$27.22 - $30.26 hourly
  • Road Commission for Oakland County
  • Nov 29, 2023
Full time Automotive Government Transportation

Job Description

* After the successful completion of a 9-month probationary period, the rate of pay increases to $30.26/hour.


- Repair, rebuild and/or replace the following:

  • Engines
  • Power train components
  • Major hydraulic components
  • Steering & brakes
  • Electrical components
  • Chassis work

- Diagnose various Heavy Duty vehicles/construction equipment with mechanical malfunction.

- Perform welding and fabricating task on heavy-duty equipment. 

- Perform repairs to return equipment to a safe operational state.

- Maintain equipment by performing preventative maintenance per manufacturer's schedule.

- Utilizing manufacturer software in diagnosis process.

- Operate RCOC wrecker in responding to on the road service calls.

- Position may involve seasonal over-time.

- May be assigned to work at various RCOC garage locations within Oakland County as needed. 

- Position requires repetitive movement of the body, wrists, shoulders, elbows and lower back. Bending and twisting of body and limbs. Use of hands and fingers for grasping and holding. Climbing, stooping, kneeling and reaching. Extended periods of standing.

- Candidates will experience exposure to body vibrations, loud noises/sounds, dust/dirt/various contaminants, work in close proximity of vehicles/traffic/power equipment, work in confined, awkward spaces and body positions and exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures.

- Position requires the ability to move/push/pull objects up to 90 pounds, lifting up to 40 pounds above one's head to shoulder level, use of power tools (welders, torches, impact wrench, hydraulic jacks, air chisel, hoists, electronic testing equipment, cordless tools, etc.) and use of non-power tools (hammer, socket wrench, screw driver, pliers, wrenches, maillot, razor scrapers, chisel, testing equipment, etc.).

- Must perform duties in a professional and courteous manner to promote a positive image of the Road Commission for Oakland County.

- Regular and predictable onsite job attendance is an essential function of this position.

- Requires a daily schedule that supports RCOC hours of operation.


Special Experience/Education


  • A minimum of 2-5 years of experience in repairing heavy-duty trucks/construction equipment, etc.
  • Experience with computer controlled engine and transmission diagnosis/repair in a heavy equipment repair setting is preferred.
  • A current/valid State of Michigan CDL-A Driver License (Air Brake Endorsement)
  • Mechanic certification is desirable.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • May be assigned to work at various RCOC garage locations within Oakland County as needed.


Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Ability to stand for long periods.



Must be legally eligible to work in the United States and possess a Valid Driver’s License

Attractive benefits package

EOE/ADA/Drug Free Workplace