With California’s New gas tax approved, Caltrans is on a hiring spree as construction work ramps up

Vallejo native Chris Haynes had just finished high school when he signed up to work for the California Conservation Corps, a job that took him down back roads across the state. But wherever he went, he saw Caltrans workers too.

Something about that stuck with him, so when he saw Caltrans representatives at a job fair for military service members and veterans at San Francisco’s AT&T Park on Aug. 17, he was eager to see what the transportation agency had to offer.

“Caltrans just stayed with me,” Haynes said, as he mingled with hundreds of other hopeful job seekers talking to dozens of employers at the fair. “I’ve just always wanted to work for them.”

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