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Traffic Signal Technician

High school diploma or equivalent. One year technical or vocational school training in electronics preferred.  Two years of signal repair experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge with advanced electronics, general electricity, wiring principles, and the operation of traffic control signals preferred.  Practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in electronic equipment installation, maintenance, and repair. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  City geography and street locations. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Public Works - Traffic
Location: 
1311 DaVinci
Shift: 
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. M-F (Must be able to work either shift.)
Salary: 
$18.99 - $26.90 per hour
Date Posted: 
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 8:00am
Closing Date: 
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:00pm
Job Description
Duties: 
Installs, maintains, and repairs new and existing traffic control signals; replaces signal indications; removes limbs from around signal heads; cuts signal loops; installs, maintains, and repairs new and existing video detection systems; etc. Installs, maintains, and repairs new and existing school beacon assemblies. Installs, maintains, and repairs new and existing emergency vehicle preemption systems. Installs, maintains, and repairs lighted crosswalk systems. Operates pickup truck, bucket truck, backhoe, front end loader, ditch witch, dump truck, and various power tools including drills, welder, jackhammer, and concrete saw. Works in a manner safe to the individual and other people; follows safety rules and safe work practices; uses safety equipment as required. Purchases parts, tools, and equipment needed for repair and maintenance of traffic control signals and related equipment. Operates computer and software programs for control of traffic signals and programming time clocks for school beacons. Conducts minor maintenance on equipment including lubricating and adjusting or tightening parts and checking fluids. Locates and marks underground utilities associated with traffic signals, street lights, and communication. Performs other related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, noise, and noxious fumes and odors. Exposure for up to 50% of work time to moderate hazards when climbing ladders or working on live electrical equipment. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or equivalent. One year technical or vocational school training in electronics preferred. Two years of signal repair experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Advanced electronics, general electricity, wiring principles, and the operation of traffic control signals preferred. Practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in electronic equipment installation, maintenance, and repair. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. City geography and street locations.
Skills: 
Care and use of power tools and heavy equipment necessary in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic signals, and related equipment. Installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic control signals, and related equipment. Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees, citizens, and businesses while performing duties.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Selected applicant must obtain Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B within six (6) months from the date of employment. Ability to obtain ATSSA or OTEA Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor Certification.
Mental & Physical: 
Analytical ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and determine necessary repairs. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) materials and equipment frequently. Ability to lift and carry heavy (50-75 lb.) materials and equipment occasionally. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance and ability to pay close attention to detail.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass background investigation,
physical examination, and drug screen.