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State of Wyoming TNHM05-2024-00236-Highway Maintenance Technician-Evanston in United States

TNHM05-2024-00236-Highway Maintenance Technician-Evanston

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TNHM05-2024-00236-Highway Maintenance Technician-Evanston


$20.66 - $22.96 Hourly


Evanston, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Maintenance

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is committed to providing a safe, high-quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming. We are seeking a Highway Maintenance Technician for the Maintenance Program in Evanston, Wyoming.

To see what life at WYDOT can mean for you, we invite you to view below:

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

Human Resource Contact: Terra Poling / 307-352-3048

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

  • Maintains and operates complex equipment safely and proficiently.

  • Trains incumbents in the operation and maintenance of equipment.

  • Provides work direction to Highway Maintenance Assistant employees.

  • Flags traffic and sets up traffic control devices under limited supervision.

  • Operates single and tandem axle trucks, equipped with stripers, auger, aerial lift equipment, or equipped with plows, wing plows, sander, and chemical systems to remove snow and ice from roadway surfaces.

  • Responsible for rehabilitating and maintaining roadway surfaces and traffic control devices such as signs, pavement patching, crack sealing, and fence repairs.

  • Attends and completes all required training to obtain/maintain required certifications, perform inspections, and learn new skills.

  • Communicates information to update others as to work status and/or process effectiveness.

  • Utilizes special computerized equipment.

  • Performs duties involved in removing snow and ice from roadways.



Preference may be given to applicants who have a current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements prior to employment.

**Must have the ability to obtain water certifications if necessary.

**Must have the ability to obtain a Certification to operate specified equipment as directed by WYDOT.

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

**Must have the ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification.

**Must have the ability to obtain a Flagger certification.


  • Knowledge of state highway pavement marking and signing standards.

  • Knowledge of specifications, standard plans, policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and traffic control standards.

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair procedures.

  • Knowledge of hazardous materials response procedures.

  • Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for the proper use of personal protective equipment.

  • Knowledge of basic equipment operation for single and tandem axle trucks, loaders, and tractors.

  • Knowledge of Safe Work Procedures, First Aid and CPR, and Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in completing tasks.

  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize office equipment such as computers, calculators, and telephones.


Education & Experience Substitution:

3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Specialist I

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License



Associates Degree (typically in Engineering)


0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Specialist I

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Frequent use of manual and powered hand tools.

  • Daily use of motor vehicles and heavy equipment.

  • Frequent exposure to hazardous materials.

  • Ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds independently.

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

  • Work in adverse environmental conditions, which may include but not be limited to rain, snow, heat, and hail.

  • Ability to walk for extended periods on even and uneven ground.

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

  • Occasional overnight travel is required.


  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

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

  • Individuals in this classification must pass a pre-employment drug screening and/or physical and will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work without an acceptable excuse will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.

  • Individuals must report to the department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving a call.

  • 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.

  • 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 Maintenance

Clickhere ( to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


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!

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