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State of Wyoming ENEG09-2024-00259-Engineer II-Sundance in United States

ENEG09-2024-00259-Engineer II-Sundance

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ENEG09-2024-00259-Engineer II-Sundance

Salary

$32.52 - $36.13 Hourly

Location

Sundance, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

2024-00259

Department

045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction

Opening Date

02/12/2024

Closing Date

Continuous

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is committed to providing a safe, high-quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming. WYDOT now seeks a full-time Engineer II located in Sundance, Wyoming. This position is responsible for but is not limited to, performing tasks for highway projects from inception through design, construction, and contract completion, under the direction of the Resident Engineer.

This position offers:

$2,000 Hiring Bonus See notes for eligibility

  • 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

    Sundance, Wyoming - where ‘the kid’ got his name. The Black Hills and Bear Lodge Mountains offer outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, skiing, snowmobiling, golf, rodeos, and hiking. Sundance is a quiet town that comes alive with Summer traffic to Devil’s Tower and the Sturgis Bike Rally. If you’re looking for more to do, Rapid City, South Dakota is about an hour away. And Wyoming is one of only seven states with no income tax!

Human Resource Contact: (307)674-2300 / Jenny Sullivan / jennifer.sullivan@wyo.gov

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

  • Issues, reviews, comments, and revised plan sets.

  • Reviews and approves or rejects project submittals/permits.

  • Reviews and updates forms and documentation procedures regarding construction activities and pay quantities.

  • Inspects and assures projects/facilities are completed according to plans, specifications, design criteria, and budgetary constraints.

  • Compiles and submits engineering recommendations and summaries for the design of various projects/facilities with varying levels of complexity.

  • Conducts extensive research on existing and evolving technologies.

  • Provides technical guidance, advice, and oversight.

  • Works in direct contact with contractors and subcontractors daily to manage projects under construction.

  • Deals with landowners, traveling public and local, county, state, and federal government entities in the same context.

  • Performs field inspections, laboratory testing, materials analysis, and quality control.

  • Develops engineering models, conducts studies, makes cost estimates, and submits reports, summaries, and other required documentation.

  • Reviews and evaluates the work of assigned engineering technicians.

  • Performs inspections and testing to ensure the contractor is constructing the project according to plans, specifications, etc.

  • Provides the contractor with the necessary information to construct a project (showing a project and interpreting plans).

  • Calculates and documents quantities for payment to the contractor.

  • Examines and verifies numeric data and specifications on source documents by recalculating computations using geometry or trigonometry.

  • Resolves geometric and trigonometric problems encountered during the process of making detailed engineering drawings.

  • Review construction plans and verify that these are in accordance with designated specifications and other requirements.

  • Conducts field engineering surveys, including reading a level, operating a total station, GPS, and making decisions to solve problems.

  • Checks and verifies the accuracy of detailed drawings in projects and makes corrections in drawings if necessary.

  • Designs preliminary work, calculating land areas, earth forms, circular curves, material quantities, and other qualitative measurements using geometric and trigonometric computations.

  • Trains other personnel in engineering and surveying and training personnel on proper fieldwork documentation techniques.

  • Coordinates with the contractor other agencies, and the public when a project impacts them

  • Oversees moderate to major construction projects by documenting pay quantities, directing the work schedule of subordinates, and working with a contractor for quality control

  • Ensures that materials sampling and testing are performed properly; audits material summaries for QA/QC purposes.

  • Prepares water agreements, materials agreements, and other necessary agreements.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

**Must be able to obtain the following certifications/licenses:

  • Valid Driver's License

  • QC/QA Certification in Soils & Aggregate, Asphalt, and Concrete

  • Asphalt Concrete, Soil & Aggregate

  • WYDOT Portland Cement Concrete

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of authoritative reference materials in the field of engineering.

  • Knowledge of surveying and surveying instruments and measurement and testing equipment and systems.

  • Knowledge of complex algorithms used in mathematical computer models to recognize the theory as the basis of their use.

  • Knowledge of construction methods and processes, project scheduling, cost estimating procedures, and material quantity takeoffs.

  • Knowledge of scientific and/or technical research practices.

  • Knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, and practices of engineering.

  • Knowledge of computers, calculators survey equipment, and testing equipment constantly.

  • Knowledge of contemporary practices in road construction contracts.

  • Knowledge of analyzing a situation based on education, experience, policies, and specifications, developing a solution, and then implementing the solution.

  • Knowledge of Microstation and Geopak.

  • Knowledge of word processors, spreadsheets, and other computer programs.

  • Ability to interpret plans and specifications based on sound engineering principles.

  • Skills in engineering calculation and accounting procedures.

  • Skills in interpersonal relations and communications.

  • Skills in oral and written communication.

  • Skills in decision-making and direction of work activities.

  • Skills in making engineering calculations and highway construction planning and design.

  • Knowledge of WYDOT policies and procedures and engineering principles related to highway design and construction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (in Engineering)

Experience:

0-3 years of progressive work experience (in Engineering) with acquired knowledge at the level of Engineer I.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Engineer in Training (EIT) License is Required or Fundamentals in Engineering (FE)

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Ability to sit/stand and operate equipment for long periods of time.

  • Work outdoors for extended periods of time in adverse environmental conditions.

  • Workaround heavy machinery.

  • Potentially exposed to hazardous waste.

  • Working around high-speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.

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

  • Physical Ability: Bending, stooping, and lifting up to fifty (50) pounds; safely lifting and moving necessary materials from one point to another; ability to stand for long periods of time.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • WYDOT will conduct motor vehicle record checks to verify a valid driver's license.

  • Occasional overnight travel is required.

  • 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 (http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify) , including your rights and responsibilities.

  • Qualifying eligibility and criteria for the hiring bonus

  • Temporary employees accepting a full-time position.

  • Current employees accepting a promotional opportunity - recruitment must have been opened to the public.

  • One year of service to WYDOT must be completed, failure to complete this requirement will forfeit the hiring incentive, and funds will be recouped from final pay.

  • Internal candidates would be required to remain in the position for a minimum of one (1) year from their promotion date.

  • Employees would only be eligible for one (1) hiring bonus in a 12-month period.

  • If the employee elects to downgrade through an active recruitment and/or appointment during the twelve (12) month period, they would be required to pay the bonus back.

Supplemental Information

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

Clickhere (https://ai.wyo.gov/divisions/human-resources/consultative-services/compensation/pay-tables-salary-averages) to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The 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.

Working for the State of Wyoming provides employees with a range of valuable benefits and offers a fulfilling career path. Employees enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, ensuring their well-being and that of their families. Additionally, the state offers multiple retirement plans, which provide financial security and stability for employees once their career in public services comes to an end. the state recognizes the importance of personal time and offers generous paid time off and flexible arrangements, allowing employees to recharge, take care of personal matters, and maintain a healthy work-life integration.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces, clean air, great recreational activities, and no State income tax to mention a few!

Click here (https://ai.wyo.gov/for-job-seekers) to learn more!

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