US Government, 045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction
- Full Time
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a full-time Construction and Field Survey Technician located in Pinedale, Wyoming.
Pinedale lies along the Continental Divide, and is a great location for much of the beauty Wyoming has to offer. It is bordered by the Wind River Range, Gros Ventre Range, and the Wyoming Range. It is in close proximity to the Bridger Wilderness Area, 78 miles south of Jackson, and 90 miles south of Yellowstone National Park. Pinedale offers nearby access to mountain biking, skiing, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The town hosts the Green River Rendezvous, a reenactment of historic fur trader gatherings at the Upper Green River Rendezvous Site in nearby town of Daniel. Wyoming is one of seven states with no income tax.
Under limited supervision, the Construction and Field Survey Technician will perform various duties, including surveys and inspections on preliminary designs and construction projects, and conduct material testing to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming.
Human Resource Contact: 307-352-3048 / Kari.davis / Kari.firstname.lastname@example.org
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
- Organize project records.
- Perform clerical duties as needed.
- Review and check project documentation.
- Inspect construction projects.
- Prepare, review, maintain, and file construction project records, estimates, and reports.
- Perform topographic surveys.
- Conduct aggregate gradation testing, density testing for earthwork and surfacing, and concrete testing.
- Perform survey tasks such as drive stakes, hubs, hold tapes, hold a rod, and instrument operation.
- Perform minor surveying computations such as slopes, areas, volumes, cuts, and fills, etc.
- Inspect pipe backfill and fill construction.
- Inspect paving operation to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
- Perform minor engineering computations such as areas, volumes, material spread rates, etc.
- Test, sample, and report materials proposed to be used in construction projects.
- Review and learn test methods, manuals, and procedures.
- Perform basic engineering calculations.
- Perform testing and sampling on bridges and roadways for analysis.
- Assist in the investigation of existing roadways for forensic study.
- Assist in gathering samples, providing a safe working zone, flagging, etc.
- Ensure proper equipment and supplies are loaded and in good working condition.
- Perform more complex lab tests of samples and document results for QA/QC purposes.
- Serve as a technical resource for other employees; attend and complete all designated training sessions to maintain required certifications and perform inspections.
- Communicate both internally and externally regarding project information and courses of action/consequences on smaller projects.
- Oversee smaller projects and/or components of larger projects.
- Assist in permitting processes to obtain water, gravel, plant site, and surveying agreements and aids in the renewal and file maintenance of these agreements.