Washtenaw County Road Commission
  • Operations
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 20-22 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Washtenaw County Road h(WCRC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Seasonal Heavy Truck Driver. As a Seasonal Heavy Truck Driver for WCRC you will repair and clear roadways and bridges by operating a wide variety of heavy and light equipment.

This position will not exceed a period of six (6) consecutive months in a calendar year but has the potential to turn into a regular, full-time position.


An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential duties: (These examples do not include all of the duties which the employee may be expected to perform.)

  • Operates heavy-duty dump trucks with snowplows, underbody blades, sand and salt spreaders, and liquid applications to remove ice and snow accumulation from roadways.

  • Performs manual labor; digs ditches; cleans and installs culverts; removes debris from roadway and shoulders; loads and unloads tools, equipment, and materials.
  • Serves as traffic regulator on road maintenance crews; directs traffic around hazards or crews in the roadway; sets out temporary road signs, traffic cones, and barricades at work sites.

  • Operates trucks, trailers, and related equipment; hauls and dumps road maintenance and repair materials, including asphalt, rock, liquid asphalt, dirt, and culvert pipes;
    loads and transports road equipment.

  • Operates chain saws, skid steer, chipper, and related equipment to remove and/or trim fallen and existing trees and brush.

  • Performs pre-trip/post-trip inspections, minor servicing, adjustment, and maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs crack seal operations that involve guiding emulsion wands over cracks in the roadway; fills cracks with hot bituminous emulsion and shovels stone chips from the back of the vehicle.

  • Keeps assigned vehicles and equipment clean, orderly, and equipped with necessary tools and supplies.

  • Records materials, supplies, time, and equipment used for each work project for proper billing or record keeping.


  • One (1) year of experience in highway maintenance, highway or building construction, farming, forestry or landscaping or any labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, vehicles and equipment.

  • Prior snow removal experience preferred.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Michigan Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B.

  • Availability for 40 hours per week and 24/7 on-call storm coverage, on a needed basis.

  • Ability to lift 100 pounds.
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