Florida, Tampa
Posted 2 weeks ago

TransCore (TCI), a subsidiary of ST Engineering, is accepting applications for a Traffic Signal Technician II to join our team at our Tampa, FL location. A leader in the transportation industry since 1934, TransCore provides innovative, technical solutions including next generation Open Road Tolling, Intelligent Transportation Systems and Radio Frequency Identification systems that secure access and vehicle registration for airports, hospitals, parking garages, border patrols, trucking fleets and rail carriers. TransCore also operates tolling customer service centers for transportation agencies throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, and Dubai.

TransCore offers:

  • Competitive compensation: Minimum $24/hour
  • Excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible savings accounts, Life and AD&D insurance,
  • 401K (company match to 50% of the first 6% that you contribute)
  • A comprehensive Paid Leave program,
  • Tuition Reimbursement and much more!


The Traffic Signal Technician II, Installs, modifies, maintains, and repairs all types of traffic signals, electrically or electronically controlled traffic signal installations, and intelligent transportation systems. Performs field work in installing, overhauling, and adjusting traffic signal devices and performs related duties as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Installs, configure, maintains and troubleshoots a wide variety of traffic signal cabinet equipment, components and devices, such as traffic signal controllers, MMU’s, conflict monitors, vehicle detectors (e.g. inductive loops, video, magnetometer, microwave detectors), detector cards and racks, pedestrian crossing indicators, etc.
  • Understands and verifies proper device and traffic signal cabinet equipment operation; conducts inspections and periodic preventative maintenance as required
  • Performs repair, removal, and replacement of cabinets controllers and other equipment; repairs conduit and pull wires and cables, as needed; performs emergency repairs as needed.
  • Traffic control placement in high and low-speed environments.
  • Performs installation, maintenance, and repair of cabinet wiring, wiring to traffic signal heads, traffic controllers, and solid-state components per manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Completes reports, logs and performs shift-to-shift communications in accordance with established policies, procedures and local practices.
  • Responds to corrective maintenance requests or alarms within an acceptable time frame.
  • Diagnoses and repairs hardware, software, and system issues
  • Reports the technical status of the system with accuracy and completeness.
  • Restores equipment to operational status as quickly as possible.
  • Isolation of faults in units or components
  • Field test of units or components; tests devices to ensure they work correctly.
  • Maintenance of spare equipment and parts following established procedures.

Required Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level II Certification
  • FDOT Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Certification
  • Must successfully complete required background / drug screening that TransCore initiates as part of the hiring process; additionally, successfully complete a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and State Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS) background screen when required by project.
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in various weather conditions; work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record; driving is required for the position.
  • Through knowledge of current desktop technologies and communications software, including windows 2000, XP, serial communications, and TCP/IP concept.
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required. One-year Certificate from college or technical school preferred.

Desired Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • CDL Class B License
  • Typically requires 2-4 years of relevant experience

To apply for this position, please email your resume with salary expectation to or visit our careers page and enter TRAFF001135 in the keyword search. TransCore Careers

Job Features

Job CategoryTraffic Signal, Traffic Systems