|TRAFFIC ELECTRONICS TECH I|
|Performs skilled journey level work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic and micro-processor based traffic control equipment. Work may involve lead responsibility for the application of electronic theory and practices to the installation, maintenance, and precision repair of electronic and micro-processor based traffic signal equipment and related traffic control devices. Required to stand duty at night and weekends on a rotating basis. Work is performed with considerable independence under general direction of a Traffic Signal Chief and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion, through conferences, and direct observation.|
|May serve as lead worker and participates in the installation, maintenance, and repair of sophisticated electronic and micro-processor based controllers, signal head components, relays, vehicle detectors, fixed time controllers, and fiber optic signing.
Troubleshoots electronic components using diagnostic test equipment to include power supply oscilloscopes, voltmeters, storage scopes and logic probes.
Investigates complaints and reports of signal malfunctions;, diagnoses problem and adjusts, repairs, replaces, or removes defective or damaged equipment.
Services and operates a variety of electronic traffic signal control repair tools and testing equipment; operates a bucket truck.
Installs new additions to the electronic traffic signal control system.
Maintains inventory of required repair and replacement parts and materials, and establishes reorder points.
Maintains records on service and repair activities.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, tools and materials used in electronic and micro-processor based traffic signal control equipment installation, maintenance, and repair.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of electronics.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of electronic troubleshooting.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
Skill in the use and care of electronic traffic signal control repair tools and equipment.
Skill in the operation of platform trucks and bucket trucks.
Ability to read and understand plans, blueprints, schematics and sketches of electronic and micro-processor based traffic signal control equipment.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to perform duties under adverse conditions such as inclement weather, sometimes suspended over fast moving traffic, exposure to AC voltage wires, and working in confined areas.
Ability to lift and install materials and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. unassisted, and heavier loads with assistance using safety equipment.
|High school graduate with three (3) years experience in traffic signal maintenance or electronics; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida C.D.L. class "C" license required.
Certification by the International Municipal Signal Association as a Traffic Signal Technician, Level II, required for hire/promotion to Traffic Electronics Technician II.