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State of Montana Civil Engineering Technician - Kalispell #90038 in Kalispell, Montana

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 flexible hours, alternative work schedules, and a relaxed family-friendly environment to help MDT employees balance their personal and professional interests. Visit our website at: https://www.mdt.mt.gov/ _Job Overview_ This position serves as an 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. For a full job description, please contact HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at shansen@mt.gov. * * _Career Ladder:_ This position is covered under a Career Ladder Advancement Policy. Education and experience will determine salary. Information in this listing (minimum qualifications and job description) are consistent with the entry-level Civil Engineering Technician. For information about career ladder and advancement, HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at shansen@mt.gov. * *_Other Application Information:_ You must include a cover letter addressing the following prompt in no more than one page: * Please describe in what education and experiences you have that make you qualified for this position/./ Top candidates will be invited to participate in a behavioral-based interview. You may consider researching this interview style if you are not familiar. * A complete application outlining all relevant experience and all required materials must be submitted by closing date. Required materials include a cover letter addressing the above prompt, resume, and professional references. Please provide high school or college transcripts if possible (unofficial copies okay). If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at shansen@mt.gov. * This vacancy will remain open until filled. First review of applications will take April 19th, then approximately once/week after that. * Overnight work-related travel is estimated to be approximately 20% of employee’s time. Frequent day-to-day driving between projects is expected. * This position is being posted in accordance with the MFPE bargaining unit agreement. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply. If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, the non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicants will have preference. * The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. * Driver’s record will be verified. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant’s permanent driving records. Compliance with Mont. Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy # 6.03.001, "Addendum to Risk Management and Tort Defense Division State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. _Minimum Qualifications_ * The required knowledge and skills are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, including coursework in algebra, geometry or trigonometry. * The position prefers (LI) or requires (L2) aptitudes or experience in construction or related field (e.g., laboratory testing, transportation design, engineering, etc.), including experience in inspection, sampling, testing, and/or surveying. _Career Ladder:_ This position is covered under a Career Ladder Advancement Policy. Education and experience will determine salary. Information in this listing (minimum qualifications and job description) are consistent with the entry-level Civil Engineering Technician. For information about career ladder and advancement, HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at shansen@mt.gov. * Job: Engineering *Title: *Civil Engineering Technician - Kalispell #90038 Location: Kalispell Requisition ID: 20142793

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