From roads less traveled to highways supporting California’s demanding commute. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies to keep California moving. More than the road workers, we are California’s transportation infrastructure; established in 1895, Caltrans has been active in moving the people and commerce of California and continues to model the way in innovative transportation systems.

Caltrans specializes in many areas related to transportation: Engineering, Environmental Analysis, Information Technology, Maintenance, Equipment, Transportation Planning, Land Surveys, Right of Way, Finance, Traffic Operations, Aeronautics, Legal, and Administration.

It is our commitment to the residents of California that keeps us honest in our mission of providing a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance the state of California’s economy and livability. 

 

 

 

Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
$3,396.00 - $3,871.00 per Month Under the supervision of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, and with lead guidance from a Caltrans Highway Maintenance Leadworker, incumbent is responsible for and performs miscellaneous labor work and light equipment operation in connection with the maintenance of State highways and facilities.  Valid Class C driver’s license is required.   Participates in the work of the assigned crew in maintaining functional landscape plantings. Will do miscellaneous labor work in connection with the maintenance of highway landscape.  These duties include, but are not limited to:  trimming trees, shrubs, and other landscape vegetation; fertilize, plant and propagate replacement ground cover, shrubs, and trees; remove litter and debris; operate, maintain, and repair irrigation systems. Safely operates chemical spray equipment, chainsaws, string trimmers, and other landscape-related power tools.  Maintains equipment in proper working order and makes...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
Under the guidance and general direction of the Contract Manager, a Staff Services Manager I, the Office Technician (Typing) is independently responsible for a wide spectrum of the most difficult clerical and administrative duties to support the Department of Transportation Legal Division Statewide Contracts Unit and performs clerical support to Expert Witness Contract Analysts.   Operate a personal computer, utilizing various approved software programs to type and/or compose procedures and reports that pertain to the Legal Division Statewide Contracts unit which may include confidential/sensitive information. Preserve all expert witness contracts for execution by the Department of General Services. Input all necessary expert witness contract data into the Legal Division database system (CATS) as required under the delegated authority of the Department of Procurement and Contracts. Maintain contract files and prepare for record retention. Using Fi$Cal, assists in the...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
Under general direction of the Branch Chief, Office of Hiring Services, a Staff Services Manager I, and lead direction from an Associate Personnel Analyst, the Associate Personnel Analyst provides technical guidance to managers and supervisors regarding current personnel issues, policy and procedure changes, and policy implementation.  The Associate Personnel Analyst demonstrates a positive attitude and a commitment to providing quality service that is accurate, timely and exceeds our customers' expectations. You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. ASSOCIATE PERSONNEL ANALYST STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Special Requirements Please include a 1-2 pages, 12 point font, Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) answering the questions below:...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
Under the supervision of the Chief, Safety and Infrastructure Research Branch (Senior Transportation Engineer), the employee will perform engineering work as a Research Project Manager for the Division of Research, Innovation and System Information (DRISI). This incumbent will primarily focus on managing safety research in support of the new Safety Program. The incumbent may also manage research for the Divisions of Maintenance, Right of Way/Land Surveys, and Equipment. Typical work assigned to the employee will include the following: 1) act as a Project Manager for research projects and preliminary investigations, 2) act as a Contract Manager, 3) write and review technical documents and reports, 4) investigate new technology and best practices and conduct in-house research and, 5) complete administrative duties and provide support to others as assigned. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment and act independently to perform assigned tasks.  A valid driver's license...
Caltrans Bay Area, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
Job Description and Duties In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-33-20 and, as a result of the COVID-19 rapid out-break, Caltrans will continue its hiring practices as they are deemed necessary to “maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure...,”  Candidates who participate in the interview process will be considered essential in promoting this effort and are not in violation of Executive Order N-33-20. Virtual interviews via web portals or phone will be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit. Please speak with the Hiring Unit contact for more information. Will Consider a Environmental Planner The Associate Environmental Planner or Environmental Planner is responsible for the environmental review of Local Assistance projects in the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area (Caltrans District 4).  The incumbent will attend...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
Job Description and Duties “ In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-33-20 and, as a result of the COVID-19 rapid out-break, Caltrans will continue its hiring practices as they are deemed necessary to “maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure…,” Candidates who participate in the interview process will be considered essential in promoting this effort and are not in violation of Executive Order N-33-20. Virtual interviews via web portals or phone will be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit. Please speak with the Hiring Unit contact for more information. ” Under the direction and general supervision of the Branch Chief, a Senior Architect, the Associate Architect is responsible for a wide variety of professional architectural work for transportation related facilities.   Performs professional architectural...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
