Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197380
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • January 27, 2017

MDT is looking for temporary snow plow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Hours vary between 20-40 hours per week depending on weather and the needs of the section. Shifts are either 4 hours or 8 hours and range from 4am-11:30pm. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends as needed. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and remain focused and seated for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools and equipment. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician / Materials Lab Position

  • 54152011
  • Band: multiple
  • Kalispell
  • January 24, 2017

This position requires working with soils, wet concrete and hot plant mix both in the materials lab and on Highway construction projects in the summer and winter. The materials lab focuses on obtaining and performing lab tests to determine the quality of materials used in construction projects using AASHTO and ASTM test methods. Skill in intermediate math is essential in conjunction with data entry into computer programs. Familiarity with electronic scanning, email, excel, work or other computer programs will also be essential skills to learn as well as keeping a diary of each day's work. This position sometimes requires being away from home, overnight, often for multiple days and working more than 8 hours in a day especially in the summer months. It requires safe repeated lifting and carrying objects up to 70 pounds. The successful applicant will be interacting and working with a multitude of people form different MDT crews, different MDT divisions, construction contractors, and the public. Applicant must be able to quickly develop good working relationships and successfully deal with rapidly changing schedules and priorities. detailed job description

Intern MDT Materials System Operation

This is a summer internship position for the Montana Department of Transportation Materials Bureau. We are seeking a student is currently enrolled in a College, University, or Tech School. If applicant is not currently enrolled in a College, University or Tech School the application will not be considered for a position unless the applicant is within six months of their graduation date. The successful intern will be located in the Physical Testing and Inspection Operation Sections of the Montana Department of Transportation Materials Lab at the Helena Headquarters office. Typically interns start their internship in mid-May and end in mid-August. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Tech I *

  • 54197780
  • Band: 7
  • multiple locations
  • January 20, 2017

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a temporary Maintenance Technician (winter snowplow operators) in Great Falls, Fort Benton, and Wolf Creek. 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. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54178259
  • Band: 7
  • Big Sandy
  • January 20, 2017

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Section Person in Big Sandy. If you are looking for a new, challenging career opportunity this may be the job for you. detailed job description

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54189006
  • Band: BC7
  • Forsyth
  • January 19, 2017

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. 20 hours per week. detailed job description

Maintenance Technician

  • 54179012
  • Band: BC7
  • Circle
  • January 18, 2017

The Wolf Point Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Circle. The 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, and in winter, loads sanding material and does snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall functional operation of machines including preoperational checks, scheduled servicing, adding fluids, and changing pins, cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Civil Engineering Technician

  • 54192408
  • Band: multiple
  • multiple locations
  • January 18, 2017

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 Specialist

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a Civil Engineering Specialist in Havre. This position is responsible for inspections of highway construction projects to ensure compliance with standards and specifications; analyzes and evaluates designs developed by other MDT personnel; explains engineering modifications to ensure quality, safety, compliance and cost-effectiveness of preliminary designs; provides consultation to other engineering and design personnel; and provides lead worker supervision. detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator

  • 54100000
  • 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 in Glendive but other locations may be considered. A $500 monthly rental assistance program is available for the Glendive or Wolf Point location. detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator (PE)

  • 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. detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Tech I - Twin Bridges

  • 54197580
  • Band: BC7
  • Twin Bridges
  • Open until filled

Open until filled. Applications for the Twin Bridges location will be reviewed as received. On-call positions for Winter Snow Plow/Maintenance Technicians. 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. Positions available in Twin Bridges. detailed job description

Temp Maintenance Tech I - Bozeman - Multiple Locations

  • 54197681
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

Ongoing recruitment - applicants will be reviewed as received. Temporary snow plow drivers for winter snow and ice control activities needed for various areas. Openings in Bozeman, Livingston, Gallatin Gateway, Harrison, Three Forks, Carbella/Emigrant, and West Yellowstone. 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

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