Under limited supervision, the Construction and Field Survey Technician will perform various duties which include surveys and inspections on preliminary designs and construction projects; and conduct material testing in order to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming.
Human Recourses Contact: 307-674-2318
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Organize project records.
- Perform clerical duties as needed.
- Review and check project documentation.
- Inspect construction projects.
- Prepare, review, maintain and file construction project records, estimates and reports.
- Perform topographic surveys.
- Conduct aggregate gradation testing, density testing for earthwork and surfacing, and concrete testing.
- Perform survey tasks such as drive stakes, hubs, hold tapes, hold rod, and instrument operation.
- Perform minor surveying computations such as slopes, areas, volumes, cuts and fills, etc.
- Inspect pipe backfill and fill construction.
- Inspect paving operation to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
- Perform minor engineering computations such as areas, volumes, material spread rates, etc.
- Test, sample and report materials proposed to be used in construction projects.
- Review and learn test methods, manuals, and procedures.
- Perform testing and sampling on bridges and roadways for analysis.
- Review and learn traffic control methods, manuals, and procedures.
- Assist in the investigation of existing roadways for forensic study.
- Ensure proper equipment and supplies are loaded and in good working condition.
- Perform more complex lab tests of samples, and documents results for QA/QC purposes.
- Serve as a technical resource for other employees; attends and completes all designated training sessions in order to maintain required certifications, performs inspections.
- Communicate both internally and externally regarding project information and courses of action/consequences, on smaller projects.
- Oversee smaller projects and/or components of larger projects.
Preference may be given to applicants with experience using the Trimble TS2 data collector and Microstation/Geopak software.
**Must have the ability to obtain a Valid Driver’s License
**Must have the ability to obtain a Certificate of course completion in Defensive Driving
**Must have the ability to obtain QC/QA Certification in Soils & Aggregate, Asphalt and Concrete
**Must have the ability to obtain Asphalt Concrete, Soil & Aggregate Certification
**Must have the ability to obtain WYDOT Portland Cement Concrete Certification
**Must have the ability to obtain ACI Concrete Level 2 Certification
**Must have the ability to obtain American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Certification
- Knowledge of materials testing.
- Knowledge of 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 in 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.
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: