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State of Montana Machinist/Mechanic - Libby #66806 in Libby, Montana

About MDT 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. 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/ Job Overview: 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. For a full job description, please contact HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at shansen@mt.gov Other Application Information: * 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. * Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer. * 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. People 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. * Top candidates will be invited to participate in a written test, practical test, and behavioral-based interview prior to final selection * This position is being posted in accordance with the AFSCME 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. * 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, "State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. *Qualifications:* * Four (4) years of experience in diesel heavy equipment and truck or four (4) years of experience in light duty vehicles; o _OR_ combination of each depending on position. Fabrication and welding experience is desirable. * Related formal education in gas and diesel vehicle, equipment or machinery repair and maintenance may substitute for experience on a year for year basis. * A valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with no restrictions, a tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC). This position is covered under a Career Ladder Advancement Policy (Level I-IV) and pay is based on the level. Applicants meeting qualifications for a level III Mechanic/Machinist will be given preference and first consideration. Applicants meeting qualifications for a level II Mechanic/Machinist will be considered before applicants meeting qualifications for a level I Mechanic/Machinist. Mechanic/Machinists at MDT may advance in pay to a level IV with three years of MDT Mechanic/Machinist level III experience. Education and experience will determine placement and salary. Minimum qualifications: Mechanic/Machinist III – four years’ experience in diesel heavy equipment and truck or *four years’ experience in light duty vehicles *or *a combination of each. *Mechanic/Machinist II - three years’ experience in diesel heavy equipment and truck or *three years’ experience in light duty vehicles *or *a combination of each. *Mechanic/Machinist I – two years’ experience in diesel heavy equipment and truck; or two years’ experience in light duty vehicles or a combination of each. Necessary Special Requirements: 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. Forklift certification must be obtained within 3 months after hire Job: Transportation* *Title: *Machinist/Mechanic - Libby #66806 Location: Libby Requisition ID: 21142349

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