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Transportation Engineer (Civil), Assistant Structure Rep and Structure Rep

California Department of Transportation
JC-273166 - Structure Representative / Assistant Structure Representative
$5,849.00 - $10,956.00 per Month
Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the direction of a Senior Bridge Engineer (Supervisor) in DES, SC, the TE (Civil) classification is the entry, working and journeyman level of professional engineering work in Caltrans. The incumbent performs a wide variety of professional engineering work primarily in a field setting but will include an office setting; as incumbents progress in experience they will be assigned more difficult work. This work is performed on highway construction projects involving bridges, buildings, walls, barriers, drainage structures, sign structures and appurtenances. The incumbent works as a field engineer to ensure contractors build structures in compliance with the contract documents (Standard Plans, Standard Specifications, contract plans and Special Provisions). May act as an Assistant Structure Representative or Assistant Resident Engineer/Resident Engineer on construction projects.

As part of employment with DES, there is a mandatory TE (Civil) Professional Development Rotation Program that applies to all permanent full-time TE (Civil).

Working Conditions

This position is Statewide
While at their base of operation, incumbent will work in a climate-controlled office under artificial lighting. In an office setting, must be able to walk, stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. As a statewide organization, DES adjusts to periods of fluctuating workload to successfully deliver projects. Incumbent will be required to travel and perform fieldwork. Incumbent must be able to travel using a car or commercial transportation. May be exposed to loud noises, dust, dirt, uneven surfaces, extreme temperatures, noise, vibration, odor chemicals, extreme weather conditions and sunlight while out in the field. May be required to work in a wide range of sometimes extreme weather conditions, including heat up to 120 degrees, cold as low as 15 degrees, strong winds, rain, sleet or snow. Incumbent may be required to work on urban roadways at night under artificial light. Work consists of five eight-hour days. Overtime and/or night work may be required. May work around bulky/heavy materials and equipment used in the vicinity of inspection areas. May also be exposed to the motoring public. Regular and punctual attendance is required. DES employees may be given temporary assignments on DES projects throughout the State as workload demands.