Washington
Posted 2 months ago

The City of Kennewick is hiring for either an Electrician or a Technician; only one position is available. See salary range for both positions below:

2023 Salary Range
Signal Technician: $38.10 – $42.06
Signal Electrician: $39.76 – $43.90

This job announcement is Open Until Filled, with applications being reviewed on a weekly basis.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

ELECTRICIAN
Under general direction of the Senior Traffic Signal/Street Lighting Electrician or Traffic Engineer, diagnoses, repairs, replaces, and tests a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment and assists in the installation and maintenance of said equipment; and performs related work as required to maintain traffic signals, signal systems, communications and telemetry systems, street lighting systems, school speed flasher systems. Electricians will have a primary assignment in traffic signals and street lighting, but will be generally capable of performing electrician duties/work within other City departments in buildings, plants, and other facilities on an as needed or emergency basis.

TECHNICIAN
Under general direction of the Senior Traffic Signal/Street Lighting Electrician or Traffic Engineer, diagnoses, repairs, replaces, maintains, and tests a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment related primarily to traffic signal systems, communications and telemetry systems, street lighting systems, as well as school and pedestrian beacon systems. Technicians will have a primary assignment in traffic signals and street lighting, but will be generally capable of performing electrical work within other City departments in buildings, plants, and other facilities on an emergency basis.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

ELECTRICIAN
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of a recognized four-year electrical apprenticeship program, plus possession of a valid Washington State Journeyman Electrical License; two to four years’ experience with industrial electrical work and one or more years of electronic and traffic signal experience is desirable.

TECHNICIAN
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of a two-year Associate degree in electronics or electrical engineering technology, or a recognized four-year electrical apprenticeship program; two or more years of electronic and traffic signal experience is desirable.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Electrician/Technician
Must possess a currently valid:
• First Aid and CPR certificates or take and pass at the next training opportunity offered by the City.
• Washington State Flagger Certificate (within 6 months of employment)
• IMSA Level I Traffic Signal Technician Certificate (within 12 months of employment)
• Washington State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL, Class B) (within 12 months of employment)
• IMSA Level II Traffic Signal Technician Certificate (within 24 months of employment)
• REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICIAN POSITION
• Washington State Journeyman Electrical License
• IMSA Level III Traffic Signal Technician Certificate (Desired)

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Job Features

Job CategoryElectrician, Roadway Lighting, Traffic Signal