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State of Montana Maintenance Tech I-Mobridge-03041 in Roy, Montana

Montana Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician in Mobridge. This position includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control, salt brine production, etc.

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 provide flexible hours, alternative work schedules, and 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:https://www.mdt.mt.gov/

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.

All required additional materials must be submitted by closing date. If you need assistance in completing the online application, please contact Paula Highlander at 406-657-0221 . If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office.

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 AFSCME bargaining unit. The successful candidate will receive more information about the union and the option to join the union during the onboarding process.

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.

*Education, Trade Knowledge and Experience:*Requires knowledge of highway maintenance and equipment operation including basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance. One (1) year experience driving heavy truck or operating construction equipment. Basic math, record keeping, computer skills and the ability to make estimates of materials needed. Requirements and certifications of this position are outlined in the AFSCME and CRAFTS union contract and career ladder policy.

*Necessary Special Requirements:*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.

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.

Successful applicant must live or relocate within 30 road miles of the work headquarters and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle 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.

Job: *Transportation

Title: Maintenance Tech I-Mobridge-03041

Location: Roy

Requisition ID: 21140373

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