Maintenance Technician - Lolo Pass #73085

This vacancy is for the Lolo Pass Maintenance Section of the Missoula Division of MDT. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates various trucks and a variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement and installation/cleaning, landslide removal, crack/mastic sealing, fence building or bridge repair, guardrail or sign installation, luminaire maintenance, roadway repair, vegetation and roadside maintenance, pavement marking and striping operations, and snow and ice control. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Attorney

The Attorney position represents MDT in areas of transportation law. Represents MDT at trials and hearings in state and federal district and appellate courts and before administrative forums, and provides general counsel advice and guidance to Director, administrators, and program managers. This position requires knowledge and application of the Montana and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Evidence and Rules of Appellate procedure; the Montana Administrative Procedures Act; Montana Rules of Professional Responsibility; and concepts, theories and principles related to transportation law including eminent domain, contract claims, employment law, environmental law, and administrative law. Reports to the MDT’s Chief Counsel. This position has advancement opportunities under the career ladder policy and procedure. The first applicant review meeting will be on July 22, 2022. Applications will be reviewed weekly after that initial date. job description

Designer

Road Design staff participate in assembling of road plans packages, which are a major part of the development of all highway projects in the Department of Transportation. Creating road plans packages entails proposals and evaluations of alternates, computations of geometric data, estimation of plan quantities, assembly of plan sheets, incorporation of recommendations from other technical specialists, and composition of specifications needed to build highways on the Secondary, Primary, and Interstate Highway systems of the State of Montana. In addition to plans package preparation, this position requires preparation of project reports. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist - Entry Level (Kal 90068)

Positions in the Kalispell Division are responsible for conducting in-depth engineering and analysis, administer contracts, oversee projects, and project design, and may serve as a lead worker. Work is assigned through instruction on specific engineering objectives and direction and the incumbent determines the best solution based on established engineering guidelines, knowledge, and skills. Completed work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Field Project Technician (Entry Level Civil Engineering)

This position serves as a Field Project Technician within the Kalispell Division and is responsible for coordinating and conducting 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 coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to an Engineering Project Manager. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Steel Fabrication Specialist

Job Overview: This position is the Steel Materials Compliance Specialist for MDT. Duties include establishing and implementing steel materials inspection requirements; designing and performing or directing the performance of non-destructive testing; and developing and managing MDT’s steel fabrications and inspection certification program. The position reports to the Inspection Operations Supervisor and does not supervise others. The position requires an advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of construction, non-destructive steel materials inspection and testing, structural welding, program administration, and compliance enforcement. The work also requires advanced knowledge of properties and characteristics of a variety of materials; laboratory and field testing protocols and procedures; state, federal, AASHTO, FHWA, ASNT and ASTM standards and project specifications job description

Paralegal

The Paralegal performs legal work for the agency, under the supervision of MDT attorneys. This position provides pre- litigation and litigation assistance for claims in state and federal district court, state and federal appellate courts and administrative proceedings. This position conducts legal research and analysis, prepares administrative rules, and assists with legislative bill drafting. Responsible for initial and ongoing legal research, analysis, and legal writing related to general counsel questions and specific litigation matters. Assists attorneys in all aspects of pretrial preparation, including investigation, mediation, discovery, collection and maintenance of evidence, and trial presentation. The position reports to the Chief Counsel and does not directly supervise other employees. The first application review will take place on July 19, 2022. Applications will be reviewed weekly after that. job description

Aviation Support Officer

The Aviation Support Officer is responsible for managing the State Aviation System Plans and completing required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 5010 inspections. Provides project planning, design and construction development for department owned airports. Serves as a resource for public and private airports when assistance is required. This position assists with the Division’s on-call search and rescue approximately 1 week per month. Reports to the Airports & Airways Bureau Chief and does not supervise others. An application review will take place on July 14, 2022. Applications will be reviewed weekly after that. job description