$3,396.00 - $3,871.00 per Month Working under the supervision of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent will operate light vehicles and equipment requiring a Class C driver’s license used by assigned unit and works individually or with a crew performing tasks related to highway maintenance work.   Performs physical labor, including but not limited to: sweeping, shoveling, and raking asphalt; picking up roadside litter and dead animals; hauling garbage, and performing other unskilled laboring tasks by using such tools as a pick, shovel, broom, pitchfork, and hoe.  Removes brush and undergrowth from highway rights of ways by use of an axe, pruning shears, handsaw and/or chain saw, weed eaters, shovel, hoe and bushchipper.  Seals cracks, resurfaces, oils, and patches roads. Works on traffic control, sets and picks up lane closure, traffic cones, flares, and advance work signs; acts as a flag-person; operates the pilot car, backup truck, and lane closure truck;...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 01, 2021
Full time
Under the direction of the Project and Business Management Division Chief, CEA B, the incumbent supports the data gathering, data analysis, data validation and data import/export within the enterprise Technology Business Management (TBM) application. The incumbent will help develop and interpret reports/dashboards to meet business user requirements and will assist in the maturation and expansion of the enterprise application, known as the Transparency and Financial Management (TAFM) tool.  The incumbent will assist in the resolution of complex system problems relating to configuration, data quality and system enhancements. The incumbent should possess strong analytical skills, with an emphasis on the ability to think strategically, establish goals and priorities to meet tight time frames, and be capable of building collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement ....
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Full time
Be a part of a Project Management Unit (PMU) where you are in a Project Management position where you actually manage projects from initiation to closeout.  At Caltrans you will be a part of a PMU that works with full project teams (Project Management, Business Analysis, Development, and Testing).  Be a part of the IT Project Management Unit as we embark on projects that are innovative (GIS, Connected Corridors), managing with multiple methodologies (Waterfall, Bi-Modal, Agile/Scrum), working with robust tools (JIRA/HP ALM/ALM Octane/SharePoint).  We also offer opportunities for professional growth and training.    Under the general direction of the Information Technology Supervisor II, the incumbent will function as a lead analyst for complex, sensitive and/or major projects undertaken by the Project Management Unit (PMU). The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Information Technology (IT) Enterprise Portfolio Management Services is responsible for the management and...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Full time
Working under the supervision of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent assists in planning, performing, and directing the work of the assigned unit on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.  Operates equipment identified as Category 2 used by the assigned unit requiring a Class B license with tanker endorsements, and works individually or with a crew performing tasks related to highway maintenance work. Lead and participate in daily unit projects. Operate Category 2 equipment used by the assigned unit.  Also it may be necessary for the incumbent to operate Category 1 equipment if properly licensed, a Class A driver’s license would be desirable. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis, the Leadworker assists the Supervisor with the following tasks:  scheduling work of the crew; assure that all equipment is serviced and maintained properly; lead the crew and give on the job training in a wide variety of...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Full time
Do you like working in a collaborative team environment?  Do you have great analytical, interpersonal, and oral communication skills?  If so, come join the Division of Procurement and Contracts team.  Under the general direction of a Staff Services Manager I, you will perform the duties of a Contract Analyst by working with internal and external customers to develop contract documents that will provide mission critical services to the State.  You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Special Requirements Statement of Qualifications is a discussion of how an applicant's education, training, experience, and skills meet the criteria in the duty statement and qualify the applicant for the position.  Please include a...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Full time
Under the direction of an Accounting Administrator I, the incumbent independently reimburse local assistance project invoices, encumbers the availability of funds, and performs moderately difficult accounting duties to ensure local agencies are reimbursed timely.  This position requires a broad understanding of Caltrans’ accounting procedures, knowledge of multiple fund types, accounting systems, federal and state regulations, the Local Assistance programs, and acts as a liaison for federal and state funded Local Assistance projects. You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Working Conditions While at their base of operation, employees will work in a climate-controlled office under artificial light.  However, due to periodic problems with the heating and air conditioning, the building temperature may fluctuate.  Most employees will work in workstations within shared cubicles.  Working hours will be set sometime between 6:00...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Full time
The Transportation Engineer, Civil, under the direction of a Senior Transportation Engineer, in the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) Branch within the Office of Highway Systems Information and Performance, is responsible for collecting, analyzing, validating, and reporting HPMS data to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER (CIVIL)   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Special Requirements The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired. The SOQ should not be more than two pages: 1) Describe your experience of using desktop GIS or GIS web-based mapping applications. 2) Describe your data analysis experience in using Microsoft Excel, Access or other database    programs. 3)...
Caltrans Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Full time
Under the general direction of an IT Manager I, the incumbent serves as a Network Engineer supporting Caltrans Enterprise Network and Video Teleconferencing Operations. The incumbent provides administrative and technical support on the Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), telecommunications, Domain Name System (DNS), Voice and Data network convergent technologies, load balancers, network switches, routers, firewalls, access control appliances, wireless controllers and access points, network monitoring and management systems, etc. The incumbent performs the activities of the System Development Life-cycle which includes systems: analysis, design, build, test, maintenance and operations. Additionally, the incumbent provides support for all phases of end user device life cycle management including procurement, deployment, installation, configuration, maintenance and operations, and surplus.  The incumbent provides end user training in the...