Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Administrative Assistant

  • 54157209
  • Band: 3
  • Glendive
  • February 22, 2016

This position serves as an Administrative Support Specialist within the Glendive District. 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. This position also provides a variety of other administrative support services as assigned. The position reports to the District Financial Officer and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. detailed job description

Senior Traffic Engineer

  • 54192598
  • Band: 6
  • Billings
  • Open until filled

This position is a Senior District Traffic Engineer (PE). The position is responsible for developing traffic engineering designs; managing traffic engineering projects; and conducting advanced traffic and traffic control device engineering studies to resolve safety problems or to enhance highway safety; and developing traffic engineering designs. The position provides advanced training, guidance, and technical assistance to engineers, district and field project personnel, consultants, and local governments on specialized traffic control design applications and practices, and exercises lead worker supervision over other engineers in the District. The position reports to the District Engineering Services Supervisor. detailed job description

Human Resources Generalist

The Montana Department of Transportation’s Human Resource Bureau is looking for an HR Generalist to join our talented team. The right person will have a passion for building partnerships by offering guidance, support and solutions to the Engineering Division. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Specialist

  • 54132028
  • Band: 6
  • Bozeman
  • February 23, 2016

This position is located at the MDT/MSU Design Unit, which is a cooperative educational center administered by the Montana Department of Transportation and located at Montana State University, Bozeman. This position participates in design and preparation of the road plans package, which is the major part of the development of all highways projects in the Department of Transportation. Compiling the road plans package entails the proposal and evaluation of alternatives, computation of geometric data, estimating of the plan quantities, assembly of the plan sheets, and writing of specifications needed to build highways on the Secondary, Primary, and Interstate Highway Systems of the State of Montana. detailed job description

Motor Fuels Auditor

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 conducts 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

Temporary-Materials 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. The position will work in various sections in the Bureau as workload demands change. The position reports to the Lab Supervisor and Lab Technician (lead worker) and does not supervise others. detailed job description

Internship Mechanic/ Machinist MDT Lewistown

  • 54138017
  • Band: 1
  • Lewistown
  • February 26, 2016

One intern will be hired from this posting and will work at the MDT Lewistown Equipment Shop. Intern may travel. Intern must have a valid driver's license. The work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer. Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave. The intern will primarily be assisting the mechanics in the shop and the welder performing 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 •Clean, inspect, and determine 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

Temporary Civil Engineering Technician *

  • 54196133
  • Band: 2
  • Missoula
  • Open until filled

This position is an Engineering Project Aide responsible for basic survey, inspection and office work related to highway and bridge construction projects. Duties include routine staking and surveying; basic inspection and materials sampling/testing; assisting with location survey work by performing basic survey support; construction staking and surveying; and a variety of clerical and administrative tasks in support of construction activities. The position reports to a higher-level Engineering Project Technician (a Crew Chief or lead worker), and does not supervise others. detailed job description

Internship Mechanic/ Machinist MDT Billings

  • 54138008
  • Band: 1
  • Billings
  • February 26, 2016

One intern will be hired from this posting and will work at the MDT Billings Equipment Shop. Intern must have a valid driver's license. The work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer. Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave. The intern will primarily be assisting the mechanics in the shop and the welder performing 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 •Clean, inspect, and determine 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

Internship Welder/ Fabricator MDT Kalispell

  • 54138028
  • Band: 1
  • Kalispell
  • February 12, 2016

The intern will be primarily repairing MDT sanders and snowplows. They will also be fabricating new projects that the equipment shop may encounter. Work activities will include cutting, welding and designing new builds. The intern will be working with their shop mentors when designing new builds. He or she will be expected to take the lead on repairs after they get an understanding of the work that needs to be completed. The intern will be working primarily in the Kalispell welding/fabrication shop. Intern may also be working in some outlying sections to repair plows and sanders on site. detailed job description

Budget Analyst

This position is a mid level budget analyst for the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT). Duties include conducting financial and program analyses for multiple programs within the Department; financial reporting; developing and implementing fiscal policies and systems; conducting research and providing professional fiscal assistance to other fiscal officers and accounting staff; and developing, implementing, and monitoring budgets for all assigned programs. The position reports to the Budget Section Supervisor, and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Tech - Materials Lab

  • 54157050
  • Band: 2
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

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. Apply today. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician *

  • 54191988
  • Band: 2
  • multiple locations
  • 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 ou detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197380
  • Band: BC7
  • Seeley Lake
  • 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 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 Tech I

  • 54197381
  • Band: BC7
  • Lost Trail
  • 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 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

Mechanic/Machinist

  • 54166039
  • Band: BC12
  • Glasgow
  • Open until filled

The Glendive District is recruiting for a Mechanic position to work in the Glasgow or Wolf Point shop. This position will perform 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, stay abreast of technology changes and design/repair practices relative to State fleet vehicles and equipment. Please indicate which location you are interested in. detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Technician I *

  • 54197681
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • 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 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

Assistant Bridge Inspector Manager

  • 54191968
  • Band: 5
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

The Glendive District is recruiting an Assistant District Bridge Inspection Manager. This position is responsible for assisting the District Bridge Inspection Manager in directing and overseeing bridge inspection and analysis projects throughout the District. Duties include project planning and management; providing administrative and technical oversight, quality assurances, and engineering expertise; assist in the management of the ongoing operations and activities of the work unit; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. detailed job description

Surveyor

  • 54191948
  • Band: 4
  • Glendive
  • Open until filled

This position is an entry level surveyor for MDT. The position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. Example duties include: making measurements, collecting and recording survey data, operating survey equipment, setting stakes/monuments, researching records, recovering survey evidence, making rudimentary survey calculations, drafting at an entry level, maintaining survey equipment and sustaining an inventory of survey supplies. The position reports directly to the Land Survey Manager or District Land Survey Manager. detailed job description

Mechanic/Machinist

  • 54166058
  • Band: BC12
  • Miles City
  • Open until filled

The Miles City Maintenance Division is recruiting for a Mechanic /Machinist in Miles City. 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. detailed job description

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