Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Service/Combination B

  • 54166052
  • Band: BC9
  • Miles City
  • September 1, 2017

Helps repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, automotive equipment and construction equipment (both diesel and gasoline); helps dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments; helps repair and replace defective parts; repairs and replaces tires on vehicles and equipment; lubricates and cleans parts; performs some minor repairs without supervision; may keep job records of time and materials. May service equipment and may maintain service records of auto, truck and equipment fleet for preventive maintenance program. May be required to perform routine highway maintenance work in case of emergencies. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech - Glasgow & Culbertson *

  • 54198780
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 1, 2017

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, 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, 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. Glasgow Position - #51498780 Culbertson Position - 54187130 detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer *

  • 54122055
  • Band: 5
  • multiple locations
  • September 1, 2017

The Department of Transportation and Motor Carrier Services can offer you: Benefits, opportunity for career advancement, job stability, and the chance to live and work in Montana.Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Scale Officer at one of 4 open positions. detailed job description

Computer Applications Programming Supervisor

Develop, implement and enforce Business Applications programming policies, goals, objectives, and methods for Business Applications supported by the Information Services Division. Ensure that all programs are in compliance with state and federal requirements and laws. Establish and manage, in conjunction with the Applications Manager, the section’s vision, mission, goals, objectives and priorities. detailed job description

CE Specialist - Designer

  • 54160075
  • Band: 5
  • Great Falls
  • September 1, 2017

The Great Falls District is recruiting or a Civil Engineering Specialist-Designer in Great Falls. If you are looking for a new career opportunity, this may be the job for you. detailed job description

Special Projects Accountant #21010

  • 54121201
  • Band: 7
  • Helena
  • September 18, 2017

The Special Projects Accountant serves as the agency expert and MDT’s main point of contact for all contracts/grants that relate to third party participation and determining if indirect cost recovery is required. The position provides guidance and professional opinion for unique funding issues in relation to governmental, private, donated services or property, and advance payments as they relate to GAAP, GASB, CARES, SABHRS and federal regulations. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech

  • 54188064
  • Band: 7
  • Red Lodge
  • August 24, 2017

Montana Department of Transportation in the Billings District is currently recruiting for a Temporary Maintenance Technician for our Red Lodge Section. These positions clean and maintain 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. detailed job description detailed job description

Maintenance Tech 1-Temporary

  • 54198820
  • Band: 7
  • Big Timber
  • August 24, 2017

Montana Department of Transportation in the Billings District is currently recruiting for a Temporary Maintenance Technician for our Big Timber Section. These positions clean and maintain 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. detailed job description

Mechanic Machinist-54166509

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

Maintenance Technician *

  • 54189018
  • Band: BC7
  • Miles City
  • August 18, 2017

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, 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, 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

District Environmental Engineering Specialist

  • 54192338
  • Band: 6
  • Great Falls
  • August 18, 2017

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a District Environmental Engineering Specialist located in Great Falls. This position is responsible for implementing MDT’s erosion and sediment control, storm water, construction, and maintenance environmental permitting and compliance activities and programs at the District level to ensure compliance with local, State, Federal and Tribal regulations; assisting with the development and delivery of environmental compliance and stewardship training programs; providing training for district field staff, contractors, other MDT work units, and other local, state, and federal agencies; and interpreting environmental laws. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54176028
  • Band: BC7
  • Harrison
  • August 18, 2017

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of 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; 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. A working knowledge and understanding of the union contracts, environmental procedures, MUTCD, maintenance manual, standard drawings and traffic control operations. A working knowledge of basic carpentry skills needed for assisting the division-wide carpenter. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects. Responsible for the overall functional operation of machines including training of others, pre-operational checking, scheduling servicing, calibrating of equipment, adding fluids and changing blades, pins, teeth on buckets, etc. Computer knowledge in order to access and utilize the Remote Weather Information Sites (RWIS), MMS, e-mail and electronic forms such as accident/incident reports and time slips. Performs related work detailed job description

Civil Engineering Specialist - Traffic Safety Section

Positions in the assigned bureau or district are responsible for conducting in-depth engineering and analysis, administer contracts, oversee projects and project design, and may serve as a lead worker. Work is assigned through instruction on specific engineering objectives and direction and the incumbent determines the best solution based on established engineering guidelines, knowledge and skills. Completed work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. 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. The position is located in the Highways Bureau - Photogrammetry & Survey Section - Survey Unit and reports to the MDT Land Survey Manager (#35004). This position provides technical oversight, professional guidance and program direction related to automated survey systems to both Helena headquarter and District survey and construction staff. 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

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

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