To Apply: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=401249
Final Filing Date: 11/15/2023

Under general supervision of the Chief, Office of Materials and Infrastructure, the incumbent serves as the Senior Transportation Engineer Supervisor responsible for management and performance of the roadway and multidisciplinary integration research. The incumbent is responsible for development of knowledge and quantitative models for use of new materials, processes, and maintenance techniques to improve the performance of transportation facilities with minimal adverse impacts to the environment. The incumbent will provide the engineering products needed by the department to improve the safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of the transportation network.

The incumbent will be responsible for consensus building for development and execution of research partnerships, management of in-house and contract research, and working with department staff to assure dissemination and implementation of final research results within department policies and guidelines.

The incumbent will manage staff researchers, perform in-house research, and manage research contracts. The work scope includes management of technical staff, proposal development, work plan development, project performance, project management, technology development and evaluation, report preparation and/or review, training, and technology transfer. Additionally, the incumbent will provide staff work, as necessary, to Office of Materials & Infrastructure management and Research Project Technical Committees for projects within their areas. The incumbent may also participate in related professional activities including development of technical publications and involvement in technical committees of professional societies.

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Senior Transportation Engineer Exam

Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the Senior Transportation Engineer, Caltrans 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 Engineer, Caltrans Exam is located here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=5PB21

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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