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State of Montana Temporary Maintenance Tech/Snowplow Driver 03027 in Lewistown, Montana

Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for temporary snowplow drivers with 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. This temporary position is for Lewistown and is a Call-out position. The position will begin in November/December and ends in March/April depending on weather.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. If you would like a copy of the Job Profile, contact the HR Generalist.

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.

All documentation required establishing preference or as required as part of the application must be submitted by the closing date to be considered during the selection process.

To be considered for this position, you must submit your online application before midnight on the closing date.

Please Note: If you provide an e-mail address on your application, all correspondence will we sent to that e-mail address.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. All required additional materials must be submitted by closing date. 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 is being posted in accordance with the 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. This position is an AFSCME union position.

Women are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply.

The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406/444-6054.

__Education, Trade Knowledge and Experience:

Requires knowledge of highway maintenance and equipment typically assigned to a section, including basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance; one (1) year experience driving heavy truck and operating construction equipment; basic math and record keeping; and the ability to make estimates of materials needed.

Necessary Special Requirements:

A valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with endorsements for air brakes and tankers is required. 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. 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 # 3-0134, "Addendum to Risk Management and Tort Defense Division State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment drug test with a negative result prior to the first day of work.

Job: *Transportation

Title: Temporary Maintenance Tech/Snowplow Driver 03027

Location: Lewistown

Requisition ID: 20142440