Bridge Management Engineer (50021)

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Bridge Management Engineer. This position serves as the Bridge Management Engineer and Section Supervisor and is responsible for administering all aspects of the Bridge Inspection and Operations programs for over 5000 bridges and other transportation structures in-service statewide. This includes bridge and tunnel safety and condition inspection, load rating, load posting, documentation of critical findings, local agency notifications, bridge scour evaluation, overweight vehicle permitting, and bridge maintenance. This position is responsible for ensuring program compliance with FHWA’s National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS), maintaining structure inventory records, and submitting bridge condition data to FHWA annually. This position is responsible for ensuring public safety; maintaining program compliance with State and Federal laws, policies and guidelines; developing and maintaining Department standards, guidelines and policies for bridge inspection and operations; developing program budgets and monitoring program expenditures; supervising staff work and quality; and promoting efficient and cost-effective use of Department resources and funds. This work directly affects public safety and commerce, and an advanced level of professional engineering experience and judgement is needed to meet program requirements. This position reports to the Bridge Engineer. job description

Constructability Reviewer (80030)

  • 54180030
  • multiple locations
  • February 21, 2023

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Constructability Reviewer. The position is responsible for developmental tasks that affects statewide preconstruction/construction operating procedures and the Specification Process. This position acts as or supports the Value Analysis Program Manager, Constructability Review Program Manager, Post Construction Review Program Manager, Prequalification Process Manager, and Feasibility Review Process Manager. Duties influence statewide policies, procedures and operations and include conducting research, compliance evaluation, and highway project administration. The position provides engineering oversight, solution development, implementation, and policy development for construction projects. Duties include researching construction, design, equipment and materials to develop new policies and specifications. Position is responsible for conducting engineering reviews of high-risk plans, specifications and special provisions for proposed and active road construction projects. Using a risked-based approach to identify and manage risks through the project life, the incumbent is involved from the project development phase through construction and project closeout. The position reports to the Constructability/Specifications Review Section Supervisor-Value Analysis Engineer. job description

Consultant Project Engineer (39006)

  • 54139006
  • multiple locations
  • February 21, 2023

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Consultant Project Engineer. This position serves as a Consultant Project Engineer for the Consultant Design Bureau. The position performs engineering duties related to managing multiple transportation related projects with multiple separate consulting firms simultaneously. The position is responsible for developing, directing and monitoring statewide diverse and complex projects; developing, negotiating, executing, and administrating consultant contracts statewide; supervising consultant work and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. job description

Mechanic / Machinist / Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Machinist/Mechanic in Missoula. 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. job description

Highway Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Equipment Operator

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Maintenance Technician in Livingston. This position 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. job description

IT Project Manager

The IT Project Manager is responsible for management of small projects or phases of larger projects and responsible for all aspects of a project for the entire life of the project, from project concept through final approval. Project management involves planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closure activities. This involves managing project scope, schedule, and budget by applying project management principles, methodologies, and practices as defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The incumbent assists in defining project goals and objectives, establishes methods and means of accomplishing those objectives. He or she will perform contract management and will manage contracted staff. job description

Temporary Administrative Assistant

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting a Temporary (up to one year) Administrative Assistant to support the Missoula District office. This position responsibilities include customer service and communications, accounts payable, procurement card transactions, accounts receivables, and payroll/personnel. The general working hours for this position is 8:00am - 5:00pm. The position generally covers MDT's core public hours. The position reports to the District Financial Officer or the Area Administrative Assistant and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. job description

Field Project Technician (Entry Level Civil Engineering) *

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Field Project Technicians. This position serves as an experienced Field Project Technician within the Billings 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

Financial Specialist (60023)

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Financial Specialist. This position serves as a financial specialist for the engineering division and coordinates with other Department sections and technical workgroups to ensure consistent and cohesive application of complex theories, methods, tools, and technologies as they relate to the financial functions of the division. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Fiscal Planner / Grants Accountant