Materials Lab Technician

Job Overview: This position is responsible for laboratory testing of a variety of materials used in highway and bridge construction and maintenance in order to ensure compliance with project specifications and State and Federal regulations. The test results also provide information to design staff, contractors, and project managers on the development and application of materials. Technical testing procedures vary based on the specific section e.g. Bituminous Mix Design or Asphalt Properties. The position reports to the Lab Supervisor in the assigned section. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist #92438

This position serves as a civil engineer within the assigned district and is responsible for conducting in-depth engineering and analysis, administer contracts, oversee projects, and project design, and may serve as a lead worker. Work is assigned through instruction on specific engineering objectives and direction and the incumbent determines the best solution based on established engineering guidelines, knowledge, and skills. Completed work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. Note: Employees in this position will be required to work in an office and outdoors settings. This may require you to work in all climatic conditions on outdoor assignments. Duties may be performed on active construction sites in close proximity of heavy equipment, hot asphalt, and high- speed traffic. job description

Civil Engineering Technicians #92528/92428 *

This position serves as a Civil Engineering Technician with the District 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. This position is also responsible for assisting with staking and surveying logistics and performing a variety of other related duties as assigned. Note: Essential functions involve significant physical demands related to carrying equipment and samples over rough terrain, climbing and bending. Regular travel within the District (up to 2,000 miles per month depending on the project location) and occasional overnight travel. Working outdoors in all types of weather. job description

Surveyor Supervisor #92508

This position is a senior professional land surveyor (PLS) for the MDT. This position serves as the District’s technical authority responsible for directing and overseeing District land survey operations and activities. This position plans and manages District land survey projects; implements survey procedures and technology at the District level; directs and monitors survey projects; oversees District survey program operations (e.g. supplies, contracts, etc.); and provides technical expertise and consultation. The position reports to the District Preconstruction Engineer (DPE) and is under the technical oversight of the Helena Photogrammetry & Survey Section. This position provides in-line supervision to District Survey Unit staff; provides management and oversight of consultant term contract District survey work; and provides technical oversight to other District survey crews. The District Survey Manager is in responsible charge of all district survey work being performed under their PLS license. job description

Right of Way Agent

This position serves as a District Right of Way Agent and is responsible for assisting other agents with property appraisals and negotiations for highway project property valuations and acquisitions. This includes researching property information, conducting site inspections, conducting simple waiver valuations, and related duties. The position is expected to perform these support functions while gaining a progressively responsible knowledge of appraisal and negotiation processes, standards, and requirements. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager or Special Programs Manager and does not directly supervise others. job description

Machinist/Mechanic - Missoula #66705 & #66713

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. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator *

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. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects. job description

Surveyor III

The Great Falls District is recruiting for a Professional Land Surveyor (Surveyor III) in Great Falls. The position is responsible for planning and performing professional survey work. Examples of duties include: organizing and overseeing straightforward survey projects, signing off on uncomplicated survey projects, analyzing evidence to determine boundary locations, staking/ documenting property boundaries, coordinating survey reviews to ensure quality, consistency, efficiency, and compliance with established standards and policies, making professional level survey calculations, carrying out complex drafting, providing training to field survey crews and coordinating the operation and maintenance of survey equipment within the Unit. The Survey III is in responsible charge of all survey work being performed under their PLS license. job description

Data Quality Specialist

This position is a Data Quality Specialist in the Pavement Management Unit of the Montana Department of Transportation Materials Bureau. This position provides technical supervision and review of road condition and inventory data for use in the Pavement Management System (PvMS). This position performs advanced engineering/technical work in the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of complex pavement data. Specifically, the Data Quality Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating, producing and analyzing pavement data using specialized software and MDT bidding/construction information. This position provides technical assistance, training, and direction to Road Profile Analyst in accordance to AASHTO standards and MDT’s Data Quality Management Plan. This position reports to the Pavement Management Engineer (position 40080) and does not supervise others. job description

