Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Temporary Maintenance Tech *

  • 54197780
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • December 29, 2017

The Great Falls Division is recruiting for temporary Maintenance Technicians (winter snowplow operators) in Great Falls, Belt, Cascade, Dutton, Fort Benton, Sun River, Wolf Creek and Rogers Pass. 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

Civil Engineering Specialist - Hydraulics

This is a Civil Engineering Specialist position in the Hydraulics Section located at MDT Headquarters in Helena. Generally, the position involves the following: design activities having to do with highway drainage including culverts, bridges, storm drains, irrigation, and stream restoration; working with many people within the Department from different disciplines; using and learning multiple software packages for analysis, hydraulic modeling, and computer aided design and detailing; and writing reports and memos to explain technical subjects, developing details, and reviewing plans for accuracy. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech - Glendive

  • 54179006
  • Band: BC7
  • Glendive
  • December 19, 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

Civil Engineering Technician-Construction

  • 54192408
  • Band: 2
  • Billings
  • December 15, 2017

MDT is currently recruiting for a Civil Engineering Technician for our Construction team in Billings, MT. This position serves as a Field Project Technician within the District and is 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. The position reports to the Field Project Technician III and does not directly supervise others. detailed job description

External Auditor

The purpose of the Office of Audit Services is to provide and maintain an effective and professional audit function for MDT. Audit Services administers a comprehensive program of audits and investigations to insure conformity with laws, regulations and departmental policies. The duties of the Audit Services are divided into three groups: (1) Motor Fuel Audits; (2) External Audits; and (3) Internal Audits. Audit Services is part of the MDT Directors Office. The Auditor I conduct routine compliance audits with minimal supervision and performs more complex external audits under the guidance of External Audit Group Manager for career advancement. Level II Auditor starts progressively planning compliance audits by establishing the scope of work performed. Each level applies analytical skills and develops solutions based on the financial and program operations of the auditee. Work involves conducting financial and compliance audit projects; provide recommendations and consulting services to the Department's management and staff; and provides input to developing the annual audit plan. Analysis of the audited activity should be logical, reasonable, and objective and all auditors’ documentation must be legible, well written, organized, and complete. detailed job description

Internship MDT Aviation Management

  • 54138022
  • Band: 3
  • West Yellowstone
  • December 31, 2018

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 detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54187020
  • Band: BC7
  • Plentywood
  • Open until filled

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

Maintenance Crew Leader

  • 54179046
  • Band: BC12
  • Richey
  • Open until filled

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator, and truck driver in conjunction with supervisory duties as a crew leader while coordinating special maintenance projects 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. Knowledge and understanding of the union contracts and environmental procedures. A working knowledge of the MUTCD, standard drawings and traffic control operations. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and striping projects. Plans and assigns on-site work procedures and instructs and monitors employees equipment operations and maintenance procedures; performs field inspections of utility and approach installations and monitors encroachments; inspects section to assess needs and informs supervisor of additional material, manpower or equipment needs; informs supervisor of any unusual problems; completes, analyzes and makes adjustments to maintenance management reports; computer knowledge to utilize the Remote Weather information sites, MMS, and e-mail. Assumes the Field Maintenance Supervisor A position on an as needed basis and performs all related work with this position. This position will be assigned to a remote section site (satellite) in Richey within the Circle section working independently and being removed from the day-to-day operations of the section headquarters. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Tech I - Bozeman, Gateway & Townsend

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

Open until filled but applications will be reviewed as received. Temporary snow plow drivers for winter snow and ice control activities needed for various areas. Openings in Bozeman, Gallatin Gateway, and Townsend. 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. Position is being posted in accordance with the bargaining unit agreement. Temporary, seasonal positions will work various hours as needed. Positions available in Bozeman, Gallatin Gateway, and Townsend. Supplemental Question: Please include what area or areas you are interested in working at (keeping in mind the 30 mile requirement). 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

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