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Current MDT Openings

Machinist/Mechanic

  • 54166705
  • Band: BC13
  • Missoula
  • July 26, 2020

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. The incumbent must have the ability to follow manufacturers’ instructions, blueprints and drawings, and written/oral instructions to fabricate correctly scaled and assembled components for projects, update equipment, fabricate changes needed for technology, safety, operational benefits or other departmental goals and objectives. “Permanent full-time mechanics and machinists currently employed and covered by [the Craft Council] collective bargaining agreement may bid to fill any vacancy within their classification, at other locations covered by this agreement. Any applicant who chooses to transfer to the location with the vacancy shall be subject to seniority guidelines… of this agreement.” 2019-2021 Agreement between The State of Montana And Public Employees Craft Council. Current mechanics/machinists who are Craft Council bargaining unit members will have preference. If no bargaining unit member is selected, external applicants meeting minimum qualifications must pass written and practical exams before participating in a behavioral-based interview for the vacancy. Please contact Brenna Love at 406.214.2945 with any questions about this process. You must review the application in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Civil Engineering Technician

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a Civil Engineering Technician for our construction team in Billings. This position serves as a Field Project Technician with 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. Duties include performing laboratory testing, collecting samples of a variety of materials, perform testing and determining procedures to follow based on the type of material sampled. This position is also responsible for assisting with staking and surveying logistics and performing a variety of other related duties as assigned. job description

Administrative Assistant - Butte

This position serves as an Administrative Support Specialist within the Butte District. Responsibilities involve customer service and communications, including permitting, road reporting, and emergency services and communications. The position also provides a range of responsibilities involving accounts payable, procurement card transactions, accounts receivables, and payroll/personnel. The position reports to the District Financial Officer or the Area Administrative Assistant and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. job description

Maintenance Technician - Glendive

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a maintenance technician in the Glendive Section. 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

IT Business Analyst

The Information Services Division (ISD) provides a full range of services for the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT). The division plans and sets policy, and coordinates, designs, installs and maintains the department's information technology infrastructure. This includes server systems administration, desktop and mobile computer systems administration, database administration, application development and maintenance, integrated systems development, Internet and Intranet web page developments, data security and governance, geographic information systems (GIS), IT help desk, IT training, imaging services, IT research and development, budget development and monitoring, IT procurement, IT contract administration, and IT project management and business analysis. job description

Administrative Assistant

  • 54155069
  • Band: 3
  • Great Falls
  • July 17, 2020

The Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant in the Great Falls District. This position serves as an Administrative Support Specialist within the Great Falls District. Responsibilities involve customer service and communications, including permitting, road reporting, and emergency services and communications. The position also provides a range of responsibilities involving accounts payable, procurement card transactions, accounts receivables, and payroll/personnel. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist

This position is an Environmental/Civil Engineer Specialist in the Engineering Section of the Environmental Services Bureau. The position is commonly referred to as an Environmental Project Development Engineer (PDE). The position is responsible for conducting in-depth civil and environmental engineering analyses and technical review to identify and assess potential social, economic, and environmental impacts associated with MDT projects. job description

Facility Maintenance Worker/Carpenter Bozeman

  • 54176065
  • Band: BC13
  • Bozeman
  • Open until filled

Job Duties: 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

Surveyor - Butte

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. Will perform additional duties assisting in utilities as needed. job description

Striping Foreman

  • 54175074
  • Band: BC12
  • Butte
  • Open until filled

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator, and truck driver in conjunction with lead worker duties as a paint striper foreman. Has knowledge of union contracts. Participates in the coordination and delivery of the Division Area striping program. During striping activity performs work as a striper driver, striper operator, equipment operator, and oversees calibration and minor repairs of all striping equipment. A working knowledge of the Maintenance Manual, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), standard drawings, traffic engineering manual, and traffic control operations. Contract administration in conjunction with maintenance and construction projects. Plans and assigns on-site work procedures and instructs, trains, mentors, and monitors operations and striping procedures. Inspects Maintenance Division Area to assess striping needs using on-site inspections and retro-reflectometer readings. Has knowledge of any specific safety concerns for striping as traffic control devices. Knowledge and understanding of environmental procedures. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist - Conrad | Havre | Cut Bank *

