The City of Ocala Florida has a great opportunity for a Lead Sign Technician position this is highly skilled and technical sub-supervisory work dealing with the fabrication, installation, maintenance, and assembling of roadway traffic control devices, according to engineering specifications. This position is required to be very knowledgeable in the specialized field of signs and markings, dealing with different types of sheeting materials, as well as their applications. The employee's work is performed under the general supervision of the Traffic System Manager.

Examples of Duties:

Design and fabricate signs.

Lay out street designs for pavement marking.

Maintaining materials inventory.

Install route markers, regulatory and warning signs.

Operate striping and pavement marking machines.

Position requires stand-by rotation and assistance with special events.

Design and setup detours for special events.

Crew chief to the personnel assigned to them on job assignments.

Typical Qualifications: High school graduate and minimum five years’ experience in sign fabrication and pavement marking installation. Additional experience may be considered and substituted on a year for year basis for education or a comparable combination of training and experience.


Must possess and maintain a valid Florida CDL, Class B, driver's license or higher.

Certification as Level III Signs and Markings Technician from the IMSA. Certified in Florida Advanced Maintenance of Traffic


Must reside within 45 minutes of the Traffic Sign Shop (1805 NE 30th Ave Ocala FL 34470) for quick emergency response time and have a working telephone.

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