Signal Electrician - Job Code #4585

Sarasota County Government
Job Description
Signal Electrician:  This is skilled work in the maintenance and repair of  traffic signalized lights, street lights, pedestrian crossing apparatus, radar speed signs and all components related to the operation and maintenance of  lighting systems.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs traffic signals
  • Reads blue prints and wiring charts
  • Installs and maintains aerial traffic signal equipment
  • Performs traffic signal controller cabinet maintenance and cleaning
  • Repairs and replaces vehicle detectors & pedestrian detectors
  • Installs, maintains and tests video equipment used to monitor traffic and detect vehicles
  • Installs conduit above and below ground
  • Performs and tests traffic signal controllers
  • Installs, maintains, repairs and operates all types of school flashers
  • Installs, maintains, repairs and operates pedestrian crossing apparatus
  • Test, services/repairs fiber optic and copper cable communication circuits
  • Installs and maintains illuminate and non-illuminate aerial signs
  • Installs and maintains video equipment
  • Installs and maintains various types of electronic equipment
  • Maintains and repairs street lights
  • Reads blueprints and wiring charts
  • Replaces and maintains street light installations
  • Performs acceptance inspections of new traffic signal & street light installations
  • Performs locates of underground cables and facilities
  • Locates, marks with paint and flags, all underground conduits for street lighting, traffic signals an communications circuits
  • Operates and maintains camera truck
  • Installs, maintains and repairs remote traffic count equipment

*************************************************************************************************************************Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma or its equivalent and two (2) years with electronics and/or electrical devices. Classroom instruction in a related area may substitute for experience on a year-for-year basis.  Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License.  Must have or receive a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class "B" License within six (6) months from date of hire - (will not pass probationary period if not completed). This position will require an IMSA Level I and II Certification within two (2) years of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  Possession of IMSA Certifications Level I & II or Journeymen Electrician and Work Zone Safety preferred.  Prior electrical or electronic knowledge or training preferred.

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