Washtenaw County Road Commission
  • Operations
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 22.30-26.29 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

To review the comprehensive benefits package offered by WCRC visit: https://www.wcroads.org/human-resources/

Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Heavy Truck Driver. As a Heavy Truck Driver for WCRC you would perform manual labor in the operation of light to heavy duty trucks and motorized equipment to repair and maintain trunkline, primary/local roads and right-of-way.


When working for WCRC you're taking on more than a job. A career in the public sector gives you a chance to truly serve the community in a meaningful way. WCRC offers stability, work-life balance, a quality work environment, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.


  • Medical insurance that starts on your first day
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Defined benefit pension
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Short-term and longer-term disability insurance
  • Health care savings program
  • Employer paid life insurance


  • Winter schedule: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with potential for overtime. May be required to work "double shifts for up to 16 hours in winter storm events.
  • Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with potential for overtime.
  • Required to be on call 24 hours, 7 days/week due to weather conditions.

Click here to learn more about what the WCRC can offer you.


  • 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 saw, 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 back of 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, small tools, power tools, vehicles and equipment.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

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

  • Ability to provide 24-hour on-call services.
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