Chief, Rolling Stock Engineering Branch


Sacramento, CA

Experience Level: Senior

Salary: $10,886 - $13,625

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Final Filling Date: 9/11/2023

Position: Senior Transportation Engineer (JC-390296)

Under the direction of the Chief of the Office of Assets and Equipment (OAE) in the Division of Rail and Mass Transportation (DRMT), the Senior Transportation Engineer as Chief of the Rolling Stock Engineering Branch serves as the primary engineering expert for California passenger rail fleet engineering needs.

This position will oversee the Rolling Stock Engineering Branch to provide technical oversight for engineering work and knowledge pertaining to rail and transit technologies, including zero-emission rail technology; provide engineering expertise to internal and external stakeholders and partners; supports other branches of OAE in design reviews of railcar plans, development, maintenance practices, and vehicle inspections; and coordinates with contracted engineering staff to accomplish OAE and DRMT goals.

The incumbent will be responsible for supervising a staff of Transportation Engineers.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Senior Transportation Engineer Exam

Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the Senior Transportation Engineer, Caltrans Exam. For those who do not have current eligibility (e.g. transfer, permissive reinstatement or voluntary demotions) and/or who will be new to state civil services employment, you must be on the state examination list to be eligible for these positions. The Senior Transportation Engineer, Caltrans Exam is located here at


Posted August 31, 2023, 8:37 AM PDT

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