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. We now seek a full-time Hydraulic Engineer located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Performing engineering related to hydraulic analysis, design, review, and recommendations for highway drainage structures such as culverts, bridges, and storm drains to enhance public safety and improve the state transportation system.
Cheyenne is a steadily growing community along the Front Range but still true to the history of the Old West. The city offers nearby mountain biking, skiing, hiking, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities. Wyoming is one of only seven states with no state income tax.
Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4356
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
With direction and training from the supervisor and more experienced engineers, produces and checks hydrologic flood frequency analysis and hydraulic designs of culverts, bridges, and storm drains.
The analysis is used to recommend hydraulic structure sizes to meet desired capacity.
Perform flood frequency analysis and hydraulic analysis using computer programs.
Collect and assemble the needed data for analysis.
Prepare input files (data) for computer programs that perform the analyses and compiling output in the report.
Prepare draft reports and notebooks containing the hydrologic and hydraulic analysis.
Ensure the designs of other engineers meet technical and policy project requirements.
Check assumptions and design calculations for conformance with governing policy, accuracy, and completeness.
Preference will be given to candidates who have a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Water Resources, PLUS Engineer in Training (EIT) or Fundamentals in Engineering (FE) certification.
Knowledge and competence in the principles of engineering hydraulics, flow through bridge waterways, hydrology, and statistical frequency of floods for various watersheds.
Skilled in the use of computer applications for hydraulic design and office automation.
Ability to analyze and solve problems to produce complete, legible, and organized solutions.
Bachelor's Degree (in Engineering)
0-2 years of progressive work experience (in Engineering)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Some agencies may require a certificate of registration from the Board of Engineering.
Necessary Special Requirements
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