Under general direction, to direct the work of the Electrical, Mechanical and Water and Waste Water Branch engaged in the design, construction and maintenance of transportation-related facilities; and to do other related work.
Supervises and directs the work of the Electrical, Mechanical and Sanitary Engineers engaged in the design, construction and maintenance of transportation-related facilities, including storm drainage pumping plants and sewage lift stations, vehicular tunnel ventilation, movable bridges, roadside rests, highway maintenance stations, toll plazas, truck weigh and inspection stations, water well and water supply systems, solar heating systems, and building heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and plumbing systems; cathodic and stray current protection, outdoor and indoor lighting, power and control systems for movable bridge operation, standby engine generators, lifts, air compressors, and aids to navigation; prepares reports and correspondence.
Possession of a valid certificate of registration as either a Mechanical Engineer or Electrical Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. (Candidates who submit proof that they have applied for registration will be admitted to the examination, but must possess a valid certificate of registration before they may be appointed.) and Either I Experience: Two years of either mechanical or electrical engineering experience in the California state service as a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Caltrans (Supervisor); Senior Mechanical Engineer, Caltrans (Specialist); Senior Electrical Engineer, Caltrans (Supervisor) or Senior Electrical Engineer, Caltrans (Specialist).
Broad and extensive (more than five years) mechanical or electrical engineering experience, three years of which are equivalent in responsibility to a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Caltrans (Supervisor) or Senior Mechanical Engineer, Caltrans (Specialist); Senior Electrical Engineer, Caltrans (Supervisor) or Senior Electrical Engineer, Caltrans (Specialist), in the California state service. and
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a college accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology with major work in electrical, electronic or computer engineering or equivalent degree approved by the California Superintendent of Public Instruction under the provisions of California Education Code Section 94310. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
Knowledge of: The design, construction and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems for transportation-related facilities; mechanical and electrical theory and practice; basic occupational safety and health regulations contained in the Title 8 Industrial Relations, Mechanical and Electrical Safety Orders, safety and health policies and procedures as contained in the Department's Injury and Illness Prevention Program, and the supervisor's role in maintaining an effective injury and illness prevention program; principles and techniques of personnel management and supervision; the Department's affirmative action/equal opportunity and labor relations program objectives; a manager's role in safety, health, affirmative action and labor relations and the processes available to meet these program objectives.
Ability to: Make field investigations; review designs; judge work quality and performance; prepare technical correspondence and complete comprehensive reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; plan, organize and direct the work of others; communicate effectively; effectively contribute to the Department's safety, health, affirmative action/equal opportunity and labor relations program objectives.