To Apply: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=401261
Final Filing Date: 11/15/2023

Under the general supervision of the Chief, Office of Materials and Infrastructure, the incumbent serves as a Senior Transportation Engineer (Specialist) responsible for management and performance of Engineering Seismology Research. The incumbent provides improvements to the earthquake design ground motions, earthquake faults, seismic mitigation methods, etc. for use in engineering designs and hazard/risk assessments. The incumbent will provide the Engineering Seismology Research products needed by the Department to improve the safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of the transportation network.

The incumbent will develop and recommend research project budgets and will recommend projects to be included in the Department’s Annual Work Plan for State Planning and Research, Part II. 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 Departmental staff to assure dissemination and implementation of final research results within Department policies and guidelines. The incumbent acts as a research Task and/or Project Manager as well as assists clients with research project management, coordination, and reporting throughout the course of the investigation.

The incumbent will assist Division of Research, Innovation and System Information (DRISI) management in the development and enhancement of it programs. The incumbent will serve as a DRISI liaison on Caltrans committees and represent Caltrans interests with partner and stakeholder organizations.

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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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