State of Wyoming TNCF05-07791-Construction and Field Survey Technician-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming

TNCF05-07791-Construction and Field Survey Technician-Cheyenne



TNCF05-07791-Construction and Field Survey Technician-Cheyenne


$17.50 - $19.45 Hourly


Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time


045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is now seeking a full-time Construction and Field Survey Technician located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. This position performs a variety of tasks related to the preparing preliminary design and construction of highway projects.

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

  • Inspects construction projects.

  • Prepare, review, maintain and file construction project records, estimates and reports.

  • Perform topographic surveys.

  • Conducts aggregate gradation testing, density testing for earthwork and surfacing, and concrete testing.

  • Performs survey tasks such as drive stakes, hubs, hold tapes, hold rod, and instrument operation.

  • Performs minor surveying computations such as slopes, areas, volumes, cuts and fills, etc.

  • Inspects pipe backfill and fill construction.

  • Inspects paving operation to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

  • Performs minor engineering computations such as areas, volumes, material spread rates, etc.

  • Tests, samples and reports materials proposed to be used in construction projects.

  • Reviews and learns test methods, manuals, and procedures.

  • Performs basic engineering calculations.

  • Performs testing and sampling on bridges and roadways for analysis.

  • Reviews and learns traffic control methods, manuals, and procedures.

  • Sets up, maintains, and removes a safe traffic control plan under live traffic conditions.

  • Maintains traffic control devices in the field; performs traffic control duties.

  • Assist in the investigation of existing roadways for forensic study.

  • Assists in gathering samples, providing a safe working zone, flagging, etc.

  • Ensures that proper equipment and supplies are loaded and in good working condition.

  • Performs more complex lab tests of samples, and documents results for QA/QC purposes.

  • Serves as a technical resource for other employees; attends and completes all designated training sessions in order to maintain required certifications, performs inspections.

  • Communicates both internally and externally regarding project information and courses of action/consequences, on smaller projects.

  • Oversee smaller projects and/or components of larger projects.

  • Assists in permitting processes to obtain water, gravel, plant site, and surveying agreements and aids in the renewal and file maintenance of these agreements.



  • Knowledge of materials testing. Surveying methods and equipment operation.

  • Knowledge of construction inspection which includes interpretation of plans and specification.

  • Knowledge of documentation of project records.

  • Knowledge of communication with supervisors and contractors.

  • Knowledge of working towards a leadership role.

  • Knowledge of working outdoors and 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.



Associate's Degree



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


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:

Agency may require:

Defensive Driving

WYDOT Portland Cement Concrete

Asphalt Concrete, Soil & Aggregate

ACI Concrete Level 2

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

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Certification

Valid Wyoming driver's license

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Potentially exposed to hazardous waste and biological 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 wet.

  • Physical Ability: Bending, stooping and lifting up to fifty 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.

  • All new hires or re-hires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

Supplemental Information

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

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