Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Hydraulics Design Engineer

This position provides advanced professional engineering analysis expertise, and final design services for all hydraulic and drainage aspects of the Department. The Hydraulic Engineering specialist: · conducts engineering analyses and develops alternative approaches to complex hydraulic problems; prepares technical and risk assessments; · organizes and writes comprehensive reports to present findings and recommendations; prepares design plan and details, special provisions, and cost estimates; · reviews and approves consultant design analyses, reports, and plans; · attends and conducts reviews to coordinate and develop solutions to hydraulic problems. detailed job description

Motor Fuels Auditor

The Motor Fuel Auditor I is an entry level position that conducts basic Audit work. Task requirements include: managing the steps of an audit program; ensuring appropriate audit standards are followed; addressing problems associated with audit steps; communicating effectively with auditee and supervisor; dealing with issues in a straightforward manner; and knowing when to ask for assistance. The Motor Fuel Auditor I conducts routine IFTA and IRP compliance audits and progressively performs more complex audits under the guidance of the Motor Fuel Audit Group Manager for career advancement. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician / Materials Lab Position

  • 54152011
  • Band: 2
  • Kalispell
  • December 20, 2016

This position requires working with soils, wet concrete and hot plant mix both in the materials lab and on Highway construction projects in the summer and winter. The materials lab focuses on obtaining and performing lab tests to determine the quality of materials used in construction projects using AASHTO and ASTM test methods. Skill in intermediate math is essential in conjunction with data entry into computer programs. Familiarity with electronic scanning, email, excel, work or other computer programs will also be essential skills to learn as well as keeping a diary of each day's work. This position sometimes requires being away from home, overnight, often for multiple days and working more than 8 hours in a day especially in the summer months. It requires safe repeated lifting and carrying objects up to 70 pounds. The successful applicant will be interacting and working with a multitude of people form different MDT crews, different MDT divisions, construction contractors, and the public. Applicant must be able to quickly develop good working relationships and successfully deal with rapidly changing schedules and priorities. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Haugan

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

Maintenance Technician - Helena

  • 54175096
  • Band: BC7
  • Helena
  • December 9, 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. detailed job description

Applications Programming Supervisor

Directs and manages the applications programming team in the development of the new systems and maintenance of existing systems to meet the needs of the department’s business processes and the training of the department personnel in the use of the systems. Directs the analysis of current and potential computerized business process requirements and requests and coordinates the development, installation and maintenance of computerized business applications and their integration with other systems. This position reports to the Applications Manager and directly and indirectly supervises a combination of up to 10 senior analysts, professional consultants and project managers. detailed job description

Internship Mechanic/ Machinist MDT Billings

  • 54138008
  • Band: 1
  • Billings
  • January 20, 2017

One intern will be hired from this posting and will work at the MDT Billings Equipment Shop. Intern must have a valid driver's license. The work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer. Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave. The intern will primarily be assisting the mechanics in the shop and the welder performing a variety of work including: •Repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment •Fabrication of specialized parts; system design and manufacture; and troubleshooting •Clean, inspect, and determine 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 detailed job description

Internship Mechanic/ Machinist MDT Havre

One intern will be hired from this posting and will work at the MDT Havre Equipment Shop. Intern may travel to Chester, Big Sandy or Harlem. Intern must have a valid driver's license. The work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer. Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave. This position performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment. Intern will be responsible for the following: -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 successful intern must have the ability to follow maintenance procedures. detailed job description

Internship Mechanic/ Machinist MDT Lewistown

  • 54138017
  • Band: 1
  • Lewistown
  • January 20, 2017

One intern will be hired from this posting and will work at the MDT Lewistown Equipment Shop. Intern may travel. Intern must have a valid driver's license. The work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer. Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave. The intern will primarily be assisting the mechanics in the shop and the welder performing a variety of work including: •Repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment •Fabrication of specialized parts; system design and manufacture; and troubleshooting •Clean, inspect, and determine 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 detailed job description

Internship MDT Environmental

This is a summer internship position for the Montana Department of Transportation Environmental Services Bureau. We are seeking a student is currently enrolled in a College, University, or Tech School. If applicant is not currently enrolled in a College, University or Tech School the application will not be considered for a position unless the applicant is within six months of their graduation date. The work area assists and manages a wide range of contamination issues that affect the Department through assessment and eventual remediation (cleanup). The work unit serves as the Department's authority in waste management, contamination evaluation, analysis, remediation, and regulatory compliance that are related to many construction and maintenance projects, as well as providing management to a variety of environmental compliance-related issues for Department maintenance facilities. detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator #54191958

  • 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. Primary office location will be located in Glendive. Alternate locations may be considered. First screening will be held December 9, 2016 detailed job description

Internship MDT Library

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 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 MDT Aviation Management

  • 54138022
  • Band: 1
  • West Yellowstone
  • January 13, 2017

One intern will be hired from this posting and will work at the Yellowstone Airport. The work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer. Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave. Duties: 50% Airport Operations and Maintenance 50% Airport Administrative Intern will be exposed to: -Assist the Airport Manager with various Administrative Tasks -Tenant Relations -14CFR Part 139 Requirements, -Ground Vehicle Pedestrian Training -Assist Chief of Operations with various maintenance tasks -Self-inspections -NOTAM reporting -Airfield and facilities maintenance detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer - Broadus

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

Internship MDT Engineering

  • 54138010
  • Band: 1
  • multiple locations
  • December 9, 2016

Engineering Interns perform work related to active construction projects or planning and design for future projects on Montana’s highways. Duties may include but are not limited to field reviews, writing reports, construction oversight on roads and bridges, material testing, sampling, surveying, GIS mapping, paving, seal and cover, striping, earthwork, gravel placement, grading inspection on-site visits to active projects and monitoring contractor's progress. The amount of travel will vary depending on location of job sites. 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. These internships will be filled out of Helena and our District areas. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54187027
  • Band: BC7
  • Culbertson
  • Open until filled

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

Temp Maintenance Tech I - Twin Bridges

  • 54197580
  • Band: BC7
  • Twin Bridges
  • Open until filled

Open until filled. Applications for the Twin Bridges location will be reviewed as received. On-call positions for Winter Snow Plow/Maintenance Technicians. 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 Twin Bridges. detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Tech I - Bozeman - Multiple Locations

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

Ongoing recruitment - applicants will be reviewed as received. Temporary snow plow drivers for winter snow and ice control activities needed for various areas. Openings in Bozeman, Livingston, Gallatin Gateway, Harrison, Three Forks, Carbella/Emigrant, and West Yellowstone. 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

Administrative Clerk- Radio Room

  • 54197980
  • Band: 2
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

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. Shift: Graveyard: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Midnight to 8:00am detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician-Red Lodge *

  • 54198820
  • Band: BC7
  • Red Lodge
  • Open until filled

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

Maintenance Technician Temporary-Roundup *

  • 54190340
  • Band: BC7
  • Roundup
  • Open until filled

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

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