State of Wyoming TNDE06-08248-Structural Detailer 3-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming

TNDE06-08248-Structural Detailer 3-Cheyenne



TNDE06-08248-Structural Detailer 3-Cheyenne


$17.09 - $21.36 Hourly


Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time


045-WYDOT-Engineering & Planning - Bridge

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is an agency committed to providing a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming. We now seek a full-time Design Specialist I located in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Responsible for the detailing of structural drawings of bridges and other highway-related structures that enhances public safety and improves the state transportation system.

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

  • With some direction, produce accurate structural details for steel and concrete bridges and other highway related structures.

  • Using computer aided drafting software, create accurate and complete structural details by referencing engineering computations, utilizing engineering theory, reviewing project specific data, and following proper detailing procedures and office standards.

  • Obtain records and information for use in working drawings.

  • Verify and make corrections and additions to structural details.

  • Calculate estimated quantities of materials required for contract bidding, construction, and project costs.

  • Communicating with designers to ensure structural drawings are in compliance with engineering computations.

  • Recommend minor adjustments in design to achieve simplicity and contractibility.

  • Utilizing trigonometry, algebra, and geometry, calculate reinforcing steel lengths and laps, girder piece lengths, cross frame lengths, gusset plate dimensions, etc.

  • Participate in the review of drafting standards.

  • Participate in technician meetings to review detailing standards.



  • Knowledge of Bridge Program and industry drafting standards.

  • Knowledge of drafting principals, practices, standards, and office policies that relate to structural detailing

  • Knowledge and understanding of the practical applications of algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.

  • Skill in the use of computer-aided design and drafting software (Microstation and AudoCadd) word processing (Word), and spreadsheet (Excel) computer applications.

  • Ability to produce clean, legible and organized work.

  • Ability to give attention to details and work under pressure.

  • Ability to work well with others.



Associate's Degree (typically in Engineering)



0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Transportation occupational group) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Design Technician


Education & Experience Substitution:

2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Transportation occupational group) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Design Technician

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Necessary Special Requirements


  • 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 rehires 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 - Engineering & Planning - Bridge -HR Contact 307-777-4467

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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.

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