  • 54191258
  • Band: 5
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Great Falls District is recruiting for Civil Engineering Specialists in Conrad and Havre. Each position is responsible for monitoring contractor’s work; administers inspection and testing activities; administers construction contracts; project documentation and cost control; and supervises and coordinates survey work. This position is a lead worker over Engineering Project Technicians and Aides and reports directly to the Engineering Project Manager. MDT MFPE Bargaining Unit employees will have preference. job description

Statewide Environmental Engineering Specialist

This position is an Environmental/Civil Engineer Specialist. The position is commonly referred to as the Statewide Environmental Engineering Specialist (SEES). The SEES position serves in Helena for the Field Services Unit within the Engineering Section of the Environmental Services Bureau (ESB). The position is responsible for implementing MDT's erosion and sediment control, storm water, construction, and maintenance environmental permitting programs to ensure compliance with local, State, Federal and Tribal regulations. This position is responsible for assisting with the development and delivery of environmental compliance and stewardship training programs for district field staff; contractors; other MDT work units; and other local, state, and federal agencies in accordance with ESB policy. This position exercises solid environmental engineering judgment coupled with accurate interpretation of environmental laws. job description

Materials Coordinator - Stockperson

  • 54166037
  • Band: BC8
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is looking for a Materials Coordinator - Stockperson in Wolf Point. This position is responsible for determining stock levels and maintaining an adequate supply of materials for maintenance, equipment and construction activities including rest area supplies. Sources, procures, issues and receives items such as signs, requirement/term contract items, purchase order items and daily supply items while ensuring correct quantities and condition of merchandise meets specifications. Ensures sourcing and ordering is consistent with the States purchasing methods, guidelines, regulations and procedures. job description

Transportation Planner (Multiple Open Positions) *

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for multiple Transportation Planner positions. Apply today!These positions are part of a career ladder and placement will be within the salary range noted dependent on qualifications of the successful applicant. The ability to move within the career ladder is based on MDT advancement policy 4-0104, and state classification policies. For further details please email brnelson@mt.gov. job description

District Environmental Engineering Specialist

  • 54192498
  • Band: BC6
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

The Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a District Environmental Engineering Specialist. This position is commonly referred to as the Statewide or District Environmental Engineering Specialist (SEES/DEES). The SEES serves in Headquarters, while the DEES serve in the District, for the Field Services Unit within the Engineering Section of the ESB. This position is responsible for implementing MDT’s erosion and sediment control, storm water, construction, and maintenance environmental permitting and compliance activities and programs to ensure compliance with local, State, Federal and Tribal regulations. This position is responsible for assisting with the development and delivery of environmental compliance and stewardship training programs. job description

Surveyor III

  • 54155004
  • Band: 6
  • Great Falls
  • Open until filled

This position is a professional land surveyor (Surveyor III). This 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/monumenting 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 with the unit. The Survey III is responsible for all survey work being performed under their PLS license. The position reports to the District Land Surveyor Manager. job description

Survey Project Manager

The Survey Project Manager is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS) for the MDT's Photogrammetry and Survey Section. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining special statewide survey subprograms: developing, planning and implementing statewide land survey methods, procedures, technology and operations for the MDT; planning and performing professional survey work; coordinating survey review and approval for quality control purposes; developing and overseeing training for field survey crews; and directing and coordinating the operation and maintenance of survey equipment. The Survey Project Manager is in responsible charge of all survey work being performed under their PLS license. The position reports to the Land Survey Manager. job description

Surveyor

  • 54191948
  • Band: 4
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The Glendive District is recruiting for an entry level surveyor. The position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. Example 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. The position reports directly to the Land Survey Manager or District Land Survey Manager. job description

MCS Scale Officer

Motor Carrier Services is advertising for a Motor Carrier Services Scale Officer to be located in Coutts, MT. 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

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