Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of Oct 5

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A maintenance technician works as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. This employee operates heavy equipment, including loaders, motor patrols, backhoes, mobile brooms, and snow blowers. Duties include applying herbicide, sealing cracks, building fences and repairing bridges, installing guardrails and signs, repairing roadways, maintaining vegetation and roadsides, striping, and winter road maintenance. This job requires knowledge of highway maintenance, basic diesel/gasoline vehicle maintenance, a year of experience driving a heavy truck and operating construction equipment, basic math and record-keeping skills, and ability to estimate needed material. Other requirements include computer knowledge, a working knowledge of basic carpentry skills, an understanding of union contracts, environmental procedures, MTCD, maintenance manuals, standard drawings, and traffic control operations. The job requires a valid Montana Class A CDL with endorsements for air brakes and takers. Successful applicant must live or relocate within 30 miles of work headquarters at Seeley Lake and must have a telephone. Wage is $19.27 per hour for full-time work. For more information, call (406) 728-7060 or email us at missoulajsc@mt.gov and ask about job #10156317.

A Missoula hotel is willing to train housekeepers. Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Work is from 9 a.m. until finished, usually 3-4 p.m., including weekends. Housekeepers clean rooms; vacuum carpets, hallways and steps; dust; clean showers, bathrooms and sinks; load cleaning cart; and carry trash to container. Wage starts at $8.50 per hour. Employer is hiring immediately for job #10148551.

JobsA local manufacturing company is looking for a welder. This position is responsible for fitting and joining, fabricating, and repairing metal and other welding material. The welder prepares materials specified by layouts, drawings, work orders and verbal instructions. Work involves setting up, laying out work, and using a variety of hand tools and welding tools to create components and parts for products. This employee will use a cutting torch and be familiar with mig/tig welding. Wage is $14 to $16 per hour; work is on weekdays. This is job #10155435.

A manufacturer is looking for laborers to cut metal and bend it into shapes for welders to use. Workers may use power tools, will measure and mark material according to specifications, and may smooth edges using a grinder of polisher. Wage is $10 to $11 per hour; hours are 8-5, Monday through Friday. Ask about job #10155434.

Another manufacturer seeks an experienced CNC/manual machinist. This position requires versatility for operating manual mills and lathes and performing general assembly work, as well as programming and operating CNC equipment for production, including CNC mills, lathes, and router tables. Applicants must be able to drive forklifts. This position is for day shift, but there is potential for a move to swing shift. Wage is $20 per hour; work is full-time for job #10156173.

Ability to accurately factor all potential costs involved in an electrical job is required for an estimator position with a local contractor. This employee considers labor, materials, location, how long the job will last, overhead, insurance, taxes, and subcontractors, among other factors. A relative degree is preferred; a combination of higher relevant education and employment experience may be considered. Minimal skills include ability to understand blueprints, project manuals, and specifications; excellent quantitative and analytical ability; entrepreneurial approach to problem solving; professional written and oral skills; and ability to negotiate internal issues, priorities, and deadlines. Schedule is full-time and pay is $16 to $20 per hour. This is job #10156351.

A full-time laborer will work in a utility capacity by going from one task to another, loading and unloading electrical parts, inventory, tools and stocking of electrical materials; operating tools and equipment. Required is a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Applicants must pass drug screening upon offer of employment and must be able to work in all weather conditions. Wage is $10 to $13 per hour, depending on qualifications. Position could lead to possible apprenticeship for job #10156774.

A local employer is looking for a part-time sales trainee for the industrial supply business. Candidates must have an aptitude for sales and math, strong computer skills, the ability to lift up to 75 pounds, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to pass a drug test. Company prefers applicants who possess or are working towards an associate degree in business or marking or who have equivalent industry experience and knowledge of the local market; however, this is not required. Duties include inventory management, customer service, packaging orders, and delivering product. Schedule is flexible, approximately 25 hours per week on weekdays. Pay is $12 to $14, depending on experience. This is job #10156149.

At least two years of experience in an administrative office setting is required for an office assistant job. Applicants should be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks software. Responsibilities include data entry and accounts payable. Wage is $14 to $16 per hour; hours range from 20 to 30 per week for job #10156974.



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