Transportation Engineers (TE) perform engineering duties throughout District 11 including Project Development and Construction. Project Development includes the divisions of Traffic Operations, Maintenance Engineering, Design, Environmental, Engineering, Planning and Program/Project Management. Based on annual workload, delivery commitments, and the TE Rotation Process, incumbent may be assigned by the District to a variety of positions in an office or field environment. When working in Project Development, incumbent will be under the direct supervision of a Branch Chief, a Senior Transportation Engineer. When working in Construction, incumbent will be under the direct supervision of an Area Construction Engineer, a Senior Transportation Engineer, in a field environment. In either environment, the incumbent performs various transportation engineering tasks of average difficulty accomplished through understanding and applying Caltrans standards, manuals, guidelines, policies, directives and computer software applications. Travel is required. Employee is required to have a current driver’s license, when operating a State owned vehicle or driving another vehicle for state business.

This assignment is subject to the District 11 TE Rotation Process, which is mandatory for all new hires.  The TE Rotation Process includes assignments of six months to one year in length and is intended to be completed within the first three years of hire.

Eligibility for hire is determined by your score on the Transportation Engineer (Civil) Exam. You must be on the state examination list to be eligible for these positions.Transportation Engineer(Civil)  Exam is located here:



About Caltrans

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 11 plans, builds, maintains, and operates about 1,100 miles of Highways and Freeways in two counties. Caltrans carries out its mission of providing a brighter future for all through a world-class transportation network.