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Current MDT Openings

Hydraulics Civil Engineering Specialist

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 differing disciplines. Using and learning multiple software packages for analysis, hydraulic modeling, and computer aided design and detailing. Writing reports and memos to explain technical subjects, developing details, and reviewing plans for accuracy. job description

Traffic Signal Tech

The Traffic Signal Technologist is responsible for overseeing, coordinating, and performing a variety of traffic signal and roadway lighting, installation, analysis, maintenance, and repair activities. This involves troubleshooting a wide variety of diverse, complex equipment and interconnected systems. Use specialized diagnostic equipment to independently identify and resolve problems/issues. This position is also responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing MDT signal communication installation, expansion, and maintenance projects under direct and remote supervision. This position is part of a career ladder. The preferred location for this positionis Bozeman. The secondary locations that may be considered are Butte and Helena. Please attach a document to your application stating your location preference. job description

Administrator - Rail, Transit & Planning Division

This position serves as the Administrator of the Rail, Transit, & Planning Division of MDT, managing the agency planning, data and analysis, environmental services, grants, policy, programming, performance management, funding programs & functions through subordinate bureau chiefs and staff. The position leads and directs a broad range of multimodal planning, program, and policy functions that support MDTs efforts to plan for and manage Montanas multimodal transportation system and help officials select projects and provide information for short- and long-range construction and grant programs. The position is also the key policy advisor to the Director, and in support of Montanas Congressional Delegation, on national policy issues and strategy. In addition to managing the programs and budgets of the division, the position is a member of the agencys Executive Management Team, setting overall goals, priorities, and operating plans for and within MDT. The position reports to the Directors Office and is responsible for managerial oversight of approximately 90+ FTE within the Division. job description

Mechanic Machinist - 66507

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Mechanic Machinist in Shelby. 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. This position belongs to the CRAFTS Mechanic/Machinists bargaining unit. The successful candidate will receive more information about choices to join the union or not during the onboarding process. job description

Machinist/Mechanic

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a Mechanic in our Billings Equipment 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 Tech 1 - 77031

  • 54177031
  • Band:
  • Rogers Pass
  • Open until filled

The Great Falls Maintenance Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Rogers Pass. 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 Examiners Certificate (MEC). Applicants with a learners permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License. job description

Materials Lab Lead Worker

This position serves as a Materials Laboratory Lead Worker for the Physical Testing Section of the MDT Materials Bureau. The position is responsible for directing various materials testing processes to ensure the quality, consistency, and efficiency of materials lab operations, to ensure that materials comply with specifications, and to provide information and consultation for the development and application of materials; planning and conducting materials testing and analysis projects; and is lead worker of Materials Laboratory in the Physical Testing Section. job description

Seasonal Dispatcher

The shift available is 5 pm - 5:30 am on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). The season typically ends in March or April, depending on weather. The Seasonal Dispatch position provides the communication services required to provide public safety in transportation. This position works in the Transportation Management Center (TMC) and provides Maintenance Technicians, Maintenance Chiefs, Superintendents, other MDT staff, Federal agencies, National Weather Service, Disaster and Emergency Services, and law enforcement communications services. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on the needs of the TMC. Shifts are either 8, 10, or 12 hours long. Duties include road reporting, incident dispatching, Road Reporting System (RRS) operations and system maintenance. Dispatchers speak with MDT staff, MHP and other law enforcement agencies, the traveling public, tribal personnel, and other emergency services. At times this includes speaking with highly emotionally charged individuals. There are times of high stress levels and the Dispatcher must be able to remain calm under emotional emergency conditions. job description

Maintenance Tech 1 - 78257

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Harlem. 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 Examiners Certificate (MEC). Applicants with a learners permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License. job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Haugan

The Department of Transportation and Motor Carrier Services can offer you: Benefits, opportunity for career advancement, job stability, and the chance to live and work in Montana. The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Haugan, Montana. Duties: Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. 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

Civil Engineering Specialist - Design

This position serves as a CE Designer within the Butte District and is responsible for designing and developing construction plans and documents. The incumbent is expected to complete complex design work; extract necessary information from other design units within the Department; resolve technical issues and design conflicts; coordinate work with other designers, engineers and non-technical personnel involved on a project; maintain plans and documentation for historical reference. Knowledge of: Micro Station CADD and Road and Right of Way Bureau standards and policies Skilled in the use of: drafting tools, computers, printers and plotters. job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Wibaux

The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Wibaux, Montana. Duties: Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. 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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Coutts

Motor Carrier Services is advertising for a Motor Carrier Services Scale Officer to be located in Coutts, Montana.Duties: Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. 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

Mechanic / Machinist - Butte

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

MCS Scale Enforcement Officer Culbertson *

  • 54122154
  • Band:
  • Culbertson
  • Open until filled

The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Culbertson, Montana. Duties: Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. 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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Lima

The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Lima, Montana. Duties: Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. 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

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Butte *

The Motor Carrier Services is advertising to obtain a pool of applicants interested in becoming a Motor Carrier Services Officer in Butte, Montana. Duties: Enforces Federal and Montana Commercial & Agricultural Transportation Laws. 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

Temporary Maintenance Tech/Snow Plow Drivers *

  • 54197780
  • Band:
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Great Falls Division is recruiting for Temporary Maintenance Technicians (winter snowplow operators) in Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, Dutton, Sun River and Rogers Pass. These positions clean and maintain roadways, and will plow and sand roadways during snow events. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator and truck driver for winter highway maintenance activities. Operates a variety of heavy equipment. If you enjoy working outdoors and are looking for temporary employment, consider joining a team dedicated to the safety of the traveling public. job description

