Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Accountant

This position establishes and maintains internal controls, conducts financial monitoring to ensure cost efficiency and compliance within the department's accounting, budgeting and fiscal bureaus. The position also ensures compliance with complex state and federal rules and regulations and establish goals, objectives and priorities for all accounting functions. Additionally, this position provides technical assistance to division /district financial contacts, budget analysts and program contacts to ensure consistent application of accounting policies and procedures. detailed job description

Mechanic/Machinist

  • 54166610
  • Band: BC12
  • Bozeman
  • August 6, 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

Maintenance Technician

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, 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, bridge repair, 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. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, 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, bridge repair, 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. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, 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, bridge repair, 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. detailed job description

Construction Trades Worker Supervisor - Manager A

The Duck Creek Field Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning and delivering maintenance projects (e.g., pavement overlays, bridge repairs, chip seals, drainage systems, winter road maintenance, etc.) involving multiple safety, engineering, and environmental considerations. The scope of duties includes coordinating and performing various maintenance projects; coordinating Section operations; supervision, and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position is expected to independently coordinate and deliver projects and services within the Section, including pavement overlays, bridge repairs, chip seals, drainage systems, winter road maintenance, etc. The position is also expected to make critical decisions in emergency situations that threaten public safety and/or environmental health. detailed job description

Database Analyst

The Database Analyst works closely with application development and network operations personnel to understand the needs of their defined database schemas, assists with fine tuning their queries and supporting their developer tool set. Operative leads in analysis, design, modeling and development, while participating in the implementation and maintenance of database solutions across a variety of technology platforms. Position performs database analysis of existing applications offering recommendations for revising or adapting those applications to improve database performance; independently performs complex work assignments and problem resolution across systems and processes. The incumbent performs data analysis using existing and/or creating new logical models, physical models and data flows; assists developers in determining the logical database model using normalization methodologies and entity/relationship modeling; determines how applications systems could interface with other existing or proposed application systems or networks. The Database Analyst develops and maintains the enterprise application data model and is able to demonstrate the impact of new strategy implementations including, where necessary, the incorporation of data models from other State agencies. The incumbent also works with developers to define the data stores and/or complete the database definitions. detailed job description

Internal Audit Group Manager

The Group Manager is responsible for the overall internal audit program including audit selection and review of referrals. The Group Manager is responsible for reviewing the quality of audit work performed by auditors to ensure the work was performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. The Group Manager must have extensive knowledge in applying internal auditing, accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices. The Group Manager is responsible for mentoring and training auditors to ensure professional development of all staff. detailed job description

Civil Engineer Specialist

Analyzes and evaluates pavement condition data to develop technically defensible results and conclusions related to performance of materials under varying influences (e.g., weather, topography, stresses, etc.). Researches, analyzes, and determines probable causes of and treatments for pavement deficiencies. The CE Specialist analyzes the most complex projects within the Pavement Management System (PvMS) that may be the result of materials characteristics, data collection methods, or information system operations. Reviews pavement performance models to forecast pavement conditions and determine optimum treatment methods that ensure safety while promoting efficient and cost-effective maintenance and repair. The CE Specialist utilizes specialized computer applications, analytical results, and materials engineering theories and principles to develop and evolve performance models. Oversees information systems development and administration related to performance models. Conducts specialized pavement research and analysis projects in response to specific requests. This includes forensic studies of failing pavements, PvMS data analyses, performance trends and characteristics, and a range of other interests. Develops original research and analysis methods, standards, tools, as necessary assigns tasks to fulfill specialized requests. Evaluates advanced software designs and modifications performed by consultants to ensure that products conform with specifications, provide compatibility with existing MDT information systems, and provide efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Plans and develops new or modified system functions and operations; coordinates with vendors throughout software design and testing phases; and identifies and explains technical problems to ensure effective system operations. detailed job description

Working Shop Foreman

  • 54166038
  • Band: BC13
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

Supervises and coordinates the work of the mechanic/machinists, service/combination people in the repair and service of mechanical equipment on a daily basis. Inspects and reviews the work of personnel supervised. Performs a variety of work in repair and maintenance of machinery and mechanical equipment, both gas and diesel, such as pumps, motors, engines, power trains, tools, vehicles and heavy equipment, also welds (gas, arc and wire) and cuts metals during repairs or fabrication. detailed job description

Assistant District Bridge Inspection Coordinator

  • 54191968
  • Band: 5
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The Assistant District Bridge Inspection Coordinator is responsible for assisting the District Bridge Inspection Manager in directing and overseeing bridge inspection and analysis projects throughout the District. Duties include project planning and management; providing administrative and technical oversight, quality assurances, and engineering expertise; assist in the management of the ongoing operations and activities of the work unit. detailed job description

Materials Lab Inspection Aide

This position is responsible for performing routine testing procedures on materials used in highway and bridge construction to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and for assisting Materials Lab Technicians with aspects of more complex testing procedures (i.e., preparing samples, setting up tests, calibrating equipment, etc.). This work involves the application of technical testing methods and procedures which vary dependent upon the type of material tested. 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

District Land Surveyor

  • 54191898
  • Band: 6
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The District Survey Manager is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS) for the MDT. This position serves as the District's technical authority responsible for directing and overseeing District land survey operations and activities. The position plans and manages District land survey projects; implements survey procedures and technology at the District level; directs and monitors survey projects; oversees District survey program operations (e.g. supplies, contracts, etc.); and provides technical expertise and consultation. The position reports to the District Preconstruction Engineer and is under the technical oversight of the Helena Photogrammetry & Survey Section. This position provides in-line supervision to District Survey Unit staff and provides technical oversight to other District survey crews. The District Survey Manager is in responsible charge of all district survey work being performed under their PLS license. detailed job description

Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer *

  • 54122039
  • Band: 4
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. Officers are responsible for helping to regulate the international commercial and agricultural motor carrier industry. They are also responsible to enforce international, federal, and state commercial motor carrier laws at both fixed and mobile locations throughout Montana. MCS Enforcement Officers regulate and enforce law individually or with other officers, in densely populated and remote areas of the state. Officers detailed job description

Motor Carrier Enforcement BEG Patrol Officer

  • 54122098
  • Band: 4
  • Glasgow
  • Open until filled

Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. Officers are responsible for helping to regulate the international commercial and agricultural motor carrier industry. They are also responsible to enforce international, federal, and state commercial motor carrier laws at both fixed and mobile locations throughout Montana. MCS Enforcement Officers regulate and enforce law individually or with other officers, in densely populated and remote areas of the state. Officers have full autonomous decision-making authority on a wide range of regulation and enforcement issues, including height, width, and weight restrictions, vehicle licensing and motor fuel tax requirements, hazardous material transportation restrictions; and vehicle, operator, and load safety. detailed job description

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