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ENEG09-2023-01742-Engineer II-Pinedale

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: $32.52 - $36.13 Hourly

Location : Pinedale, WY

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: 2023-01742

Department: 045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Construction

Opening Date: 08/29/2023

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. WYDOT now seeks a full-time Engineer II located in Pinedale, Wyoming. This position is responsible for, but not limited to, performing tasks for highway projects from inception through design, construction, and contract completion, under the direction of the Resident Engineer.

Pinedale lies along the Continental Divide and is a great location for much of the beauty Wyoming has to offer. It is bordered by the Wind River Range, the Gros Ventre Range, and the Wyoming Range. It is in close proximity to the Bridger Wilderness Area, 78 miles south of Jackson, and 90 miles south of Yellowstone National Park. Pinedale offers nearby access to mountain biking, skiing, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The town hosts the Green River Rendezvous, a reenactment of historic fur trader gatherings at the Upper Green River Rendezvous Site in the nearby town of Daniel. Wyoming is one of seven states with no income tax.

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

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

  • Issues, reviews, comments, and revised plan sets.
  • Reviews and approves or rejects project submittals/permits.
  • Reviews and updates forms and documentation procedures in regard to construction activities and pay quantities.
  • Inspects and assures projects/facilities are completed in accordance with plans, specifications, and design criteria, and are within budgetary constraints.
  • Compiles and submits engineering recommendations and summaries for the design of a variety of projects/facilities with varying levels of complexity.
  • Conducts extensive research on existing and evolving technologies.
  • Provides technical guidance, advice, and oversight.
  • Reviews Architectural drawings and specifications in regards to building construction. Monitors and inspects contractor operations during building construction to ensure compliance with the plans and specifications.
  • Works in direct contact with contractors and subcontractors on a daily basis in the management of projects under construction.
  • In the same context, it deals with landowners, traveling public and local, county, state, and federal government entities.
  • Maintains and manipulates databases, builds network-wide performance models used for system analysis; and provides technical support on widely-used department software programs.
  • Surveys buildings and other structures and determine their ability to withstand the forces of nature, as well as other unnatural disasters such as fire, explosion, and warfare.
  • Ensures that all public buildings are constructed or modified to conform with federal and state laws that require access and accommodation for the handicapped.



    • Knowledge of authoritative reference materials in the field of engineering.
    • Knowledge of surveying and surveying instruments, and measurement and testing equipment and systems.
    • Knowledge of complex algorithms used in mathematical computer models to recognize the theory as the basis of their use.
    • Knowledge of construction methods and processes, project scheduling, cost estimating procedures, and material quantity takeoffs.
    • Knowledge of scientific and/or technical research practices.



      Bachelor's Degree (in Engineering)


      0-3 years of progressive work experience (in Engineering) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Engineer I.

      Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

      Engineer in Training (EIT) License or Fundamentals in Engineering (FE) Required.

      Necessary Special Requirements


      • Ability to sit/stand and operate equipment for long periods of time.
      • Work outdoors for extended periods of time in adverse environmental conditions.
      • Work around heavy machinery.
      • Occasional overnight travel is required.


        • FLSA: Non-Exempt
        • WYDOT will conduct motor vehicle record checks to verify for a valid driver's license.
        • 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 , including your rights and responsibilities.

          Supplemental Information

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

          Click 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!

          to learn more!


          (ENEG09) Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering?
          • Yes
          • No


            (ENEG09) Which of the following best describes your work experience Engineering? Experience definition: (This experience includes Engineering experience)
            • No relevant experience.
            • Less than one (1) year of relevant experience.
            • One (1) to less than two (2) years of relevant experience.
            • Two (2) to less than three (3) years of relevant experience.
            • Three (3) or more years of relevant experience.


              (AA) Describe your relevant experience in the box below.


              (ENEG09) Do you possess an Engineer in Training (EIT) License Required or a Fundamentals in Engineering (FE)?
              • Yes
              • No


                (AB) Please provide your license/certificate no. in the box below.


                (A) Where did you hear about this opportunity?
                • Goverment jobs
                • Indeed
                • LinkedIn
                • Zip Recruiter
                • Wyoming Workforce Center
                • Other job sites (Wyoming at Work, Monster, etc.)
                • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
                • Newspaper/Newsletter Advertisement
                • Career Fair
                • Human Resourses Division
                • Friend or Acquaintance (Not State Employee)
                • Current State Employee
                • Other


                  (A) If you selected "Current State Employee" please provide the employee's first and last name, and include the department they work for, if known. This employee may be eligible for a Referral bonus.


                  (A1) If you selected Other, please tell us where you heard about this opportunity.


                  (AA) VETERANS' PREFERENCE DISCLOSURE: PER WYOMING STATUTE, current employees of the State of Wyoming are not eligible for veterans' preference. If you are not a current employee of the State of Wyoming, to be eligible to receive veterans' preference you MUST have been a resident of the State of Wyoming for a period of one (1) year or more at any time prior to submitting this application. I have read and understand the veterans' preference disclosure.
                  • Yes
                  • No
                  • I am not a veteran


                    (AA) VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are a war veteran as defined in section 101, Title 38, United States Code or are the surviving spouse of a war veteran who receives survivor benefits from the federal government based on the veteran's military service, and wish to claim veterans' preference, please attach the appropriate documentation substantiating your claim. Indicate below your appropriate veterans' preference status. By requesting veterans' preference, you are certifying that you meet the statutory requirements as described in the above disclosure.
                    • Current State Employee
                    • Veteran - DD214 Attached
                    • Disabled Veteran (10% or more) - DD214 and Veteran's Disability Determination Attached
                    • Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran - DD214 and proof of Survivor Benefit Attached
                    • None of the above


                      (AA) Please be advised that an incomplete application WILL NOT be considered for employment. An attached resume' is not required and is not an acceptable substitution for a completed application. Some State of Wyoming agencies use 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 at have read and understand the above statement.
                      • Yes
                      • No

                        Required Question

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