Overview

To Apply: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=431417

Under the general direction of the Office Chief, a Supervising Transportation Engineer, the Senior Transportation Planner is responsible for providing experienced, authoritative, and professional management of the Railway-Highway Crossings Program (RHCP) within the Office of Federal Programs. The RHCP, often referred to as the “Section 130 program,” is jointly administered by the Division of Local Assistance (DLA) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and provides project federal funding to cities, counties, public and private railroads and Caltrans. The incumbent will work as a non-supervisory technical expert in overseeing the efficient administration of the RHCP with an emphasis on improving project delivery and the overall safety benefits for California roadways. The Senior Transportation Planner works with DLA in the district offices, other department functional units, local agencies, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), CPUC, private and public owned rail companies in the implementation of the RHCP. This position does not supervise.

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Senior Transportation Planner Exam

Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the Senior Transportation Planner Exam. For those who do not have current eligibility (e.g. transfer, permissive reinstatement or voluntary demotions) and/or who will be new to state civil services employment, you must be on the state examination list to be eligible for these positions. The Senior Transportation Planner Exam is located here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=8TR49

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About Caltrans

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

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