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and Field and Survey Technician-Douglas

State of Wyoming Douglas, WY Full-Time

TNCF05-2022-02726-Construction and Field and Survey Technician-Douglas

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TNCF05-2022-02726-Construction and Field and Survey Technician-Douglas

Salary

$17.78 - $20.44 Hourly

Location

Douglas, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction

Job Number

2022-02726

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Description and Functions

Open until filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

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

Douglas is located on the North Platte River and is known as the Home of the Jackalope. Douglas is rich in history with the Oregon and Bozeman Trails and historic frontier post-Fort Fetterman. Nearby Ayers Natural Bridge and Park is a beautiful place to get away from it all with plenty of fishing, hunting, and hiking. Several walking and biking trails, an outdoor municipal pool, and golfing also are enjoyed by Douglas residents. Casper and Cheyenne are just over an hour away in either direction. Wyoming also boasts no state income tax!

Human Resources Contact: Keri Long

307-473-3243
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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, 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.

  • Review and learn traffic control methods, manuals, and procedures.

  • Set up, maintain, and remove a safe traffic control plan under live traffic conditions.

  • Maintain traffic control devices in the field; perform traffic control duties.

  • 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.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS

Preference may be given to applicants with experience using the Trimble data collector and Microstation/Geopak software.

**Must have the ability to obtain a Valid Driver's License

**Must have the ability to obtain a Certificate of course completion in Defensive Driving

**Must have the ability to obtain QC/QA Certification in Soils & Aggregate, Asphalt, and Concrete

**Must have the ability to obtain Asphalt Concrete, Soil & Aggregate Certification

**Must have the ability to obtain WYDOT Portland Cement Concrete Certification

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of materials testing.

  • Knowledge of surveying methods and equipment operation.

  • Knowledge of construction inspection, which includes the interpretation of plans and specifications.

  • Knowledge of documentation of project records.

  • Knowledge of communication with supervisors and contractors.

  • Knowledge of working towards a leadership role.

  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

  • Knowledge of material testing.

  • Ability to perform complicated computer calculations.

  • Knowledge of survey methods & ability to apply such as uploading & downloading of survey files.

  • Knowledge of computers and calculators.

  • Knowledge of surveying.

  • Knowledge of contract time, administration & contract changes.

  • Knowledge of engineering computations/formulas.

  • Knowledge of core drilling equipment, pneumatic & electric jackhammers, and hand tools.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Associate's Degree

Experience:

0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Construction and Field Surveying) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Construction and Field Survey Assistant

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Construction and Field Surveying) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Construction and Field Survey Assistant

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Potentially exposed to hazardous waste and biological waste.

  • Workaround high-speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.

  • Work outdoors in a variety of inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, wind, and moisture.

  • Physical Ability: bending, stooping, and lifting up to fifty pounds; safely lifting and moving necessary materials from one point to another; ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • The Wyoming Department of Transportation is a Drug-Free Workplace.

  • E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to and Field and Survey Technician-Douglas , including your rights and responsibilities.

Supplemental Information

045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction

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URL: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to and Field and Survey Technician-Douglas State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefits package. Please click here ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to and Field and Survey Technician-Douglas for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

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