Clearwater, Florida
Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Description
Entry Salary – $40,805.96 – Open Until Filled; starting salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Under general supervision, the Traffic Signal Technician skilled Electronic and Electrical work in the construction, installation, maintenance, renovation, and repair of traffic signal control devices, structures, networks for a Traffic Control System.

Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Functions: — Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Constructs, installs, maintains, renovates, and repairs traffic signal control devices, structures, networks and associated electronic and electrical related components associated with the traffic control system of the City.
Verifies, checks, and evaluates timings in controller to ensure good traffic flow; maintains and updates any vehicle detections.
Maintains and monitors all equipment; cleans, checks proper voltage, evaluates field wiring, inspects signal head, performs cosmetic upkeep, and calculates quality of flow of traffic.
Handles, addresses, and responds to various trouble calls for damaged equipment, problematic mechanical components, or malfunctioning signal equipment.
Uses, operates, and performs activities on computers, motor vehicles, tools, test equipment, and parts, to effectively perform assignments assuring the continued operation of the Traffic Control System.
Drafts, prepares, and maintains records, equipment, tools and vehicles as needed.
Performs stand-by or “On Call” duty for after hour response within one hour of call out; handles emergency situation on a rotating schedule.
Performs related tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment:
A valid State driver’s license is required.

Certification from Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic or ability to obtain within one year of hire date.

Ability to obtain and maintain a forklift license within one year of hire date.

Certification from the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) for Traffic Signal Technician Level I or ability to obtain within one year of hire date.

The Traffic Signal Technicians, who obtain and maintain a job-related IMSA Traffic Signal Field Technician Level II Certification shall be eligible for a 5% certification pay differential in addition to the respective incumbent’s base rate of pay.

5% Certification Pay to start the pay period following the receipt of the certificate.

This position requires possession and maintenance of Class A or B CDL based on area of assignment.

This position is required to operate the below equipment, machines, tools, and other work aides:
Electrical meters such as: ohmmeters, voltmeters, oscilloscopes and other related meters.
Laptop and desktop computers. Various had tools and powered equipment.

Education and Experience:
Associate’s degree in electronics PLUS two (2) years of experience in electronics or electric work; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Supplemental Information
Knowledge of –

Occupational hazards, principles, and standards.
Tools, equipment, and materials
Principles and techniques of electronic technology relating to traffic systems.
Electrical principles and practices including safety standards.
Traffic control devices, design standards, and other manuals provided by the FDOT.
Department policies and protocols.
Engineering plans and specifications.

Skill in –
Understanding drawings, sketches, charts, and other illustrative materials.
Interpreting simple engineering drawings, schematics, and diagrams.
Establishing and maintaining good relationships.
Dealing tactfully with the public.
Operating a computer with general proficiency.

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Job Features

Job CategoryTraffic Signal