City of Evanston

Posted 2 months ago

The City of Evanston in Evanston, Illinois is currently looking for a Traffic Electrician to join our team!

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This is highly skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of traffic signal intersections and street lights. Work involves replacing, repairing and maintaining electro-mechanical, electronic and solid state traffic signal equipment and fixtures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following):

  • Reviews traffic engineering diagrams, technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics; repairs or replaces existing traffic signal poles, overhead or underground wiring, traffic controllers, traffic signal devices according to State and City electrical codes, and traffic control regulations.
  • Adjusts, maintains, and repairs electronic or electro-mechanical traffic controllers according to traffic engineering requirements; uses voltmeter, amp meter, and other test equipment to diagnose problems and make repairs; reads and interprets technical manuals; repairs, replaces malfunctioning parts.


  • Must possess high school diploma, GED, or higher and must possess three (3) or more years of electrical construction or repair experience with traffic signals, traffic signal controllers and street lights.
  • Must possess a valid CLD driver’s license, Class B or higher and a safe driving record.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain National Incident Management System (NIMS) ICS 100 & 200 and IS 700 certification within 18 months of employment.

Job Features

Job CategoryElectrician, Traffic Signal