Washington
Posted 1 month ago

Traffic Signal Technician

Salary: $88,576.56 – $108,882.72 Annually
Location: Auburn, WA
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Public Works
Division: Engineering
Opening Date: 06/07/2024
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: UNAFFILIATED
Position Details

**POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. FIRST REVIEW DATE IS JUNE 28, 2024. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION BY 11:59PM ON THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR FIRST REVIEW.**
NOTE: This position is 9/80 flexible work schedule with a shift of 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. having every other Monday off. There is a requirement of working on-call, with a 3-week rotation expectation. The on-call shift will start at the end of your shift at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for one full week, to the beginning of your shift the following week.

The City of Auburn Engineering department is looking for a talented Traffic Signal Technician to add to our team! In this position you will be trained to be responsible for maintaining, inspecting, testing, programming, installing, and repairing traffic signal control, communications, and other related equipment. This work is in a team environment and also independently. You will always be learning new skills as technology advances.

The City of Auburn is seeking a candidate who:
Has electronic troubleshooting experience and is mechanically inclined. They should be honest, reliable, open minded, willing to learn, and takes pride in their work.

Primary Duties

In this role, you will:

  • Analyze and evaluate traffic signal operations according to established procedures; troubleshoot, repair, and/or replace malfunctioning traffic signal equipment on a routine and/or emergency basis.
  • Repair, replace, and install vehicle and pedestrian signal heads, emergency vehicle detectors, and related equipment on mastarms and mastarm poles utilizing an aerial manlift to heights of forty feet.
  • Safely operates a variety of equipment, machinery, and tools including, but not limited to, an aerial manlift truck, soldering iron, electronic test equipment, laptop and traffic signal pre-emption equipment.
  • Maintains practical knowledge of electronic technology and electrical safety standards; basic math; traffic signal recordkeeping techniques; traffic signal and construction standards.
  • Mandatory afterhours on-call rotation (every 3 weeks)
  • Railroad crossing bungalow and gate maintenance.

While these are just a few primary functions of this position, please Click Here to view the full job description.

Minimum Qualifications

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • High School degree, or equivalent
  • Two years experience diagnosing and repairing traffic signal electronics and electrical

OR

a combination of education, training, and successful experience that indicates the applicant would successfully complete the primary functions listed above.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license.

Note: Must have valid flagger’s card and work zone safety certificate or ability to obtain the same within six (6) months of employment.

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Job CategoryTraffic Signal