TNHM07-2023-00304-Highway Maintenance Specialist II- Guardrail-Sheridan

TNHM07-2023-00304-Highway Maintenance Specialist II- Guardrail-Sheridan

18 Mar 2023
Wyoming, Sheridan, 82801 Sheridan USA

TNHM07-2023-00304-Highway Maintenance Specialist II- Guardrail-Sheridan

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is committed to providing a safe, high-quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming. WYDOT is currently seeking a Guardrail Crew Supervisor in Sheridan, Wyoming, to supervise the structure crew's work activities while being a productive member.

This position offers:

  • Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Limited time hiring incentive Eighty (80) additional hours of incentive pay at the hourly rate of hire to be paid out at the end of the successful candidate’s first month of employment
    • New hires and rehires who begin employment by June 30, 2023, will qualify for this limited-time incentive.

Enjoy all the historic Western Sheridan has to offer! At the foot of the Big Horn Mountains, you'll have easy access to hunting, fishing, camping, ATV trails, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, golfing, other outdoor activities, and too many festivals and events to mention. Don't forget the famous WYO Rodeo held in July and February! And Wyoming is one of only seven states with no income tax!

Human Resource Contact:


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

  • Supervises the work operations of the structure crew for District 4.
  • Schedules the crew in accordance with workload and travel.
  • Counsels subordinates in questions or disputes.
  • Works as a crew member while ensuring proper traffic control and safe work procedures are followed during maintenance operations.
  • Operates heavy equipment (8-yard Dump truck, motor grader, dozer, hot plant, distributor) to perform various maintenance duties.
  • Coordinates with Area Foremen and performs all work associated with snow removal operations.
  • Ensures work is completed properly and in accordance with policy and standard plans.
  • Inspects highway assets for defects.
  • Collaborates with other WYDOT departments regarding work scheduling, inventory acquisition and consolidation, and work completion, including occasional construction project inspection for guardrail installation.
  • Prepares various reports and forms needed for work reporting, budget tracking, and material inventory control.
  • Tracks inventory and material usage, procurement of materials and supplies within budgetary constraints.
  • Completes equipment and material requests for the crew and road section.
  • Assists in screening and hiring applicants.
  • Trains new crew members on proper work procedures and safe equipment operations.
  • Participates in budget discussions.



Preference may be given to applicants with a current Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements prior to employment.

Must have the ability to obtain a Certification to operate specified equipment as directed by WYDOT.
Must have the ability to obtain a Certificate of course completion of Defensive Driving.
Must have the ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification.
Must have the ability to obtain a Flagger certification.


  • Knowledge of maintenance standards and practices and standard plans
  • Knowledge of purchasing procedures
  • Knowledge of long-range planning
  • Skills in personnel management
  • Skills in team building
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize office equipment such as computers, calculators, and telephones.
  • Ability to read and interpret standard plans and specifications
  • Knowledge of state highway maintenance and highway construction standards.
  • Knowledge of specifications, standard plans, policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and traffic control standards.
  • Knowledge of state highway pavement marking and signing standards.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for the proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Knowledge of Safe Work Procedures, First Aid and CPR, and Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in completing tasks.
  • Knowledge of Hazardous Materials Response Procedures.


Education & Experience Substitution:

3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Specialist I

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License



Bachelor's Degree (typically in Engineering)


0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Specialist I

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls, at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays, with a response time of no greater than 30 minutes.
  • Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand/sit and operate equipment for long periods of time.


  • Individuals must report to the department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving a call.
  • 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 E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Supplemental Information

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

Click here 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.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefits package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits.

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