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CHAIN INSTALLER PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE

CHAIN INSTALLER PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE

MANDATORY ORIENTATION FOR NEW APPLICANTS OCTOBER 26, 2017 

STOCKTON — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is accepting applications for individuals interested in becoming chain installers on California State Highways in the Sierra Nevada. Permits are available for State Highways 4, 88, 89, 108, and 207 in Calaveras, Alpine, Amador and Tuolumne Counties.

A mandatory orientation class for new applicants will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., in the Caltrans Maintenance Office, 98 South Main St., Angels Camp.  A written and performance exam will be held immediately following the orientation.  Successful applicants may purchase their permits after the exam. The cost for the permit and identification bib is $200.00.

Returning chain installers with no violations are not required to attend the orientation and may purchase their 2017/2018 permit from the Caltrans Maintenance Office in Angels Camp. Please call (209) 736-0187 to schedule an appointment or to get additional information.

Calaveras County requires a business license for all applicants interested in working on Highway 4.  To obtain a business license in Calaveras County, contact the Calaveras County Tax Collector’s Office, located in the Government Center in San Andreas, California, or on the web at: http://taxcollector.co.calaveras.ca.us/Business-License.