Overview

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!  Caltrans District 11 in San Diego is looking to recruit multiple Transportation Engineers!

Transportation Engineers (Civil) (TE) perform engineering duties throughout District 11 (District) in a Project Development Division and/or Construction. Project Development Divisions include Traffic Operations, Maintenance Engineering, Design, Environmental, Engineering, Planning and Program/Project Management. Based on annual workload, delivery commitments, and the TE Rotation Program. The 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. The incumbent is required to have a current driver’s license when operating a State-owned or leased vehicle.

The incumbent is subject to the mandatory TE Rotation Program, which is required for all permanent, full-time TE employees hired by Caltrans districts after June 22, 2018. The program provides opportunities for employees and Caltrans to benefit through a standardized process that systematically engages newly hired engineers. Participants will develop well-rounded project delivery knowledge, skills, and abilities by rotating through diverse project delivery functional units. The program includes mandatory 12-month core assignments in Project Development and Construction Divisions, as well as a mandatory 6-month elective assignment in the Program/Project Management, Environmental, Engineering, Traffic Operations, or other Project Development Divisions. Each rotation assignment will be based on workload needs and individual employee goals. The entire program duration lasts anywhere from 24 to 33 months. Assignments may involve long term travel and can be located throughout the state.

A valid Professional Engineering (Civil) license is required for Range D appointment and to serve as the licensed professional resident engineer on projects.

You must be on the Caltrans examination list to be eligible for this position. Eligibility for hire is determined by your score on the exam. The exam is located here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=0TR41

 

About Caltrans

Caltrans is the State of California Department of Transportation.

Caltrans Mission: Provide a safe and reliable transportation network that serves all people and respects the environment

Caltrans Vision: A brighter future for all through a world-class transportation network

The Caltrans workforce is made up of diverse and unique individuals who contribute to our organizational success. Caltrans is about celebrating diversity, valuing one another, and recognizing that Caltrans is strong not in spite of the diverse attributes of our workforce, but because of our diversity.

Department Website: www.dot.ca.gov