Maintenance & Operations Technician - Traffic
- Summary of Job Duties
City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
Why Work for Aurora?
- Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
- Diverse community
- Competitive total compensation package
- Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
- Light rail station minutes away
- On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
- Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
- Access to innovation workspaces
Performs skilled manual and technical work involved in the control, maintenance, and operation of the City traffic control system and assists with work planning by scheduling, organizing, and securing materials and equipment for the accomplishment of assigned tasks.
An IMSA Level II Signal Electrician Certificate is required or you will not be considered for the position.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.
- PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conducts preventative maintenance inspections of traffic control equipment
- Makes minor repairs
- Coordinates and schedules routine maintenance activities
- Operates or uses a variety of tools and equipment related to traffic control maintenance function
- Assists in performing skilled maintenance and construction tasks including the installation and testing of traffic signal control equipment
- Operates diagnostic equipment
- Maintains various records such as equipment, time, supplies, and parts inventory
- Assists in training other employees in routine maintenance tasks
- Works flexible schedules that include overtime, standby, and call duties
- May act as leadworker
- Performs additional duties as assigned
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- High School Diploma or GED
- At least two (2) years directly related maintenance experience
- Knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, and equipment used in performing traffic control maintenance functions and applicable safety practices and procedures
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Train and instruct other employees
- Keep and maintain accurate records
- Organize and schedule tools, materials, and equipment to accomplish tasks
- Skill in the use of tools, specialized equipment, methods, and safety practices common to traffic signal and traffic control maintenance
Licenses and Certifications:
- Colorado Driver's License with a good driving history
- IMSA Level II Signal Electrician and in Work Zone Safety Certifications
- WORKING CONDITIONS
- Moderate to heavy physical requiring ability to lift a maximum of 100 pounds, with assistance
- Regular lifting and carrying
- Considerable walking and standing
- Frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and climbing
- Hand/eye and hand/foot coordination for operation of hand and power tools and motor vehicle
- Vision to read manuals and control instruments
- Hearing/listening for troubleshooting and warning signals
- Some speech communication to provide technical information and communicate with employees
- Works both Indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions with exposure to noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, and street traffic
- Operates equipment and vehicles common to traffic signal repair and maintenance
- This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment
For Veterans points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.