Accountant - Financial Contract

This position is the General Operations Financial Contact at MDT. This position ensures accounting treatment is recorded in accordance with GAAP, maintain accurate and reliable financial statements, establish and maintain internal controls, conduct financial monitoring to ensure cost efficiency and compliance within the Departments accounting, budgeting and fiscal bureaus. Ensures state compliance with complex federal regulations and establishes goals, objectives and priorities for all accounting functions. Provides technical assistance to division financial contacts, budget analysts, and project management to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures. This position is part of a career ladder which provides opportunities for advancement job description

Civil Engineering Lab Technician - Missoula Materials Lab

  • 54151910
  • Band:
  • Missoula
  • Open until filled

This position serves as a Civil Engineering Lab Technician in the Missoula Materials Lab 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. This position requires working with soils, wet concrete, and hot plant mix both in the materials lab and on Highway construction projects in the summer and winter. The materials lab focuses on obtaining and performing lab tests to determine the quality of materials used in construction projects using AASHTO and ASTM test methods. You must review SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist

  • 54181988
  • Band:
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Civil Engineering Specialist in the Glasgow and Miles City area. A position may be available in Glendive or Wolf Point. These positions serve as an entry-level civil engineer within the assigned District and is responsible for conducting and coordinating engineering analyses of various project components, overseeing design processes, and providing consultation and technical assistance on construction projects to ensure compliance with engineering standards, Department requirements, and contract specifications. We encourage current college students who will graduate in December 2020 to apply. Employees in this position will be required to work in an office and outdoors settings. This and may require you to work in all climatic conditions on outdoor assignments. job description

Payroll Specialist - Temporary

This is a Temporary position. Hours are expected to be less than 20 hours per week, Monday - Friday between 8 am - 5 pm. The Payroll Specialist position is responsible for providing accurate and concise information to employees, supervisors and human resources in order 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. Assist with a wide variety of other questions or issues that arise during the new hire phase, bi-weekly payroll cycle, and employment status changes. Reports directly to the Payroll Supervisor and does not supervise others. job description

Bituminous Material Specialist

This position is responsible for the oversight of the Departments Bituminous Materials Program. Major duties include managing the Profiler Calibration program, coordination and oversight of bituminous materials and mix design testing protocols, project review, and aiding HQ, District, and Construction personnel in all matters related to bituminous materials and construction practices. This position is also responsible for conducting professional bituminous engineering research and analysis and developing processes to implement new technologies, materials, and construction practices into the program. job description

Welder Mechanic/Machinist

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

Accountant Aeronautics

This position serves as the Accountant for the Aeronautics Division. The position is responsible for establishing and implementing Division accounting controls, managing project and grant financial data, and managing budgets. This position makes decisions and resolves problems related to the reliability and compliance of financial reporting, fiscal allocations, transaction processing, and fund reconciliation. Makes decisions regarding the compliance and accuracy of all Division accounting data, which directly affects the overall compliance of the Division with various grant, state, and federal stipulations. Provides logistical and staff support for the Montana Aeronautics Board; may act as the Coordinator for the annual Montana Aviation Conference; and may periodically provide support for aviation search and rescue missions. This position may need to travel on occasion by automobile and in the Division's single engine aircraft. The position is supervised by the Division Administrator, with the Accounting Controls Bureau Chief responsible for the technical aspects of the position that must comply with internal processes and meet state and federal financial requirements. This position has a career ladder providing growth opportunities. job description

Maintenance Tech I - 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

Service Combination B

  • 54166064
  • Band:
  • Lewistown
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a Service Combination B position for the Equipment Shop in Lewistown. The position will have the hours of 6:00AM-2:30PM. The Service Combination B 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. This position is being re-posted on December 4, 2020. The position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed every two weeks starting on December 18, 2020. job description

Maintenance Tech/Snow Plow Driver

  • 54189780
  • Band:
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

MDT is looking for temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance In Culbertson, Plentywood and Opheim. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Successful applicant must live or relocate within 30 road miles of the work section headquarters. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. job description

Civil Engineering Technician 1

  • 54191988
  • Band:
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for Civil Engineering Technicians for our construction teams in Glendive, Wolf Point, Glasgow, and Miles City areas. This position serves as a 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. Varied Shifts - Typically 40-hour work weeks will be offered. Overtime may be available. This position involves travel as the majority of the work is performed at construction sites. job description

Machinist/Mechanic (MDT) *

  • 54166705
  • Band:
  • Missoula
  • Open until filled

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. You must review the application in SOMRS for full application instructions. Contact Brenna Love at 406.214.2945 with any questions. job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54176001
  • Band:
  • 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 job description

Maintenance Technician I

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technicians in Chester. 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. job description

Temp Maintenance Tech / Winter Snowplow

  • 54197380
  • Band:
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

MDT Missoula Division is looking for temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. You must review listing in SOMRS for location and full application instructions. Contact Brenna Love with any questions. job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech - Opheim

MDT is looking for temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance In Opheim. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Successful applicant must live or relocate within 30 road miles of the work section headquarters. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. job description

Maintenance Technician Bozeman

  • 54176042
  • Band: BC8
  • Bozeman
  • Open until filled

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. job description job description

Temp Maintenance Tech / Winter Snowplow

  • 54197481
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

MDT Kalispell Division is looking for temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. You must review listing in SOMRS for locations and full application instructions. Contact Brenna Love at blove@mt.gov with any questions. 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

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