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State of Montana Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Technician - Bozeman in Bozeman, Montana

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT)is recruiting a Heavy Equipment Vehicle Technician (Service/Combo B) in Bozeman. This position assists with the maintenance and repair of machinery and mechanical equipment, such as automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, as well as construction equipment (diesel, gasoline, hybrid, or propane), adjusts, diagnoses, and replaces nonfunctional parts of devices and control instruments, replaces worn or defective parts, repairs and replaces tires on vehicles and equipment, lubricates and cleans parts, performs some minor repairs without supervision. For a full job description, please contact Michaela Cortright at _Benefits of working for MDT and the State of Montana include:_ · Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance · Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance · Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families · State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) · Employees in this position receive overtime compensation or compensatory time for all time in a pay status over 40 hours in a workweek · Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays · Eligibility forPublic Service Student Loan Forgiveness · Benefits apply on first day of employment · Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: _Required Education and Experience:__ * One (1) years’ experience as a lubrication technician, light duty tire technician, or mechanic’s assistant. o Formal light or heavy-duty technical training and/or certification(s) will also be considered. Basic computer knowledge and function. Requires working knowledge of basic record keeping. A valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with no restrictions, a tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC). OR a permit with the ability to obtain the full license within 30 days of hire. A forklift certification must be obtained within 3 months after hire. This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire. Your online application and all required materials must be submitted before midnight on the closing date. Ensure all materials submitted are selected as “Relevant.” If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR representative listed below. *Other Information_* Top candidates will be invited to participate in a written, practical test, and behavioral-based interview prior to final selection. 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. This position is being posted in accordance with the CRAFTS Teamsters 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, internal 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. 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. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire. Generally, sponsorship for work authorization is not available through the State of Montana. MDT is not enrolled in E-Verify and is unable to hire F-1 STEM OPT visa candidates. Title: Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Technician - Bozeman Location: Bozeman Requisition ID: 24141730