State of Montana Maintenance Tech I - 54177042 in Rogers Pass, Montana

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.

Tools and Equipment: Single Axle Trucks (over 12,500 lbs.), tar pot (under 1000 gallons), pulvi-mixer, push/pull brooms, crack sealers, rollers (under 5 Ton), auger type drills, recyclers (under 15 TPH) and various basic hand tools.

Materials: Premixed paving materials, gravel, sanding material, salt, liquid deicers, snow, dirt and rock, oil and lubricants.

Source of Supervision: Field Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Superintendent or other designated person.

Physical Demands: Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools, equipment and materials listed above.

Required to perform the duties of this position are one year experience driving heavy truck and operating construction related equipment. Requires working knowledge of basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance; basic math and record keeping; and the ability to make estimates of materials needed.

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.

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.

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

All documents for required establishing preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.

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

If you would like a copy of the Job Profile, contact Cheryl Winship, cwinship@mt.gov, HR Generalist.

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.

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.

A valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with endorsements for air brakes and tankers is required with no restriction for operating a manual transmission.

Qualifications for job openings, except for machinists and painters, shall include a requirement that the successful bidder must establish their permanent residence within 30 road miles from the section house within 30 calendar days of the effective date of the appointment. and that the successful bidder must have a telephone or reasonable access to a section house.

This position belongs to the Crafts Council bargaining unit. The successful candidate will receive more information about the union and the option to join the union during the onboarding process.

MDT Core Competencies:

Communication

Teamwork

Adaptability/Flexibility

Workplace Safety

Problem Solving/Decision Making

Personal Accountability

Leadership/Developmental Orientation

Job: *Transportation

Title: Maintenance Tech I - 54177042

Location: Rogers Pass

Requisition ID: 19140041