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Engineer I

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Casper
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is an agency committed to providing a safe and effective transportation system for the State of Wyoming. WYDOT now seeks a full-time Engineer located in Casper, Wyoming. Casper, the place for entertainment and things to do, both indoors and out. Whether you seek the peacefulness of walking pathways and parks, the North Platte River, the fun adventures of skiing, snowboarding nearby lakes, or enjoying the outdoor ice arena in the winter, splash pads in the summer, or the family events at David Street Station Casper offers something for everyone. Wyoming is one of seven states with no income tax.

As an Engineer in Construction, this position is responsible for, but not limited to, performing tasks for highway projects from inception through design, construction, and contract completion, under the Resident Engineer's direction.

Human Resource Contact: Keri Jenkins Long 307-473-3243

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 field inspections, surveys, laboratory testing, material 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 assure 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.
  • Reviews construction plans and verifies that these are in accordance with designated specifications and other requirements.
  • Conducts field engineering surveys, including reading a level and 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 techniques for documentation of fieldwork.
  • Coordinates with the contractor and other agencies, and the public when a project impacts them.



Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelor's Degree in Transportation Engineering.
  • Knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, and practices of engineering.
  • Knowledge of computers, calculators and survey equipment, and testing equipment constantly.
  • Knowledge of contemporary practices in road construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of analyze a situation and based on education, experience, policies, and specifications, develop a solution and then implement 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.

Bachelor's Degree (in Engineering)
0-2 years of progressive work experience (in Engineering)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Some agencies may require a certificate of registration from the Board of Engineering.

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Potentially exposed to hazardous waste.
  • Working around high-speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.
  • Work outdoors in a variety of inclement weather conditions to include heat, cold snow, and rain.
  • Physical Ability: Bending, stooping, and lifting up to fifty (50) pounds; safely lift and move necessary materials from one point to another; ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • 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 Information

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

Click here 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.

Keywords: State of Wyoming, Casper , Engineer I, Other , Casper, Wyoming

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