Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Area Shop Superintendent

  • 54166707
  • Band: 6
  • Missoula
  • November 3, 2017

This position serves as the Area Shop Superintendent and is responsible for planning and administering various Equipment Program Operations and activities, allocating and managing resources (i.e., personnel, budgets, materials), and providing guidance and technical assistance to other District Area managers and staff related to operation, maintenance, procurement, safety and other issues. The position is also responsible for managing the ongoing operation and delivery of Maintenance Shop equipment and service, management and technical duties as assigned. The position reports to the Division Maintenance Chief and provides direct supervision to the Shop personnel. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54173051
  • Band: BC7
  • Seeley Lake
  • November 2, 2017

MDT is looking for qualified individuals with construction, highway and heavy equipment knowledge and experience for year round road maintenance. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production, etc. Responsible for the overall functional operation of machines including training of others, pre-operations checking, scheduled servicing, calibrating of equipment, adding fluids and changing blades, pins, teeth on buckets, etc. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends as needed. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and remain focused and seated for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools and equipment. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. detailed job description

Maintenance Carpenter

  • 54176052
  • Band: BC12
  • Havre
  • November 2, 2017

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Carpenter to be located in Havre. Plans, assigns and performs MDT facilities maintenance and construction work within a maintenance division. Accesses repair needs and determines repair estimates based upon local codes and budget guidelines. Makes recommendations. Responsible for inventory of assets and supplies. Completes and maintains required documentation. Performs a variety of work in architecture, design, engineering, drafting, estimating, project management, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems. For more detailed job duties please refer to the attached job profile. detailed job description

District Traffic Engineer

  • 54155029
  • Band: 6
  • Great Falls
  • November 2, 2017

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a Traffic Engineer in Great Falls. This position is responsible for developing traffic engineering designs, managing traffic engineering projects; and conducting advanced traffic and traffic control device engineering studies to resolve the safety problems or to enhance highway safety. The position provides advanced training, guidance, and technical assistance to engineers, district and field project personnel and consultants. A training assignment may be considered. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for details. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech *

  • 54197780
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • November 1, 2017

The Great Falls Division is recruiting for temporary Maintenance Technicians (winter snowplow operators) in Great Falls, Belt, Cascade, Dutton, Fort Benton, Sun River, Wolf Creek and Rogers Pass.     These positions clean and maintain roadways, and depending on weather, will plow and sand roadways during snow events. If you are looking for temporary employment consider joining a team dedicated to the safety of the traveling public. detailed job description

EEO Specialist

The position is responsible for the following: • Investigating a broad range of alleged violations of applicable Civil Rights and related laws (e.g., Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Environmental Justice, Limited English Proficiency, Equal Employment Opportunity, Davis-Bacon, and related regulations). •Works with tribal colleges and On the Job Training program grant recipients. This also includes conducting compliance audits of MDT contracts and programs to ensure they are in compliance with State and Federal standards; developing and delivering training and information materials to inform the public and contractors doing business with MDT, regarding OCR, labor laws, and other related laws and regulations. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician I

  • 54174039
  • Band: BC7
  • West Glacier
  • October 30, 2017

MDT is looking for qualified individuals with construction, highway and heavy equipment knowledge and experience for year round road maintenance. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production, etc. Responsible for the overall functional operation of machines including training of others, pre-operations checking, scheduled servicing, calibrating of equipment, adding fluids and changing blades, pins, teeth on buckets, etc. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends as needed. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and remain focused and seated for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools and equipment. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech 1

  • 54178250
  • Band: BC7
  • Cut Bank
  • October 31, 2017

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Cut Bank. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of equipment, including trucks, to perform regular maintenance activities such as ditch cleaning, patching, overlays, fence repairs, lawn mowing and material or equipment transportation. In winter, loads sanding material and does snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall functional operation of machines including preoperational checking, scheduled servicing, and adding fluids, and changing pins, cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. If you enjoy working outdoors and would like to be part of a team dedicated to the safety of the traveling public this may be the job for you. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech 1

  • 54178261
  • Band: BC7
  • Conrad
  • October 31, 2017

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Conrad. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of equipment, including trucks, to perform regular maintenance activities such as ditch cleaning, patching, overlays, fence repairs, lawn mowing and material or equipment transportation. In winter, loads sanding material and does snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall functional operation of machines including preoperational checking, scheduled servicing, and adding fluids, and changing pins, cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. If you enjoy working outdoors and would like to be part of a team dedicated to the safety of the traveling public this may be the job for you. detailed job description

Mechanic Machinist

  • 54166503
  • Band: BC12
  • Shelby
  • October 27, 2017

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Mechanic Machinist in Shelby. This position performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment including fabrication of specialized parts, system design and manufacture, and troubleshooting; cleaning, inspecting, and determining course of repair including restoring close tolerances with accuracy; machining and/or replacing functional parts, devices and control instruments; reinstalling and assembling; starting, driving or operating equipment and devices to test performance. detailed job description

Service Combination A

  • 54166408
  • Band: 7
  • Great Falls
  • October 25, 2017

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a Service Combination A located in the Great Falls Equipment Shop. This position will service trucks, cars and equipment; pump gas; wash vehicles; change and mechanically balance tires; replace belts, batteries, filters and other parts; receive, pick up and delivers parts; clean shop area; general janitorial work. May be assigned radio dispatcher responsibilities. Responsible for records of fueling and lubrication of equipment. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54188027
  • Band: BC7
  • Lodge Grass
  • October 25, 2017

