|TRAFFIC MAINTENANCE I|
Performs semi-skilled work in the fabrication, installation of Right-of-Way signs, silk screening of traffic signs, the application of pavement markings, the application of thermoplastic markings, and ensure proper placement of traffic barricades and cones. Assists with Traffic Control for special events, maintenance and construction activitie. Work is performed under the guidance of a Traffic Maintenance II and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion.
WORKING HOURS are 6:30am to 5:00pm, four days a week. Some off-shifts and holidays required.
STREETS AND DRAINAGE:
Employees assigned to the Streets and Drainage Division work independently and are required to exercise judgement in proper placement of barricades for public safety, when to close a street or traffic lane, and when to contact other departments for assistance.
|Excavates signs, clears area, and prepares work area for maintenance activities.
Cleans work area to insure work performed safely and out of traffic; places mushroom reflectors in roadways.
Assists a skilled worker in the fabrication/installation of signs or the application of pavement or thermoplastic markings.
Operates air hammers, thermoplastic equipment, greenlite machine and other equipment incidental to traffic maintenance signs and markings.
Inspects work areas and construction sites to ensure proper placement of traffic barricades, and lanterns are in working order; replaces damaged lanterns, barricades.
Responds to emergencies where hazardous conditions exist; assists Police and Fire by diverting traffic and/or placement of barricades.
Removes and disposes of traffic hazards such as dead animals, fallen trees/limbs, gas or oil spills; notifies appropriate department of hazards affecting their area.
Maintains records of locations checked, number of lanterns at each location, calls for service including date, time, location and corrective action taken.
Maintains security of Street Maintenance and Supply facilities by ensuring gates and doors are locked, and controlling access.
Ensures lantern room is stocked with batteries, light bulbs, lanterns, barricades; manufactures and repairs barricades, issues engineering materials, supplies and equipment after regular work hours.
Loads truck with equipment, materials, and supplies as directed.
Performs preventive maintenance on truck as requested.
Performs other duties as required.
|Knowledge of traffic control standards as set forth in the Work Area Traffic Control Handbook and Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Knowledge of sign fabrication and installation of pavement markings.
Knowledge of EPA regulations regarding disposal of hazardous materials such as gas and oil.
Knowledge of Microsoft office desired.
Skill in the operation and use of hand and power tools and related equipment in order to complete assigned tasks.
Skill in performing a variety of routine maintenance and repair of municipal property and equipment.
Ability to adhere to tight schedules and still maintain satisfactory work quality; availability to work evenings and staggered schedules.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees.
Ability to drive safely in heavy traffic, severe weather conditions while responding to emergency calls.
Ability to perform duties under adverse conditions such as inclement weather, heavy traffic, fumes and noise, extreme heights, requiring the ability to lift equipment/materials up to 50 lbs., bending, stooping, digging and climbing to excavate
High school graduate plus (1) year experience in Signs & Markings installation. Must be safety conscious as work is performed in the streets; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft office desired. Must obtain an International Municipal Signs & Markings Level I within (1) year of employment. Valid Florida driver's license required. Florida Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) certification required.
STREETS AND DRAINAGE:
High school graduate plus (1) year of manual general labor experience required. Must be safety conscious as work is performed in the streets; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic Certification from a Florida approved provider required. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft office desired. Valid Florida driver's license required.
Positions in the Division of Streets and Drainage are required to work rotating shifts, rotating days off and during holidays.
2/13/02 - MGR
6/03/08 - CF - Modified Nature of Work and Minimum Requirements sections
7/03/08 - CF - Streets & Drainage: Modified yrs of exp.- from some desired to 1yr. Required & added FDOT certification requirement.
3/29/12 - CF - Streets and Drainage - Certification requirement wording changed, per Departmnent request.
9/17/13 - CF - Added Florida Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) certification required, per Dept. request.