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Traffic Signal Specialist

Company: City Of Charleston
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

General DescriptionThe purpose of this class within the organization is to install, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot traffic control signals and signaling devices.This class works under close supervision according to set procedures.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary. -Essential Functions:Strives to be efficient and effective at balancing and meeting the common needs and reasonable expectations of core constituents. - Contributes towards the department's mission by continuously striving to meet expectations, strategic goals and objectives.Installs, repairs, maintains, and troubleshoots traffic control signals and signaling devices and related electrical equipment in the field or in the shop.Installs, repairs and maintains HID street lights and exterior building lighting systems, bridge lighting systems including navigational lights and programmable LED lighting, programmable electronically controlled school zone warning systems, and informational signs and banners.Installs, repairs, maintains, and troubleshoots underground cabling and conduit, street lighting (pole/mast and light) and associated power distribution lines, pedestrian signals, school flashers, and electrical components at various City owned and/or operated buildings and parking lots. - Remains on-call for two week periods at a time, answering calls from Metro 911 and dispatch, and responding to problems including pole knock downs and traffic signal malfunctions at any time of the day or night.Performs related work as assigned.Education / Experience: High School Diploma or GED; one (1) year of experience in traffic signal -work or closely related field.Certifications / Licenses: Must Possess and maintain a valid State of West Virginia CDL Class A Driver's License; Must Possess and maintain a valid West Virginia State Fire Marshal Electrician's license; - Certification as a Traffic Signal Technician Level I or -II preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: In order to provide efficient and effective services, the City seeks team members who possess the following core competencies that are aligned with the City's vision: Accountability - takes responsibility for own actions; Adaptability - responds positively to change; Communications - listens, speaks and/or writes in a clear, concise and respectful manner; Initiative - takes proactive action to complete work or resolve issues; Judgment & Decision Making - evaluates issues and makes sound factual decisions; Customer Service - provides courteous, accessible and quality assistance to internal and external customers; Professional Development - seeks opportunities to enhance technical skills and job knowledge; Teamwork and Cooperation - collaborates with other team members to fulfill the City's vision and achieve departmental goals and strategic objectives.Salary & Benefits: - The City offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including a competitive salary and access to a full range of fringe benefits including health, vision, dental, disability and life insurance; the PERS (State) Retirement program; 457 deferred compensation plan and a generous paid leave (vacation and sick leave) plan.EEO: The City of Charleston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all current employees and new applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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Keywords: City Of Charleston, Charleston , Traffic Signal Specialist, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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