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Signal Technician II

Posting Date: 12/14/20
Department: Public Works
Division: Traffic Engineering
Pay Minimum: $12.716 hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Description

DUTIES:  Analyze and resolve traffic signal system malfunctions; repair electrical, electro-mechanical and electronic traffic signal components. Install and repair traffic signals; program controller functions for effective operation.  Perform preventive maintenance on traffic signals; perform field inspections and texting of existing traffic signals.  Operate a variety of signal installation and maintenance equipment including aerial lift bucket truck, an oscilloscope, cable locator, digital multimeter, analog multimeter, digital capacitor/leakage meter integrated circuit computer and other similar equipment and machinery in repairing, installing and maintaining signals. Prepare safety procedure on work site including placing traffic cones, barricades & warning sign for safety in and around work zone.   Respond to emergency calls relative to traffic signal malfunctions during regular working hours and specified stand by periods.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from the twelfth grade or acceptable equivalent, supplement by specialized training in electronics or a related field. An associate’s degree is highly desirable. One year of increasingly responsible experience in installation, maintenance and repair of electric electronic and digital signal control devices comparable to that of a Technician 1 in the City of Jackson, MS. 

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES: Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENTSHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.





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