**Although there is a salary range for this position, the candidate hired into this position will be hired at the bottom of the salary range. **
OPENING DATE: 05/05/2020
CLOSING DATE: 05/18/2020
THE POSITION Provides journey-level level technical assistance in the management and coordination of traffic systems.
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
Working Conditions: May work shifts on days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
REQUIREMENTSEducation and Work Experience: Equivalent to a High School Diploma/GED AND successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electronic technician AND two (2) years of journey-level experience in electrical and electronic troubleshooting and repair.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License. Must possess valid International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level I certification as Associate Traffic Signal Technician, or agree to obtain certification within one (1) year of date of hire.
Background Investigation: Employment with the Regional Transportation Commission in this position is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation, including qualifying education/experience verification, social security trace, criminal history records review, and a driving history records check.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician. A pre-employment drug test is part of the examination.
Required Forms: 1. RTC Application On-Line Profile - Follow all the instructions on the application to include any education and experience that would qualify you for this position.Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination and assessment process.
Candidates should ensure that they highlight any of the following professional experience they possess on their applications/resumes:
• Ability to understand traffic signal operations
• Ability to use various software for documentation and record keeping
• Troubleshooting and problem solving skills as it applies to signal operations
Physical ability to perform construction, maintenance and related work, including climbing and/or crawling in areas that are not handicap accessible; stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Work is subject to exposure to high voltage, fumes, chemicals and solvents.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Monitors and evaluates the performance of traffic patterns along roadways throughout the traffic system; responds to concerns or issues. Re-times existing traffic corridors and/or develops new coordination plans consistent with traffic demands. Performs routine maintenance on and monitors performance of ramp metering systems. Develops operating parameters as required. Provides technical assistance to agencies and consultants to improve traffic signal operation and coordination. Provides and maintains reports and records of work performed as required. Reviews construction plans and specifications, and performs inspections of new construction projects/equipment. Analyzes and converts test data to usable form, using mathematical formulas; devises formulas to solve problems in measurements and calibrations; prepares graphs and written reports to translate test results. Loads signal controllers with operating system and intersection timing data; bench tests for proper operational outputs. Operates a variety of office equipment, to include computers and associated software. Provides information and assistance to internal and external customers as required. All other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 20-101271
About Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is a regional entity that oversees public transportation, traffic management, roadway design and construction funding, transportation planning and regional planning efforts known as Southern Nevada Strong.
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