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Senior Traffic Technician

at City of Lewisville

Pay: up to $45968/year
$45968 - $
Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2577920
Keywords: repair

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

Performs maintenance and repair to various types of traffic signal control equipment.  Maintains and operates Traffic Management System.  Assigns and monitors the work activities of the work group.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains the Traffic Management System.
  • Monitors system-wide traffic signal operation, investigates alarms, dispatches trouble calls, and makes programming adjustments based on conditions.
  • Coordinates the work of Traffic Signal Technicians.Provides technical support and monitors work of subordinates.
  • Investigates reports of traffic signal malfunction.Performs repairs to traffic signal equipment.
  • Assists Traffic Engineers by testing and implementing traffic signal timing plans.Monitor signal operation and traffic flow.Makes adjustments to programming based on field conditions.
  • Maintains video and wireless data equipment.
  • Resolves customer complaints.Communicates with citizens, contractors, and other agencies.
  • Completes paperwork documenting work activities.
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies for the repair of traffic signal equipment.Contacts vendors to determine pricing and availability and places orders.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Vocational or other technical school, training or apprenticeship beyond high school required. Two additional years of experience can substitute for the vocational or technical school requirement.
  • 3 years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals required.  Experience in the operation and maintenance of video, wireless communication, and computer control equipment preferred.

Knowledge of:
  • Knowledge of the common principles, practices, equipment, materials, and methods used in the set-up, maintenance, and repair of traffic control signals.
  • Knowledge of traffic signal timing and controller programming parameters.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of video detection and wireless communication equipment.
  • Knowledge in the set-up and operation of personal computers, including laptop computers, and related software and hardware.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating system and Microsoft Office fundamentals.
    Ability to:
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals.
  • Ability to use electrical and electronic test equipment.
  • Ability to use and maintain hand tools and equipment such as a concrete saw, jackhammer, bucket truck and mechanical ditcher.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to work an on-call rotation and respond to dispatched calls within 30 minutes.
  • Must be able to translate and apply relevant Federal, State, and local policies for the operation, installation, and maintenance of traffic control devices.
  • Must be able to diagnose potential control, vehicle detection, and signal display equipment issues, and take corrective action.
  • Skill in repair and troubleshoot of electrical circuits.
  • Must be able to diagnose system software and hardware issues.
  • Must be capable of establishing and working within a work zone with active vehicle traffic.

Special Requirements

  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test, physical, and functional capacity test.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class "C" and good driving record as defined by City policy.
  • Must possess I.M.S.A. Work Zone Safety Certification and I.M.S.A. Level II Traffic Signal Technician Certification