Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current Openings

Temporary Administrative Clerk

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. detailed job description

Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer *

  • 54122020
  • Band: 5
  • Culbertson
  • December 19, 2014

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 click here: Spotlight on Motor Carrier Services (MCS) in Montana - YouTube detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54197780
  • Band: BC7
  • Fort Benton
  • Open until filled

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a temporary Maintenance Technician (winter snowplow operator) in Fort Benton. This position cleans and maintains roadways, and depending on weather, will plow and sand roadways during snow events. If you are looking for temporary employment consider joining a team dedicated to the safety of the traveling public. This is a 4-hour shift/20 hours per week position. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54198820
  • Band: BC7
  • Lodge Grass
  • November 11, 2014

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 Technicians - Snowplow Drivers

  • 54197681
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • November 12, 2014

The Bozeman Division is recruiting for Temporary Maintenance Techs (winter storm snowplow operators). If you are looking for temporary employment this winter, consider joining a team dedicated to the safety of the traveling public. Offer of employment is contingent upon undergoing a pre-employment testing for controlled substances and a clear driving record. These positions are located in the following areas: Bozeman, Duck Creek, Three Forks and Townsend for the CRAFTS Union and White Sulphur Springs for the AFSCME Union. detailed job description

Aquatic Mitigation Engineer

This position serves as the Aquatic Mitigation Engineer for the Aquatic Mitigation Program in the Environmental Services Bureau. The position performs a variety of duties related to mitigation project analysis, design and development, project implementation and oversight, maintaining mitigation ledgers, and various other duties as required. The incumbent is expected to integrate and apply engineering, hydrological, geo-technical, environmental, water quality, water rights, water law and legal/compliance issues within the multidisciplinary scope and functions of the position. The position reports to the Resources Section Supervisor. detailed job description

Financial Specialist

This position serves as a Financial Specialist for the Right of Way Bureau and is responsible for analyzing right of way project documentation, developing total and individual cost projections, and coordination with Legal, Fiscal Programming, and management staff to establish funding strategies. The position also provides quality assurances for right of way funding requests, authorizations, and related documentation; monitors the status of projects to accommodate funding deviations and overruns; and manages program databases to ensure accurate and complete project records and reporting. The position reports to the Right of Way Bureau Chief. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

Duties:Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance. Operates a variety of heavy equipment, including trucks to perform regular maintenance activities such as ditch cleaning, patching, overlays, fence repairs, lawn mowing and material or equipment transportation. In the winter, loads sanding material and does snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall functional operation of machines including preoperational checking, scheduled servicing, adding fluids, changing pins, cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician *

  • 54198780
  • Band: 7
  • multiple locations
  • November 7, 2014

Duties:Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance. Operates a variety of heavy equipment, including trucks to perform regular maintenance activities such as ditch cleaning, patching, overlays, fence repairs, lawn mowing and material or equipment transportation. In the winter, loads sanding material and does snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall functional operation of machines including preoperational checking, scheduled servicing, adding fluids, changing pins, cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Temporary Administrative Clerk

  • 54197341
  • Band: 2
  • Glendive
  • November 8, 2014

Duties:Obtains, recaps and reports road conditions in the District for public information using knowledge of highway route numbers, road reporting procedures and terminology. Requires an ability to summarize and condense reports into a useable and understandable format for the public. Requires skill in the use of a two-way radio, computer, multi-line telephone. detailed job description

Drafter

The employee in this position work with a design team within the Road Design Section. Duties consist primarily of preparing contract documents (plan sheets and cross sections) used for the construction of highway projects. Interprets engineering design calculations and design sketches in order to prepare plan sheets to provide specific design intent to MDT and contractor personnel. detailed job description

Internship - Library

Primary Project(s): The intern will be responsible for assisting with literature searches, helping to clean up the library catalog system, copying and creating records to add to our system , assisting with the management of our interlibrary loan program, contributing to the Summer Research Newsletter, making sure MDT research products are widely available online, and assisting with daily library operations. There may be additional intern-initiated projects, depending on the library-related interests of the intern. Daily work activities/Interns Role in project(s): Daily work activities include: copy cataloging of print materials; enhancing catalog records with tables of contents and summaries; shelf-reading; checking the collection for mis-shelved items; working on research guides; identifying useful resources that may be relevant for MDT Library patrons; assisting with finding literature needed by MDT employees. detailed job description

Internship - Information Services

Partnering with ISD team members, a summer intern will assist with hardware and software deployments and upgrades to the agency, application development, security, web development, and miscellaneous systems activities. A summer intern will experience the many different aspects of an Information Services Division within the realm of State Government. detailed job description

Internships MDT Engineering

  • 54138001
  • Band: 3
  • multiple locations
  • November 28, 2014

Engineering Interns perform work related to active construction projects or planning and design for future projects on Montana’s highways. Duties include but are not limited to inspecting, testing, sampling, surveying, GIS mapping, and monitoring contractor progress. Field Construction Interns will work on active jobs and assist in real-time problem solving. Pre-construction interns will contribute to the design of future highway jobs. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54187031
  • Band: BC7
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, 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; fence building or bridge repair. detailed job description

Mechanic-Machinist

  • 54166039
  • Band: BC12
  • Wolf Point
  • 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. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54190340
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Lewistown Maintenance Area is recruiting for Temporary Maintenance Technicians (winter storm snowplow operations) for the surrounding areas: •Lewistown - 2 positions-Minimum of 20 hours per week •Grass Range - 1 position- Minimum of 20 hours per week •Roundup - 1 position -Minimum of 20 hours per week •Stanford - 1 position- Minimum of 20 hours per week This position cleans and maintains roadways, and depending on weather will plow and sand roadways during snow events. detailed job description

Surveyor I, II, or III

  • 54192518
  • Band: multiple
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

BAND 4 - This position is an entry level surveyor ( Surveyor I) for the MDT. The position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. BAND 5 -This position is a journey level Surveyor (Surveyor II). The position is responsible for performing advanced technical and professional field survey work. BAND 6 -This position is a professional land surveyor (Surveyor III) for the MDT. responsible for planning and performing professional survey work. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician Materials Lab

  • 54157010
  • 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

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

Civil Engineering Technician

  • 54192418
  • Band: 3
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

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

District Land Surveyor

  • 54191898
  • Band: 6
  • Glendive
  • December 24, 2014

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. detailed job description

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