Washtenaw County Road Commission
  • Operations
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 26.25-29.95 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 Mechanic. As a Mechanic for WCRC you would perform a variety of activities designed to service, repair, and maintain road commission vehicles and equipment.


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
  • Yearly tool allowance of $1,000
  • 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.
  • Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with potential for overtime.

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  • Diagnoses problems, disassembles units, repairs, or replaces and reassembles units.

  • Overhauls engines, replaces engines and rebuilds components.

  • Performs engine tune-ups and maintenance work such as replacement of distributor points, spark plugs, fuel filters and air pollution equipment.

  • Performs routine maintenance activities, such as tune-ups, brake adjustments, wheel alignments, tightening of bolts and screws, checking of fluids and batteries, and the lubrication of moving parts.

  • Installs snowplow frames, sanders, underbody scrapers, wiring, lights and hydraulic systems on new equipment.

  • Uses welding and cutting torches and brazing equipment to fabricate new or repair old snowplows, graders and other equipment.

  • Inspects malfunctioning equipment; identifies abnormal conditions by using electronic diagnosing equipment, troubleshooting charts, service manuals and previous knowledge and experience.

  • Makes service calls in the field; returns vehicles to the garage for repair or otherwise assists malfunctioning equipment.

  • Test drives equipment to diagnose problems/malfunctioning and/or after repairs to assure roadworthiness.


  • Three years experience in the repair and adjustment of equipment, preferably under the direct guidance of a skilled mechanic.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • A valid Michigan Class B CDL (required); CDL A (preferred).

  • State of Michigan certifications in Engine Repair Diesel, Brakes & Braking Systems, Engine Repair Gasoline, Electrical Systems, Drive Train, and Suspension & Steering Systems (Heavy Duty Truck).

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