Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Right of Way Agent

The Butte District is recruiting for a Right of Way Agent. This position is responsible for assisting other agents with property appraisals and negotiations to arrive at fair compensation for Department property acquisitions. This includes researching property information, conducting site inspections, conducting simple waiver valuations, and related duties. The position is expected to perform these support functions while gaining a progressively responsible knowledge of appraisal and negotiation processes, standards, and requirements. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager and does not directly supervise others. detailed job description

Mechanic/Machinist

  • 54166069
  • Band: BC12
  • Lewistown
  • June 6, 2018

Montana Department of Transportation in the Lewistown Division is recruiting for a 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. Preference will be given to Internal AFSCME candidates. Successful applicant will be required to join the AFSCME union. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Technician *

  • 54195522
  • Band: 2
  • multiple locations
  • June 7, 2018

The Great Falls District is recruiting for Temporary Civil Engineering Technicians in Great Falls and Conrad. These positions are responsible for applying various inspection, sampling and testing procedures to verify construction projects features and materials conform with standard specs, Department requirements and contract agreements. This position is also responsible for assisting with staking and survey logistics and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

  • 54122095
  • Band: 5
  • Billings
  • 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. detailed job description

Administrative Assistant

Montana Department of Transportation in the Billings District is currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant. This position serves as an Administrative Support Specialist within the designated District or Area 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 or the Area Administrative Assistant and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. detailed job description

Bridge Conditions and Operations Engineer

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

Right of Way Technician - Glendive

The Glendive District is recruiting for a Right of Way Agent. This position is responsible for assisting other agents with property appraisals and negotiations to arrive at fair compensation for Department property acquisitions. This includes researching property information, conducting site inspections, conducting simple waiver valuations, and related duties. The position is expected to perform these support functions while gaining a progressively responsible knowledge of appraisal and negotiation processes, standards, and requirements. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager and does not directly supervise others. This position is covered by a career ladder. The successful applicant will be placed in the career ladder based on their education and experience. If the successful applicant is hired at the entry level without R/W experience, MDT will provide training specific for advancement in the ladder. detailed job description

Service/Combination A

Service trucks, cars and equipment; pumps gas; washes vehicles; cleans engines; repair and changes auto tires; mechanically balances tires; replaces belts, hoses, batteries, filters and other parts. Receives delivered stock. Picks up and delivers parts when necessary. Replaces light bulbs in-building; cleans shop area and may do general janitorial work in-building. May be assigned radio dispatcher responsibilities and be required to relay messages to fellow workers or law enforcement agencies as directed. May be required to perform routine highway maintenance work in case of emergencies. Responsible for keeping records on fueling and lubrication of equipment. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Service Combination B

Helps repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, automotive equipment and construction equipment (both diesel and gasoline); helps dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments; helps repair and replace defective parts; repairs and replaces tires on vehicles and equipment; lubricates and cleans parts; performs some minor repairs without supervision; may keep job records of time and materials. May service equipment and may maintain service records of auto, truck and equipment fleet for preventive maintenance program. May be required to perform routine highway maintenance work in case of emergencies. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Project Management Supervisor

Working in a multi-project environment, this position manages the project management team who organize, direct, review, and approve the work of others in the performance of project delivery; assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, develop schedules to ensure timely completion, and coordinate staffing needs with functional area managers. In addition to management duties, this position leads and directs multiple projects concurrently or directs a single large, critical project by applying project management principles, methodologies, and practices identified in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). This position reports to the Business Operations Bureau Chief and directly and indirectly supervises a combination of up to 10 project managers, business analysts, and professional consultants. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Specialist - Pavement Management

The Civil Engineering Specialist performs advanced professional engineering work in the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of complex data and development of pavement performance models using advanced mathematical and statistical methods. Specifically, the CE Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating, producing, and analyzing condition data, performance models, and computer software that are used to annually report the engineering and economic effect of current and forecasted pavement condition. This includes analyzing and reporting the effect of various programming strategies on the Construction and Maintenance Improvement Programs. The CE Specialist reports to the Pavement Management Engineer. detailed job description

Motor Fuel Auditor I *

The Motor Fuel Auditor I is an entry level position that conducts basic Audit work. Task requirements include: managing the steps of an audit program; ensuring appropriate audit standards are followed; addressing problems associated with audit steps; communicating effectively with auditee and supervisor; dealing with issues in a straightforward manner; and knowing when to ask for assistance. The Motor Fuel Auditor I conduct routine IFTA and IRP compliance audits and progressively performs more complex audits under the guidance of the Motor Fuel Audit Group Manager for career advancement. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

  • 54122156
  • Band: 5
  • Coutts
  • 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. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

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. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

  • 54122155
  • Band: 5
  • 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. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Haugan

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. detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator

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

The District Bridge Inspection Coordinator directs 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 Coordinator reports to the District Construction Engineer and directly supervises a variable number of permanent and seasonal staff. This position is a District Construction position located in Glendive. Alternative primary office location within the Glendive District may be considered. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54187020
  • Band: BC7
  • Plentywood
  • 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 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

Maintenance Crew Leader

  • 54179046
  • Band: BC12
  • Richey
  • Open until filled

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator, and truck driver in conjunction with supervisory duties as a crew leader while coordinating special maintenance projects 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. Knowledge and understanding of the union contracts and environmental procedures. A working knowledge of the MUTCD, standard drawings and traffic control operations. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and striping projects. Plans and assigns on-site work procedures and instructs and monitors employees equipment operations and maintenance procedures; performs field inspections of utility and approach installations and monitors encroachments; inspects section to assess needs and informs supervisor of additional material, manpower or equipment needs; informs supervisor of any unusual problems; completes, analyzes and makes adjustments to maintenance management reports; computer knowledge to utilize the Remote Weather information sites, MMS, and e-mail. Assumes the Field Maintenance Supervisor A position on an as needed basis and performs all related work with this position. This position will be assigned to a remote section site (satellite) in Richey within the Circle section working independently and being removed from the day-to-day operations of the section headquarters. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

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