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 $12.3 Billion in fiscal year 2000/2001

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