Building Better Communities. Team Elmer’s crews live in the communities they build. They are committed to constructing the roads that you drive to work, school, and recreation; water and sewer lines that provides critical infrastructure of any well-functioning society; and aggregates or concrete supply that creates the foundation for your home. These are the building blocks of our community and we are proud to serve our community by installing them.

About Us

Team Elmer’s, a family-owned business since 1956, is comprised of four divisions – asphaltexcavationconcrete, and crane and rigging. This Traverse City, Michigan-based and veteran-friendly employer proudly serves with more than 500 skilled professionals operating out of 15 Michigan locations. Satisfied clients include the U.S. Government, the State of Michigan, and virtually every County Road Commission in the area. Team Elmer’s also serves Michigan’s top construction companies, private companies, and many individuals.

Building the largest and most complex construction projects in the region starts with hiring the BEST people! Team Elmer’s employees are committed to building better communities through a focus on service, positive attitude, consistency, teamwork, integrity, and providing quality. Our crews excel at problem solving and perseverance. Whether you are looking to start your career, advance your skills, or share your current talent, Team Elmer’s is the place for you. 

Places You’ll See Us & Ways We Educate
You will see us at the annual MiCareerQuest event each May and Building Tomorrow event at Northwestern Michigan College Construction Trades Building in October. We also support various High School Career Days, Pinnacle Trucking Career Day Opportunities, Traverse Life Works Boys Camp Onsite Workshop where 12-15 year old camp members learn what work ethic and skills are needed for a career in Heavy Highway Construction, School Tours and Touch a Truck Day.

Training & Hiring
Voluntary and Required Yearly paid training per individual specific needs such as: OSHA, Hazwopper, Confined Space, CPR/First Aid, MSHA 40 hour, MSHA 8 hr refresher, and more. 

We have hired past graduates of many programs, such as:

  • Multiple Career Technological Centers (programs such as Diesel, Automotive, Body Shop repairs, Carpentry, CAD, etc.)
  • Ferris State University Programs (Construction Management, Testing, and Diesel Repair Mechanic)
  • Alpena Community College - Testing Technician
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Farm & Agriculture Backgrounds (hands-on)

While our crews and operators are seen every day, there are multiple unseen positions that support our crews, as well. Positions like accounting, GPS, project drawings (CAD skills), Drone topographic surveying (inventory control), aggregates testing, building maintenance (carpentry), I.T. support, marketing and communications, project management, and welding.  

NMC is starting a 12-week heavy highway construction class in January 2023, which we hope will repeat in the future. For more info, see the program flyer

Learn more about our careers by visiting www.teamelmers.com/careers.


Nicole Lesperance, Human Resources Specialist
Phone: 231.943.5610, Email: nl2414@teamelmers.com
Team Elmer's
3600 Rennie School Rd
Traverse City, MI 49685


Accountant and Auditor
Work with financial data, write reports, and analyze records to help companies and people manage money.
Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard.
Civil Engineer
Design and oversee the production and construction of buildings, roads, bridges, and other infrastructure.
Civil Engineering Technician
Assist Civil Engineers with the production and construction of buildings, roads, bridges, and other infrastructure.
Cyber Security Analyst
Protect computer networks and the information within them.
Designer Drafters CAD-CAM
Use Computer-Aided Design programs to transform design ideas into buildable products.
Drone Pilot
Operate a drone safely. Launch, land, and navigate the skies!
Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Geographic Information Systems Specialist
Program helpful methods for visualizing geographic information.
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Work to maintain, install, and upkeep the machines that allow production facilities to run smoothly.
IT Support Specialist
Provide technical support, advice, and assistance to consumers and businesses with technical, hardware, and software system problems.
Project Management Specialist
Manage a group to ensure the timely and proper completion of a project.
Surveyor Technician
Make exact land measurements and determine property boundaries.
Welders form and join metals to perform a designed function for a product within a manufacturing facility, or onsite construction and repairs.

Career Experience Opportunities