Highway Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Equipment Operator

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Maintenance Technician in Eureka. This position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates various trucks and a variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement and installation/cleaning, landslide removal, crack/mastic sealing, fence building or bridge repair, guardrail or sign installation, luminaire maintenance, roadway repair, vegetation and roadside maintenance, pavement marking and striping operations, and snow and ice control. job description

Highway Maintenance CDL Driver/Equipment Operator-Wolf Point

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Maintenance Technician in the Wolf Point Section. This position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. 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. job description

Payroll Specialist

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a Payroll Specialist. Responsible for providing accurate and concise information to employees, supervisors, and human resources to process, track, and implement payroll related information. Regularly responds to inquiries such as union affiliation, civil service requirements, W-2 and I-9 questions, benefit information, policies and procedures for MDT and the State, FMLA guidance, and FLSA rules. Presents training and informational sessions related to payroll processes, state benefits, and changes to policies and procedures. This position reports directly to the Payroll Supervisor and does not supervise others. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. The first review of applications will be June 10, 2024. job description

Procurement Section Supervisor

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a Procurement Section Supervisor. This position develops and administers agency-wide procurement, contract administration and related business processes for the MDT Procurement Section, which holds significant authority exercised across a variety of complex procurements. Responsibilities include developing and administering procurement and contract administration plans, policies, business processes and systems. Responsible for managing compliance, solicitation, and contract administration activities. This position reports to the Commitment Management Bureau Chief and supervises 5 employees. job description

CADD IT Systems Analyst

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a CADD IT Systems Analyst. The Computer Systems Analyst 1 understands and applies the principles of Systems Analysis and Design at the application level to improve the completion of a variety of existing business tasks within the Department. Develops and maintains components of applications and systems. This position typically involves less complex and existing applications. job description

District Projects Engineer

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for the Butte District Project Engineer. The position plans, manages, and monitors a variety of major highway preconstruction engineering projects within the District; resolves in-progress problems related to design of highway construction projects; provides expert guidance and technical assistance on a range of design project issues to MDT staff and local, county, and tribal government officials; and administers various preconstruction contracts. job description

Real Estate Services Right of Way Specialist(I,II,III,IV)

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a Real Estate Services Right of Way Specialist I, II, III, or IV. The position overall purpose is managing and selling the Department's excess land. It also includes performing appraisals, negotiations, relocations, and other duties as assigned to assist in the management of the Department’s property. Each level listed in title has different JD, if wanting all JDs please send request to HRG job description

Learning & Development Consultant

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a Learning & Development Consultant. This position provides professional development, implementation, and management of training and development to support the department’s mission. Responsible for administering, managing, developing and delivering training for the MDT Department statewide. Provides professional coaching in one- on-one and group settings to aide with employee development. Assists in the formulation of strategic workforce planning initiatives, advises management on performance management, and workforce development. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. The position reports to the Workforce Planning Supervisor and does not supervise others. job description

Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Technician

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Heavy Equipment/Vehicle Technician (Service/Combo B) in Kalispell. Assists with the maintenance and repair of machinery and mechanical equipment, such as automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, as well as construction equipment (diesel, gasoline, hybrid, or propane), adjusts, diagnoses, and replaces nonfunctional parts of devices and control instruments, replaces worn or defective parts, repairs and replaces tires on vehicles and equipment, lubricates and cleans parts, performs some minor repairs without supervision. job description

Executive Assistant

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for an Executive Assistant. This position performs a variety of executive administrative duties for the Director’s Office, the Transportation Commission, and MDT Administrative Staff. Responsible for proactively managing event registration, travel arrangements, scheduling, and correspondence for the Director, Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer. This position serves as the initial point of contact for the Director’s Office, professionally communicating and representing MDT. Supports the Director’s Office by completing research and assigned special projects. Is the secretary of the Transportation Commission and is the Director’s liaison concerning the Transportation Commission. This position reports to the Public Information Officer and does not supervise others. job description

Systems Section Supervisor

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting an Engineering Systems Section Supervisor. The position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the development, management, maintenance, and implementation of large and small-scale computer systems used for the Construction Contract administration and Preconstruction activities (e.g., AASHTOWare, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), project scheduling, etc.). Also assists with administering development and enhancement projects; overseeing server and client software upgrades and database upgrades; as well as data analysis, user support, and technical assistance. Is responsible for supervising the administrative operations and staff of the section. job description

