Maintenance Technician- Buffalo

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TNHM05-13183-Highway Maintenance Technician- Buffalo



TNHM05-13183-Highway Maintenance Technician- Buffalo


$16.40 - $19.44 Hourly


Buffalo, WY

Job Type

Full Time


045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Maintenance

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking two Highway

Maintenance Technicians in Buffalo, Wyoming to perform various maintenance

duties under limited supervision in order to provide a safe, high quality, and

efficient transportation system. To see what life at WYDOT can mean for you, we

invite you to view below:

Buffalo is tucked away between the rolling plains of the Old West and the

towering peaks of the Bighorn Mountains and is small-town living at its

finest. Nearby outdoor activities are endless: hunting, fishing, hiking,

camping, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, ATV

trails, rodeos, and a four-star golf course in the heart of town. Billings,

Montana, and its amenities are just over a two-hour drive from Buffalo. 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 in the job level.

* Maintains and operates complex equipment safely and proficiently. Trains

incumbents in the operation and maintenance of equipment. Provide 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 surface.

* Responsible for the rehabilitation of roadway surfaces and traffic

control devices such as signs and highway striping.

* Responsible for maintenance of equipment and facilities in the rest

areas, including water and wastewater treatment.

* Attends and completes all required training in order to obtain/maintain

required certifications, perform inspections, and learn new skills.

* 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.

* Responsible for adhering to all safety standards, policies, and

procedures to include the correct use of all associated personal

protective equipment.



Preference may be given to applicants who have a current Class A Commercial

Driver License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements prior to employment.


* Knowledge of state highway maintenance and highway construction standards

* 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 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.

* Knowledge of Hazardous Materials Response Procedures.

* Knowledge of and ability to utilize office equipment such as computers,

calculators, and telephones.



Associates 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


Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License



2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Highway Maintenance/

Highway Construction) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Highway

Maintenance Assistant


Must have the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers 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, extreme cold, 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 for a valid

drivers license.

* Individuals in this classification must pass a pre-employment drug

screening and/or physical and will be subject to random drug and alcohol


* Occasional overnight travel is required.

* Individuals in this classification must be available for emergency work

calls at anytime, 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.

* 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.

* 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 benefit package. Please click here for more

information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

For additional information on living in the state of Wyoming please click here.

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