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting a Maintenance Technician for our Lodge Grass Section. Internal candidates will be given preference. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of heavy equipment, including but not limited to, loaders, motor patrols, backhoes, mobile brooms, snow blowers and trucks to perform maintenance activities such as culvert placement and installation; landslide removal; herbicide application; crack sealing; fence building or bridge repair; guardrail or sign installation; roadway repair; vegetation and roadside maintenance; striping operations; winter road maintenance operations. A working knowledge and understanding of the union contracts, environmental procedures, MUTCD, maintenance manual, standard drawings and traffic control operations. A working knowledge of basic carpentry skills needed for assisting the division-wide carpenter. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects. detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Tech I - Bozeman Multiple *

  • 54197681
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

Open until filled but applications will be reviewed as received. Temporary snow plow drivers for winter snow and ice control activities needed for various areas. Openings in Bozeman, Gallatin Gateway, Ennis, Harrison, Carbella/Emigrant, Townsend, West Yellowstone, and Wilsal. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of heavy equipment, including but not limited to loaders, motor patrols, backhoes, mobile brooms, snow blowers; herbicide application; crack sealing; fence building or bridge repair; guardrail or sign installation; roadway repair; vegetation and roadside maintenance; striping operations; winter road maintenance operations. Responsible for the overall functional operation of machines including training of others, pre-operational checking, scheduled servicing, calibrating of equipment, adding fluids and changing blades, pins, teeth on buckets, etc. Requires contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects detailed job description

Area Office Manager

  • 54174201
  • Band: 5
  • Kalispell
  • Open until filled

This position is the Area Administrative Assistant for one of six area office assignments. The position is responsible for administering and coordinating the operations, services, and administrative systems of the Area Office; coordinating and processing area accounting and budget operations; administering and coordinating office functions and customer support services for the Area Office. The position reports to the District Financial Officer, and is responsible for the supervision of technical and clerical staff. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I-Temporary

  • 54198820
  • Band: BC7
  • Billings
  • November 3, 2017

The Maintenance Technician performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of heavy equipment, including but not limited to, loaders, motor patrols, backhoes, mobile brooms, snow blowers and trucks to perform maintenance activities such as culvert placement and installation; landslide removal; herbicide application; crack sealing; fence building or bridge repair; guardrail or sign installation; roadway repair; vegetation and roadside maintenance; striping operations; winter road maintenance operations detailed job description detailed job description

Student Trainee - MSU Design Unit

Up to three (3) MSU student positions will be filled for the MDT/MSU Design Unit in Bozeman, starting May 14, 2018. The positions are part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer. Students must be available to work full-time during the summer of 2018 and part-time during the Fall 2018 semester. The position will end upon completion of a Bachelor's Degree from MSU. detailed job description

District Financial / Office Manager

  • 54151302
  • Band: 6
  • Missoula
  • Open until filled

This position is the District Financial Officer for one of five districts statewide. The position is responsible for administering District fiscal systems and operations; developing, maintaining, and analyzing District budgets and providing budget reporting; managing the operations, services, and administrative systems of the District Office; and developing and administering District outreach and information dissemination activities. The position reports to the District Administrator and supervises District Administrative Services Staff in both the District and Area offices. detailed job description

Survey Systems Manager

This position is responsible for the planning, procurement, development, operation, maintenance and ongoing management of MDT’s customized survey systems, software and equipment. The position serves as MDTs resident expert on MDT survey systems and practices and ensures consistency in the use of these systems through development of policy, procedures and QA/QC processes. This position also identifies training needs, oversees department wide automated survey training efforts and directs technical support efforts related to survey systems software and hardware. The position is located in the Highways Bureau - Photogrammetry & Survey Section - Survey Unit and reports to the MDT Land Survey Manager (#35004). This position provides technical oversight, professional guidance and program direction related to automated survey systems to both Helena headquarter and District survey and construction staff. detailed job description

Aircraft Pilot

  • 54143030
  • Band: 6
  • Helena
  • Open until filled

Seeking an Aircraft Pilot to perform the following duties: pilots a turbo-prop airplane (Aero Commander), day and night, under all weather conditions. Maintains FAA second class medical certificate, must hold a commercial multi-engine land pilot certificate with an instrument rating and pass type specific aircraft training such as Flight Safety.Serves out of town for short periods, with occasional long working hours, weekends and holidays when necessary. The pilot maintains proficiency in all aspects of a turbo-prop multi-engine department aircraft, including instrument, VFR, and night ratings, and maintains compliance with FAA, state and department policy while flying multi-engine, turbo-prop airplanes, as single-pilot, with up to seven passengers to high-density traffic areas, such as Washington D.C., Seattle, and Denver. The pilot is also responsible for washing the aircraft and cleaning the hanger. At all times, the pilot maintains and presents a positive image for Montana and the Department of Transportation (MDT). detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator

  • 54100000
  • Band: 6
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The District Bridge Inspection Coordinator directs and oversees bridge inspection and analysis projects throughout the District. Duties include project planning and management; providing administrative and technical oversight, quality assurances, and engineering expertise; managing the ongoing operations and activities of the work unit; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The District Bridge Inspection Coordinator reports to the District Construction Engineer and directly supervises a variable number of permanent and seasonal staff. This position is in Glendive but other locations may be considered. A $500 monthly rental assistance program is available for the Glendive or Wolf Point location. detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator (PE)

  • 54191958
  • Band: 6
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The District Bridge Inspection Coordinator directs and oversees bridge inspection and analysis projects throughout the District. Duties include project planning and management; providing administrative and technical oversight, quality assurances, and engineering expertise; managing the ongoing operations and activities of the work unit; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The District Bridge Inspection Coordinator reports to the District Construction Engineer and directly supervises a variable number of permanent and seasonal staff. detailed job description

* this posting fills multiple positions... please see the vacancy for additional details