City of Brownsville
  • 24-Aug-2013 to 06-Sep-2013 (CST)
  • 521 – Electrical Signals
  • Brownsville, TX, USA
  • $12.0767
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:
The purpose of the class is to maintain the working order of traffic signals in the city. The class is responsible for assembling, installing, repairing, and modifying traffic signals, maintaining signal timing, and researching new signal requests. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed; develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.

ESSENTIAL TASKS:
Drives and operates hydraulic bucket lift trucks.

Installs, repairs, maintains, and modifies traffic signals, flashing lights, school zone flashing lights, and other traffic control equipment.

Assembles major components of traffic signals, flashing lights and school zone flashing lights, and other traffic control equipment.

Installs and maintains traffic signs and street name signs on traffic signal support hardware.

Signals motorists in the direction of traffic.

Directs traffic in emergency situations.

Assists in the maintenance of records of traffic signal timing and engineering drawings for all traffic signals.

Fills out repair reports for traffic signals, flashing lights, school zone flashing lights, and other traffic control equipment.

Manages the filing of completed repair reports.

Assists in determining whether new traffic signal requests can be justified.

Performs related tasks as necessary.

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE AND THINGS
DATA INVOLVEMENT:
Requires comparing or inspecting items against a standard.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT:
Requires giving information, guidance, or assistance to people which directly facilitates task accomplishment; may give instructions or assignments to helpers or assistants.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Requires operating complex machinery or equipment that requires extended training and experience such as trucks using hydraulic lift equipment and electronic signaling equipment; may involve installation and testing.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
REASONING REQUIREMENTS:
Requires performing skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires performing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and/or calculate ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
Requires reading routine sentences, instructions, regulations, procedures, or work orders; writing routine sentences and completing routine job forms and incident reports; speaking routine sentences using proper grammar.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires performing manual or technical tasks requiring a wide range of procedures and requiring intensive understanding of a restricted field; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:
Requires being responsible for guiding others, requiring a few decisions affecting the individual and a few coworkers; works in a stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/ oral instructions, but with some variations from the routine.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:
Requires high school diploma, GED and formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in electronics or closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
I.M.S.A Certification, Valid Texas Drivers License.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Requires over one year and up to and including two years.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires light to medium work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time, exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis, considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:
The job risks exposure to traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock, and heights.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking, color perception and texture perception.

ADA COMPLIANCE:
The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

BENEFITS:
The City of Brownsville offers benefits including a retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.




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