Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Civil Engineering Technician

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 Specialist

This position performs professional Traffic Engineering studies in both urban and rural roadway environments. The position is also responsible for geometric design of both urban and rural intersection, interchanges, and roadway sections using current geometric design practices and techniques. This position identifies traffic control needs for roadways, intersections, and/or freeway interchanges. This position also provides technical traffic engineering assistance to other offices both in the headquarters and the districts as well as local government and the general public. 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. detailed job description

Mechanic Machinist

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Mechanic Machinists in Havre. 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: BC7
  • Great Falls
  • June 26, 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

Project Development Engineer

This position is responsible for developing, evaluating, and suggesting effective means and methods of avoiding, minimizing, and/or mitigating potential impacts. This position is responsible for working with a wide variety of professionals to ensure optimization of project design in relation to projected social, economic, and environmental impacts and sound engineering design principles. The position conducts various reviews; participates in meetings; develops reports; recommends design features; evaluates design alternatives; proposes avoidance, minimization, and mitigation strategies; determines, prepares, and negotiates necessary environmental permits and documentation; provides technical assistance and training; administers projects; actively manages the work of consultants; prepares special provisions for inclusion in contract plans; coordinates comments from ESB reviewers from all ESB sections, and performs various other duties as needed. The position reports to the Environmental Engineering Section Supervisor, and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. detailed job description

Mechanic - Machinist

  • 54166407
  • Band: BC12
  • Great Falls
  • Open until filled

The Great Falls District is recruiting for two Mechanic Machinists in Great Falls. 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

Librarian/Technology Transfer Program Specialist

This position serves as MDT’s Librarian/Technology Transfer Program Specialist and is responsible for coordinating the ongoing development and administration of multiple libraries, systems, and services. The Technology Transfer Program includes the development and management of the Department’s library, conduct of peer exchanges and literature search services, and the development of newsletters, research seminars and symposia, and other outreach materials. This is a solo librarian position, including administration, technical and public services, outreach, and training. The position is responsible for providing effective planning; cataloguing and classification; access, circulation, and security; research assistance; training; and other services. The position is also responsible for coordinating ongoing budget and accounting functions of the Technology Transfer Program; developing and coordinating a range of communication and outreach activities and materials; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Research Programs Manager and does not directly supervise others. 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