Administrative Assistant / Payroll Technician *

This position serves as an Administrative Support with the Bozeman Division Office. Responsibilities involve customer service and communications, including permitting, road reporting, and emergency services and communications. This position also provides a range of responsibilities involving accounts payable, procurement card transactions, accounts receivables, and payroll/personnel. These duties all involve data entry functions requiring accuracy. The position reports to the District Financial Officer or the Area Administrative Assistant and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. job description

District Hydraulics Engineer

This position is a Hydraulics Engineer and is responsible for managing Hydraulic Engineering services for the Butte District. The position serves as the District’s authority in hydraulic engineering analysis, design, and engineering expertise and is accountable for the quality, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of design procedures and results delivered on District construction projects. job description

Organizational Change Manager

This position will work within the MDT Project Management Office (PMO) to support work across the entire organization. The primary responsibilities include working with the PMO team to create and implement change enablement strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and minimize resistance. This is a key role in ensuring change initiatives meet project objectives. This role will work to drive faster adoption, higher utilization of solutions implemented, and ultimately a higher success rate of projects. Working in a multi-project environment, this position will support communication efforts, assess change impacts, and support training efforts as needed. This role will assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, develop schedules to ensure timely completion, and coordinate staffing needs with functional area managers. This role will work to define project goals and objectives and establish methods and means of accomplishing those objectives. job description

Pavement Management Engineer

Job Overview: This position serves as the Geotech and Pavement Bureau’s Pavement Management Engineer and provides pavement research and analysis functions for the Division. This includes planning, overseeing, and/or coordinating advanced pavement analyses; managing project operations, resources, and reporting; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Pavement Analysis Engineer and directly supervises a staff of 5.0 FTE. job description

Engineering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Manager *

This position is an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Program Manager and Innovation Manager for the Engineering Division’s Construction Engineering Services Bureau of the Montana Department of Transportation. The position is tasked with creating and administering a formal UAS and Innovations program for the Engineering Division and is responsible for developmental tasks that affect statewide construction/preconstruction operating procedures. The position is also responsible for developing and evaluating policies, safety programs and plans, procedures, and specifications; providing engineering, contract administration, technical guidance and advice to districts, other bureaus, and legal staff; investigating and developing solutions to complex innovations, problems, and deficiencies. job description

Transportation Planner *

This position is responsible for performing professional-level tasks in support of MDT's Multimodal Planning Bureau and Program and Policy Analysis Bureau functions. Tasks include researching compliance with federal and state laws for plans, programs, and projects; research, analysis, and interpretation of federal and state laws and guidelines and agency policies and procedures; analyzing transportation-related data; program and project development, management, tracking, monitoring, and documenting; performing analysis using a variety of data sources; conducting planning studies; inter-agency and external coordination; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. Incumbent may serve as a lead employee of various projects. These positions report to the section supervisor or Bureau Chief and do not directly supervise other agency personnel. job description

Payroll Specialist

This position is responsible for providing accurate and concise information to employees, supervisors and human resources in order to process, track, and implement payroll related information. Regularly responds to inquiries such as union affiliation, civil service requirements, W-2 and I-9 questions, benefit information, policies and procedures for MDT and the State, FMLA guidance, and FLSA rules. Assist with a wide variety of other questions or issues that arise during the new hire phase, bi-weekly payroll cycle, and employment status changes that relate to pay or departmental/state-wide policy and procedural changes. Presents training and informational sessions related to payroll processes, state benefits and changes to policies and procedures. Reports directly to the Payroll Supervisor and does not supervise others. This position is part of a career ladder. The first applicant review will be on July 7, 2022. Applications will be reviewed bi-weekly after that. job description

Field Project Technician-Glendive #91838

  • 54191838
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

MDT is recruiting for Civil Engineering (Field Project) Technicians in the Glendive District. This position serves as an experienced technician on a Glendive or Wolf Point crew and is responsible for coordinating and conducting 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 coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Engineering Project Manager and provides guidance and technical assistance to less experienced Field Project Technicians performing routine inspections, sampling, testing, and surveying procedures. job description

