Road Crew Worker

Highway · Danville, Indiana
Department Highway
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 18.77 per hour


Hendricks County Job Description

Title:  Road Crew Worker                                       

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department:  Highway                                            

Supervisor:    Assistant Superintendent                   

Purpose of Position: Operates various types of equipment for the construction, maintenance and repair of county roads, bridges and culverts. 

Essential Functions:

  • Drives pick-up trucks, tractors, single and tandem axle trucks and construction equipment for assigned tasks.
  • Checks equipment for proper fuel and lubrication levels and general maintenance needs.
  • Drives equipment for snow removal from roads and intersections.
  • Uses equipment for applying sand and salt on roads and intersections.
  • Patches and paves county roads independently or with contractors.
  • Loads, spreads and/or dumps stone and sand independently or as directed by supervisor or contractor.
  • Drives and operates all equipment as assigned for hauling of materials for repair of county roads and ditches.
  • Drives vehicles to and from assigned work sites within the county.
  • Operates, maintains and services tools and equipment used in performing tasks.
  • Reports for work during inclement weather for long periods of time as required for public safety.
  • Erects and maintains signs per state requirements for public safety.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Assists in traffic control at work site and/or accident scenes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Qualification Requirements:

  • Must have and maintain an Indiana Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License, or obtain said License within 6 months.

If applicant doesn’t have a CDL at the time of employment, the County will provide training subject to a Loan Agreement whereby the employee agrees to reimburse the County the prorated training costs if he or she fails to acquire the license or leaves employment in less than 2 years.


  • General knowledge of procedures used in basic road construction and maintenance
  • Ability to operate maintenance tools and equipment in any weather situation
  • Must be insurable to drive county vehicles without additional liability
  • Knowledge of reading transits and applying information for water levels


Incumbent receives daily work and periodic task assignments.  Judgment is required in operating motor vehicles on county roads negotiating traffic and obstacles as necessary.  Personal discretion in performance of assigned tasks.  Work is reviewed throughout work process or at completion of task.  Application of skills required in performance of assigned tasks.  Activities performed require good judgment in order to protect tools, materials, and prevent injuries to others.  Errors could result in excessive physical risk and cost repercussions.  The vehicular safety of the general public could be jeopardized, resulting in costly repairs and personal injury to the general public and county.

Working Relationships:

Working relationships are with supervisor, associates in same department, other county departments, contractors and the general public.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

Work requires moderate to heavy lifting with occasional standing, bending and carrying.  Vehicles are operated under all weather conditions, sometimes for extended periods of time.  At times required to work under severe weather conditions and extreme temperatures.  Occasional strain of moderate to heavy intensity for extended periods of time.  Injury may occur with equipment malfunction or by vehicle accident on county roadway.  Subject to injury from road hazards, burns from chemicals and hot bituminous materials, general public disposition.

I have read and understand this job description, and its relationship to the position I occupy.

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Benefits Include:

  • PTO, Holiday, and Bereavement Leave
  • Employer Retirement Contribution
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Insurance Plans Offered
  • Group Life, AD&D, and Long Term Disability
  • Additional 457B Retirement Plan Offered
  • AFLAC Accident, Hospitalization, Critical Illness, and Short Term Disability Offered
  • Employee Wellness Center Offered
  • Employer Contribution for Health Savings Account Offered
  • Employee Assistance Program                 

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  • Location
    Danville, Indiana
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    18.77 per hour