The Office of Federal Resources, Division of Budgets, is looking to recruit an effective, organized, and strategically minded Research Data Analyst II (RDA II) to gather, compile, edit and interpret financial data for use by the Department in the monitoring of federal aid project funding.
These activities include right-of-way, construction, preliminary engineering, and State Operations projects. The incumbent will also work with monitoring and management of program resources and budget related schedules required by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The incumbent coordinates with FHWA, Accounting, and various other divisions within Caltrans during all process review exercises and provides leadership in the development of best business practices relating to closing out federal aid projects.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Analytical Requirements
The incumbent must be able to act independently and be able to make accurate fiscal and programming decisions.
Knowledge of Caltrans' automated systems and databases including, but not limited to, Programming documents, AMS-Advantage, CTIPS, and FHWA's FMIS and Federal Aid Data System (FADS). Incumbent should possess a comprehensive knowledge of the PC environment, Filemaker Pro, and Microsoft applications including Excel, Access, and Word.
Knowledge of Title 23 of the United States Code, 23 CFR, California Streets and Highways Codes, California Transportation Commission Regulations & Guidelines, Federal Management Information System (FMIS), Statewide Preliminary Engineering System (SPES) and Caltrans’ automated systems and databases such as AMS-Advantage, CTIPS, and Federal Aid Data System (FADS) is preferred.
A general knowledge of project development, delivery, construction, and billing procedures is highly recommended. Familiarity with the Federal Aid Highway Program is strongly recommended, along with a comprehensive understanding of how the distribution of federal funds impacts project delivery, fund utilization and cash management.
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.
Human Resources Contact:
Caltrans DHR Contact
Hiring Unit Contact:
There are three steps to apply for this position:
1. Create an account at: https://calcareers.ca.gov/
2. Take the assessment: https://jobs.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/8PB38.PDF