CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the general supervision of the Senior Signage Technician, performs skilled and semi-skilled work of routine difficulty to assist in the traffic safety function of the City by providing street signs and pavement markings. Incumbent performs a variety of routine tasks requiring application of judgment based on knowledge gained through experience and training. Ability to work nights and weekends. Work is reviewed through results obtained. Performs other duties as needed.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
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.
A. TRAINING AND EDUCATION
High school diploma or G.E.D with one year of experience in sign-manufacturing and/or installation. FDOT approved Intermediate Maintenance of Traffic Certification and IMSA Signs and Markings Level I certification required. Must possess and maintain 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.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of specs, layouts, road markings at intersections such as stop bars, crosswalks, and arrows.
Knowledge of the importance of the traffic safety function within the City.
Knowledge of pavement marking and traffic sign materials.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
Ability to use a sign and manufacturing computer, striping machine, and related power equipment (thermo-equipment).
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).
Ability to work outside normal working hours (weekends and evenings) for special events.
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
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 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 hold.
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 in heavy traffic.
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.