Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

Careers

Current Openings

Temporary Maintenance Technician

  • 54198820
  • Band: BC7
  • Billings
  • September 26, 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

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

Maintenance Technician-Chester

  • 54178251
  • Band: BC7
  • Chester
  • Open until filled

The Havre Division is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Chester. Performs a variety of work such as a laborer, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities; culvert replacement and installation and snow plow activities during storm events. If you are looking for a new career opportunity this may be the job for you. We offer great benefits including sick and annual leave, insurance and retirement. Apply now! detailed job description

Seasonal Maintenance Technician

  • 54190340
  • Band: BC7
  • Stanford
  • October 3, 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 Technician

  • 54197337
  • Band: BC7
  • multiple locations
  • October 3, 2014

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 Custodian

  • 54141022
  • Band: BC5
  • Helena
  • September 25, 2014

Cleans carpeted and tile floors to maintain appearances and safety of building using wet and dry mops, cleaning solutions, brooms and vacuums. Cleans windows, woodwork, furniture, toilets, sinks, and showers to maintain appearances, health and safety of facilities using a variety of cleaning and polishing solutions and disinfectants. Collects and removes garbage and litter from offices, cafeteria, etc. using a hand cart to insure readiness for pickup. Lower flags and fold properly daily. Removes old wax from floors using solutions and a floor scrubbing machine. Applies new wax with a mop and buffs floors with a buffing machine. Shampoos carpets using carpeting cleaning machines and knowledge of proper technique and procedures for cleaning different kinds of carpet. May keep sidewalks clean of ice and snow and clean grounds around building operating power mowers and snow removal equipment as requested. Requests repair orders, filters, light bulbs, supplies, etc. as needed and maintain records for periodic ordering. Pickup and deliver parts and supplies as needed. detailed job description

Chief Accountant

  • 54120032
  • Band: 7
  • Helena
  • September 25, 2014

This position is the Departmentís Chief Accountant and serves as the Bureau Chief of the Accounting Controls Bureau. The position is responsible for establishing and maintaining internal controls, setting accounting policy and structure, establishing and implementing employee performance measurements, conducting financial monitoring to ensure cost efficiency and compliance within the Departmentís accounting, budgeting and fiscal bureaus. Position ensures state compliance with complex federal regulations and establishes goals, objectives and priorities for all accounting functions. The position reports to the Administration Division Administrator and directly and indirectly manages 8 FTE in the Bureau and provides oversight to over 30 FTE throughout the agency. detailed job description

Right of Way Specialist - Agent IV

This position serves as a Right of Way Agent IV and serves as a field authority in conducting property appraisals and negotiations to arrive at fair compensation for Department property acquisitions. This includes all standard and specialized property appraisal and negotiation types. The position is expected to cover both the appraisal and negotiation aspects of right-of-way acquisition as well as other phases of highway projects. The Butte District Right-of-Way Agents review project plans, appraisals, and acquisition packages for consistency and errors prior to acquisition. The incumbent also coordinates various operational functions of the Section and performs a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager and does not directly supervise others. 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

Maintenance Technician

  • 54179010
  • Band: BC7
  • Sidney
  • Open until filled

Duties: 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

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

Civil Engineer Specialist

Analyzes and evaluates pavement condition data to develop technically defensible results and conclusions related to performance of materials under varying influences (e.g., weather, topography, stresses, etc.). Researches, analyzes, and determines probable causes of and treatments for pavement deficiencies. The CE Specialist analyzes the most complex projects within the Pavement Management System (PvMS) that may be the result of materials characteristics, data collection methods, or information system operations. Reviews pavement performance models to forecast pavement conditions and determine optimum treatment methods that ensure safety while promoting efficient and cost-effective maintenance and repair. The CE Specialist utilizes specialized computer applications, analytical results, and materials engineering theories and principles to develop and evolve performance models. Oversees information systems development and administration related to performance models. Conducts specialized pavement research and analysis projects in response to specific requests. This includes forensic studies of failing pavements, PvMS data analyses, performance trends and characteristics, and a range of other interests. Develops original research and analysis methods, standards, tools, as necessary assigns tasks to fulfill specialized requests. Evaluates advanced software designs and modifications performed by consultants to ensure that products conform with specifications, provide compatibility with existing MDT information systems, and provide efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Plans and develops new or modified system functions and operations; coordinates with vendors throughout software design and testing phases; and identifies and explains technical problems to ensure effective system operations. detailed job description

Surveyor Project Manager

The Survey Project Manager is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS) for the MDTís Photogrammetry and Survey Section. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining special statewide survey subprograms: developing, planning and implementing statewide land survey methods, procedures, technology and operations for the MDT; planning and performing professional survey work; coordinating survey review and approval for quality control purposes; developing and overseeing training for field survey crews; and directing and coordinating the operation and maintenance of survey equipment. The Survey Project Manager is in responsible charge of all survey work being performed under their PLS license. The position reports to the Land Survey Manager. 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

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

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