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State of Montana Field Project Technician Glendive District #91838 in Glendive, Montana

The Montana Department of Transportation is recruiting for /Civil Engineering Technician(s) in the Glendive District. / This position serves as an experienced Field Project Technician on a Glendive or Wolf Point crew and is responsible for coordinating and conducting various inspection, sampling, and testing procedures to verify that construction project features and materials conform with standard specifications, Department requirements, and contract agreements. The position is also responsible for coordinating and conducting staking and surveying procedures and performing a variety of other duties as assigned. The position reports to the Engineering Project Manager and provides guidance and technical assistance to less experienced Field Project Technicians performing routine inspections, sampling, testing, and surveying procedures. 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. This position will remain open until filled. The hiring committee will review applications weekly. This position is an entry level and is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. For a full job description, please contact Joyce Ayre at _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 * Potential hybrid remote work arrangement available * 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 For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: Minimum requirements * The required knowledge and skills are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, including coursework in algebra, geometry or trigonometry. * The position prefers (LI) or requires (L2) aptitudes or experience in construction or related field (e.g., laboratory testing, transportation design, engineering, etc.), including experience in inspection, sampling, testing, and/or surveying. _Additional 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. * Physical Demands: Essential functions involve significant physical demands related to repeated lifting of up to 80 pounds (and occasionally greater weights); carrying survey equipment over rough terrain, climbing, and bending to retrieve samples; and operating gas, diesel, and electrically powered equipment. The position involves working outdoors in all types of weather * 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 * This position is covered under a Career Ladder Advancement Policy. Education and experience will determine salary. If you attended college, please attach college transcripts or related work experience. Information in this listing (minimum qualifications and job description) are consistent with the entry-level Civil Engineering Technician. * To be considered for this position, you must submit your online application with all required attachments before midnight on the closing date. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable. * All documents required for claimed Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents. * If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR Generalist, Joyce Ayre at * Relocation agreement may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer * A valid Montana Driver's License is required. 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, "Addendum to Risk Management and Tort Defense Division State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. * This position belongs to the MFPE bargaining unit. The successful candidate will receive more information about the union and the option to join the union during the onboarding process. * Alternative qualifications may be considered: Any combination of additional related work experience and education equivalent to the minimum qualifications. * Applicantions will be reviewed weekly. * For a full job description, please contact HR Generalist, Joyce ayre at Title: Field Project Technician Glendive District #91838 Location: Glendive Requisition ID: 22141945 Other Locations: Wolf Point