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and Field Survey Specialist-Sheridan

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Sheridan
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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TNCF06-2023-00172-Construction and Field Survey Specialist-Sheridan Print ( Apply TNCF06-2023-00172-Construction and Field Survey Specialist-Sheridan Salary $19.38 - $22.28 HourlyLocation Sheridan, WYJob TypeFull TimeDepartment045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District ConstructionJob Number2023-00172

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  • Questions Description and FunctionsOpen Until FilledGENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is now seeking a full-time Construction & Field Survey Specialist located in Sheridan, Wyoming, where you will enjoy various outdoor activities nearby, including snowmobiling, skiing, camping, fishing, and hunting. Under limited supervision, the Construction and Field Survey Specialist will perform various tasks required to formulate recommendations for highway projects' preliminary designs and construction to provide a safe, high-quality, and efficient transportation system.Enjoy all historic Western Sheridan has to offer! At the foot of the Big Horn Mountains, youll have easy access to hunting, fishing, camping, ATV trails, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, golfing, other outdoor activities, and too many festivals and events to mention. Dont forget the famous WYO Rodeo held in July and February! Feel like city activities? Billings, Montana is less than two hours away. And Wyoming is one of only seven states with no income tax! Human Resource Contact: Jenny 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.
    • Performs various tasks, including surveys, testing and inspections on preliminary designs, and construction of highway projects.
    • Responsible for minor construction projects.
    • Observed, monitored, and oversees highway and highway-related construction performed by contractors.
    • Fields test materials, checks work against specifications and confers with contractors, engineers, and work crews.
    • Reviews highway design plans to verify existing utilities, determine utility conflicts, and contact utility companies to notify highway projects and confirm utility conflicts.
    • Responsible for project documentation, pay estimates, and final contract documents.
    • Verifies and documents work activities.
    • Regularly monitors and inspects work and calculates payment of contractors.
    • Maintains crew diaries and logs supporting departmental record-keeping and/or contract administration activities.
    • Ensures that materials sampling and testing are performed properly; audits material summaries for QA/QC purposes.
    • Assists in the preparation of recommendations used to design construction projects.
    • Anticipates potential problems prior to going to contract.
    • Checks preliminary plans for errors and problems.
    • Communicates internally and externally regarding project information and courses of action/consequences on larger projects.
    • Researches land ownership and contacts landowners to secure permission to enter their land to conduct surveys.
    • Prepares and checks documentation to be sent to the district finals office.
    • Oversees minor to more complex construction projects by documenting pay quantities, coordinating the work schedule of subordinates, and working with contractors for quality control.
    • Prepares and updates reports as needed.
    • Assists and supports the District Land Surveyor and the district administrative personnel.QualificationsPREFERENCES/AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference may be given to applicants with 2 to 4 years of progressive work experience in roadway construction methods, contract administration, survey experience, and material testing.**Must have the ability to obtain the following certifications/licenses:*Valid Driver's License*Defensive Driving*QC/QA Certification in Soils & Aggregate, Asphalt, and Concrete*Asphalt Concrete, Soil & Aggregate*WYDOT Portland Cement Concrete*ACI Concrete Level 2*American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) CertificationKNOWLEDGE:
      • Knowledge of project coordination and monitoring. Review design and construction methods.
      • Knowledge of construction trades and practices.
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
      • Knowledge of engineering and computations/formulas.
      • 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.
      • Knowledge of material testing.
      • Ability to perform complicated computer calculations.
      • Knowledge of computers and calculators.
      • Knowledge of surveying, surveying methods, equipment, and the ability to apply upload and downloading of survey files.
      • Knowledge of contract time, administration, and contract changes.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: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 TechnicianCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:NoneOREducation:Associate's DegreeExperience:0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Construction and Field Surveying) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Construction and Field Survey TechnicianNecessary Special RequirementsPHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
        • Potentially exposed to hazardous waste and biological waste.
        • Working around high-speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.
        • Work outdoors extensively in various inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, snow, and wet.
        • Must be physically able to bend, stoop and lift up to fifty pounds; safely lift and move necessary materials from one point to another; ability to stand for long periods.
        • Must be available to work Monday through Saturday during the construction season.
        • Occasional overnight travel is required.NOTES:
          • FLSA: Non-Exempt
          • WYDOT will conduct motor vehicle record checks to verify a valid driver's license.
          • 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 ( , including your rights and responsibilities.Supplemental Information045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District ConstructionClick here ( to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.URL: 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 ( for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.For additional information on living in the state of Wyoming please click here ( .

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