Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation


Current MDT Openings

Human Resource Specialist

Montana Department of transportation is hiring two HR Specialists, one to support Information Services Division, Civil Rights, Legal and the Directors Office and the other HR Specialist will support the Engineering Division. Provides professional human resource consulting, training, and technical assistance to Division managers, supervisors, and staff. Advises management on personnel issues, policies and procedures, contract interpretation, discipline, performance management, recruitment and selection, and workforce development. Serves as the primary personnel resource for the Division(s). Interprets and applies personnel policies, rules, and laws to advise managers, supervisors, and employees on personnel management (e.g., policy, performance management and administering employee and labor relations) to ensure effective and compliant management of district human resources. Reports directly to the Human Resources Division Administrator and does not supervise others. detailed job description

Paralegal Legal Assistant

This position performs paralegal assistant functions for the agency in the areas of legal research, discovery, investigation, legislative bill drafting, administrative rule preparation, data analysis and preparation of evidence for presentation to other counsel and triers of fact The position reports to the Chief Counsel (#12001) and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. detailed job description


  • 54166039
  • Band: BC12
  • Wolf Point
  • Open until filled

The Mechanic/Machinist position in Wolf Point/Glasgow 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. detailed job description

Equal Opportunity Specialist

This position has Civil Rights program responsibility for day-to-day management of three main areas for both MDT employees and the general public as it relates to funding or projects from MDT: (1) ensuring compliance with civil rights policies, laws, and regulations, (2) preparing and providing training on civil rights requirements; and (3) conduct investigations or voluntary resolutions. detailed job description

Temporary Civil Engineering Technician Butte/Bozeman *

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. Education and experience in engineering and/or construction is desirable but not required. Candidates with previous MDT field experience will be given preference. Knowledge of basic math, computer and programmable calculator required. A valid Montana drivers license is required and Driver's record will be verified. Driver's Records Check: Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant's permanent driving records. Compliance with Montana Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy #3-0134, "Addendum to Rick Management and Tort Defense Division State Vehicle Use Policy" are a condition of employment Work Varied Shifts - Typically 40-hour work weeks will be offered but not guaranteed. Overtime may be available. detailed job description

Internship- Accounting

In conjunction with MDT accountants, the summer intern will perform the following duties: account reconciliation processes, cash flow processes, assist in financial reports, update procedures manuals, prepare daily FY15 budget control reports, assist with fiscal year end budget monitoring and overrun reports. All of these duties will have assistance from MDT accountants when needed. Intern can also expect to contribute to weekly staff meetings and reports. detailed job description

Internship- Civil Rights

The intern will rotate through each program in Civil Rights, which includes the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Americans with Disabilities Act Internal and External, Non-Discrimination and EEO, Contractor Compliance, On the Job Training, and Affirmative Action Programs. They will be reviewing State and Federal laws, Federal Guidance/Rules and MDT operations to develop program guides or manuals. The intern will also be reviewing information for each program and assisting with entering data into systems for reporting and analysis purposes. detailed job description

Internship- Environmental Science Specialist

Update Source Water Protection Plans for Public Water Supplies Conduct soil and ground water monitoring & sample collection Research and evaluate Waste Recycling program Provide Spill Prevention and Control Plan training Develop and implement wastewater sampling program Research and review various environmental laws and regulations Daily work activities/Interns Role in project(s): Assist project managers with additional work requiring soil and groundwater sampling on projects. Develop draft reports using Microsoft products (i.e. Word, Excel) Conduct research regarding various environmental contamination issues detailed job description

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