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Temporary Snowplow Driver / Maintenance Tech Butte Areas

Company: State of Montana
Location: Butte
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Temporary Snowplow Drivers / Maintenance Technicians for Butte, Whitehall, Twin Bridges, Dillon, Lima, Divide, Wisdom, and Anaconda. MDT is looking for temporary snowplow drivers with heavy equipment operation experience for winter road maintenance. This includes snow removal, cleaning the right of way, fixing guardrail, repairing fences, signs, and luminaires, traffic control and salt brine production. Hours vary depending on weather and the needs of the section. Must be available for emergency weather conditions and be able to work on weekends and holidays as needed. Season typically begins mid-November and ends in March, depending on weather. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and remain focused and seated for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform moderate physical activity in lifting, carrying, and/or operating the tools and equipment. 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. Temporary, seasonal positions available in Butte, Whitehall, Twin Bridges, Dillon, Lima, Divide, Wisdom, and Anaconda. Supplemental Question: Please include an attachment that states what area or areas you are interested in working at (keeping in mind the 45 road mile requirement). Education, Trade Knowledge and Experience: Requires knowledge of highway maintenance and equipment typically assigned to a section, including basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance; one (1) year experience driving heavy truck and operating construction equipment; basic math and record keeping; and the ability to make estimates of materials needed. Necessary Special Requirements: A valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with endorsements for air brakes and tankers is required. Successful applicant must live or relocate within 45 road miles of the work headquarters and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment drug test with a negative result prior to the first day of work. These positions belong to CRAFTS bargaining unit. More information about your choice to join the union will be available during the onboarding process. Successful applicant(s) will be subject to Driving Record Check. Applicants will be required to sign a release for 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. 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. Position # is 54197580 - using 54195332 for internal MDT posting purposes only.

Keywords: State of Montana, Boise , Temporary Snowplow Driver / Maintenance Tech Butte Areas, Professions , Butte, Idaho

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