Bridge Engineering Manager

This position is a Bridge Projects Design Manager within a given District. The position is responsible for managing the progress of all preconstruction activities for several concurrently ongoing bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects, and bridge and structures activities in other Highway projects in that District. The position is responsible for managing, developing, and documenting the preconstruction activities from project assignment to contract award including project risk assessments, working with stakeholders, initiating appropriate public involvement, as well as overseeing the structural engineering, design, and preparation of bridge plans, special provisions and cost estimates. This position reports to the Bridge Design Engineer. job description

Working Shop Foreman / Lead Mechanic - St Regis Satellite Sh

The Equipment Bureau provides, maintains, and administers all vehicles and equipment required by the Department of Transportation. The Equipment Bureau is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and replacement of the 4000 units in MDT’s fleet; as well as the 800 vehicles in the State's Motor Pool Program. The Equipment Bureau personnel are assigned to administrative, financial, purchasing and technical specification services. This position works in the repair and maintenance of machinery and mechanical equipment, gas and diesel, works with pumps, motors, engines, power trains, tools, vehicles and heavy equipment, welds (gas, arc and wire) cuts metals during repairs or fabrication. This position engineers, designs, and fabricates tools and equipment, modifies existing equipment (Snowplow Trucks or other equipment) as this will enhance highway maintenance Incumbent works with all basic hand and power tools, measuring gauges and instruments, sophisticated electronic and other diagnostic equipment. This includes all welding and cutting equipment, metal machinery equipment, specialized equipment, shop vehicles, heavy equipment, trucks, light duty equipment, layout work instruments. Incumbent works with parts and service manuals, diagrams, schematics, sketches, operations manuals, and manufacture’s specifications, computers for computerized manuals and equipment repair information. job description

Right of Way Agent - Glendive #57245

MDT is recruiting for a Right of Way Agent in the Glendive District. This position is responsible for assisting other agents with property appraisals and negotiations for highway project property valuations and acquisitions. This includes researching property information, conducting site inspections, conducting simple waiver valuations, and related duties. The position is expected to perform these support functions while gaining a progressively responsible knowledge of appraisal and negotiation processes, standards, and requirements. The position reports to the District Right of Way Manager or Special Programs Manager and does not directly supervise others. job description

Program Manager-Title VI & EEO

The Program Manager-Title VI & Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is responsible for the ongoing development and administration of multiple EEO Civil Rights programs in compliance with Civil Rights laws, and state and federal guidelines. This position coordinates with the MDT Administrative Team and program areas to oversee and implement the department’s Title VI programs and plans. The position reports to the Civil Rights Bureau Chief and does not supervise others. job description

Transportation Planner - Geospatial Data Specialist

Planners within the Data & Statistics Bureau, in the Data Management and Analysis career track, oversee a range of federal and state mandated programs and are responsible, to varying degrees, for maintaining MDT’s program compliance. This includes ensuring quality standards and reporting deadlines are met; evaluating programs and processes and implementing modifications, as necessary, to ensure MDT remains in line with analytical and technology trends. Incumbents work collaboratively as well as independently to complete vital functions needed to enhance program and project levels discussions and support data driven decisions within the Department, in other agencies, and in the public sector. job description

Administrative Assistant-955

The Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant in the Great Falls. This position serves as an Administrative Support Specialist within the Great Falls District. Responsibilities involve customer service and communications, including permitting, 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 is being posted internally and externally concurrently. This position belongs to the MFPE bargaining unit and is being posted in accordance with the union agreement. If the position is not filled with a MDT MFPE bargaining unit applicant, then non- bargaining unit applicants may be considered; however, bargaining unit applicant will have preference. job description

Materials Lab Aid

This position is responsible for laboratory testing of a variety of materials used in highway and bridge construction and maintenance to ensure compliance with project specifications and State and Federal regulations. The test results also provide information to design staff, contractors, and project managers on the development and application of materials. Technical testing procedures vary based on the specific section e.g., Bituminous Mix Design or Asphalt Properties. The position reports to the Lab Supervisor in the assigned section. job description

