• Traffic Signal Inspector

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/5/2018 1:12 PM)
    Req ID
    2018-15308
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Dept
    Traffic Division
    Location
    Btd Traffic Management
    Salary Min
    50,205.32
    Salary Max
    68,735.66
    Union
    AFG
    Openings
    1
    Contact Email
    Jane.Calobrisi@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    This is a provisional appointment.

     

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

     

    Under the direction of the Sr. Traffic Engineer, the Traffic Signal Inspector supervises, inspects, tests and documents traffic signal related work performed by City staff and/or contractors, testing and documentation of results for local signal, loop and fiber communications cable as necessary.

    Responsibilities:

    Supervises and inspects installation of all traffic signal related equipment to Boston Transportation Department (BTD) specifications.

     

    Inspects handholes/manholes and other signal related equipment for conformance to BTD specifications and to verify cable runs.

     

    Checks traffic signals for proper operation, revises signal settings, makes daily reports on condition of signals and daily activities.

     

    Performs related duties as required.

     

    Required to work any and all emergencies as directed by the Commissioner or designee.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • Three (3) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, paid experience in the electrical inspection or signal maintenance work, is required.
    • Thorough knowledge of electro-mechanical and NEMA controllers and traffic control systems.
    • Ability to create "As-Built" plans from actual field conditions and locations.
    • Familiar with MUTCD & BTD specifications.
    • IMSA Certificate as Associate Traffic Signal Technician preferred.
    • Must have and maintain a current MA driver's license.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

     

    SUBSTITUTIONS:

    One (1) Year of trade school training in electronics or civil construction may be substituted for one (1) year of paid experience.

     

     Boston Residency Required.

     

    Terms:

     

    Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA-16

    Hours per week: 35

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