Maintenance Tech 1 CDL Driver

The Great Falls Maintenance Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technicians in Belt. If you enjoy working outdoors and being part of a crew dedicated to the traveling public this may be the position for you. The Maintenance Technician operates a variety of equipment, including trucks, to perform regular maintenance activities such as ditch cleaning, patching, overlays, fence repairs, mowing, bridge repair and material or equipment transportation. In winter, loads sanding material and performs snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall function operations of machines including preoperational checking, scheduling servicing, adding fluids, changing pins, and cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. Requires a valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with tanker and airbrake endorsements and no restrictions and a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC). Those with CDL B licenses will be considered. Applicants with a learner’s permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License. A Training Assignment may be offered for this position. job description

Accounting & Financial Policy Lead

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for an Accounting & Financial Policy Lead. This position is responsible for establishing accounting policy and structure for the Division and MDT. Conducts financial monitoring to ensure cost efficiency and compliance within the department’s multiple divisions and districts. Ensures compliance with complex federal regulations and establishes goals, objectives, and priorities for all accounting functions within the department. Serves as the technical expert and communicates requirements to financial contacts throughout the department. This position reports to the Accounting Controls Bureau Chief and does not supervise others. The first review of applications will be on May 31, 2024. job description

Accounting Treatment Section Supervisor

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for an Accounting Treatment Section Supervisor. This position ensures compliance with complex state and federal policies, laws and regulations and establishes goals, objectives, and priorities for all accounting functions. Designs and implements logical and efficient business processes, accounting system configurations, and financial accounting and reporting systems and procedures. Provides technical assistance to financial staff throughout MDT to ensure consistent application of accounting policies and procedures. This position reports to the Accounting Services Bureau Chief and supervises a team of 3 Accountants. The first review of applications will be on May 23, 2024. job description

Land Survey Technician

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a short-term employee. This position serves as an entry level surveying technician within the District and is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. Examples of duties position will assist with include: making measurements, collecting and recording survey data, operating survey equipment, setting stakes/monuments, researching records, recovering survey evidence, making rudimentary survey calculations, drafting at an entry level, maintaining survey equipment and sustaining an inventory of survey supplies. This will include control, topographic and land boundary cadastral surveys. job description

Highway Maintenance CDL Driver/Equipment Operator-Baker

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Maintenance Technician in Baker. This position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates various trucks and a variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement and installation/cleaning, landslide removal, crack/mastic sealing, fence building or bridge repair, guardrail or sign installation, luminaire maintenance, roadway repair, vegetation and roadside maintenance, pavement marking and striping operations, and snow and ice control. This position participates in the High School to Highways program. With “High School to Highways,” selected candidates are hired as an entry-level Highway Maintenance Tech, provided a formal on-the-job training plan, and paired with a mentor to coach and support them toward obtaining the experience and credentials needed to advance their career in Transportation. Working in the maintenance area will require responsible, safety-minded individuals to accomplish assigned tasks and may require operating trucks as well as other heavy equipment. This position is part of a career ladder with opportunities to advance. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist - Design

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a civil engineering specialist. This position in the Road Design Section is responsible for complex road design, construction cost estimating, scheduling, and preparation of construction contract plans and proposals. Incumbents work closely with Design Project Managers in all areas of duties assigned including collaboration, mentoring, and providing technical road design support to other project team members and Engineering Division staff. Incumbents have the skill and discipline to work independently, under the supervision and direction of a Design Project Manager. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. Glendive is the primary location. Miles City, Wolf Point and Glasgow locations will be considered. For a full job description, please contact Joyce Ayre at jayre@mt.gov job description

Surveyor

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for either a journey level or an entry level Surveyor in the Butte District. The journey level position is responsible for performing advanced technical and professional field survey work; serving as party chief for field surveys; reviewing surveys to determine the validity of the evidence and methods used and to ensure accurate survey information; maintaining equipment and inventories; and performing other duties as assigned. The entry level position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. Examples of duties include: making measurements, collecting and recording survey data, operating survey equipment, setting stakes/monuments, researching records, recovering survey evidence, making rudimentary survey calculations, drafting at an entry level, maintaining survey equipment and sustaining an inventory of survey supplies. job description

Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic / Machinist *

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting a Mechanic/Machinist in the Kalispell Shop. This position performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment, 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 incumbent must have the ability to follow maintenance procedures. job description

Highway Maintenance Tech- CDL Driver/Equipment-Miles City

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in the Miles City Section. This position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. 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. This position is part of the career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Audit Manager - External Section