Field Project Technician (Entry Level Civil Engineering) *

This position serves as a Field Project Technician within the Missoula Division and is responsible for coordinating and conducting 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 coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to an Engineering Project Manager. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist - Entry Level (Mis 90208)

Positions in the Missoula Division are responsible for conducting in-depth engineering and analysis, administer contracts, oversee projects, and project design, and may serve as a lead worker. Work is assigned through instruction on specific engineering objectives and direction and the incumbent determines the best solution based on established engineering guidelines, knowledge, and skills. Completed work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist 91928

  • 54191928
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Civil Engineer Specialist in Glendive and Wolf Point locations. These positions serve as an entry-level civil engineer within the assigned district are responsible for conducting in-depth engineering and analysis, administer contracts, oversee projects, and project design, and may serve as a lead worker. Work is assigned through instruction on specific engineering objectives and direction and the incumbent determines the best solution based on established engineering guidelines, knowledge and skills. Completed work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. Employees in this position will be required to work in an office and outdoors settings. This and may require you to work in all climatic conditions on outdoor assignments. job description

Field Project Technician - Billings #92448 *

This position serves as a Field Project Technician with the District 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. This position is also responsible for assisting with staking and surveying logistics and performing a variety of other related duties as assigned. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Surveyor II or III

The journey level, Surveyor II, is responsible for performing advanced technical and professional field survey work; serving as party chief for field surveys; reviewing surveys to determine the validity of the evidence and methods used and to ensure accurate survey information; maintaining equipment and inventories; and performing other duties as assigned. The professional land surveyor, Surveyor III, is responsible for planning and performing professional survey work. Examples of duties include: organizing and overseeing straightforward survey projects, signing off on uncomplicated survey projects, analyzing evidence to determine boundary locations, staking/monumenting property boundaries, coordinating survey reviews to ensure quality, consistency, efficiency, and compliance with established standards and policies, making professional level survey calculations, carrying out complex drafting, providing training to field survey crews and coordinating the operation and maintenance of survey equipment within the Unit. The Survey III is in responsible charge of all survey work being performed under their PLS license. job description

Machinist/Mechanic - Miles City #66054 #66056 *

Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is recruiting to fill two Mechanic/Machinist in the Miles City Shop. The 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. job description

Maintenance Technician - Missoula #73007

This vacancy is for the Missoula Section of the Missoula Division of MDT. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates various trucks and a variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement and installation/cleaning, landslide removal, crack/mastic sealing, fence building or bridge repair, guardrail or sign installation, luminaire maintenance, roadway repair, vegetation and roadside maintenance, pavement marking and striping operations, and snow and ice control. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Maintenance Technician - Drummond #73002

This vacancy is for the Drummond Section of the Missoula Division of MDT. Performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates various trucks and a variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement and installation/cleaning, landslide removal, crack/mastic sealing, fence building or bridge repair, guardrail or sign installation, luminaire maintenance, roadway repair, vegetation and roadside maintenance, pavement marking and striping operations, and snow and ice control. You must view listing in SOMRS for full application instructions. job description

Fabricator / Mechanic

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. Must have the ability to follow manufacturers’ instructions, blueprints and drawings, and written/oral instructions to fabricate correctly scaled and assembled components for projects, update equipment, fabricate changes needed for technology, safety, operational benefits or other departmental goals and objectives. job description

Environmental Project Development Engineer

This position is responsible for ensuring that MDT’s work is conducted in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Montana Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Montana Water Quality Act (MWCA), and applicable MDT and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rules, standards and guidelines to accomplish the project development goals and objectives of MDT. job description

Public Involvement Specialist

The Public Involvement Specialist ensures the Montana Department of Transportation meets all National Environmental Policy Act and the Montana Environmental Policy Act requirements for public involvement, and commitment to transparency and accountability specifically in relation to highway construction and Maintenance projects. Responsible for taking a proactive approach to seeking and fostering public, consultant and internal/external MDT input and involvement in department projects and decisions. Develops and implements strategies and provides consistent statewide messaging to keep the public informed of project progress as it relates to the preconstruction phase of highway projects, Construction and Maintenance projects, administrative rule changes and other department meetings. Responsible for reviewing and editing a variety of deliverables, correspondence, publications, and statewide materials that are submitted by PI Firms and consultants statewide. This position reports to the Public Information Officer and does not supervise others. An applicant review has been scheduled June 6, 2022. Applications will be reviewed weekly after that date. job description

