Highway Maintenance Technician-Traffic Striping - State of Wyoming - Sheridan, WY

State of Wyoming

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Highway Maintenance Technician for our Urban Striping Crew in Sheridan, Wyoming. The Urban Striping Crew completes striping tasks throughout District 4 in Northeastern Wyoming. This employee will perform various maintenance duties to provide a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system under limited supervision.

Enjoy all 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, golf, other outdoor activities, and too many festivals and events to mention. Don't forget the famous WYO Rodeo held in July and February! Feel like city activities? Billings, MT is less than two hours away. And Wyoming is one of seven states with no income tax!

Human Resource Contact: 307-674-2318 jennifer.sullivan@wyo.gov

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

  • Maintains and operates complex equipment safely and proficiently.
  • Trains incumbents in the operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Provides work direction to Highway Maintenance Assistant employees.
  • Under limited supervision, flags traffic and sets up traffic control devices.
  • Operates single and tandem axle trucks, equipped with striper, auger, aerial lift equipment, or equipped with plows, wing plow, sander, and chemical systems to remove snow and ice from roadway surfaces.
  • Attends and completes all required training in order to obtain/ maintain required certifications, performs inspections, and learn new skills.
  • Responsible for the rehabilitation of roadway surfaces and traffic control devices such as signs and highway striping.
  • Communicates information in order to update others as to work status and/or process effectiveness.
  • Utilizes special computerized equipment.
  • Performs duties involved in removing snow and ice from roadways.


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


  • Knowledge of state highway pavement marking and signing standards
  • Knowledge of specifications, standard plans, policies, and procedures, rules, regulations, and traffic control standards.
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials Response Procedures
  • Knowledge of Federal and State requirements for proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Knowledge of basic equipment operation for single and tandem axle trucks, loaders, and tractors.
  • Knowledge of Safe Work Procedures, First Aid and CPR, Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in completing tasks.


Associate'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 Assistant

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License


Education & Experience Substitution:
2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway Maintenance Assistant

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License
Necessary Special Requirements


  • Frequent use of manual and powered hand tools.
  • Daily use of motor vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Frequent exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds independently.
  • Ability to stand/sit and operate equipment for long periods of time.
  • Work in adverse environmental conditions which may include but not be limited to rain, snow, heat, and hail.
  • Ability to walk long periods of time on even and uneven ground.
  • Working around high-speed traffic and heavy construction equipment.


  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • WYDOT will conduct motor vehicle record checks to verify a valid driver's license.
  • Individuals in this classification must pass a pre-employment drug screening and/or physical and will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
  • Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work calls at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Acceptance of an appointment to this classification signifies that the individual is aware of this requirement and will comply with it. Failure to be available for emergency work, without an acceptable excuse, will be grounds for immediate disciplinary action and possible dismissal.
  • Individuals must report to the department Shop within 30 minutes of receiving a call.
  • Frequent overnight travel is required.
  • Must have the ability to obtain water certifications if necessary.
  • 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.
  • 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.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

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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