Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

Careers

Current Openings

Temporary Maintenance Technician *

  • 54197580
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • October 30, 2014

In winter, loads sanding material and does snow removal and sanding and depending on weather conditions, cleans and maintains roadways. Responsible for overall functional operation of machines including pre & post operational checking, scheduled servicing, adding fluids,changing pins, cutting edges, teeth on buckets, etc. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54197380
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • October 30, 2014

This position cleans and maintains 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. Offer of employment is contingent upon undergoing pre-employment testing for controlled substances. Successful applicant must live within 30 road miles of the assigned maintenance section and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. detailed job description

Mechanic-Machinist

  • 54166610
  • Band: BC12
  • Bozeman
  • October 24, 2014

The Mechanic/Machinist position in Bozeman performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment; fabrication of specialized parts; system design and manufacture; and troubleshooting. Cleans, inspects, and determines course of repair, including restoring close tolerances with accuracy; machining and/or replacing functional parts, devices and control instruments; reinstalls and assembles; starts, drives or operates equipment and devices to test performance. The incumbent must have the ability to follow maintenance procedures. detailed job description

Right of Way Specialist

This position serves as a Right of Way Agent IV and serves as a field authority in conducting property appraisals and negotiations to arrive at fair compensation for Department property acquisitions. This includes all standard and specialized property appraisal and negotiation types. The position is expected to cover both the appraisal and negotiation aspects of right-of-way acquisition as well as other phases of highway projects. The Butte District Right-of-Way Agent reviews project plans, appraisals, and acquisition packages for consistency and errors prior to acquisition. The incumbent also coordinates various operational functions of the Section and performs a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager and does not directly supervise others. detailed job description

Drafter

The employee in this position work with a design team within the Road Design Section. Duties consist primarily of preparing contract documents (plan sheets and cross sections) used for the construction of highway projects. Interprets engineering design calculations and design sketches in order to prepare plan sheets to provide specific design intent to MDT and contractor personnel. detailed job description

Internship - Library

Primary Project(s): The intern will be responsible for assisting with literature searches, helping to clean up the library catalog system, copying and creating records to add to our system , assisting with the management of our interlibrary loan program, contributing to the Summer Research Newsletter, making sure MDT research products are widely available online, and assisting with daily library operations. There may be additional intern-initiated projects, depending on the library-related interests of the intern. Daily work activities/Interns Role in project(s): Daily work activities include: copy cataloging of print materials; enhancing catalog records with tables of contents and summaries; shelf-reading; checking the collection for mis-shelved items; working on research guides; identifying useful resources that may be relevant for MDT Library patrons; assisting with finding literature needed by MDT employees. detailed job description

Internship - Information Services

Partnering with ISD team members, a summer intern will assist with hardware and software deployments and upgrades to the agency, application development, security, web development, and miscellaneous systems activities. A summer intern will experience the many different aspects of an Information Services Division within the realm of State Government. detailed job description

Internships MDT Engineering

  • 54138001
  • Band: 3
  • multiple locations
  • November 28, 2014

Engineering Interns perform work related to active construction projects or planning and design for future projects on Montana’s highways. Duties include but are not limited to inspecting, testing, sampling, surveying, GIS mapping, and monitoring contractor progress. Field Construction Interns will work on active jobs and assist in real-time problem solving. Pre-construction interns will contribute to the design of future highway jobs. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54187031
  • Band: BC7
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, 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; fence building or bridge repair. detailed job description

Mechanic-Machinist

  • 54166039
  • Band: BC12
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

This position performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment; fabrication of specialized parts; system design and manufacture; and troubleshooting. Cleans, inspects, and determines course of repair, including restoring close tolerances with accuracy; machining and/or replacing functional parts, devices and control instruments; reinstalls and assembles; starts, drives or operates equipment and devices to test performance. The incumbent must have the ability to follow maintenance procedures. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54190340
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Lewistown Maintenance Area is recruiting for Temporary Maintenance Technicians (winter storm snowplow operations) for the surrounding areas: •Lewistown - 2 positions-Minimum of 20 hours per week •Grass Range - 1 position- Minimum of 20 hours per week •Roundup - 1 position -Minimum of 20 hours per week •Stanford - 1 position- Minimum of 20 hours per week This position cleans and maintains roadways, and depending on weather will plow and sand roadways during snow events. detailed job description

Surveyor I, II, or III

  • 54192518
  • Band: multiple
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

BAND 4 - This position is an entry level surveyor ( Surveyor I) for the MDT. The position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. BAND 5 -This position is a journey level Surveyor (Surveyor II). The position is responsible for performing advanced technical and professional field survey work. BAND 6 -This position is a professional land surveyor (Surveyor III) for the MDT. responsible for planning and performing professional survey work. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54179010
  • Band: BC7
  • Sidney
  • Open until filled

Duties: Performs a variety of work as a laborer, 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; fence building or bridge repair. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician Materials Lab

  • 54157010
  • Band: 2
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

This position serves as a Civil Engineering Technician and is responsible for: applying various inspection, sampling, and testing procedures to verify that construction project features and materials conform with standard specifications Duties include: performing laboratory testing, collecting samples of a variety of materials, perform testing and determining procedures to follow based on the type of material sampled. Prepares samples for testing based on the type of material and procedures outlined in the manual. Conducts a wide variety of specialized testing procedures on materials to specifications at preconstruction and construction sites; sets up trailer and other site equipment, maintains and repairs equipment to ensure safety, accurate results, proper operation, cost containment and extended life. Performs other related work as assigned. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Aide

  • 54195943
  • Band: 2
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

Responsible for applying various inspection, sampling, and testing procedures to verify that construction project features and materials conform with standard specifications, Department requirements, and contract agreements. The position is also responsible for assisting with staking and surveying logistics and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician

  • 54192418
  • Band: 3
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

Responsible for coordinating and conducting various highway construction inspection, sampling and testing materials to ensure compliance with standards and specifications. Conducts staking and survey procedures. Additional overtime hours and travel may be required during the construction season. A vehicle is provided to travel to the job site. detailed job description

Surveyor Project Manager

The Survey Project Manager is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS) for the MDT’s Photogrammetry and Survey Section. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining special statewide survey subprograms: developing, planning and implementing statewide land survey methods, procedures, technology and operations for the MDT; planning and performing professional survey work; coordinating survey review and approval for quality control purposes; developing and overseeing training for field survey crews; and directing and coordinating the operation and maintenance of survey equipment. The Survey Project Manager is in responsible charge of all survey work being performed under their PLS license. The position reports to the Land Survey Manager. detailed job description

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