Jun 27, 2022

Caltrans Highway Maintenance Worker

  • Caltrans
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Government Skilled Labor Transportation

Job Description

$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; operates a two-way radio.

Repairs and cleans ditches, culverts, and other drainage structures.  Replaces and repairs guardrail and fences.  Replaces, makes minor repairs to and clean signs and markers.

Operates light vehicles & equipment used by the assigned unit requiring a Class C driver license.

Assists snow areas with emergency chain control and flagging; or assists storm water crews in culvert and drainage cleanouts and traffic control during winter storms.

Makes minor adjustments and emergency repairs to equipment, and services and maintains equipment (lube and oil changes: changes tires, light bulbs, fuses, filters, and window wipers); steam cleans equipment.

Eligibility for hire is determined by your score on the Caltrans Highway Maintenance Worker Exam. You must be on the state examination list to be eligible for these positions. The Caltrans Highway Maintenance Worker Exam is located here:  http://jobs.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/opb29.pdf

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Position Located in Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

Contact Information

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
(916) 227-5538

Hiring Unit Contact:
Johnny Nguyen
(916) 859-7974