Traffic Signal Technician 2
Pinellas County, FL - Clearwater, FL

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Class Title Traffic Signal Technician 2 Who May Apply Open – All interested Applicants Type Classified Pay Grade CL12 Minimum Annual Salary 34340.80 Maximum Annual Salary 53019.20 Nature of Work This is specialized technical work in the installation, repair, maintenance or operation of computerized traffic signal systems and related apparatus.
Employees in this class perform in accordance with standard practices and assignments may be accompanied by sketches, blueprints or schematics, with work also arising out of inspections and troubleshooting. Duties include serving as a crew leader with subordinate or equal level technicians. Work is ordinarily performed independently and supervision is routinely exercised on projects or independent bench work or computerized signal system monitoring and operation is assigned with equal complexity.
Minimum Qualifications • 3 years of traffic signal experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Please Note: The current vacancy requires the incumbent:
  • Possess a valid Florida Class "B" Commercial Driver's License.
  • Possess a current valid MOT certification.
  • Possess a current valid IMSA Level 1 Traffic Signals Certification.
  • Possess a current valid IMSA Level 2 Traffic Signals Certification. Appointing Authority May Also Require: • Florida Driver's License or Florida Commercial Driver’s License (Class B with air brakes and endorsement, if any.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
  • Work zone traffic control IMSA Level I Signal Certification at the time of appointment.
  • IMSA, Level II Signal Certification.
  • Other highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials relevant to a position.
Work Performed • Performs work required to install new traffic signals and systems including signal heads, detectors, microprocessor based controllers, wiring and support poles.
  • Performs bench work repairs, overhauling and rebuilding complex electronic or electrical equipment and components.
  • Performs emergency and routine field servicing of complex traffic signal equipment, street lights, navigational lights and drawbridge apparatus, often operating or working from an aerial bucket truck.
  • Insures compliance with the national Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and IMSA practices.
  • Calculates lead times on equipment repairs and requests materials, supplies or manpower as required and maintains related records and logs of section activities.
  • Operates and performs preventive maintenance on machinery and automotive equipment including lift or boom truck and jack and bore equipment.
  • Uses hand, bench and small power tools and test equipment in repair of electronic, electrical and mechanical machinery and equipment.
  • Maintains and reports inventory balances of critical parts.
  • Serves as leadworker on a crew of technicians.
  • Performs related work as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment used in traffic signal installation, repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of local and national electrical codes, occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of personal computer and mainframe operation, programming and debugging.
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques, report writing and evaluation process.
  • Skill in the use and care of standard electronic and electrical testing equipment and devices.
  • Skill in the operation of computerized traffic signal systems including signal and progression timing, controller operation and programming.
  • Skill in the application of CPR and First Aide techniques.
  • Ability to interpret and work from technical sketches and blueprints.
  • Ability to locate, define and repair defects in traffic signal equipment.
  • Ability to withstand exposure to varying weather conditions and work in confined spaces and at considerable heights, and possession of sufficient physical strength and agility to lift and carry heavy objects and stand and walk for long periods.
Selection Procedure: All interested candidates must complete an application and a supplemental questionnaire. If your employment application and supplemental questionnaire does not provide all the information requested in the appropriate space, your name will be removed from consideration. Answers to all requests for information must be shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Answers such as "see resume" or "see work history" will not be considered. A resume may be added to the application, but cannot be substituted for a completed form. Recruitment ID 1232750A1

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