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for an Audit Manager, External Section. This section’s primary focus is to ensure contractors and consultants comply with contracts, grants and loans, and federal cost principles when performing work and billing MDT. This position is responsible for performing complex audit work and supervises multiple engagements. Responsible for consistency and accuracy of final audit reports and reviews, and ensuring audits are completed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), International Registration Plan (IRP), state statutes, federal regulations, administrative rules, policies, and the annual audit plans. This positions report to the Chief Auditor and supervises 5 employees. Applications will be reviewed weekly. job description

Budget Analyst

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a Budget Analyst. This position is responsible for conducting budget development, implementation and monitoring tasks, as well as providing financial and program analyses and reporting for multiple programs within the department. Other duties include developing and implementing fiscal policies and systems, conducting research, and providing professional financial assistance and reporting to other budget analysts, program management, and accounting staff for budgetary functions and related activities. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. This position reports to the State Appropriations Management Supervisor and does not supervise others. Other MDT office locations may be considered. Applications will be reviewed weekly. job description

GIS Software Developer

This position is expected to act as a subject matter expert on Esri Enterprise ArcGIS and GIS technologies. At a high level, the position will be expected to participate in and actively support the continued evolution of MDT’s on-prem Esri Enterprise ArcGIS architecture and GIS technologies. In addition, this position will assist with the future cloud migration of Esri Enterprise ArcGIS. This will include technology and business process changes supporting Esri Roads and Highways. The position will be expected to collaborate closely with Planning Division GIS staff to assure their Esri, GIS, and MDT business practices are supported, as well as those needs of other divisions and business units within MDT. In terms of application development, this position will also perform analysis, design, and development tasks individually or as a member of a project team in support of the Department of Transportation’s day-to-day operations. The incumbent will follow the department’s agile software development methodology and use agile tools for enhancements and new development. Varying levels of computer programming, systems analysis and design and project management will be required based upon placement in the career ladder. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Civil Engineering Technician

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Civil Engineering Technicians. This position serves as a Field Project Technician on the Glendive Crew and is responsible for coordinating and conducting various inspection, sampling, and testing procedures to verify that construction project features and materials conform with standard specifications, The position is also responsible for coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Engineering Project Manager. Essential functions involve significant physical demands related to repeated lifting of up to 80 pounds (and occasionally greater weights); carrying survey equipment over rough terrain, climbing and bending to retrieve samples; and operating gas, diesel, and electrically powered equipment. The position involves working outdoors in all types of weather. job description

Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic/Machinist

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting a Mechanic/Machinist in the Missoula Shop. This position performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment, 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 incumbent must have the ability to follow maintenance procedures. job description

Maintenance Carpenter

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Carpenter in Bozeman, this position coordinates, plans and performs MDT facilities maintenance and construction work within a maintenance division. Performs contract administration in conjunction with major repairs, remodels, new construction and upgrades of MDT facilities. Works with headquarters facilities maintenance division. Must be abreast of technology changes to operate and maintain facilities efficiently as possible. Must have extensive knowledge of building construction practices and have the ability to comprehend and adhere to construction plans, shop drawings, wiring schematics, and specifications. Must have the ability to troubleshoot complex building systems. Repair and maintain plumbing, electrical, high and low voltage control circuits, boilers, HVAC systems, automated building control systems, well and pumps, overhead doors, locks and fire suppression systems. job description

Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic *

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for multiple Mechanic's in Bozeman. This position performs a variety of work associated with the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel machinery and equipment, 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 incumbent must have the ability to follow maintenance procedures. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist (Entry Level)-Billings

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Civil Engineering Specialists. This position serves as a Civil Engineering Specialist within the Billings Division and is 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. job description

Surveyor Supervisor

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a District Survey Supervisor in the Billings District. This position is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS). This position serves as the district’s technical authority responsible for directing and overseeing district land survey operations and activities. This position plans and manages district land survey projects; implements survey procedures and technology at the district level; directs and monitors survey projects; oversees district survey program operations (e.g. supplies, contracts, etc.); and provides technical expertise and consultation. The position reports to the District Preconstruction Engineer (DPE) and is under the technical oversight of the Helena Photogrammetry & Survey Section. This position provides in-line supervision to District Survey Unit staff; provides management and oversight of consultant term contract district survey work; and provides technical oversight to other district survey crews. The District Survey Manager is in charge of all district survey work being performed under their PLS license. job description

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