The Fiscal Planner performs professional-level tasks supporting MDT's transit planning functions. These include preparing and assisting in the preparation of various transportation plans, programs, policies, transit needs and ensuring compliance with federal and state laws for development and implementation of such plans, programs, and projects; researching, analyzing, and managing financial data to support transportation planning functions including research, analysis, and interpretation of federal and state laws and guidelines, developing and managing contract processes, coordinating with local government, non-profits, and tribes on transit planning issues. The position also performs a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Administrative & Financial Services Section Supervisor and does not directly supervise other agency personnel. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Entry level Civil Engineer Specialist - Various Bureaus

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for multiple entry level positions in various Bureaus. See descriptions of available positions below. These positions are part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. Helena - Road Design: These positions create plans packages that include Road Plans, written specifications, and cost estimates. This work entails design and evaluation of alternatives using Autodesk Civil 3D software, computation of geometric data, estimation of plan quantities, assembly of plan sheets, coordination with other technical specialists and incorporation of their recommendations, and specification writing. Additionally, these positions prepare milestone reports throughout project development. Helena – Traffic & Safety, Design Section: This position creates signing plans of both standard and custom highway signs, using the applicable guides including the Traffic Engineering Manual, the MUTCD, design memorandums, and other applicable guides or references. The plans are created using tools such as CADD software and GuideSIGN. The incumbent develops the plans based on virtual and field reviews of highway projects and develops inventories of existing signage, and recommends upgrades, additions, or removals of highway signage commensurate with the highway project scope in coordination with the Design Team. In addition to developing signing plans, pavement markings are also an aspect of the job whereas the incumbent develops quantities based off geometric layouts. All these aspects of signs and pavement markings are quantified and included in highway construction project through plans, specifications, and the estimate. Helena – Traffic & Safety, Electrical Section: This position designs and prepares plans for traffic signals, signal interconnection systems, roadway lighting, flashers, vehicle detection, VMS, and other related electrical and traffic work. Prepares details, special provisions and cost estimates for various types of traffic signal equipment, traffic controllers, roadway lighting, and other traffic control devices involving electrical and electronic components. Helena – Traffic & Safety, Geometric Section: This position in the Traffic Design Section and is responsible for complex safety design, construction cost estimating, scheduling, and preparation of construction contract plans and proposals on various and diverse projects across the State of Montana. Examples of this work include developing 3D models using CADD software for the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) for projects that include curve realignments, turn lane design, intersection reconfigurations, roundabout design, slope flattening jobs, and other spot or systemic safety improvements. Incumbents work closely with Design Project Managers in all areas of duties assigned including collaboration, mentoring, and providing technical safety design support to other project team members and Engineering Division staff. Incumbents have the skill and discipline to work independently, under the supervision and direction of a Design Supervisor. job description

Civil Engineer - Technician-91288

The Great Falls District is recruiting for Civil Engineer Technician position in Havre. This position offers advancement without a college degree. Duties will include 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 survey logistics and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Engineering Project Manager. This position is being posted in accordance with the MFPE Bargaining Agreement and MDT MFPE members will have preference. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist (Entry-Level) - Butte/Bozeman *

  • 54190668
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Civil Engineering Specialists. This position serves as a Civil Engineering Specialist within the Butte/Bozeman Division 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. job description

Civil Engineer - Specialist-91268,91258 *

  • 54191268
  • multiple locations
  • February 10, 2023

The Great Falls District is recruiting for Civil Engineer Specialists in Great Falls, Helena and Conrad. These positions are responsible for monitoring contractor’s work; administers inspection and testing activities; administers construction contracts; project documentation and cost control; and supervises and coordinates survey work. Plans 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. This position is a lead worker over Engineering Project Technicians and Aides and reports directly to the Engineering Project Manager. MDT MFPE bargaining unit employees will have preference. job description

MDT 2023 Internship Engineering

  • 54138001
  • multiple locations
  • March 5, 2023

Recruiting for summer Engineering Internship positions! All applicants must be enrolled in a College, University, or Tech School to qualify. Engineering Intern positions will be located throughout Montana with a variety of Engineering work experiences to offer. job description

