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State of Montana Maintenance Tech I - Superior #73040 in Superior, 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. As an organization, we consider flexible hours and alternative work schedules for 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: Job Overview: This vacancy is for the Superior Section of the Missoula Division of MDT. 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. Responsible for the overall function, operation, and maintenance of equipment including training and mentoring of others, pre-operational checking, scheduled servicing, calibrating of equipment, adding fluids and changing blades, pins, teeth on buckets, etc. Computer knowledge in order to access applicable systems including the Road Weather Information Sites (RWIS), and the Equipment Vehicle Maintenance Management System (EVMMS). Performs all other duties and maintenance activities as assigned. For a full job description, please contact HR Assistant, Sadie Hansen at 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 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. Minimum Qualifications: One (1) year experience driving heavy truck or operating construction equipment. 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 45 road miles of the Superior (1 Tammie Lane W, Superior MT) Section House and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. Other Qualifications: 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. Requires knowledge of highway maintenance and equipment operation including basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance.Basic math, record keeping, computer skills and the ability to make estimates of materials needed. *Job: Transportation *Title: *Maintenance Tech I - Superior #73040 Location: Superior Requisition ID: 21142358