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State of Montana Mechanic / Machinist / Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic - Bozeman in Bozeman, Montana

The Montana Department of Transportationis recruiting for multiple Mechanic's in Bozeman. 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. Must have the ability to follow manufacturers’ instructions, blueprints and drawings, and written/oral instructions to fabricate correctly scaled and assembled components for projects, update equipment, fabricate changes needed for technology, safety, operational benefits or other departmental goals and objectives. For a full job description, please contact HR Specialist, Michaela Cortright at _mcortright@mt.gov_ _Benefits of working for the Montana Department of Transportation and the State of Montana include:__ _ * Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance o For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance o Benefits apply on first day of employment o Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families * State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays * Eligibility for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness * Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer _Education and Experience:_ Requirements to perform the duties of this position are journeyman level rating with four years of experience in diesel heavy equipment and truck or four years’ experience in light duty vehicles 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. 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. To be considered for this position you must attach your resume. Required to have or obtain within 30 days of hire 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. Successful applicant must be reasonably accessible to work location. Training assignments for up to one year may be considered when there are no minimally qualified applicants. In an applicant pool, all minimally qualified candidates must be disqualified through the competitive process prior to looking at candidates that may meet conditions of a training assignment. 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 belongs to the CRAFTS Mechanic/Machinists bargaining unit. The successful candidate will receive more information about choices to join the union or not during the onboarding process. 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 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. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer. *Title: *Mechanic / Machinist / Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic - Bozeman Location: Bozeman Requisition ID: 22142651