We are looking for a TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNICIAN 2 to work from our Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada location.  Pay rate: $34.50 - $38.00 / hour.  Apply with resume to hr@can-traffic.ca

Website: www.can-traffic.ca 

Traffic Signal Technician 2 is a senior position in the Signal Technician series. Although they are require to perform all Traffic Signal Technician 1 duties, this class is distinguished from the Technician 1 class by a higher level of expertise, increased knowledge of operations and require only minimal guidance and supervision. Positions within the Traffic Signal Technician 2 class may assist in the training of Traffic Signal Technician 1 or less experienced Traffic Signal Technician 2. 


  • Operates a variety of tools, instruments and testers along with motor vehicle equipment including bucket trucks to install, maintain and repair lighting, electrical and traffic signal systems.
  • Is lead worker for Signal Technician 1’s, temporary workers and sub-contractors
  • Troubleshoot and repair communication and video equipment, electronics, traffic control devices.
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Setup or troubleshoot signal controllers, emergency preemption systems and auxiliary components
  • Maintenance and emergency repair,
  • Recommends adequate inventory levels and/or orders supplies as necessary and maintains shop
  • Locates underground street light and traffic signal conduit wiring for contractors and utility companies.
  • Prepares written reports and maintains logs and records.
  • Is available for unpredictable and irregular hours and on-call status to make emergency repairs.
  • Mentor/teacher role for less experienced workers
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Traffic Signal Technician 2: High school diploma or equivalent and Journeyman electrician certificate with Red Seal. Minimum of three years experience in traffic signal installation, operation and maintenance and possession of the International Municipal Signal Association (I.M.S.A.) Level 2 Certification for a Traffic Signal Technician. 

License: Possession of a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment with air brake endorsement. 

Note: Will be expected to work in and around heavy traffic and/or all adverse weather

conditions, often in the presence of dangerous electrical voltages. 


Intimate knowledge of:

  • Traffic signal cabinet operation
  • The standard practices, materials, instruments and tools used in the installation of electronic or electrical systems and equipment;
  • Traffic signal cabinets, controllers and all related products and procedures
  • ITS products and procedures
  • The use of personal computers and all hardware and software programs related to the position
  • Occupational hazards and applicable precautionary measures related to work assignments including traffic control in construction and maintenance work areas. 

Ability to:

  •  Interpret and apply provisions of the National Electrical Manufacturers' Association Codes (NEMA), the Canadian Electrical Code and Government Transportation Standards
  • Work from blueprints, sketches, schematic diagrams, timing instruction chart and specifications
  • Work independently and provide leadership
  • Make responsible decisions based on educated evaluations of every situation
  • Follow written and verbal instructions and to express ideas effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Perform moderate to heavy physical tasks.