Executive Assistant / Correspondence

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for an Executive Assistant/Correspondence. This position performs a variety of executive administrative duties for the Directors Office and MDT Administrative Staff; professional public relations duties; and provides professional assistance to the Director’s office, other professional staff, and consultants. Duties include taking a proactive approach to developing, editing, and producing a variety of correspondence, publications, and statewide materials; and performing a variety of other duties as assigned by the Director, Deputy Director, and Chief Operations Officer. This position serves as the initial point of contact for the Director’s Office, professionally communicating and representing MDT. Reports to the Public Information Officer and does not supervise others. job description

Field Project Technician - Kalispell *

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Field Project Technicians. This position serves as an experienced 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. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist #91928 *

  • 54191928
  • multiple locations
  • March 7, 2023

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Civil Engineer Specialist in Glendive, Wolf Point and Glasgow 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. This position is an entry level and is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. Applications will be reviewed weekly. For a full job description, please contact Joyce Ayre at jayre@mt.gov. job description

MSU Design Unit Student Trainee - Design Technician (93201)

The Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for student trainees to join our MDT/MSU Design Unit in Bozeman for summer and fall 2023. This is a unique opportunity to learn the road design process including survey, geometric design, CADD drafting, and hydraulics. The flexible work schedule and campus office location allow you to work part-time while attending classes. Up to four (4) MSU student positions will be filled for the MDT/MSU Design Unit in Bozeman, starting May 22, 2023. The positions are full-time during the summer and part-time during the school year. Applicants must be available to work full-time during the summer of 2023 and part-time during the Fall 2023 semester. The position will end upon completion of a bachelor’s degree from MSU. job description

Bridge Inspection Team Leader 2 - 50038

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Bridge Inspection Team Leader 2. This is a technical expert in structure condition, safety inspection, and Federal reporting. The Bridge Inspection Team Leader 2 inspects most types of in-service structures including bridges, tunnels, and culverts to protect critical infrastructure, maintain public safety and fulfill the Department’s legal responsibilities. Duties include structure inspection and assessment, bridge condition documentation and reporting, bridge inspection planning and program operations, and bridge inspection quality control to ensure accuracy of legal records of structure inspections. This position is supervised by the Area Bridge Inspection Manager. job description

Pavement Management Engineer

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Pavement Management Engineer. 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

PPMS Specialist (Planner)

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a PPMS Specialist (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. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist (Entry-Level) - Missoula/Kalispell

  • 54190068
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting Civil Engineering Specialists. This position serves as a Civil Engineering Specialist within the Missoula and Kalispell Division 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. job description

Highway Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver/Equipment - Glendive

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in the Glendive 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. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

CDL Driver-Maintenance Tech 1-78258,78026 *

The Havre Division is recruiting for Maintenance Technicians in Chester. If you enjoy working outdoors and being part of a crew dedicated to the traveling public this may be the position for you. The Maintenance Technician operates a variety of equipment, including trucks, to perform regular maintenance activities such as ditch cleaning, patching, overlays, fence repairs, mowing, bridge repair and material or equipment transportation. In winter, loads sanding material and performs snow removal and sanding. Responsible for overall function operations of machines including preoperational checking, scheduling servicing, adding fluids, changing pins, and cutting edges, etc. Performs related work as required. Requires a valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with tanker and airbrake endorsements and no restrictions and a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC). Applicants with a CDL B or learner’s permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License. A training assignment will also be considered. Applicants must live within 45 miles of the Maintenance Section. Please note the salary has been increased. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist - Road Design #57007

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Civil Engineering Specialist in Road Design. This position 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. This position is an entry level and is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Occupational Safety and Health Specialist

The Safety Specialist provides professional development, implementation, and management of occupational safety and health, employee safety, and risk management programs for the agency at the district level. The position serves as the District expert on the implementation and administration of safety programs; interpretation of safety regulations; safety awareness; safety training, and safety compliance. The position does not supervise others. job description

