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Traffic Signal Technician I - T11117-202005

Company: City of San Diego
Location: National City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

See NOTE(S) below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities. -Traffic Signal Technician I positions install, modify, maintain and repair wiring in conduits, signal heads, controllers, vehicle detectors, solid state components and digital signal equipment and special illuminations in connection with traffic signals; assist in the design, construction and modification of special control and test equipment for traffic signal repair; train semiskilled workers and apprentices; drive and operate City vehicles needed to perform work; make daily work reports; keep accurate records; testify in court and give depositions; and perform other duties as assigned. - - - - NOTES:Traffic Signal Technician I employees will be required to use and/or operate an aerial lift.Some Traffic Signal Technician I employees will be required to use and/or operate a Fixed Hydraulic/Electric Crane (under 15,000 lbs. lift capacity).Some Traffic Signal Technician I employees will be required to use and/or operate a Fixed Extended Boom Crane (over 15,000 lbs. lift capacity).The following wage increases are scheduled to take effect for Traffic Signal Technician I: 7.5% effective 1/1/22 and 7.5% effective 1/1/23.

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated. -EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:Associate's Degree in Electronic Technology AND two years of full-time journey-level electrician experience as described in the notes below.Successful completion of a state-accredited four or five-year Electrician Apprenticeship Program, which must include a minimum of four college-level courses in electronics AND one year full-time journey-level electrician experience as described in the notes below.Four years of full-time experience in all phases of work as a journey-level electrician as described in the notes below. - - - - - NOTES:Qualifying experience MUST include installing, repairing and troubleshooting in an industrial environment (e.g., factory, manufacturing company or shipyard) in at least ONE of the following areas:Industrial machinery digital controls such as numerical or programmable computer digital control components.Commercial, industrial or underground electrical conduit wiring such as conduit wiring for industrial machinery and equipment, street lighting or traffic signal systems.Commercial-type electrical control systems such as assembly line speed controls or manufacturing process line sequence control.Qualifying experience MUST also include using blueprints, schematics and electrical/electronic test equipment.Experience in residential electrical work only is NOT qualifying.City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire. - - - - - - NOTE:Some positions will require a valid California Class B Driver License AND a valid California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) medical certificate -within six months from the -date of hire which must be maintained throughout an individual's employment as a Traffic Signal Technician with the City of San Diego. -CERTIFICATION: Some positions will require a Crane Operator Certification issued by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) or equivalent organization recognized by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), prior to the completion of the probationary period and must be maintained throughout an individual's employment as a Traffic Signal Technician with the City of San Diego. -HIGHLY DESIRABLE:Experience working with fiber optics.Entry-level programming skills in Basic, Pascal or C+.Experience in logic circuit design and implementation.Experience in repairing or modifying Intel-based PC-related platforms. -REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.Proof of apprenticeship completion, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. - If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: - (619) 533-3337; -or to the Employment Information Center: - City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. - Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. - If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. - Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). - For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: -Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: -Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. -The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. -Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. -All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. -A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. -Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. -Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.Rev. 29 - February 8, 2021 (Closing Date Extended)

Keywords: City of San Diego, National City , Traffic Signal Technician I - T11117-202005, Engineering , National City, California

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