Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Machinist/Mechanic - Miles City #66058

  • 54166058
  • Band:
  • Miles City
  • Open until filled

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting for a Mechanic/Machinist in the Miles City Mechanic 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

Machinist/Mechanic - Kalispell #66807

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. Current Kalispell Division AFSCME employees will be given preference. job description

Machinist/Mechanic - Libby #66806

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

Alternative Contracting Engineer

This position is one of two Alternative Contracting Engineers in the Alternative Contracting Section of the Engineering Construction Contracting Bureau. The position is responsible for developing and maintaining the statewide Alternative Contracting Programs including Design Build (DB), Construction Manager/ General Contractor (CMGC), Job Order Contracting (JOC), and developing and maintaining new alternative contracting methods; developing and managing alternative contracting procedures including incentive/disincentives, lane rental, A+B, best value selection, etc.; and developing and managing the Departments contractor prequalification program. This position serves as the Departments lead in developing and maintaining Alternative Contracting and overseeing its successful implementation on MDT projects statewide. The position reports to the Alternative Contracting Section Supervisor (position 80023) and does not directly supervise others. job description

Maintenance Tech #79006 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. 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

Administrative Assistant #57209

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a full time Administrative Support Specialist in the Glendive District office. 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 and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. job description

Maintenance Tech Scobey #87034

The Department of Transportation is recruiting for maintenance technician position in Scobey. 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 #32221 - Culbertson

  • 54132221
  • Band:
  • Culbertson
  • Open until filled

The Department of Transportation is recruiting for a maintenance technician position in Culbertson. 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

Financial Specialist

These positions serve as a financial specialist for the engineering division and coordinates with other Department sections and technical workgroups to ensure consistent and cohesive application of complex theories, methods, tools, and technologies as they relate to the financial functions of the division. job description

Surveyor #91948

  • 54191948
  • Band:
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The Glendive District is recruiting for a surveyor. This position is an entry level surveyor for the MDT. The position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. Examples of duties include: making measurements, collecting and recording survey data, operating survey equipment, setting stakes/monuments, researching records, recovering survey evidence, making rudimentary survey calculations, drafting at an entry level, maintaining survey equipment and sustaining an inventory of survey supplies. job description

MCS Scale Officer

Motor Carrier Services is advertising for a Motor Carrier Services Scale 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. To learn more about Motor Carrier Services Enforcement Officers search here:Spotlight on Motor Carrier Services (MCS) in Montana - YouTube job description

Motor Fuels Auditor

The Motor Fuel Auditor I performs IFTA and IRP compliance audits and progressively performs more complex audits under the guidance of Motor Fuel Audit Group Manager for career advancement. Applies analytical skills and develops solutions based on the financial and internal controls of the auditee. Work involves conducting tax and fee compliance audit projects; preparing summary analysis of audit findings; and preparing audit workpapers to show conclusions reached. This position travels 30% of the time to conduct in-state audits. Travel involves both day trips and over-night trips. *Applicant review meeting will occur on 7/21/2021. 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 Tech 1-Broadus #89030

The Department of Transportation is recruiting for a maintenance technician in Broadus. 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

Environmental Science Specialist

This position serves as the Departments technical authority in solid and hazardous waste management, analysis and remediation, and regulatory compliance related to all preconstruction, construction and maintenance projects as well as managing environmental compliance-related issues for MDT maintenance facilities. The position is responsible for developing, planning and implementing technical research, initial site assessments, intrusive site investigations, remediation of solid and hazardous waste, administration of contracted services, technical assistance and training, and performing a variety of other complex and technical duties. This position also provides oversight and management of the performance of contractors and consultants who perform a wide variety of tasks for the Department, including solid & hazardous waste assessment and remediation, groundwater quality testing and monitoring, traffic noise evaluations and which include a review of reports for a variety of the work assignments. job description

Maintenance Tech 1- Terry 89013 *

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for two Maintenance Technicians in the Terry 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

Mainteannce Technician - Bozeman

Several, permanent, full time openings for the Bozeman Section. Open Until Filled. Applicants will be reviewed weekly. Duties: 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

Machinist/Mechanic

  • 54166046
  • Band:
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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