Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Aircraft Mechanic

Must develop work plans, service schedules, and maintenance operational strategies for division aircraft to ensure aircraft reliability and availability based on analysis of manufacturerís recommendations and FAA standards/guidelines, department requirements, and search and rescue resource management needs. Must establish and manage inventory acquisition to maintain aircraft. This position performs troubleshooting of aircraft systems, performs preventative maintenance and repairs and alterations on the divisionís aircraft to ensure safety, reliability, and compliance with applicable laws and policies. Ensures that contracted maintenance, repair, and inspections are performed according to FAA, manufacturer, and division requirements. Researches, develops, reviews, and recommends implementation strategies for new technology and advancements related to the divisionís aircraft that may affect air operations (e.g., new components or support equipment, maintenance methods and approaches to ensure aircraft readiness and reliability, etc.). This position must maintain formal documentation of any inspection, maintenance or servicing performed on aircraft to ensure compliance with regulations. detailed job description

Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector

This position performs motor carrier and HM Shipper (Hazardous Material Shippers) compliance reviews and safety audits in accordance with state and federal law including, commercial vehicle inspections, equipment checks and verification of driver documentation through random selection, by direct observation, and testing. This includes review of commercial motor carrier payroll, workerís compensation, employee drug testing, and other employment records; and examination of driver and carrier records for accurate entries. This position researches, analyzes, evaluates, and reinforces laws, regulations and policies to identify and avoid potential violations by motor carriers, vehicles, and drivers. This position builds enforcement cases for Motor Carrier Services (MCS) where indicated by carrier repeated non-compliance. detailed job description

Administrative Clerk-Temp (Road Reporter)

  • 54197336
  • Band: 2
  • Great Falls
  • Open until filled

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. May also be required to arrange, sort, and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answers multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required. Shift is Monday through Friday 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm as well as some holidays and fill-in shifts. detailed job description

Drill Operator

This position serves as a drill operator and conducts a variety of on-site drilling and sampling operations. Duties include operating specialized drilling equipment, gathering and preparing soil and rock samples, and maintaining and repairing drill machinery, equipment, tools, and vehicles. The position reports to the Drill Crew Chief and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197481
  • Band: BC7
  • Kalispell
  • October 7, 2016

MDT is looking for temporary snow plow 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 as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and remain focused and seated for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools and equipment. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. detailed job description

CE Technician - Radio Room

  • 54196133
  • Band: 2
  • Kalispell
  • October 6, 2016

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answer multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required.

Administrative Clerk- Radio Room *

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answer multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required.

Administrative Clerk- Radio Room

The Billings District is seeking an Administrative Clerk for our Radio Room. This position operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answer multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required. Shift: Graveyard: Saturday, Sunday, and Monday Midnight to 8:00am detailed job description

Temp Maintenace Technician *

  • 54100000
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 30, 2016

Position # is 54197580. Positions available in Whitehall, Twin Bridges, Dillon, Wisdom, Deer Lodge and Divide. 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. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54197337
  • Band: BC7
  • Ashland
  • October 4, 2016

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. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197380
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • October 4, 2016

MDT is looking for temporary snow plow 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 as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and remain focused and seated for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools and equipment. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Listed below are the sections and hours available: Missoula 40 Drummond 20 Evaro 20 Ravalli 20 Lolo South 20 Thompson Falls 20 detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Technician *

  • 54197580
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 30, 2016

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. Positions available in Helena, MacDonald Pass, and Boulder. detailed job description

Administrative Clerk - Temporary

  • 54197335
  • Band: 2
  • Bozeman
  • September 28, 2016

Operates two-way radio and answers all incoming calls to effectively gather information from Highway maintenance crews and compile a detailed road report November through April. This report is then entered into a computerized report. Creates script and records roadway information on recording device accessible to the public and news service. May also be required to arrange, sort and file materials; type labels, envelopes, headings, form letters; proofread forms, records, requests, etc.; performs basic arithmetic calculations, answers multi-line telephone, distribute information, operate simple office equipment; keypunch information into computer terminal; work independently; perform related work as required. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician *

  • 54190340
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • September 30, 2016

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. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician

  • 54191988
  • Band: 2
  • multiple locations
  • January 9, 2017

Glendive District Construction is recruiting for CE Technicians who will be responsible for applying various inspections, 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 assisting with staking and surveying logistics and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Specialist *

  • 54191928
  • Band: 5
  • Wolf Point
  • January 9, 2017

The Glendive Construction Division is recruiting for a CES in the Wolf Point office. This position is responsible for inspections of highway construction projects to ensure compliance with standards and specifications; analyzes and evaluates designs developed by other MDT personnel; explains engineering modifications to ensure quality, safety, compliance and cost effectiveness of preliminary designs; provides consultation to other engineering and design personnel and provides lead worker supervision. detailed job description

License Permit Technician

  • 54122004
  • Band: 3
  • Helena
  • September 30, 2016

Licensing and Permitting Technicians issue licensing and permitting credentials to the Motor Carrier Industry, in compliance with state and federal regulations. Licensing activities may include processing new applications as well as processing renewal applications. Processing permitting applications will include review of permit applications in relation to issuance of permits for permits to individuals and companies with oversize, over-weight and excess axle weights in relation to statutory regulations. Technicians are responsible for account management, registration, certification, application and permitting processing activities. This position involves substantial customer service activity and communication/customer focus skills are essential. detailed job description

Bridge Conditions and Operations Engineer

  • 54150059
  • Band: 7
  • Helena
  • September 30, 2016

This position is a statewide technical lead for bridge condition, deterioration, serviceability, load rating, and condition inspection. It is an expert in one or more major types of bridges such as steel girders, trusses, timber, prestressed concrete, or others. This expertise and other engineering knowledge is used to provide leadership to the statewide bridge condition inspection program (NBIS). This position also administers the NBIS Quality Assurance (QA) program, coordinates bridge operations with Motor Carrier Services, and assists with the bridge maintenance and scour program. This position travels statewide approximately 20% of the time, to work with inspectors and review bridge inspections and repairs. detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Manager

  • 54191958
  • Band: 6
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

Glendive District is recruiting a District Bridge Inspection Manager who will direct and oversees bridge inspection and analysis projects throughout the District. Duties include project planning and management; providing administrative and technical oversight, quality assurances, and engineering expertise; managing the ongoing operations and activities of the work unit; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The District Bridge Inspection Manager reports to the District Construction Engineer and directly supervises a variable number of permanent and seasonal staff. detailed job description

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