FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
Scheidemantel is new resident engineer in Riverton
Robert Scheidemantel is the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s new resident engineer in Riverton.
Scheidemantel, 43, of Riverton, has served as WYDOT’s acting resident engineer in Riverton for nearly two years.
“Robert has worked for a decade as an engineer in Fremont County, and he brings valuable experience to the table in working with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes on the Wind River Reservation,” said Keith Compton, WYDOT district construction engineer in Basin. “Robert works well with people, and his experience in the Riverton area is an asset to WYDOT.”
Scheidemantel is a 10-year WYDOT veteran. He was originally hired as an engineer in Riverton in 1999. He also served WYDOT in Riverton as an engineer analyst and senior engineer.
As senior engineer, Scheidemantel supervised reconstruction of Riverton Main Street in 2002 and reconstruction of the east section of 17-Mile Road in 2007-08.
Scheidemantel was born in Jackson and grew up in Riverton. He graduated from Riverton High School in 1985. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Scheidemantel earned his professional engineering license this year.
Scheidemantel and his wife, Susanne, have a daughter, Rachael. His son, Andrew Scheidemantel, is currently serving in the U.S. Army.
MEDIA: For questions about this news release, contact Cody Beers, WYDOT District 5 public involvement specialist, at 856-1341.