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State of Montana Maintenance Tech - Culbertson 32221 in Culbertson, Montana

The Department of Transportation is recruiting for a maintenance technician position in Culbertson. This position will perform a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. 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. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Education/Experience: Required to perform the duties of this position are one-year experience driving heavy truck and operating construction related equipment. A valid Montana Class A Type II Commercial Operators license w/endorsements for air brakes and tanker is required with no restriction for operating a manual transmission. Requires working knowledge of basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance; basic math and record keeping; and the ability to make estimates of materials needed. Computer knowledge: training will be provided. Competencies: 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. To Apply: All required additional materials must be submitted by closing date. If you need assistance in completing the online application or an accommodation with the process, please contact the HR office. 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. Offer of employment is contingent upon undergoing pre-employment testing for controlled substances. 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 Rick Management and Tort Defense Division State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. Successful applicant must live or relocate within 45 road miles of the assigned maintenance section and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer. This position is covered under a Career Ladder Advancement Policy (Level I-IV) and pay is based on the level. Pay and placement in the career ladder is based on time in grade, classroom training, practical MDT experience and successful completion of the MDT Maintenance Academy. Reaching maximum Maintenance Tech pay can take up to five years This position belongs to the AFSCME bargaining unit. Non-bargaining unit employees or employees of another bargaining unit may apply. If the position is not filled with a bargaining unit applicant, then non-bargaining unit applicants may be considered. However, bargaining unit applicant will have preference More information about your choice to join the union will be available during the onboarding process. 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. Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply. If you would like a copy of the Job Profile, please send an e-mail to: Joyce Ayre jayre@mt.gov. Job: Transportation* *Title: *Maintenance Tech - Culbertson 32221 Location: Culbertson Requisition ID: 21141778

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