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Clark County, NV TRAFFIC SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN in Las Vegas, Nevada

TRAFFIC SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

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TRAFFIC SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

Salary

$24.44 - $37.87 Hourly

Location

Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

PERMANENT

Department

Public Works

Job Number

19073X

Closing

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Clark County Department of Public Works is actively hiring for a Traffic Systems Technician. The candidate will perform technician level installation, repair and preventive maintenance of electrical and electronic components of traffic systems equipment in a variety of County locations.

This is the skilled technician level classification in this specialized electrical and electronic trade, which performs the full range of installation, maintenance and repair of traffic systems and related controllers and appurtenances. Responsibilities also include the direction of an assistant or a crew on a project or team basis. This class is distinguished from other maintenance and repair classes by the requirement for specialized, well-developed skills in the traffic signal craft area, rather than general facility maintenance or another recognized craft specialty area.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school, and successful completion of a Technician or Technologist Diploma Program, AND two (2) years of skilled full-time experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic and electrical equipment. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the above education on a year-for-year basis.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of appointment . Must be able to obtain a valid Class B Nevada Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of date of hire. Must possess valid International Municipal Signal Assoc (IMSA) Level I certification as Associate Traffic Signal Technician, or agree to obtain certification within one (1) year of date of hire.

Some positions may require a crane operator's certification through the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator's (NCCCO) within twenty-four (24) months from the date of hire.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination and subject to random drug testing in accordance with DOT requirements.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Participates in the design, layout, modification, and installation of traffic control systems, controllers and related system elements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Performs skilled traffic signal work such as the installation, maintenance and repair of traffic signals, signal cables, relays, switches, boxes, controllers and other related equipment. Performs field and bench tests on electrical and electronic circuitry and various components, including solid state digital micro-processing systems; determines source of malfunctions and makes repairs as required. Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on systems and equipment; tests electronic and electrical elements to ensure ongoing usage. Maintains and repairs digital solid state traffic controllers, conflict monitors, video detection and incident detection systems, microwave detection systems, local communication interface units, load switches, pre-emption systems and vehicle induction loops. Troubleshoot and repairs knockdowns or damaged systems or components on an emergency basis. Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects. Maintains and services electrical test and repair equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed, particularly around energized circuits. Maintains records of work performed and materials used. Assists in maintaining overhead wiring owned by the County for street lighting services. Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required; may work from lift trucks, ladders and other elevating devices.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to and operate a lift or boom truck at various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces or from aerial equipment for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax

CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

01

The following questions (1 - 9) will be used to assist in determining minimum qualifications.

Which describes your highest level of education?

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Trade School or Technical Degree

  • Some College (1-29 credits)

  • Some College (30-59 credits)

  • Some College (60-124 credits)

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree or higher

  • None of the above

02

List all degrees and/or technician or technologist diploma program received that are directly related to the position (see template below). Type N/A if you have no related degree or technician or technologist diploma.

College/University:

Did you graduate:

College Major/Minor:

Units Completed:

Degree Received:

Technician or Technologist Diploma Received:

03

How many years of full-time, professional experience do you have in skilled maintenance and repair of electronic and electrical equipment?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • More than 5 years

04

Do you have a current and valid Nevada Class C Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Do you possess an International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) certification as a Traffic Signal Technician?

  • Yes

  • No

06

If you answered "YES" to Question 5, what level IMSA certification do you hold? If you answered "no" please type N/A.

07

Do you hold other current and valid certifications from IMSA?

  • Yes

  • No

08

If you answered "YES" to Question 7, please identify the name of the certification in the space below. Type N/A if you answered no.

09

If you answered yes to either Question 5 or Question 7, please submit a copy of the certification(s) you hold at time of application.

You must attach a copy to your certification to your electronic application or e-mail your certification to Derrick.Perry@ClarkCountyNV.gov. Please be sure to include the Job Title and Exam Number with your certification(s).

Submitted copies of your certification must be received in our office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of this recruitment.

  • Yes, I understand that I must submit any certification(s) applicable to this recruitment at the time of application by the recruitment close date or my application will be considered incomplete.

  • No, I do not possess any certification(s) applicable to this recruitment.

10

The following skills assessment is a self-assessment used to evaluate an applicant's training and experience.

I understand that:

A) Part-time experience must be prorated and credited as half of full-time experience (i.e., if you performed the task for two years in a part-time position, 20 hours per week, you can only credit yourself with one year of experience in that area)

B) Knowledge and experience levels indicated by my skills assessment responses must be supported by the work experience listed on my application;

C) Any falsification or misrepresentation of the information listed on the employment application or skills assessment may result in removal from the eligibility list or rescinding a job offer;

D) Responses to assessment questions that are not supported by the work history listed on the application may result in question scores being adjusted to receive 0 points. The adjusted scores will be used when determining score ranking for interviews;

E) I further understand that since exam scores will be automatically generated based on the applicant's response to each item in the assessment, score appeals will not be allowed for this recruitment.

  • I understand this recruitment includes a supplemental skills assessment and that the answers I provide must be consistent with the work history detailed on my application and that scoring appeals will not be allowed for this recruitment.

11

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have with personal computer operations and data entry, including navigation of the Internet and the use of the following software package (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel) and data bases for inventory purposes?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • More than 5 years

12

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have locating, identifying, installing or modifying underground or aerial utilities and constructions; including traffic signals, traffic signal interconnect, and other electrical distribution systems?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • More than 5 years

13

Please list the employer where your experience was obtained in Question 12. Type N/A if you have no related experience. See Template Below.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Dates of Employment:

Hours Worked Per Week:

14

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have installing, repairing and maintaining traffic signal systems, street lights and electrical service enclosures?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • More than 5 years

15

Please list the employer where your experience was obtained in Question 14. Type N/A if you have no related experience. See Template Below.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Dates of Employment:

Hours Worked Per Week:

16

How many years of professional, full-time experience do you have with any other electrical/electronic systems?

  • No Experience

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • More than 5 years

17

Please list the employer where your experience was obtained in Question 16. Type N/A if you have no related experience. See Template Below.

Employer Name:

Job Title:

Dates of Employment:

Hours Worked Per Week:

Required Question

Agency

Clark County

Address

500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 3rd Floor

PO Box 551791

Las Vegas, Nevada, 89155-1791

Phone

(702)455-4565

Website

http://www.clarkcountynv.gov

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