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City of Fort Worth

Signal Systems Technician I

3+ months agoFort Worth, TX

About Us
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.
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Transportation Public Works

A Signal Systems Technician I job is available with The City of Fort Worth Transporation and Public Works department. City of Fort Worth is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual who wants to expand their technical knowledge and professional career by being involved in the implementation of state-of-the-art-technology in the area of traffic signal and ITS system. The City of Fort Worth is currently in the process of procuring and implementing new traffic signal controller hardware/software, new central traffic management system software, a citywide fiber optic network, PTZ cameras, and other related ITS devices.

The Signal Systems Technician I job responsibilities include:
  • Subject to "on call" status twenty-four (24) hours a day; seven (7) days a week to respond to emergencies, work rotating shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Subject to emergency "call-back" when not "on-call" to respond to emergencies after hours and complete priority projects.
  • Using tools and equipment associated with repair and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems and circuits.
  • Safe practices used in electrical work and installing conductors/cables above and below ground.
  • Operating equipment related to the performance of job duties; overhead and underground work.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • One year of experience in electrical construction or electrical maintenance construction.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Customer service experience.
  • Computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, are preferred.
  • Good communication, reading, and writing skills.
  • Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certifications associated with working on roadways and around traffic.
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Job ID: CityFortWorth-60115