Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Maintenance Tech 1 - Culbertson

  • 54187013
  • Band: BC7
  • Culbertson
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting Maintenance Technicians for the Culbertson Section. This position will perform 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. job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54103011
  • Band: BC7
  • Roundup
  • September 3, 2019

The Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Roundup. The Maintenance Technician 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. job description

Chief Data Governance & Knowledge Management Officer

The Chief Data Governance and Knowledge Management Officerís (DG/KMO) role is twofold. The officerís first role is to design, plan, monitor, and improve the organizationís Data Management functions. The central objective of this role is to ensure that the organizationís Data Management program is running effectively and meeting the business needs of MDT. With the growing push of data and information being viewed as an agency asset, this position must be able to understand both the technical points of Data Management, as well as the business drivers and needs regarding data. This individual must be able to understand the ďbits and the bytesĒ related to the organizationís Data Management and develop a strategy for the technical space considering the businessís perspective and needs. job description

Data Control Tech

This position serves as an Engineering Contract Technician within MDTís Engineering Construction Contracting Bureau. The position provides contract development; project plan package development and advertising; bid letting development, evaluation, monitoring, quality assurance, technical assistance, training services and information management. Duties may also include providing a range of contract support services and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Construction Contracting Bureau Chief. job description

Civil Engineering Technician-Materials Lab

  • 54157010
  • Band: 2
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

If you are looking for a job offering career advancement with a high school degree, MDT is recruiting for a technician position. 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. 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. Prepares samples for testing based on the type of material and procedures outlined in the manual. Conducts a wide variety of specialized testing procedures on materials to specifications at preconstruction and construction sites; sets up trailer and other site equipment, maintains and repairs equipment to ensure safety, accurate results, proper operation, cost containment and extended life. Performs other related work as assigned. job description

Civil Engineering Technician-Lab

The Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a Civil Engineering Technician in the Billings Materials Lab. 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. Internal candidates will be given preference. job description

Mechanic Machinist

  • 54166411
  • Band: BC12
  • Great Falls
  • September 13, 2019

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a Mechanic Machinists in Great Falls. 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. job description

Right Of Way Specialist - Real Estate Services Section

This position serves as a Right of Way Agent in the Real Estate Services Section (RESS) for the MDT Right of Way (ROW) Bureau. The job's overall purpose is the managing and sale of the Department's excess land. It also includes performing appraisals, negotiations, relocations, and other duties as assigned to assist in the management of the Departmentís property. The position reports to the Section Supervisor. job description

PR Contract Manager - Engineering Division

This position is a contract and program manager for the Construction Program. The position is responsible for managing the progress of contracted public involvement activities involving the Engineering Division and contracted public involvement activities on construction projects. The position is responsible for managing, coordinating, and documenting all public involvement activities. This position will coordinate with the MDT Public Involvement Officer, from project assignment to contract award including selecting consultants, negotiating contracts, developing contract budget, administering contracts, directing consultantsí work, project risk assessments, working with stakeholders and MDT staff to ensure that MDT requirements are met. Projects assigned are diverse and complex. The position is responsible for management of multiple concurrent projects and consulting firms simultaneously. job description

Civil Engineering Technician - Wolf Point

  • 54191988
  • Band: 2
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

MDT is currently recruiting for Civil Engineering Technician for our Wolf Point construction team. 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

Accountant

This position is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and reconciling the differences between department financial subsystems and SABHRS. Approve documents and financial transactions for the Collections Section. Review, recommend, and implement audit corrective action plans. This position participates in testing system changes, developing test plans and implementing new systems, enhancements, processes and procedures. job description

Maintenance Tech I - Sidney

  • 54179024
  • Band: BC7
  • Sidney
  • Open until filled

MDT is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Sidney. 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. Rental assistance program available in the Sidney area. job description

Maintenance Tech 1- Plentywood

  • 54187036
  • Band: BC7
  • Plentywood
  • Open until filled

MDT is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Plentywood. 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. job description

Maintenance Tech 1 - Broadus

  • 54189030
  • Band: BC7
  • Broadus
  • Open until filled

MDT is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Broadus. 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. job description

Maintenance Tech I - Colstrip

  • 54189042
  • Band: BC7
  • Colstrip
  • Open until filled

MDT is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Colstrip. 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. job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54176007
  • Band: BC7
  • Bozeman
  • Open until filled

Duties: Open Until Filled. Several openings for the Bozeman (Belgrade Satellite) Section. 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

Assistant Bridge Inspector

  • 54191968
  • Band: 5
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The Glendive District is recruiting for an Assistant District Bridge Inspector. This position is responsible for assisting the District Bridge Inspection Manager in directing and overseeing the bridge inspection program for the District. Duties include program planning and management; providing administrative and technical oversight, quality assurances, and bridge inspection expertise; assist in the management of the ongoing operations and activities of the work unit; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. job description

Mechanic/Machinist

  • 54166610
  • Band: BC12
  • Bozeman
  • Open until filled

Open Until Filled. The Mechanic/Machinist position in Bozeman 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

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