Signs & Pavement Markings
Signs & Pavement Markings Certifications
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IMSA Signs & Pavement Markings Technician I
The IMSA Signs & Markings Technician I Exam certifies the holder as being knowledgeable in the basic standards and installation procedures of traffic signs and pavement markings.
This certification exam tests:
- the student’s knowledge of federal and state standards on sign types, proper placement and maintenance techniques
- different types of pavement markings, delineators and other marking devices that are installed on all road types
- the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is the governing document for all signs and markings.
This exam will test the student’s knowledge of those standards and their ability to use it to answer daily questions that may arise.
Those involved in the installation and maintenance of signs and/or pavement markings on our roads.
- IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician or IMSA approved Work Zone equivalent
- One year of traffic operations experience
IMSA Signs & Pavement Markings Technician II
The IMSA Signs & Pavement Markings Technician II is an advanced certification and builds on the foundation provided by the Signs & Pavement Markings I Certification. The certification covers the additional technical knowledge and skills needed to design and manufacture signs, layout pavement markings and manage a preventative maintenance program. It also certifies that the IMSA Signs & Pavement Markings Technician has a deeper understanding of the standards for applying signs and pavement markings in line with the MUTCD and other references.
This certification also focuses on:
- sign specifications for guide and route signs, street name signs, speed zones,
- needs for freeways and expressways, special toll managed lanes, and attention to location and design specifications
- the higher knowledge and skill sets necessary for pavement marking design, installation, and upkeep
- safety procedures for the safe installation of pavement markings. Topics covered include colors, material safety, retro reflectivity, pavement marking visibility an freeway/expressway markings
Those individuals who are responsible for installing and maintaining signs and pavement markings on our roads and who want to obtain a high level of professional certification.
- IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic
Control Technician or IMSA approved Work Zone equivalent
- IMSA Signs & Pavement Markings
- 2 years of experience within the traffic