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Title: Deputy Director, Railroad Systems Engineering
Company: Caltrain
Location: San Carlos, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 130616
How would you like to work for a progressive transit agency, alongside a committed staff, in one of the most beautiful areas of the country? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the San Mateo County Transit District to identify candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Railroad Systems Engineering.

Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy. Its vision is to provide a safe, reliable, sustainable modern rail system that meets the growing mobility needs of the San Francisco Bay Area region. Our railroad has a 150-year history of serving the San Francisco Bay Area peninsula, and in recent years, we have become a regional and national force and a key link in the future high-speed rail (HSR) network. And now our most exciting chapter is being written -- Caltrain is going electric! The $1.9 billion Caltrain Modernization Program will electrify Caltrain and upgrade its performance, operating efficiency, capacity, safety, and reliability.

The Caltrain Modernization Program includes the electrification of the existing Caltrain corridor between San Francisco and San Jose and the replacement of Caltrain’s diesel trains with high-performance Electric Multiple Units. This is the first step to realizing Caltrain’s 2040 Service Vision that anticipates delivering more than 180K daily rides for the Bay Area.

Come be a part of one of the transit industry’s most consequential public projects in the nation! SMCTD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To view a complete position brochure, go to

To apply, select the Caltrain listing and upload your letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including their name, title, phone, email address, and relationship to you). For more information, please contact KL2’s Robert Babbitt at

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