Department of Transportation is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in the Flowing Wells Section. 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.
At MDT, we take seriously our mission of providing a transportation system and services that emphasize quality, safety, cost effectiveness, economic vitality and sensitivity to the environment. Involving Montana's residents and communities is a vital part of fulfilling that mission.
MDT employees are encouraged to reach their full potential on the job. The work we do at MDT has a direct impact on our community and the quality of life here in Montana.
We work with communities to deliver custom transportation solutions. As an organization, we provide a relaxed family-friendly environment to help MDT employees balance their personal and professional interests. MDT is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. Visit our website at: https://www.mdt.mt.gov/
Requires knowledge of highway maintenance and equipment operation including basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance. One (1) year experience driving heavy truck or operating construction equipment. Basic math, record keeping, computer skills and the ability to make estimates of materials needed.
A valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with no restrictions, a tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC). Applicants with a learner's permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License.
Successful applicant must live or relocate within 30 road miles of the work headquarters and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. Mobile trailer and/or trailer spot is available.
Other application information:
A completed application must be submitted by closing date. All documents for claimed Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date.
Only electronic applications will be accepted. If you need assistance in completing the online application, please contact your local job service.
Please review the announcement carefully and list all relevant experience and qualification in your application
Driver's record will be verified. Proof of CDL and endorsements within 30 days of hire will be required for continued employment.
Must be able to perform physical activity in lifting (greater than 50 pounds), carrying, and/or operating the tools, equipment and materials required for highway maintenance and operations.
Must work in all types of weather conditions, dirt, dust, moisture, temperature, and fumes.
The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities needing accommodation or assistance in the application process may call Joyce Ayre at 406-345-8207. Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply.
To be considered for this position, you must submit your online application and all documents establishing preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date before midnight on the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit preference documents.
If you need assistance in completing the online application, please contact your local job service. If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office.
This position belongs to the AFSCME bargaining unit and is being posted in accordance with the union agreement. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply.
If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, then non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicant will have preference. More information about your choice to join the union will be available during the onboarding process.
If you would like a copy of the Job Profile, please send an e-mail to: Joyce Ayre, email@example.com.
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury free workplace. Offer of employment is contingent upon undergoing pre-employment testing for controlled substances.
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