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Job Code #:
Materials Engineering and Testing Services Representative (METS Rep.)
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER (CIVIL)
$5,098.00 - $9,548.00
# of Positions:
Los Angeles County
Permanent, Full Time
Caltrans Mission: Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.
Caltrans Vision: A performance-driven, transparent, and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation, and teamwork.
Department Website: www.dot.ca.gov
Frequently Asked Questions for an Applicant: http://dot.ca.gov/jobs/docs/faq-ct-applicants-081617.pdf
Job Description And Duties
The Division of Engineering Services (DES), Materials Engineering and Testing Services (METS) is looking to hire a Transportation Engineer (Civil) (TE Civil) in the Office of Structure Materials (OSM).
Under direction of a Senior Bridge Engineer, the TE Civil will perform the duties of a Materials Engineering and Testing Services Representative (METS Rep.) within the OSM. The Primary function of the OSM is to ensure the materials and products used in California Department of Transportation (Department) construction projects comply with contract requirements. The METs Rep serves as the single point of contact between METS and its customers for all projects within assigned area. In this capacity keeps up to date on all structural and roadway materials issues on projects. Ensures all Quality Control Plans are reviewed and responded to on time. Prepares reports transmitting technical recommendations for their assigned projects, NCR Summary Reports, Materials Issues by Bid Item Report, and METS Rep. Monthly Summary reports. Must have knowledge of the Departments construction process and basic design principles, the materials used in projects including welding, precast concrete, coatings, roadway materials, structural fasteners, and general materials mechanics and properties. Industry practices for fabrication of structural components. Must have the ability to interpret plans, specifications, and shop drawings, communicate clearly and efficiently.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .
A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required. The SOQ must address the following:
The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. SOQ must be typed and no more than 2 pages, single-spaced, using 12 point font. Resumes do not take the place of the SOQ.
Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).
How To Apply
If You Choose To Not Apply Electronically, a Hard Copy Application Package May Be Submitted Through An Alternative Method Listed Below
Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included.
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Department of Transportation
Certification Services MS-90
P O Box 168036
Sacramento , CA 95816-8036
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Classification and Hiring Unit - ECOS
1727 30th Street, MS 90
Sacramento , CA 95816
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Required Application Package Documents
Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job
The following items are required to be submitted with your application.