Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current Openings

Commercial Vehicle Safety Specialist

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, worker’s 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. When assigned to a case, this position is solely responsible for all aspects of the commercial carrier’s appraisal, including: required paperwork documenting the review, audit findings, and recommendations for corrective action including training or legal actions. This position must understand and track written and oral information, apply analytical methods, detect violations of state and federal laws and regulations from various written and computer file sources, and develop and organize concise detailed case reports. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Technician *

  • 54195634
  • Band: 2
  • Great Falls
  • April 29, 2014

The Great Falls District Materials Lab is recruiting for two temporary Civil Engineering Technician in Great Falls. These positions will assist with sampling and testing construction materials. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Technician

The Great Falls District Materials Lab is recruiting for a temporary Civil Engineering Technician in Havre. This position will assist with sampling and testing construction materials. detailed job description

Roadway Data Collector

This position will support the Traffic Data Collection and Analysis Section’s (TDCA) traffic count program by conducting short-term traffic counts to monitor and record traffic volumes, flows, and characteristics on roadways throughout the state. Work will involve placing portable traffic counter alongside the roadway and securing pneumatic hoses across the roadway surface in compliance with TDCA data collection and MDT safety procedures. There will be extensive travel around the state to collect this data. Work will involve installing portable traffic counting machines on roadways at pre-determined locations and securing pneumatic hoses to the roadway using a 3 lb. hammer. This position will last from approximately May-October and will be based out of the Kalispell area. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Tech *

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

Temporary Materials Lab Technician

  • 54157005
  • Band: 2
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

This position serves as a Civil Engineering Technician 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. 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. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician

Responsible for coordinating and conducting various highway construction inspection, sampling and testing materials to ensure compliance with standards and specifications. Conducts staking and survey procedures. Additional overtime hours and travel may be required during the construction season. A vehicle is provided to travel to the job site. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Specialists in Helena and Cut Bank

  • 54191258
  • Band: 5
  • multiple locations
  • April 18, 2014

The Great Falls District is recruiting for Civil Engineering Specialists in Helena and Cut Bank. If you are looking for a new career opportunity, this may be the job for you. Apply now! detailed job description

Mechanic-Machinist

  • 54166057
  • Band: BC12
  • Miles City
  • Open until filled

This position performs a variety of work including: 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. detailed job description

Aerial Remote Sensing Data Acquisition Specialist

This position serves as the Aerial Remote Sensing Data Acquisition Specialist/Aerial Sensor Operator and as the sole employee of the Air Photo Unit, is accountable for all its functions. Duties include: developing air photo/airborne remote sensing program standards, methods and procedures; determining project timelines, approaches and estimated costs; planning, prioritizing and scheduling projects; providing budgeting information to agency management; and evaluating program methods and procedures for the purpose of ensuring quality control. The position is responsible for air photo/airborne remote sensing data acquisition, determining the scope of project assignments, scheduling projects, planning and conducting flight missions, and operating aerial sensors to obtain quality, cost effective remote sensing data for the MDT. The work also involves the operation and oversight of the department's aerial photo laboratory, processing film, manipulating and making prints from digital imagery, testing and calibrating specialized photo equipment, purchasing equipment and supplies, incorporating graphic art components into special assignments, developing and maintaining photo archive and retrieval systems, and conducting a variety of specialized public assistance work on behalf of the department. detailed job description

Materials Lab Inspection Aide

This position is responsible for performing routine testing procedures on materials used in highway and bridge construction to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and for assisting Materials Lab Technicians with aspects of more complex testing procedures (i.e., preparing samples, setting up tests, calibrating equipment, etc.). This work involves the application of technical testing methods and procedures which vary dependent upon the type of material tested. detailed job description

Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer *

  • 54122039
  • Band: 4
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

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 detailed job description

Motor Carrier Enforcement BEG Patrol Officer

  • 54122098
  • Band: 4
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

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. detailed job description

Computer Systems Analyst *

Perform both systems analysis and design and programming tasks individually or as a member of a project team in support of day-to-day operations. Adapt current systems analysis and design methodologies from computer science including methods of business process analysis to effectively determine the requirements for a new system or the changes to be made to an existing system. Document and translate requirements into computer code. Write and test necessary programs. Train users and assess user satisfaction with the completed project. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Aide

  • 54195943
  • Band: 2
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

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. The position is also responsible for assisting with staking and surveying logistics and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. detailed job description

Temporary 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

Maintenance Crew Leader

  • 54179043
  • 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. Assumes the Field Maintenance Supervisor position on an as needed basis and performs all related work with this position. detailed job description

District Land Surveyor

  • 54191898
  • Band: 6
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The District Survey Manager is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS) for the MDT. This position serves as the District's technical authority responsible for directing and overseeing District land survey operations and activities. The position plans and manages District land survey projects; implements survey procedures and technology at the District level; directs and monitors survey projects; oversees District survey program operations (e.g. supplies, contracts, etc.); and provides technical expertise and consultation. The position reports to the District Preconstruction Engineer and is under the technical oversight of the Helena Photogrammetry & Survey Section. This position provides in-line supervision to District Survey Unit staff and provides technical oversight to other District survey crews. The District Survey Manager is in responsible charge of all district survey work being performed under their PLS license. detailed job description

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