Jun 27, 2022

Transportation Engineer (Civil)

  • Caltrans
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Engineering

Job Description

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 is required for this position.

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

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.

Statement of Qualifications:

Please include all relevant experience, education, and training for the items listed below.  Your response is limited to two pages.  

•Describe your project management skills and experience, including experience leading projects and/or teams and ability to balance and track multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

•Demonstrate your experience reviewing and creating technical documentation, general documentation, and written correspondence.

•Elaborate on the top five skills you will bring to the position.

•Demonstrate prior experience that supports your ability to work successfully in this position.  This could be prior experience working in Safety, Equipment, Maintenance or Right of Way/Land Surveys, or a technology field of value such as working with drones, equipment or vehicle repair, etc.

•Demonstrate any contract management or research experience.

The position(s) require(s) an Audiogram Clearance prior to being hired.

A valid Professional Engineering License (Civil) required for Range D appointment .

Candidates that believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position. If selected for the position Official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

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) 227-7723

Hiring Unit Contact:
Mui Van
(916) 227-6221