Project Constructability & Specifications Section Supervisor

This position is the Project Constructability & Specifications Section Supervisor, and Value Analysis Engineer for the Construction Engineering Services Bureau. The position is responsible for implementing and managing the agency’s Specifications Process, the Value Analysis (VA) program, the Constructability Program, and the Partnering Program. The position reports to the Construction Engineering Services Bureau Chief (position 80019), and directly supervises 7 FTEs. job description

Civil Engineering Technician-91228 (Field Office Person)

MDT is recruiting for a Civil Engineering Technician in Havre. This position will serve as a Field Office Person within the Great Falls District and is responsible for coordinating and conducting various administration support. Other duties will include: 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 coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Engineering Project Manager. This position is being posted in accordance with the MFPE Bargaining Agreement and MDT MFPE members will have preference. job description

Machinist/Mechanic - Miles City #66054 #66056 *

Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting to fill two Mechanic/Machinist in the Miles City Shop. The 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

Machinist/Mechanic - Missoula #66705 & #66713 *

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. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Maintenance Section Supervisor - Alberton #73052

The Alberton Maintenance Section Supervisor is responsible for planning and delivering maintenance projects (e.g., pavement overlays, bridge repairs, chip seals, drainage systems, winter road maintenance, etc.) involving multiple safety, engineering, and environmental considerations. The scope of duties includes coordinating and performing various maintenance projects; coordinating Section operations; supervision, and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The incumbent reports to the Division Maintenance Superintendent and provides supervision for the Alberton Section Maintenance staff (this includes permanent and temporary employees). The Alberton Section Supervisor schedule is primarily a day job, but call- ins regularly occur, and schedule may be adjusted as needed. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Right of Way Agent *

This position serves as a District Right of Way Agent and is responsible for assisting other agents with property appraisals and negotiations for highway project property valuations and acquisitions. This includes researching property information, conducting site inspections, conducting simple waiver valuations, and related duties. The position is expected to perform these support functions while gaining a progressively responsible knowledge of appraisal and negotiation processes, standards, and requirements. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager or Special Programs Manager and does not directly supervise others. job description

Maintenance Technician - Missoula #73007

This vacancy is for the Missoula Section of the Missoula Division of MDT. 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. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Maintenance Technician - Drummond #73002

This vacancy is for the Drummond Section of the Missoula Division of MDT. 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. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Working Shop Foreman - St Regis Satellite Shop

The Equipment Bureau provides, maintains, and administers all vehicles and equipment required by the Department of Transportation. The Equipment Bureau is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and replacement of the 4000 units in MDT’s fleet; as well as the 800 vehicles in the State's Motor Pool Program. The Equipment Bureau personnel are assigned to administrative, financial, purchasing and technical specification services. This position works in the repair and maintenance of machinery and mechanical equipment, gas and diesel, works with pumps, motors, engines, power trains, tools, vehicles and heavy equipment, welds (gas, arc and wire) cuts metals during repairs or fabrication. This position engineers, designs, and fabricates tools and equipment, modifies existing equipment (Snowplow Trucks or other equipment) as this will enhance highway maintenance Incumbent works with all basic hand and power tools, measuring gauges and instruments, sophisticated electronic and other diagnostic equipment. This includes all welding and cutting equipment, metal machinery equipment, specialized equipment, shop vehicles, heavy equipment, trucks, light duty equipment, layout work instruments. Incumbent works with parts and service manuals, diagrams, schematics, sketches, operations manuals, and manufacture’s specifications, computers for computerized manuals and equipment repair information. job description

Service/Combination A - Kalispell #66803

Service automobiles, light trucks, and equipment, fuel and wash vehicles, cleans engines, repair, change and balance automotive and light truck tires, replaces belts, hoses, batteries, filters and other parts. Keeps electronic records of time and materials, services equipment, maintains preventive maintenance service records. Utilizes the Equipment Vehicle Maintenance Management System (EVMMS) to process work orders and update vehicle repair records. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Fabricator / Mechanic

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

Right of Way Appraisal Reviewer

This position serves as an Appraisal Reviewer for the Right of Way Bureau within the Engineering Division and serves as a field authority in conducting property appraisals to arrive at fair market value for property acquisitions. This includes all standard and specialized property appraisal types. This position reviews completed appraisal reports and approves just compensation due to landowners. The position reports to the Appraisal Unit Manager and doesn’t supervise any FTE. job description

