Pay Range: $41,510 - $51,887 annual compensation
The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
A Signal Systems Technician II job is available with the City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works department with the Traffic Management Division. We are looking for highly skilled & motivated individuals who want to expand their technical knowledge and professional career by being involved in implementation of state- of-the-art-technology traffic signals and ITS system. The City is currently in process of procuring or implementing new local traffic signal controller hardware & software, new central traffic management system software, implementation of citywide fiber optic network, PTZ cameras, and all other related ITS devices.
The position is subject to being on call twenty-four (24) hours a day; seven (7) days a week to respond to emergencies, work rotating shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays. Will be subject to emergency "call-back” when not on-call to respond to emergencies after hours and complete priority projects.
Must maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
- Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time
- Lifting or carrying light to moderate objects
- Operating assigned equipment
The Signal Systems Technician II job responsibilities include:
- Lead, oversee and participate in the more complex and difficult work of employees responsible for installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals.
- Ability to operate and instruct employees in the operation of various electronic devices.
- Customer service and computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office.
- High school diploma/GED with additional specialized training in traffic signal systems and/or electrical wiring.
- Three (3) years of increasingly responsible electronic and/or electrical experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic equipment and/or traffic signal and street lighting systems.
- Possession of Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire date.
- Possession of or ability to obtain IMSA (International Municipal Signal Association) Traffic Signal Technician Level 1 certificate within 12 months of hire date.
- 4 to 8 years of experience in traffic signal systems and/or electrical wiring
- 4 to 8 years of experience in troubleshooting and maintaining signal equipment like controllers and vehicle detection systems
- Possession of an Electrician’s License
- IMSA Level II Certified
- 4 to 8 years of experience Troubleshooting Traffic signals and School Zone Flashers
- Work Zone Traffic Control Certified
Conditions of Employment
Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.