California Department of Transportation
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INTRODUCTION TO CALTRANS

Caltrans plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains a Transportation System consisting of . . .

  • More than 15,400 miles of road
  • Over 12,000 bridges and other structures
  • Intercity rail passenger services
  • A budget of $10.5 Billion in fiscal year 2016-17

Caltrans covers the entire State of California . . .

Caltrans employs . . .

  • Over 23,000 employees in 11 different Bargaining Units
  • Full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees
  • Retired annuitants and Student Assistants and volunteers

Examples of the varied employment opportunities include the following career fields . . .

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Professionals
  • Architectural Sciences
  • Attorneys
  • Clerical and Office Support
  • Contracting and Procurement
  • Cooks, on a seasonal basis, for Storm Control Dormitories
  • Dispatchers
  • Drawbridge Operators
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Professionals
  • Equipment Mechanics
  • Equipment/Warehouse Workers
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Land Surveyors
  • Maintenance
  • Planners
  • Right of Way Agents
  • Technical Support
  • Toll Collectors