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Company: State of California
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

CALTRANS HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE LEADWORKER Final Filing Date: Until Filled Application Methods: Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account) By Mail Drop-off In accordance with Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-33-20 and, as a result of the COVID-19 rapid out-break, Caltrans will continue its hiring practices as they are deemed necessary to "maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure---," Candidates who participate in the interview process will be considered essential in promoting this effort and are not in violation of Executive Order N-33-20. Virtual interviews via web portals or phone will be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager - standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit. Please speak with the Hiring Unit contact for more information. Under the direction of the Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, the Highway Maintenance Leadworker assists the Supervisor in oversight of and participates in the work of a Road maintenance crew, maintains the existing highway inventory which includes drainage, delineation, PCC pavements, asphalt pavements, emergency response, accident cleanup, traffic control in a safe and efficient manner. The incumbant will be required to operate vehicles requiring a valid Class B drivers license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, a Class A driver license is desirable. To help the Department with scheduling, the incumbent may be asked to work alternate work shifts such as but not limited to 9/80, 4/10, work nights or weekends. This position is to be part of the Clean CA program initiative.
Lead and participate in daily unit projects monitoring and ensuring the safety of the crew in the work site. The Leadworker operates Category 2 equipment used by the assigned unit, and if properly licensed, will operate Category 1 equipment. Assists the Supervisor with the following tasks: estimating and authorizing quantities of materials needed for any given job; procuring and scheduling equipment, plans and executes weekly, monthly and yearly schedules. Coordinates with other Supervisors to share manpower and equipment; monitors work in progress and cost; inspects the area to determine maintenance deficiencies and priority needs and recommends types of work and quantities of materials. Closely reviews the work area for safety and departmental procedures; investigates and evaluates problems and accidents. Accomplish tasks normally performed by unit. Such tasks may include but are not limited to paving, shoulder grading, ditch cleaning, dig outs, pavement patching, repair or replacement of guide markers, signs, fence, guardrail, clean culverts, traffic control, litter pick up, any other duties that would normally be assigned to a Caltrans Equipment Operator I, Caltrans Equipment Operator II, or Caltrans Highway Maintenance Worker.

You must be on the Caltrans examination list to be eligible for this position. Eligibility for hire is determined by your score on the exam. The exam is located here:--CALTRANS HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE LEADWORKEREXAMINATION BULLETIN Survey ( -- You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement . Working Conditions This position is located in --San Jose, Santa Clara County--

Incumbent will be exposed to the following conditions; various shifts; loud noise; dust; pollen; chemicals; extreme weather conditions; dead animals; moving traffic; vehicle accidents; insects and other environmental conditions associated with Highway Maintenance.

New to Statecandidates will be hired into the minimum salary of the classification orminimum of alternate range when applicable. Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

  • CALTRANS HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE LEADWORKER Caltrans Mission: Provide a safe and reliabletransportation network that serves all people and respects the environment Caltrans Vision: A brighter future for all through aworld-class transportation network The Caltrans workforceis made up of diverse and unique individuals who contribute to ourorganizational success. Caltrans is about celebrating diversity, valuing oneanother, and recognizing that Caltrans is strong not in spite of the diverseattributes of our workforce, but because of our diversity.--
    • The position(s) require(s) a Drug Screening be passed prior to being hired.
    • The position(s) require(s) an Audiogram Clearance prior to being hired.
    • Possession of a valid CDL Class B with a Tank endorsement by time of appointment. Candidates that believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position. Application Instructions 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. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

      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 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 When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
      Address for Mailing Application PackagesYou may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to: Department of Transportation Attn: Caltrans HR Contact Certification Services MS-90 P O Box 168036 Sacramento , CA 95816-8036 Address for Drop-Off Application PackagesYou may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at: Department of Transportation Caltrans HR Contact Classification and Hiring Unit - ECOS 1727 30th Street, MS 90 Sacramento , CA 95816 Closed on weekends and State Holidays 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM Required Application Package Documents The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
      • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting. Click HERE --to view the Benefits Summary for Civil Service Employees in the State of California. General State Employment Benefits and ProtectionsClick here to view more information about the outstanding benefits offered to State employees. Contact Information The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position. Hiring Unit Contact:
        Isabel Garcia
        (650) 358-4127 Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office. California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice)TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device. The STD. 678 is required, and each section must be filled out completely and thoroughly. For mailed or hand delivered applications to be considered for this position, you are required to include the Job Control (JC-258294), PARF #04-2-0092--and title of the position--(Caltrans Highway Maintenance Leadworker)--on the State application (STD. 678) form. Electronic applications through your Cal Career Account are highly recommended.-- Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications based on possession of EDUCATION, LICENSE, OR CERTIFICATE must include a copy of your degree/transcripts or LICENSE/CERTIFICATE along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position. NOTE: Do not submit the "Equal Employment Opportunity" questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Application (STD. 678). This page is for examination use only. NOTE: Salaries do not reflect reductions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.-- Information for actual reductions is available in the Human Resources Manual,--Section 2113, Personal Leave Program (PLP) at Survey: Please take this 1-minute Caltrans Recruitment survey to tell us how you found out about this job!-- The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Keywords: State of California, San Jose , CALTRANS HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE LEADWORKER, Professions , San Jose, California

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