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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. 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.
About This Opportunity
This position is responsible for assisting in the design, providing oversight in the construction and installation of, and to operate and maintain a land mobile radio communication system for the Dept. of Transportation and other state and federal agencies. This position will work with MDT's remote weather information system (RWIS), local area networks (LAN), departmental computer wide area networks (WAN), PBX telephone systems and solid-state voice messaging systems for road and construction reports.
Travel is expected for this position. Typically, 35% of the job involves overnight travel and about 40% of the job includes travel for day trips.
What you bring to the table:
Associate degree or certification in electronics and telecommunications, construction technology or a related field and three (3) years of technical experience specific to Land mobile radio communication including project development, system installation and working familiarity with various systems and network designs.
The successful applicant is required to retain recognized professional certification in the field of telecommunications, such as a general class Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Radio Telephone Operators License, Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA), or Association of Public safety and Communications Officials (APCO).