Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197481
  • Band: BC7
  • Kalispell
  • October 7, 2016

MDT is looking for temporary snow plow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. 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

CE Technician - Radio Room

  • 54196133
  • Band: 2
  • Kalispell
  • October 6, 2016

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answer multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required.

Administrative Clerk- Radio Room *

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answer multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required.

Administrative Clerk- Radio Room

The Billings District is seeking an Administrative Clerk for our Radio Room. This position operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answer multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required. Shift: Graveyard: Saturday, Sunday, and Monday Midnight to 8:00am detailed job description

Temp Maintenace Technician *

  • 54100000
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 30, 2016

Position # is 54197580. Positions available in Whitehall, Twin Bridges, Dillon, Wisdom, Deer Lodge and Divide. 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

Aircraft Mechanic

This position is responsible for performing a wide range of duties in support of the Bureau mission and Division objectives. This position, on a daily basis, must deal with a variety of different occupations each requiring its own level of knowledge and expertise. This adds a greater level of difficulty to the job. The position reports to the Airports/Airways Bureau Chief and does not directly supervise other staff. Duties: MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR Must develop work plans, service schedules, and maintenance operational strategies for division aircraft to ensure aircraft reliability and availability based on analysis of manufacturer’s recommendations and FAA standards/guidelines, department requirements, and search and rescue resource management needs. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54197337
  • Band: BC7
  • Ashland
  • October 4, 2016

The Maintenance Technician 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. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197380
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • October 4, 2016

MDT is looking for temporary snow plow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. 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. Listed below are the sections and hours available: Missoula 40 Drummond 20 Evaro 20 Ravalli 20 Lolo South 20 Thompson Falls 20 detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Technician *

  • 54197580
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 30, 2016

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. Positions available in Helena, MacDonald Pass, and Boulder. detailed job description

Administrative Clerk - Temporary

  • 54197335
  • Band: 2
  • Bozeman
  • September 28, 2016

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answers multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician *

  • 54190340
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 30, 2016

The Maintenance Technician 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. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician

  • 54191988
  • Band: 2
  • multiple locations
  • January 9, 2017

Glendive District Construction is recruiting for CE Technicians who will be responsible for applying various inspections, 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 Specialist *

  • 54191928
  • Band: 5
  • Wolf Point
  • January 9, 2017

The Glendive Construction Division is recruiting for a CES in the Wolf Point office. This position is responsible for inspections of highway construction projects to ensure compliance with standards and specifications; analyzes and evaluates designs developed by other MDT personnel; explains engineering modifications to ensure quality, safety, compliance and cost effectiveness of preliminary designs; provides consultation to other engineering and design personnel and provides lead worker supervision. detailed job description

License Permit Technician

  • 54122004
  • Band: 3
  • Helena
  • September 30, 2016

Licensing and Permitting Technicians issue licensing and permitting credentials to the Motor Carrier Industry, in compliance with state and federal regulations. Licensing activities may include processing new applications as well as processing renewal applications. Processing permitting applications will include review of permit applications in relation to issuance of permits for permits to individuals and companies with oversize, over-weight and excess axle weights in relation to statutory regulations. Technicians are responsible for account management, registration, certification, application and permitting processing activities. This position involves substantial customer service activity and communication/customer focus skills are essential. detailed job description

Human Resources Generalist

  • 54114015
  • Band: 6
  • Helena
  • September 27, 2016

The Montana Department of Transportation’s Human Resource Bureau is looking for an HR Generalist to join our talented team. The right person will have a passion for building partnerships by offering guidance, support and solutions to one or more divisions. detailed job description

Aircraft Pilot

  • 54143030
  • Band: 6
  • Helena
  • September 27, 2016

This position 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 Conditions and Operations Engineer

  • 54150059
  • Band: 7
  • Helena
  • September 30, 2016

This position is a statewide technical lead for bridge condition, deterioration, serviceability, load rating, and condition inspection. It is an expert in one or more major types of bridges such as steel girders, trusses, timber, prestressed concrete, or others. This expertise and other engineering knowledge is used to provide leadership to the statewide bridge condition inspection program (NBIS). This position also administers the NBIS Quality Assurance (QA) program, coordinates bridge operations with Motor Carrier Services, and assists with the bridge maintenance and scour program. This position travels statewide approximately 20% of the time, to work with inspectors and review bridge inspections and repairs. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

  • 54122104
  • Band: 5
  • Sweetgrass
  • September 23, 2016

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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

  • 54122075
  • Band: 5
  • Broadus
  • September 23, 2016

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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer *

  • 54122056
  • Band: 5
  • Billings
  • September 23, 2016

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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

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

Bridge Inspection Manager

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

Glendive District is recruiting a District Bridge Inspection Manager who will direct 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 Manager 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