance – position open until filled

Road maintenance operator – position open until filled

Heavy duty mechanic – position open until filled

Gogebic County Road Commisison seeks an engineering technician as of 9/25/2018

The Gogebic County Road Commission (GCRC) is seeking a full-time Engineering Technician.

Requirements:

• Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering Technology preferred, but not required.
• Four (4) years in Civil Engineering, Construction Inspection, Surveying, Design, Drafting, etc.
• Valid driver’s license to operate vehicles in Michigan.

Duties:

Under the limited supervision of the Engineer/Manager, will act as an Engineering Technician.  Applicant shall have a comprehensive knowledge base of MMUTCD, AASHTO, MDOT specifications for construction, and Microsoft Office.  Responsibilities shall include surveying, AutoCAD drafting, construction inspection and testing.  Applicant will receive training as needed to perform tasks with RoadSoft, MERL, and FieldManager programs.  Preference given to an engineering degree and supplemental experience.  Candidate must be able to effectively communicate complex technical data to multiple audiences.  The duties stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person so classified and are not construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.

The Engineering Technician is a salary position with a pay rate commensurate on work experience and educational background.

Applicants may apply in person or receive an application at www.gogebiccountyroadcommission.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send cover letter, resume and application to Gogebic County Road Commission, 200 N. Moore Street, Courthouse Annex, Bessemer, MI 49911 or email to jhansen@gogebiccountymi.gov.