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City of Mesa - Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available. For more information, please see our website:  http://mesaaz.gov/benefits/ 

For complete job description, requirements, and online application form, please visit our website at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mesaaz 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mesaaz/jobs/3303691/intelligent-transportation-system-its-technician-trainee-technician-i-technici 

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Technician Trainee, Technician I & Technician II           

(ITS Technician Trainee ($42,575.64 - $59,945.60 annually); ITS Technician I ($49,277.17 - $69,388.80 annually); ITS Technician II ($54,328.18 - $76,502.40 annually) 

ITS Technician Trainee ($42,575.64 - $59,945.60 annually)

Under direct supervision, an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technician Trainee learns to perform semiskilled work of routine to moderate difficulty in the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals. This class is also responsible for performing related duties as required. 

Under the direct guidance of a journey-level ITS Technician II or ITS Operations Foreman, an employee in this class learns to maintain, install, and repair traffic signal equipment and systems. Initially, the ITS Technician Trainee develops skills and increases knowledge until such time as assignments can become more difficult. Work involves learning to perform heavy manual labor under varying weather conditions and may require stand-by duty and overtime as required. Employees of this classification may progress by noncompetitive promotion to ITS Technician I upon meeting the specific criteria-based promotion requirements of performance and coursework. This class is FLSA nonexempt. 

ITS Technician I ($49,277.17 - $69,388.80 annually)
Under general supervision, the ITS Technician I performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal control devices, various communication devices, and the ITS components. This position performs related duties, as required. 

An employee in this class is expected to install, maintain, monitor, troubleshoot, and repair current and future ITS infrastructures and interfaces such as various traffic signal cabinet systems, vehicle detection systems, traffic control devices, dynamic message signs, and communication systems; perform preventive maintenance on ITS equipment such as control cabinets, video cameras and subsystems, interconnect, and electrical wiring. Work includes troubleshooting malfunctions and responding to trouble calls. The incumbent performs construction of traffic signals and inspects the work of contractors to verify their work meets City of Mesa and other standards. The incumbent uses a PC for recordkeeping and diagnostic troubleshooting of signal operations. Guidance is received by the ITS Technician II. Supervision is received from the ITS Operations Foreman who reviews work through observation, conferences, reports, and results achieved. The incumbent will be required to work irregular shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays. Work is subject to call-out during off-duty hours. This class is FLSA nonexempt. 

ITS Technician II ($54,328.18 - $76,502.40 annually)
Under general supervision, the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technician II performs highly skilled advanced level work in the installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal control devices, various communication devices, and ITS components. The ITS Technician II will function in a lead capacity to the ITS Technician Trainee and the ITS Technician I. This position performs related duties, as required.

An employee in this class is expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in responding to daily operations such as independently installing, maintaining, monitoring, troubleshooting, and repairing current and future ITS infrastructures and interfaces including various traffic signal cabinet systems, vehicle detection systems, traffic control devices, dynamic message signs, and communication systems. Other duties include performing preventive maintenance on ITS equipment such as control cabinets, video cameras, subsystems, interconnect, and electrical wiring. Work includes troubleshooting malfunctions and responding to trouble calls. The incumbent performs construction of traffic signals and inspects the work of contractors to verify their work meets City of Mesa and other standards. The incumbent uses a personal computer (PC) for recordkeeping and diagnostic troubleshooting of signal operations. Supervision is received from the ITS Operations Foreman who reviews work through observation, conferences, reports, and results achieved. The incumbent will be required to work irregular shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays. Work is subject to call-out during off-duty hours. This class is FLSA nonexempt.  

REQUIREMENTS: 

ITS Technician Trainee: 

Minimum Qualifications Required. Graduation from high school or GED. Some (6 months - 1 year) experience in electrical or related work.  

Special Requirements. Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver's License by hire date. 

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. One year of traffic signal or street light construction experience is preferred. A valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is desirable. 

ITS Technician I:

Minimum Qualifications Required.
Graduation from high school or GED. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to 2 - 3 years’ traffic signal maintenance/construction experience, or graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology and at least one year of traffic signal maintenance/construction experience.  

Special Requirements. Must possess a valid Arizona Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) by hire date. CLP holders must successfully complete the City’s Entry Level Driver (ELD) training program, the Third Party Examiner (TPE) administered skills (driving) test, and obtain a valid Arizona Class B CDL within 150 days of hire or promotion date. An International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level I Traffic Signal Technician Certification is required. Must possess an IMSA Level II Traffic Signal Technician Certification (Electronic or Electrical), an IMSA Traffic Signal Inspector Certification, and a Temporary Traffic Control Certification by American Traffic Safety Services Association or the International Municipal Signal Association within one year after date of employment. Must live within a 20-mile radius of the intersection of Main Street and Greenfield Road within one year after date of employment, and must maintain this residency status throughout the duration in the position.

Substance Abuse Testing. This class is subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 382.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Experience in maintaining microprocessor-based instruments, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and Advanced Traffic Control (ATC) controllers, basic knowledge of PC operations, optical pre-empt devices, and communications equipment is preferred.

ITS Technician II:

Minimum Qualifications Required. Graduation from high school or GED. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to considerable (3 - 5 years) traffic signal maintenance experience including experience in maintaining microprocessor-based instruments, TS1 and TS2 controller cabinets, pre-empt devices, and telemetry equipment or an Associate’s in Applied Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology and two years of traffic signal maintenance experience. Must have basic knowledge of PC operations.

Special Requirements. Must possess a valid Arizona Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) by hire date. CLP holders must successfully complete the City’s Entry Level Driver (ELD) training program, the Third Party Examiner (TPE) administered skills (driving) test, and obtain a valid Arizona Class B CDL within 150 days of hire or promotion date. An International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level II Traffic Signal Field Technician Certification (Electronic or Electrical) is required. Must possess an IMSA Traffic Signal Inspection Certification and a temporary traffic control certification by American Traffic Safety Services Association or the International Municipal Signal Association is required within one year after date of employment. Must live within a 20-mile radius of the intersection of Main Street and Greenfield Road within one year after date of employment and must maintain this residency status throughout the duration in the position.

Substance Abuse Testing. This class is subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 382.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Experience in maintaining microprocessor-based instruments, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and Advanced Traffic Control (ATC) controllers. Basic knowledge of PC operations, pre-empt devices, and communications equipment, is preferred.  

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Applications must apply by 11/29/2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applicants as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mesaaz 

City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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