TRAFFIC SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

  • CLARK COUNTY, NV
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Apr 17, 2021
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $24.44 - $37.87 Hourly USD

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Clark County Department of Public Works is seeking qualified candidates for a Traffic Systems Technician. The candidate will perform technician level installation, repair and preventive maintenance of electrical and electronic components of traffic systems equipment in a variety of County locations.

This is the skilled technician level classification in this specialized electrical and electronic trade, which performs the full range of installation, maintenance and repair of traffic systems and related controllers and appurtenances. Responsibilities also include the direction of an assistant or a crew on a project or team basis. This class is distinguished from other maintenance and repair classes by the requirement for specialized, well-developed skills in the traffic signal craft area, rather than general facility maintenance or another recognized craft specialty area.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school, and successful completion of a Technician or Technologist Diploma Program, AND two (2) years of skilled full-time experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic and electrical equipment. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the above education on a year-for-year basis.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of appointment . Must be able to obtain a valid Class B Nevada Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of date of hire. Must possess valid International Municipal Signal Assoc (IMSA) Level I certification as Associate Traffic Signal Technician, or agree to obtain certification within one (1) year of date of hire.

Some positions may require a crane operator's certification through the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator's (NCCCO) within twenty-four (24) months from the date of hire.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination and subject to random drug testing in accordance with DOT requirements.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Participates in the design, layout, modification, and installation of traffic control systems, controllers and related system elements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Performs skilled traffic signal work such as the installation, maintenance and repair of traffic signals, signal cables, relays, switches, boxes, controllers and other related equipment. Performs field and bench tests on electrical and electronic circuitry and various components, including solid state digital micro-processing systems; determines source of malfunctions and makes repairs as required. Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on systems and equipment; tests electronic and electrical elements to ensure ongoing usage. Maintains and repairs digital solid state traffic controllers, conflict monitors, video detection and incident detection systems, microwave detection systems, local communication interface units, load switches, pre-emption systems and vehicle induction loops. Troubleshoot and repairs knockdowns or damaged systems or components on an emergency basis. Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects. Maintains and services electrical test and repair equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed, particularly around energized circuits. Maintains records of work performed and materials used. Assists in maintaining overhead wiring owned by the County for street lighting services. Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required; may work from lift trucks, ladders and other elevating devices.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to and operate a lift or boom truck at various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces or from aerial equipment for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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