Civil Engineer - Specialist

Positions in the Billings District are responsible for conducting in-depth engineering and analysis, administer contracts, oversee projects, and project design, and may serve as a lead worker. Work is assigned through instruction on specific engineering objectives and direction and the incumbent determines the best solution based on established engineering guidelines, knowledge, and skills. Completed work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. job description

Maintenance Technician-Glendive #79006 *

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Maintenance Technicians in the Glendive Section. The position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. 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. 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. job description

Maintenance Technician-Sidney #79024

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in the Sidney Section. This position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. 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. 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. job description

Law Enforcement Officer, MCS Weigh Station *

  • 54122096
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

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. job description

Pavement Designer, Civil Engineer Specialist

This is a Surfacing Designer position in the Pavement Analysis Section located at MDT Headquarters in Helena. This position provides pavement engineering analysis, expertise, and design services for the Department. Specifically, the Pavement Designer: Conducts and coordinates complex pavement engineering to determine the most appropriate pavement designs for major highway construction projects. Formulates engineering investigations and develops surfacing design alternatives based on project scope and budget. Organizes and writes comprehensive reports to present findings and recommendations; prepares special provisions and cost estimates. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator *

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. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects. 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. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator

  • 54176211
  • Gallatin Gateway
  • 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 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. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects. job description

Civil Engineer - Technician

This position serves as an experienced Field Project Technician within the District and is responsible for coordinating and conducting 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 coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Field Project Technician III and provides guidance and technical assistance to less experienced Field Project Technicians performing routine inspections, sampling, testing, and surveying procedures. job description

Business Program Eligibility Specialist

The Business Program Eligibility Specialist manages and coordinates the daily operation of the Agency’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) programs to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. This includes recruiting small businesses; making eligibility determinations; implementing MDT’s business development program; monitoring compliance; and managing and reporting program specific data. This position requires approximately 25% in-state travel, including overnight and long day trips. The ability to lift between 25-50 pounds is required. The DBE Program Specialist reports to the Office of Civil Rights Program Supervisor and does not directly supervise others. Applications will be reviewed weekly. job description

Civil Engineer - Specialist

Applies prescribed engineering techniques and engineering procedures in accordance with established criteria in order to perform assigned tasks. The work is routine and technical therefore does not require previous experience. Collects data, gathers information or documents, performs standard computations or analysis and prepare drawings and visual aids. Possesses basic oral and written communication skills and interacts with other staff. The employee acquires an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and develops basic skills. job description

Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Operator - Ennis

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. Contract administration in conjunction with contracted pavement overlays, chip sealing, crack sealing and pavement striping projects. job description

Civil Engineering Specialist IV (36030)

Job Overview: The Civil Engineering Specialist IV position is in the Traffic Design section within Traffic and Safety Bureau. The Traffic Design section has a positive impact on the lives of the traveling public. This position is responsible for geometric design and safety design using CADD software. Geometric Design includes design of intersections and other various features such as pull-outs, climbing lanes, passing lanes, and scale sites. The breadth of designs ranges from simplicity to producing advanced and innovative cutting-edge designs such as diverging diamond interchanges, roundabouts, and restricted crossing U-turns. Safety Design includes developing construction plan packages, documents, and estimates for projects dedicated to reducing crashes and fatalities. In other words, this position is dedicated to saving lives as we aim to move Montana towards zero deaths and injuries on our roads. Examples of projects include curve realignment, slope flattening, spot improvements, and other systemic improvements. This position will work independently as well as work closely with team members collaborating, mentoring, and providing technical support. This position is under the supervision and direction of the Design Supervisor. job description

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