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 director

Posted 11/14/2017

Berrien County Road Department Director  (Salary range begins at $87,667)

Required:  Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or civil engineering (a master’s degree in any of these fields is preferred) and at least eight years of experience in road construction/maintenance, civil engineering or related field, preferably in a unionized setting, with at least four of the eight years in positions of management and supervision; OR associate’s degree in business administration or related field and at least 10 years of experience in road construction/maintenance, civil engineering or a related field, preferably in a unionized setting, with at least six of the 10 years in positions of management and supervision.  

Other Requirements:  Ability to manage and supervise a staff, communicate effectively with the public and media, assist in preparing a budget and analyzing financial reports.  Must be able to prepare business correspondence using a personal computer.  Familiarity with Public Act 51 and basic government financial accounting.  Ability to maintain current knowledge of road maintenance/construction practices and to deal with employees and the public tactfully.  Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable with daily use of technology, including the use of Microsoft Office software, and perform without additional clerical support.  

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position.  Ability to drive a Berrien County Road Department vehicle to inspect job progress; utilize a computer to prepare reports; attend lengthy meetings, conferences and seminars.  Ability to speak English clearly and audibly and to hear telephone communications and radio transmissions within the normal range.  Must have corrected to normal vision and be able to accurately distinguish colors.

Special Requirements:  No felony convictions; valid vehicle operator’s license; regular, reliable and predictable attendance.  Must pass a medical examination, drug and alcohol tests, criminal and civil record checks.  Must be fingerprinted.  Medical examinations that are job related and random and for cause drug and alcohol tests may be required.  

Work Environment and Scheduling:  This is a salaried position and requires whatever hours are needed to complete the essential functions of the job.  The department is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week operation.  Work may be required on holidays.  Vacation and personal time is restricted during the winter when snow emergency is likely.  Must have the ability and willingness to be available at any time as required by the situation.  Hazardous environmental conditions may be encountered when on the job site reviewing road maintenance/construction operations.  Must be able to travel to all county locations.  

Duties:  Provide overall leadership to the Berrien County Road Department.  In consultation with the County Administrator/Controller and Human Resources Director, responsible for hiring and dismissal of Road Department employees and keeping the County Administrator/Controller informed of such personnel actions.  Assist in the financial planning for the Road Department.  Develop and maintain open lines of communications with the public, County Administration, Berrien County Board of Commissioners, governmental agencies, vendors and contractors.  Oversee the development of long-term road, bridge and culvert constructions plans; supervise all purchasing and stock control activities.  Oversees the bid process and makes recommendations to the Berrien County Board of Commissioners through the County Administrator/Controller.  Ensure compliance of all regulations and guidelines for Federal, State and local agencies.  The duties stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of working being performed by a person so classified and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.  

For more information, visit: berriencounty.org/EmploymentOpportunities

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 Branch County Road Commission seeks a mechanic

Posted 12/6/2017

Branch County Road Commission is seeking a Mechanic to repair and maintain all vehicles and equipment owned by the road commission.  Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to, maintain a valid Michigan Operators License, CDL, Class B with air brakes, and a DOT physical.  Must be able to troubleshoot and repair diesel and gas engine, computer-controlled systems, transmission, clutch, differential, hydraulic and load sense systems, 12 & 24 volt electrical systems, wheels, tires and air brakes.  Perform preventative maintenance inspections, repair and fabricate body, cab and suspension systems, welding and fabrication with arc welder and cutting with acetylene/oxygen torch and plasma cutter.  Education/Experience-vocational school or equivalent with 3 years related experience or 5 year related experience as a skilled mechanic. Starting pay is $18.62.   Complete job description and application are available by email to bcrcpierson@cbpu.com or at 23 E Garfield Ave, Coldwater MI 49036.   Applications accepted thru December 20, 2017

