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Roadway Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Roadway Maintenance Technicians maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. They patch broken or eroded pavement; repair guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences; and may mow or clear or plow snow.

Training at a Glance

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Additional Training

Within the first six months of the program, the apprentice must obtain a CDL Class B permit.

Prior to completing the program, the apprentice must obtain the following certifications:

  1. OSHA Competent Person Training
  2. Confined Space Certification
  3. Flagger Training
  4. Mine Safety Hazard Awareness
  5. Adult First Aid/CPR/AED

Wisconsin Employment Outlook & Wages*

Job Outlook through 2026 in Wisconsin


Experienced Level Salary**


* Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017. Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information,

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry. Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.