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Kansas Employer Signal Electrician in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12753148

Distinguishing Features of Work:

This is electrical work maintaining, replacing, installing and changing traffic signals, controllers, and related equipment. Work is performed in the field and in the shop. Work is directed by a higher level technician or technical supervisor. This is a position that will include on call weekend rotation and snow removal.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Replaces bulbs, cleans lenses, adjusts signal heads, and services fixed-time, electromechanical and solid-state controllers, maintain & repair communications equipment.
  • Checks and repairs field wiring and loop detector amplifier units.
  • Checks and installs loop wire in pavement.
  • Installs and maintains new traffic signals and controllers.
  • Erects poles, installs detector wires in road surfaces, and installs signal heads; installs permanent traffic counters; repairs defective or damaged equipment.
  • May train others in the installation of some signal related equipment.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive.
  • Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

  • Knowledge of electrical theory, micro-processors and control circuitry
  • Knowledge of the methods, tools, and materials used in electrical and related electromechanical repair work
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work
  • Skill in the use of hand tools and apparatus common to the electrical trade and in the operation of electrical and electromechanical equipment.
  • Ability to use electrical test equipment in repair of control equipment.
  • Ability to climb a ten foot ladder while carrying 80-90 pounds of tools and/or equipment
  • Ability to climb in and out of a four to six foot deep service box through a 24\" diameter opening
  • Ability to lift 400 pounds two feet from ground with another person\'s help
  • Ability to apply 90-150 pounds of force on tools to tighten or cut electrical equipment and supplies on a daily basis, or in pulling cable
  • Ability to distinguish colors accurately
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic test equipment information
  • Ability to bend, twist, turn, pull and stretch daily
  • Ability to lean and reach as needed to read and interpret plans and specifications from a print that may be as large as 36 by 48 inches with information printed as small as twenty characters per inch
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas class A commercial driver\'s license, with an air brake and tanker endorsement
  • Ability to maintain a Journeyman electrician certificate
  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

Required Experience and Training:

  • Five years of experience and/or training in electrical troubleshooting, including specific experience and/or training in solid state electronics and systems diagnostics.
  • A City of Wichita approved and registered journeyman electrician certificate is required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need of a sponsorship.

Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.