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North Region Transportation Career Pathways Program

Welcome to the MDOT Transportation Career Pathways Program - North Region

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with MDOT in North Region? Apply today and choose your preferred track to let us know your interested in the Transportation Career Pathways Program. Your future to a fulfilling career in transportation starts here!

Start your career journey today!

Explore exciting opportunities available in our region-specific tracks!


Transportation Maintenance Worker (TMW) Track
As a TMW participant, you'll engage in hands-on work related to the upkeep and maintenance of transportation infrastructure. From roadways to bridges, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring safe and efficient travel within our region. 

  • Up to seven participants in Alpena, Atlanta, and Kalkaska. 

Trade-Helper Duties Track
For those exploring various aspects of the transportation industry, this track offers hands-on work related to trade-helper duties. Learn from electricians, maintenance mechanics, and heavy equipment mechanics to discover your specific interest within the diverse field of transportation. 

  • One participant in Kalkaska.

About North Region

The North Region is responsible for the maintenance and repair of 4,344 lane miles of state highways and freeways in the northern 21 counties of the Lower Peninsula: Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Oscoda, Ogemaw, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Wexford. In addition to the region office, North Region has three transportation service centers (Alpena, Gaylord and Traverse City), three operations facilities (Atlanta, Mio, and Kalkaska), two testing labs, a region sign shop, and one welcome center.