TNCF05-2023-00505-Construction and Field Survey Technician-Newcastle

US Government, 045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction

Open Until Filled 



The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a full-time Construction and Field Survey Technician located in Newcastle, Wyoming.

Under general 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.

This position offers:

  • Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • **Limited time hiring incentive** Eighty (80) additional hours of incentive pay at the hourly rate of hire to be paid out at the end of the successful candidate’s first month of employment
  • * New hires and rehires who begin employment by June 30, 2023, will qualify for this limited-time incentive.

Human Resources Contact: Jennifer Sullivan / 307-674-2318 /  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.


  • Procures items needed for the office and projects.
  • Organizes project records.
  • Reviews and checks project documentation.
  • Prepares, reviews maintains, and files construction project records, estimates, and reports.
  • Reviews and learns traffic control methods, manuals, and procedures.
  • Reviews and learns test methods, manuals, and procedures.
  • Communicates internally and externally regarding project information and courses of action/consequences on projects.
  • Provides office support to project managers and establishes good lines of communication between WYDOT and contractors.
  • Oversees smaller projects and/or components of larger projects.
  • Learns and utilizes the WYDOT Construction Management System.
  • Reviews and finalizes project documents for our final office.
  • Performs survey tasks such as staking various project elements and recording survey data for current and preliminary projects.
  • Performs minor construction computations such as slopes, areas, volumes, cuts, and fills, etc.
  • Inspect contract elements to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Testing of various materials used in construction projects. 
  • Inspects traffic control setups on construction projects for adherence to our plans and specifications.
  • Assists in the investigation of existing roadways for forensic study.
  • Performs complex documents and results for QCA/QCA purposes.
  • Serves as a technical resource for other employees and attends all designated training sessions to maintain required certifications.
  • Assists in obtaining agreements required for projects.

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