IMSA offers several Traffic Signal certifications covering a range of applications from maintenance to design and inspection.
Traffic signal Certifications
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IMSA Traffic Signal Technician I
The IMSA Traffic Signal Technician I Certification certifies the holder as being knowledgeable about the ideas and terms related to signalized traffic control devices and systems. Work site safety is a key skill area that is addressed in both this certification and IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician.
The exam tests knowledge of:
- basic electrical specifications of cabinet wiring and components
- the tools, processes, and materials used to build signal systems
- the fundamentals of traffic signal design and upkeep
- legal concerns
With the right supervision and direction, the bearer of this certification is ready to contribute to any traffic signal crew that is working on construction, maintenance, or design.
The certification is geared toward entry-level technicians who have some prior knowledge of electrical technology or training.
IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician or IMSA Approved Work Zone Equivalent
IMSA Traffic Signal Field Technician II
The Traffic Signal II Certification signifies that the holder possesses formal training and hands-on experience that provide a solid foundation in traffic signal technology. The IMSA Traffic Signal II certification demonstrates the technician’s extensive training in evaluating traffic signal control systems, on-site repairs, and maintenance techniques and tools.
The following topics are covered in the exam:
- programming and replacement
- signal maintenance
- traffic signal operations and equipment standards
- signal phasing, timing and detection,
- document preparation
- testing of equipment, and troubleshooting
Regardless of whether they work for a private company or a government organization, those who hold the certification are ready to contribute significantly to the upkeep and repair of signalized intersections.
Individuals who participate in all aspects of Traffic Signal specialties
- IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician or IMSA approved Work Zone Equivalent
- IMSA Traffic Signal Technician I
- Two (2) years experience in the field
IMSA Traffic Signal Construction II (Coming Soon)
IMSA Traffic Signal Inspector (Coming Soon)
IMSA Traffic Signal Sr. Field III (Coming Soon)