The Gensee County Road Commission seeks a Service Resolution Coordinator

Posted 12/11/2017

The Genesee County Road Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Service Resolution Coordinator to oversee the quality of public services provided to the public to ensure GCRC services are up to acceptable standards and adequately meet the expectation of the public and stakeholders. Provide active support to Manager-Director, Division Heads and the public to help address complaints and issues with received services. Perform various tasks that ensure the expectations of GCRC and the public are met and exceeded. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Communications or equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a public or private customer/client service environment, direct experience in working with Complaint Management Systems, three (3) years of direct experience in conflict resolution and a valid Michigan Driver’s License. Knowledge of Michigan Public Act 51 of 1951 preferred. Only those meeting minimum requirements should apply. Please forward 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 22, 2017. EOE

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 http://www.gtcrc.org/Jobs.aspx  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: www.gtcrc.org

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: www.gtcrc.org.

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 www.gtcrc.org/General/Employment EEO/ADA

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 www.kalamazoocountyroads.com  “About Us” tab. Please send resume for Heavy Truck Operator-Road Maintenance 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 position inquiries. Position(s) open until filled.

EOE

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

Rate:  $ 17.94/hour - $ 19.07/hour

The Leelanau County Road Commission seeks Equipment Operators

The Leelanau County Road Commission is looking to fill full-time, year-round positions for equipment operators with experience operating road commission-type equipment including plow trucks, excavators, road graders, loaders, bucket trucks, etc.  Qualifications include a current CDL-A license, medical card, and excellent driving record.  Positions require a high school diploma/GED, along with experience and a positive attitude.  EEO/ADA.  Current rate of pay is $18.30/hour, along with a full benefits package including medical, retirement, etc.  

Applicants must apply using the job application form (resume’s may be attached) available at our office and on our website at:  http://leelanauroads.org//leelroads.org/LCRC%20CDL%20Application.pdf  Current office hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday, Phone 231-271-3993. Return the completed application to the Leelanau County Road Commission, by email to lcrc@leelanauroads.org by fax 231-271-5612 or by US Mail 10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay, MI  49682.

The Leelanau County Road Commission seeks a heavy equipment operator

Leelanau County Road Commission - Suttons Bay, MI 

Full-time, year-round position for a Mechanic. Position requires a CDL-A license and medical card. If you have a CDL but not the desired experience, we are willing to train the right individual. However, the ideal candidate would have experience with repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and heavy duty trucks customary to a road commission operation. Positions require a high school diploma/GED, along with a positive attitude. EEO/ADA.

Current rate of pay is $18.68/hour, along with a full benefits package including medical, retirement, etc.

Applicants must apply using the job application form available at our office and on our website at:  http://leelanauroads.org//leelroads.org/LCRC%20CDL%20Application.pdf

Current office hours are 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday, Phone 231-271-3993. Return the completed application to the Leelanau County Road Commission:

Email:  dwagner@leelanauroads.org
Fax:  (231) 271-5612
Delivery or Mail:  10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay, MI  49682

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

Requirements:

  • 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 www.mcrc-mi.org.     

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: mcrc@chartermi.net.

The Ogemaw County Road Commission seeks a skilled mechanic

Posted 8/1/2017

The Ogemaw County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for a Skilled Mechanic position.  The position does require an individual to have and maintain a commercial driver’s license.  Preferred applicants should possess certification as a diesel mechanic.

All interested applicants may mail to or hand deliver at the Ogemaw County Road Commission office, 1250 S. M-33, P.O. Box 157, West Branch, MI  48661, or e-mailed to ocrc@ogemawcrc.org.   Deadline to submit a resume, until the position is filled.

The Ogemaw 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 www.oscrc.org 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 Ottawa County Road Commission seeks a MEchanic

Posted 8/17/2017

Responsibilities will include oil changes, tire repair, tune-ups on various trucks and heavy equipment.  Experience in repairing hydraulics and diesel engines as well as welding experience desired.  This position requires a valid Michigan CDL Class A license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. 

Application is available at our office and online at: http://www.ottawacorc.com/job-openings/

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.