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TNDE03-08284-Design Assistant-Laramie
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TNDE03-08284-Design Assistant-Laramie
TNDE03-08284-Design Assistant-Laramie



TNDE03-08284-Design Assistant-Laramie


$11.41 - $14.27 Hourly


Laramie, WY

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Part Time


045-WYDOT-Engineering & Planning - Highway Development - Project Development

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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 and is currently seeking a Design Assistant for the Laramie Design team.

The purpose of the Laramie Design Team is to provide a work-study program for undergraduate engineering students interested in continuing their education, while simultaneously working part- time on a highway design team. Students in the Design Team are provided with training in the fundamental principles and techniques of highway design and with actual design experience, and are encouraged to continue their employment with the Wyoming Department of Transportation upon graduation.

This is a Part-time position.

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

+ Prepares plan drawings and details for highway construction plans utilizing computer aided design and drafting (CADD) software.

+ Learns to use the current WYDOT CADD software, WYDOT procedures, and basic drafting requirements to produce drawings and details with extensive formal and on-the-job training.

+ Prints and reproduces plan drawings, as required for distribution and peer review.

+ Researches As-Constructed Plans.

+ Maintains a filing system within the work area for all projects plans.

+ Incorporates some summary work as required to help a designer meet a project deadline.

+ Participates in training on various computer software related to performing this function.

+ Maintains familiarization with department policies and procedures relative to drafting or roadway plans and other areas in general.

+ Identifies and resolves problems by gathering or reviewing information gathered by others and analyzing and resolving the problem or recommending the solution to the supervisor.



This is an entry level position requiring no prior training or experience.

Preference may be given to those students with a minimum of 30 semester hours in the field of engineering.

**The offer of employment to selected candidate is contingent upon enrollment in the College of Engineering at the University of Wyoming for the Fall 2018 Semester.


+ Knowledge of basic math, reading and writing.

+ Knowledge of communication and time management.

+ Knowledge of applying drafting skills in developing plan detail sheet(s) that will eventually be compiled to complete a set of contract document plans.



High School Diploma



0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Transportation occupational group)


Education & Experience Substitution:

0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Transportation occupational group)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Necessary Special Requirements


+ Ability to stand/sit and operate equipment for long periods of time.

+ May work in adverse environmental conditions.

+ May work in close proximity to high speed traffic.


+ FLSA: Non-Exempt

+ All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

+ 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.

+ You must also submit hard copies of transcripts of relevant course work, letter(s) of recommendation and a personal statement (at least 1/2 page long) stating why the candidate is interested in the Design Squad to the Design Team Leader at the following address: Jim Kladianos, WYDOT Design Squad, University of Wyoming, Civil & Architectural Engineering, Dept. 3295, Laramie, WY 82071

Supplemental Information

045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT - Engineering & Planning - Highway Development - Project Development - HR Contact 307-777-4467

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.

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