Consultant Project Engineer

This position serves as a Consultant Project Engineer for the Consultant Design Bureau. The position performs engineering duties to develop and complete up to 20 concurrent transportation related projects with up to 20 separate consulting firms simultaneously. The position is responsible for developing, directing and monitoring state wide diverse and complex projects; developing, negotiating, executing, and administrating consultant contracts state wide; supervising consultant work and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. job description

Environmental Project Development Engineer

This position is responsible for ensuring that MDT’s work is conducted in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Montana Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Montana Water Quality Act (MWCA), and applicable MDT and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rules, standards and guidelines to accomplish the project development goals and objectives of MDT. job description

CDL Driver-Maintenance Tech I-77032,77074,77048,77009,77045 *

The Great Falls Maintenance Division is recruiting for Maintenance Technicians in Choteau, Dutton, and Wolf Creek. 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). Applicants with a learner’s permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License. A training assignment may be considered. Applicants must live within 45 miles of the Maintenance Section. job description

Public Relations Specialist

The Public Involvement Specialist ensures the Montana Department of Transportation meets all National Environmental Policy Act and the Montana Environmental Policy Act requirements for public involvement, and commitment to transparency and accountability specifically in relation to highway construction and Maintenance projects. Responsible for taking a proactive approach to seeking and fostering public, consultant and internal/external MDT input and involvement in department projects and decisions. Develops and implements strategies and provides consistent statewide messaging to keep the public informed of project progress as it relates to the preconstruction phase of highway projects, Construction and Maintenance projects, administrative rule changes and other department meetings. Responsible for reviewing and editing a variety of deliverables, correspondence, publications, and statewide materials that are submitted by PI Firms and consultants statewide. This position reports to the Public Information Officer and does not supervise others. job description

Civil Engineer - Specialist

Positions in the Billings 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. job description

Bridge Engineering Manager

This position is a Bridge Projects Design Manager within a given District. The position is responsible for managing the progress of all preconstruction activities for several concurrently ongoing bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects, and bridge and structures activities in other Highway projects in that District. The position is responsible for managing, developing, and documenting the preconstruction activities from project assignment to contract award including project risk assessments, working with stakeholders, initiating appropriate public involvement, as well as overseeing the structural engineering, design, and preparation of bridge plans, special provisions and cost estimates. This position reports to the Bridge Design Engineer. job description

Maintenance Technician-Glendive #79006 *

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Maintenance Technicians in the Glendive Section. The 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

Maintenance Technician-Sidney #79024

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in the Sidney 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

Internal Auditor - Part Time

This Internal Audit position is expected to work approximately 32 hours per week. Responsible for performing compliance, financial, and other types of audit engagements. This position will execute audits in accordance with generally accepted governmental auditing standards (GAGAS) and the MDT’s Audit Services Audit Manual. Responsible for writing reports, conducting interviews, researching, and analyzing data. Uses audits to provide MDT’s management and staff with objective evaluations and recommendations for process improvements. This position reports to the Internal Audit Group Manager. The first applicant review will be May 16, 2022. Applications will be reviewed weekly after that date. job description

Internal Auditor

The Internal Auditor is responsible for performing compliance, financial, and other types of audit engagements. This position will execute audits in accordance with generally accepted governmental auditing standards (GAGAS) and the MDT’s Audit Services Audit Manual. Responsible for writing reports, conducting interviews, researching, and analyzing data. Uses audits to provide MDT’s management and staff with objective evaluations and recommendations for process improvements. This position reports to the Internal Audit Group Manager. The first applicant review will be May 16, 2022. Applications will be reviewed weekly after that date. job description

Law Enforcement Officer, MCS Weigh Station *

  • 54122096
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

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. job description

Pavement Designer, Civil Engineer Specialist

This is a Surfacing Designer position in the Pavement Analysis Section located at MDT Headquarters in Helena. This position provides pavement engineering analysis, expertise, and design services for the Department. Specifically, the Pavement Designer: Conducts and coordinates complex pavement engineering to determine the most appropriate pavement designs for major highway construction projects. Formulates engineering investigations and develops surfacing design alternatives based on project scope and budget. Organizes and writes comprehensive reports to present findings and recommendations; prepares special provisions and cost estimates. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator *

