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Project Engineer

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: bosler
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

and Functions
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The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Project Engineer in Laramie, Wyoming. As a Project Engineer for WYDOT's Laramie Design Squad, you will be located on the University of Wyoming campus and be responsible for performing various duties, under limited supervision, to provide a safe, high-quality, efficient transportation system.

The purpose of this job is to develop, refine, review and sometimes approve the design of highway construction plans for contract bidding to improve safety on the state transportation system.

Laramie is a growing community along the Front Range and is home to the University of Wyoming. The city offers nearby hiking, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities. Wyoming is one of only seven states with no state income tax.

Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4467

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

  • Working independently on projects of moderate to high complexity.
  • Develop, refine, and review horizontal and vertical alignments.
  • Establish dimensions and geometry of cross-sectional roadway elements to determine and refine excavation, embankment, and haul quantities to construct the roadway.
  • Design and detail other roadway features such as guardrail installations, drainage structures, and utility and right-of-way impacts in accordance with applicable State and Federal design policies and procedures using design software.
  • Calculate pay quantities for materials used to construct roadways and prepare computer spreadsheets summarizing these quantities.
  • Attend periodic workshops to increase skills and knowledge. Train others in new methods and procedures. Assist the design team leader in training employees in aiding in their career development.
  • Work with software programs and the design team to ensure the work is done per scheduled dates set by the PCS system.
  • Schedule, attend and lead plan inspections.
  • Affix professional engineer (PE) stamp to contract plans.
  • Assist the design team leader in the design team's daily operation; attend meetings in the absence of the design team leader.
  • Provide student employees with knowledge, skills, and training in various areas that are necessary to design roadways and develop contract plans for roadway construction projects.
  • Review the work of other employees.

Qualifications KNOWLEDGE:
  • Knowledge of highway engineering concepts and principles.
  • Knowledge of WYDOT's project/plan development procedures and project flow charts.
  • Use of Microstation computer drafting software and OpenRoads design software.
  • Technical writing. Communication. Time management. Computer applications for office automation.
  • Ability to work effectively with other Department Programs, outside agencies, and the public.
  • Give attention to detail and work under tight work schedules.
  • Knowledge of mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local rules and regulations.

Education: Bachelor's Degree (in Engineering)
Experience: 1-2 years of progressive work experience in Engineering
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Professional Engineer's (PE) License Required at time of hire - (Wyoming PE required within six months of hire date.)

Necessary Special Requirements NOTES:

  • 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.
  • The Wyoming Department of Transportation is a Drug-Free Workplace.
Supplemental Information 045-Wyoming Department of Transportation - WYDOT-Project Development

Click 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, Fort Collins , Project Engineer, Other , bosler, Colorado

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