: $107,710.00 - $156,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Job Description and Duties

Include Job Code (JC) - 187415 and PARF number 28-0-039 on application (STD 678 form).

Transportation Engineering Technician can be tasked in several engineering functions in the region. Based on annual workload and seasonal needs, the incumbent may be assigned by Caltrans to a variety of positions in an office or field environment. The incumbent TET is permanently assigned to the North Region Project Development (NRPD) and will be under the direct supervision of a NRPD, Senior Transportation Engineer, and may receive direction from a Project Engineer (Lead Worker). When the incumbent TET is temporarily assigned in North Region (NR) Construction, the incumbent will be under the direct supervision of a NR Construction, Senior Transportation Engineer, and may receive direction from a Resident Engineer (Lead Worker). In either environment, the incumbent will perform various transportation engineering tasks. Travel to project sites will be required. Possession of a valid California Drivers License is required when operating a state owned or leased vehicle.

When working in North Region Construction the incumbent will make inspections of construction projects. Ensure compliance with plans and specifications, collect engineering data, assist in drafting and prepare specifications, change orders, contract estimates, and other documents and reports involved in the construction of projects. Check engineering calculations for accuracy; assist in the preparation of and processing of Extra Work Bills, checking against the Resident Engineers and Assistant Engineers diaries, verify hours and dollar amounts against diaries, make field investigations and laboratory analysis of materials being used in construction projects and advise Resident Engineer of problems or situations on project sites.


This position is subject to the Post and Bid process. Applications from a certification list, transfer change in class, reinstatement, re-employment, and training and development assignment candidates will be accepted for this position but cannot be acted upon unless the Post & Bid process does not result in a hire.
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Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) an Audiogram Clearance prior to being hired.
  • A Valid Class 'C'Drivers License is required when operating a State owned or leased vehicle

  • Candidates who believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position.
    Associated topics: building, concrete, draft, land, microstation, remedial, road, superstructure, traffic, transportation * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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