City of Woodland

Posted 1 month ago

To plan, organize, perform tasks and supervise in a leadership capacity the daily operations of the Traffic Signal/Street Lighting Technician, Electrician’s Assistants and Underground Utility Service Locator. Install, inspect, test, maintain, calibrate, troubleshoot, upgrade and repairs City-owned and shared traffic signal devices, illuminated crossing, streetlights and various facility electrical systems. The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.

The Ideal Candidate will be a hardworking and highly motivated individual possessing good leadership qualities, have the ability to communicate effectively and work well with others. This candidate will have previous experience installing, repairing and maintaining traffic signal equipment. The candidate will be a resourceful problem solver who will be organized and have excellent time management skills.

Assist the Electrical / Sign and Markings Supervisor with development of maintenance procedures and reports. Performs Employee Performance Appraisal and assists in training personnel as assigned. Promotes, maintains and corrects unsafe/working conditions. Provide lead supervision and technical support to staff. Install, inspect, test, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade and calibrate, a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment and software related to traffic control devices, streetlights, recreational lighting and facilities. Research, design, procure and install equipment and/or upgrade existing electrical/electronic systems. Verify equipment compatibility with existing devices. Conduct routine maintenance on electrical/electronic equipment, traffic control devices and street light systems. Keep accurate and up-to-date records and notes on all related assignments. Review contract construction projects and submittals. Inspect and test equipment. Proficiently read and interpret circuit diagrams, traffic signal timing and construction drawings, and service and repair manuals. Prepare plans and specifications for the procurement of parts and supplies on assigned projects. Ensure that proper safety precautions and safe work methods are followed. Assist with the preparation of standard operating procedures. Develop “punch lists” for work to be completed or corrected during construction, and perform other duties as assigned. Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that Employee must be present to work on facilities and equipment impacting the public. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS Prepares and maintains accurate maintenance and repair records. Presents oral and written reports. Creates work orders and enters invoices. Performs electrical inspections. Uses and maintains a variety of tools and test equipment as required. Answers emergency calls and performs emergency repairs. Meets all standby program requirements; takes standby duty, works any shifts including weekends and holidays. Assists in the annual budget preparation for the Electrical Group, as directed. Perform related duties as assigned.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Associate degree in electrical/ electronic technology or closely related field in highly desirable.

Experience: Three (3) years of recent experience as a Traffic Signal/Street Lighting Technician is required. Two (2) years of supervisory experience is highly desirable.

License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License required upon hire. International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Traffic Signal Technician Level III Certification by completion of the probationary period prior to appointment. Possession of a valid IMSA Roadway Lighting Level I certificate and completion of a State of California approved electrical apprenticeship program is highly desirable.

Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022. Supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with application by the final filing date to be considered. Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted. Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

Virtual Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of October 16, 2022.

Current Salary: $6,526.94 – $8,330.22 per month
Retirement: CalPERS Retirement System (2 % @ 60 formula for Classic CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 formula for new CalPERS members)
The City does not participate in social security
Deferred Comp: Choice of deferred compensation plans (Traditional and Roth options)
Medical: CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs and PPOs
City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance
2022 Maximum Family Medical Allowance is $2,346.66 per month
Dental / Vision: City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services
LTD / STD: City paid wage protection for long/short term disabilities
Life Insurance: City provides $50,000 life insurance policy
Supplemental Benefits: Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer, Accident Only and Critical Illness insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts available
Vacation: 6.7 hours per month during first three years of service
Holidays: 12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)
Sick Leave: 8 hours per month
Bilingual Pay: $200 per month upon certification
Prof. Growth Incentive: $625 per fiscal year for education or professional activities

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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