Posted 3 weeks ago

Traffic Control Communication Tech

Salary: $22.40 – $31.60 Hourly
Location: Bradenton, FL
Job Type: Full-Time (Hourly)
Job Number: 24-00077
Department: Public Works
Division: Traffic Engineering
Opening Date: 01/30/2024
Closing Date: 2/13/2024 11:59 PM Eastern


Providing quality customer service to our citizens, business owners and visitors is Manatee County Government’s top priority, and that starts with our employees. We value Accountability, Civility, and Ethics in everything we do, and we look for friendly, innovative employees who share those values.

Traffic Control Communications Technician – works closely with the Traffic System Engineer to assist Traffic Control Communications Supervisor to plan & design, construct and inspect ITS infrastructure, in addition to the overall responsibility of maintaining it. Installs, maintains, and repairs CCTV cameras and other ATMS infrastructure (fiber optic communications network, Bluetooth travel-time devices, microwave detection systems, DMS, wireless communication modems etc.). Assists Traffic Control Communications Supervisor in Preventive Maintenance and System Benchmarking tasks related to ITS devices and electronic based traffic signal components. Assists in maintaining up to date ITS as-built plans/records and appropriate maintenance related records. Assists in overseeing and managing ITS inventory using software tools and assists with Return Merchandize Authorization (RMA) process. Coordinates with vendors, contractors to get quotes and assists in the procurement of ITS devices and components.

Manatee County strives to be an employer of choice and most of our employees turn jobs into long term careers with great benefits.

  •  Comprehensive benefits package – Your Choice Manatee Health Plan
  • Generous vacation/sick leave, 12 paid holidays
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Autonomy to grow and find your career path with supportive leadership.

Job DescriptionPlease see the complete job description here

Minimum Qualifications

Required Skills

  • High school graduate/equivalent
  • Three (3) years relevant experience required.
  • Level II IMSA Traffic Signal Technician required.
  • Must possess and maintain valid Florida Commercial Driver’s License Class B (w/air brake endorsement) or have permit prior to employment or obtain within one hundred twenty (120) days of hire.

Desired Skills 

  • A.S. Electronics or Information Technology Military or vocational Electronics Training or IMSA Level III Traffic Signal Technician preferred.
  • Knowledge of the installation, repair, and maintenance requirements of traffic signal devices and components, microprocessors, and ATMS communications systems hardware. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade, including establishing safe work zones on roadways and intersections.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb and descend equipment, ladders, steps, etc.; ability to work at heights of 20′ utilizing lift truck.
  • Finger dexterity and hand coordination; ability to bend, stoop, reach, and perform other physical movements required for duties assigned.
  • Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of signal devices and components.
  • Skill in diagnosing equipment malfunctions and taking appropriate action.
  • Skill in basic computer operations and pertinent software applications.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


Job Features

Job CategoryTraffic Systems