Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

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Current MDT Openings

License & Permit Bureau Chief

This position is the state chief technical expert on commercial vehicle licensing and permitting issues and problems. Work requires extensive knowledge of the following concepts and theories:-public administration-program planning-project administration Must be able to demonstrate ability to independently apply the above knowledge within a variety of applications including motor vehicle licensing laws and regulations; the rules, regulations, audit requirements and operating procedures mandated by the International Fuel Tax Agreement, the International Registration Plan, and the Unified Carrier Registration System; administration of projects directly related to the programs for which the position is directly responsible; interstate and international reciprocity agreements; legislative and administrative rule requirements and processes; Montana statutes; MDT rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; motor vehicle licensing rules and regulations; governmental accounting principles and practices; training methods and techniques; administrative principles; and Department of Transportation and State of Montana personnel procedures and policies, organizational theory, employment law, program requirements, and personnel management practices and techniques.Requires the ability to synthesize abstract ideas (program or project goals, motor carrier industry service needs and expectations, limitations imposed at the State or Federal levels, etc.), management concepts and theories necessary to accomplish the MCS/MDT mission. detailed job description

Temporary Road Rater

This position serves as a Road Rater for the PvMS Management Unit of the MDT Materials Bureau. The position is responsible for monitoring pavement data and video log collection equipment and conducting quality control assessments to accurately determine the severity and extent of pavement distresses and to provide information needed for pavement management and design activities and performing related duties as assigned. The position reports to the PvMS Management Unit Supervisor detailed job description

Bridge Inspection Coordinator

  • 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. This position is a District Construction position located in Glendive. Alternative primary office location within the Glendive District may be considered. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer - Culbertson

Duties: 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. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer - Broadus

Duties: 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. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Patrol Officer - Glasgow

This position regulates the international, interstate, and intrastate commercial and agricultural motor carrier industry and enforces 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. This is completed following the principles and practices of professional law enforcement, combined with federal and state motor carrier laws, and policy and regulations specific to each of these individual areas in order to maintain Montana’s eligibility for full highway construction funding. detailed job description

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer

MCS Enforcement Scale Officer Duties: •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. detailed job description

Construction Traffic Control Engineer

This position is the Construction Traffic Control Engineer for the Construction Engineering Services Bureau. The position is responsible for researching and developing proactive traffic control policies, systems, and technology; improving the safety of work zones; planning and evaluating traffic control on construction projects during each major project phase; and developing and improving traffic control training programs for field staff, contractors, engineering consultants, other MDT work units, and other state and federal agencies; and designing work zone traffic control plans and project sequence of operations and specifications. The position reports to the Construction Engineering Services Bureau Chief (position 80019). detailed job description

Maintenance Tech-Temporary

  • 54103006
  • Band: BC7
  • Ryegate
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting a Temporary Maintenance Technician for our Ryegate and Harlowton Section. This vacancy is open until filled. The first review of applicants will February 7, 2018. The Maintenance Technician 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 and trucks to perform maintenance activities such as culvert placement and installation; landslide removal; 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. A working knowledge and understanding of the union contracts, environmental procedures, MUTCD, maintenance manual, standard drawings and traffic control operations. A working knowledge of basic carpentry skills needed for assisting the division-wide carpenter. detailed job description

District Financial Officer

  • 54153302
  • Band: 6
  • Great Falls
  • Open until filled

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a District Financial Officer located in Great Falls. This position is responsible for administering District fiscal systems and operations; developing, maintaining, and analyzing District budgets and providing budget reporting, managing the operations, services and administrative systems of the District Office, and developing and administering District outreach and information dissemination activities. This position reports to the District Administrator and supervises the District Administrative Service Staff in both the District and Area Offices. detailed job description

Maintenance Tech I

  • 54187020
  • Band: BC7
  • Plentywood
  • 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 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

Maintenance Crew Leader

  • 54179046
  • Band: BC12
  • Richey
  • Open until filled

Performs a variety of work as a laborer, equipment operator, and truck driver in conjunction with supervisory duties as a crew leader while coordinating special maintenance projects such as: culvert placement and installation; landslide removal; 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. Knowledge and understanding of the union contracts and environmental procedures. A working knowledge of the MUTCD, standard drawings and traffic control operations. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and striping projects. Plans and assigns on-site work procedures and instructs and monitors employees equipment operations and maintenance procedures; performs field inspections of utility and approach installations and monitors encroachments; inspects section to assess needs and informs supervisor of additional material, manpower or equipment needs; informs supervisor of any unusual problems; completes, analyzes and makes adjustments to maintenance management reports; computer knowledge to utilize the Remote Weather information sites, MMS, and e-mail. Assumes the Field Maintenance Supervisor A position on an as needed basis and performs all related work with this position. This position will be assigned to a remote section site (satellite) in Richey within the Circle section working independently and being removed from the day-to-day operations of the section headquarters. Performs related work as required. detailed job description

Aircraft Pilot

  • 54143030
  • Band: 6
  • Helena
  • Open until filled

Seeking an Aircraft Pilot to perform the following duties: pilots a turbo-prop airplane (Aero Commander), day and night, under all weather conditions. Maintains FAA second class medical certificate, must hold a commercial multi-engine land pilot certificate with an instrument rating and pass type specific aircraft training such as Flight Safety.Serves out of town for short periods, with occasional long working hours, weekends and holidays when necessary. The pilot maintains proficiency in all aspects of a turbo-prop multi-engine department aircraft, including instrument, VFR, and night ratings, and maintains compliance with FAA, state and department policy while flying multi-engine, turbo-prop airplanes, as single-pilot, with up to seven passengers to high-density traffic areas, such as Washington D.C., Seattle, and Denver. The pilot is also responsible for washing the aircraft and cleaning the hanger. At all times, the pilot maintains and presents a positive image for Montana and the Department of Transportation (MDT). detailed job description