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|Organization:||City of Lenexa||Job Category:||Facilities||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Kansas (KS)||City:||Lenexa||Post Code:||66215||Salary and Benefits:||$14.50 to $17.88 per hour (DOQ) and a full benefits package||Post Date:||08/04/2014||
The City of Lenexa, Kansas is a growing, dynamic and progressive city due in large measure to its commitment to quality growth as a “planned community” in partnership with its citizens. Lenexa has a diverse population of approximately 50,000, with a similar number of people coming into the city each day for work. Encompassing 34.40 square miles of land, Lenexa is located in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, and was ranked 26 of CNNMoney.com 100 Best Small Towns to Live.
Applications are now being accepted to join our team as Traffic Signal Technician within the Municipal Services Department. The Traffic Signal Technician is responsible for performing skilled technical maintenance and unskilled labor on the city's traffic signal and street lighting system. Duties include performing supervised, scheduled, and preventive maintenance on traffic signals, assist with signal timing adjustments and installations of controllers and traffic signal equipment. Responsibilities also include programming, properly wiring and maintaining traffic signal equipment as well as assembling, repairing and installing streetlight poles, luminaries and cabinets. This position is subject to call back to for after hour emergencies related to traffic signals, assist with set up and tear down for special events, may be called upon to assist with snow removal and other emergencies as assigned.
Qualifications: High School diploma or GED and four years traffic systems experience OR completion of Associates degree in electronics and two years traffic systems experience. Experience with microprocessor and electronic traffic signal system controller equipment preferred. Knowledge of Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Must be able to differentiate colors and the ability to use aerial lift equipment and work in elevated situations.
Must have valid driver's license with a good driving record and the ability to obtain a Class “B” CDL driver's license within 90 days of hire. Level 1 MSA certification for street lighting or the ability to obtain within one year of employment. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and background investigation.
Starting salary range is $14.50 to $17.88 per hour (DOQ) with an excellent benefit and retirement package including access to a free, on-site health and wellness clinic for you and your health insurance dependents!
TO APPLY for the above position please apply on our website at: www.lenexa.com/hr/career.html and complete the application. Be sure to attach your resume reflecting any work history you may have during the past 10 years. For best consideration apply immediately as applications are accepted only until filled.