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 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, scheduled servicing, calibrating of equipment, adding fluids and changing blades, pins, teeth on buckets, etc. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator

  • 54176211
  • Gallatin Gateway
  • 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 heavy 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. job description

Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist partners with leadership and manages the day to day operations of human resources for an assigned Division (s) or District. The HR Generalist manages the application of the human resources policies, procedures, and programs to ensure consistency and compliance with federal, state, and collective bargaining contracts. This position consults, advises, and partners with management on personnel issues, contract interpretation, performance management, recruitment and selection, discipline, drug testing, workforce development, employee relations, training, worker’s compensation and safety. This position serves as the human resources subject matter expert and primary resource for the Billings District. This position reports to the District Human Resources Manager and does not supervise others. job description

Civil Engineer - Technician

This position serves as an experienced Field Project Technician within the District 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, Department requirements, and contract agreements. 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 Field Project Technician III and provides guidance and technical assistance to less experienced Field Project Technicians performing routine inspections, sampling, testing, and surveying procedures. job description

Business Program Eligibility Specialist

The Business Program Eligibility Specialist manages and coordinates the daily operation of the Agency’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) programs to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. This includes recruiting small businesses; making eligibility determinations; implementing MDT’s business development program; monitoring compliance; and managing and reporting program specific data. This position requires approximately 25% in-state travel, including overnight and long day trips. The ability to lift between 25-50 pounds is required. The DBE Program Specialist reports to the Office of Civil Rights Program Supervisor and does not directly supervise others. Applications will be reviewed weekly. job description

Airports & Airways Bureau Chief

The Airports & Airways Bureau Chief is responsible for directing, planning, developing, managing and leading the Airports & Airways Bureau. Responsible for establishing goals/objectives and priorities; developing and administering the policies and budget; monitoring programs and services to ensure compliance with statutory responsibilities and state compliance with federal regulations; managing the loan and grant program; and oversight of the Yellowstone airport. This position serves as a liaison between the Division and other local, state and federal organizations such as the Federal Aviation Administration, the Transportation Security Administration and other national and federal agencies. This position reports to the Aeronautics Division Administrator and directly manages three employees and indirectly manages two seasonal employees. State-wide travel is required in state aircraft to perform these duties. The position is on-call for search and rescue (SAR) duty approximately twelve times per year. Must pass annual flight proficiency test and safely and effectively pilot small aircraft under challenging conditions. A candidate review will occur on 4/12/22. Applications will be reviewed bi-weekly after that date. job description

Civil Engineer - Specialist

Applies prescribed engineering techniques and engineering procedures in accordance with established criteria in order to perform assigned tasks. The work is routine and technical therefore does not require previous experience. Collects data, gathers information or documents, performs standard computations or analysis and prepare drawings and visual aids. Possesses basic oral and written communication skills and interacts with other staff. The employee acquires an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and develops basic skills. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator - Ennis

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 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. job description

Surveyor I, II, or III

This position is a professional land surveyor for the MDT Butte District. The position is responsible for planning and performing professional survey work. Examples of duties include: organizing and overseeing straightforward survey projects, signing off on uncomplicated survey projects, analyzing evidence to determine boundary locations, staking/ documenting property boundaries, coordinating survey reviews to ensure quality, consistency, efficiency, and compliance with established standards and policies, making professional level survey calculations, carrying out complex drafting, providing training to field survey crews and coordinating the operation and maintenance of survey equipment within the Unit. The Survey III is in responsible charge of all survey work being performed under their PLS license. Preference is placed on qualifications for a Surveyor III (PLS) or qualifications for Surveyor II with a Montana Land Surveyor Intern (LSI) certificate; qualifications for Surveyor I may also be considered. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist (36030)

Job Overview: This position in the Traffic Design Section and is responsible for complex safety design, construction cost estimating, scheduling, and preparation of construction contract plans and proposals on various and diverse projects across the State of Montana. Examples of this work include developing 3D models using CADD software for the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) for projects that include curve realignments, turn lane design, intersection reconfigurations, roundabout design, slope flattening jobs, and other spot or systemic safety improvements. Incumbents work closely with Design Project Managers in all areas of duties assigned including collaboration, mentoring, and providing technical safety 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 Supervisor. job description

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