Occupational Safety and Health Consultant

This position may be located in Great Falls or Glendive, Miles City, or Wolf Point. The Safety Specialist provides professional development, implementation, and management of occupational safety and health, employee safety, and risk management programs for the agency at the district level. The position serves as the District expert on the implementation and administration of safety programs; interpretation of safety regulations; safety awareness; safety training, and safety compliance. The position does not supervise others. job description

Occupational Safety and Health Specialist

The Safety Specialist provides professional development, implementation, and management of occupational safety and health, employee safety, and risk management programs for the agency at the district level. The position serves as the District expert on the implementation and administration of safety programs; interpretation of safety regulations; safety awareness; safety training, and safety compliance. The position does not supervise others. job description

Occupational Safety, Health, and Risk Management Specialist

This position provides professional development, implementation, and management of occupational safety and health, employee safety, and risk management programs for the agency at the Helena headquarters level. The position serves as the Helena headquarters expert on the implementation and administration of safety programs; interpretation of safety regulations; safety awareness; safety training, and safety compliance. This position is based in the Helena MDT Human Resources office. job description

Right of Way Agent - Glendive #57245

MDT is recruiting for a Right of Way Agent I 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

Surveyor I or II - Glendive #91948

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for an entry level Surveyor I or Surveyor II in the Glendive District. Surveyor I is an entry level position responsible for performing a variety of technical and pre-professional survey duties. Examples of 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 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. job description

Field Project-Civil Engineering Tech entry level-Miles City

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for Civil Engineering Technician in the Glendive District. This position serves as an experienced Field Project Technician for the Miles City location 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

Maintenance Technician - Wolf Point

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in the Wolf Point 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

Field Project Technician-Entry Level Civil Engineering Tech

  • 54191988
  • multiple locations
  • March 7, 2023

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for Civil Engineering Technician(s) in the Glendive District. This position serves as an experienced Field Project Technician for the Glasgow, Glendive, Miles City & Wolf Point crews 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. Applications will be reviewed weekly. job description

Civil Engineer Specialist - Road Design

This position 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. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Highway Maintenance Tech -CDL Driver - Sidney

The 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 *

  • 54122056
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Monana Department of Transportation is recruiting for multiple MCS Law Enforcement Officers for our Weigh Stations. Locations available include Coutts, Culbertson, Wibaux, and Haugan. These positions 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

Database Administrator

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Database Analyst. The Database Analyst works closely with application development and network operations personnel to understand the needs of their defined database schemas, assists with fine tuning their queries and supporting their developer tool sets. The incumbent leads in analysis, design, modeling, and development, while participating in the implementation and maintenance of database solutions across a variety of technology platforms. The incumbent is responsible for database patching, upgrades, monitoring, tuning, and performing backups when needed. Must have experience using ETL technologies (Talend, Fivetran, etc.) and have experience with data warehouse platforms like SnowFlake. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Highway Maintenance Technician-CDL Driver/Equipment-Broadus *

Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for Maintenance Technician(s) in the Broadus 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

Temp Maintenance Tech/Winter Snow Plow Driver

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance in Hardin and Lodge Grass. 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. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. 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. job description

Temp Maintenance Tech/Winter Snow Plow Driver (Big Timber)

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance in Big Timber. 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. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. 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. job description

Temporary Snowplow Driver / Maintenance Tech Bozeman Area's *

  • 54197681
  • multiple locations
  • Open until filled

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for temporary snowplow drivers with driving or 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. Temporary, seasonal positions. Openings to work various hours such as call-out, 20 hours, and 40 hours per week. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. 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. job description

Highway Maintenance Tech -CDL Driver/Equipment Operator

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Highway Maintenance Technician-CDL Driver / Equipment Operator in the Colstrip 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 trucks, variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement, crack /mastic sealing, bridge repairs, guardrail and sign installation and repairs. 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. This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. job description

Mechanic / Machinist / Heavy Duty Diesel 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. 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

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

Bridge Engineering Manager (80050)

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for a 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

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

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

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

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