CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the general supervision of the Traffic Engineering Operations Manager, performs skilled tasks as assigned in the installation, repair, and maintenance of traffic control signage and striping. Incumbent performs a variety of tasks requiring application of judgment based on knowledge gained through experience, training and certifications. Work is performed according to the guidelines of the State of Florida Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Work is reviewed through results obtained. Performs other duties as needed.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs and assigns work; provides instructions, establish priorities, and reviews work of subordinates.
Maintains inventory of materials used in Signage Services Department.
Manufactures traffic-related signs and banners through use of computerized manufacturing equipment, repairs damaged signs, and erects signs.
Paints curbs and lines with striping machine, paints crosswalks, and marks parking lots; removes pavement markings. Applies thermoplastic road markings by use of thermoplastic equipment. Barricades streets and lots for City functions and special events.
Inputs data and maintains GIS for computerized sign inventory program.
Maintains records and tracks repairs.
Prepares maintenance reports.
A. TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Ability to supervise subordinates.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and other governmental agencies.
Ability to use a sign and manufacturing computer, striping machine, and related power equipment (thermo-equipment).
Ability to input and retrieve data for signage and GIS coordinates with the use of a personal computer.
Ability to work with other City departments to coordinate work and safety requirements.
Ability to operate City vehicles, equipment, and tools.
Knowledge of codes and regulations for installing traffic control devices within municipalities (State of Florida MUTCD Manual).
Knowledge of maintenance of traffic plans and set up for special events.
Ability to read engineering plans for the installation of traffic control devices.
Ability to work nights and weekends.
Ability to complete special projects.
Ability to formulate ideas and express oneself clearly and precisely.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of specs, layouts, road markings at intersections such as stop bars, crosswalks, and arrows.
Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.
Knowledge of the importance of the traffic safety functions within the City.
Knowledge of pavement marking and traffic sign materials.
Ability to hear, speak, and understand conversation in English that is spoken at various tones of voices.
Ability to see and read letters, words, characters, and symbols of various sizes.
Ability to print or write cursive letters, numbers, words, characters, and symbols that are legible and easily understood.
Ability to learn and remember simple and complex tasks once trained.
Ability to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time, not to exceed eight (8) hours consecutively.
Ability to move up and down stairs and ladders throughout the working day.
Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull items which weigh up to 50 lbs. over surfaces that may be at an incline or decline.
Ability to carry items for a distance not to exceed 300 yards.
Ability to lift and carry items which may be considered unwieldy and awkward to grasp or old.
Ability to bend, kneel, or squat for periods not to exceed 10 minutes.
Ability to go from standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling, or squatting position or vise versa throughout the working day.
Ability to move back and forth and sideways while in a bending, kneeling, or squatting position.
Ability to work in undesirable conditions such as dirt, dust, heat, cold, fumes, odors, excessive noise, wetness, humidity, and other unpleasant weather conditions.
Ability to work under stressful conditions while working on signs and pavement markings in heavy traffic.
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma and three (3) years of experience in signage maintenance, manufacturing and installation. Requires State of Florida Traffic Safety in Work Area, IMSA Signs and Markings Level III. Requires a valid State of Florida Driver’s license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s License must obtain the Florida Driver’s License within 10 days of employment.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.