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City of Phoenix Employment Opportunity – Signal Systems Specialist I

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Streets Transportation Department for the City of Phoenix is hiring for a Signal Systems Specialist I. This position performs work which involves precise technical knowledge gained through training or experience to a variety of traffic engineering problems in the field or office. Responsibilities include technical duties such as signal timing and coordination; conducting traffic engineering studies; programming computerized traffic signals and controllers; maintaining the network for the central computer system for traffic signals; gathering traffic data and converting it to a usable format; troubleshooting and problem solving central control equipment, intersection signal controllers, auxiliary equipment including the interconnect system; implement new technology for the ATMS; and serving as a liaison between agencies involved in the construction and operation of traffic signals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years experience in paraprofessional engineering work;
  • One year of traffic engineering work,
  • Supplemented by college level courses in traffic engineering, basic computer programming and systems analysis, or a related field.
  • Working irregular hours, second and/or third shifts, weekends, holidays, evenings, and overtime is required.
  • Other combinations of experience and education which meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.

Effective January 18, 2022, the City of Phoenix may require new hires to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment. This is related to the Federal vaccine requirements for federal contractors. After a conditional offer has been extended, candidates may request a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years of journey level experience in installation and maintenance of electronic and digital systems or related distribution systems;
  • Associate’s degree in electronics or related field.
  • Requires working irregular hours, second or third shift, weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Requires working in a variety of environmental extremes such as heat, cold, rain, air pollution, and dust.
  • Working after-hours/weekend on-call rotation schedule may be required.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.
  • The City job description can be found here.
  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level II and/or Level III certificate.
  • Experience with Traffic Signal Controllers (ASC2, ASC3, Cobalt, M60, 2070 and other Intelligent Traffic
    Controllers).
  • Experience with Siemens Next Phase software.
  • Experience with Transuite, Acyclica/ARID, NextEdit, AutoTurn, Visual 2017, TranSync, HCS, and VISSIM is
    desirable.
  • Experience performing traffic analysis and calculations, including field investigations.
  • Experience with programming, installing, and troubleshooting traffic signal controllers.

Job Title: Signal Systems Specialist I
Closing Date/Time: Recruitment closes December 20, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
Salary Range:$23.58 (minimum) – $35.98 (maximum) hourly / $49,046.40 – $74,838.40 annually
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Location: Professional & Supervisory
Job ID: 43132

Go to the City of Phoenix’s Careers Page and search “43132” for complete details and to apply.

 

St. Mary’s Food Bank – Feeding Arizona for the Holidays

As the year comes to a close and the holidays are upon us, Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona partner to celebrate our members and the impact that transportation professionals make in our communities. In gratitude of our own prosperity, we identify a charitable organization to give back to those in need. This year, our recipient is St. Mary’s Food Bank.

We look forward to seeing those that are able to attend our annual holiday party this Thursday, December 2nd at Venue 122 for a trivia night.  Click here for a map of the venue and parking.  100% of attendee’s registration fees and any additional donations will be donated to St. Mary’s Food Bank. If you’d like to participate in the Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona fund drive, please donate at this link:

https://fundraise.stmarysfoodbank.org/azite

$25 provides 175 meals – let’s raise enough for 5,000 meals this holiday season!

About St. Mary’s Food Bank St. Mary’s Food Bank exists to help feed hungry families in Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun. They are a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity. All gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Season’s Greetings, Board Members of Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona

 

St. Mary’s Distribution Center Event

The Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona Community and Outreach Committees coordinated a volunteer opportunity at St. Mary’s Food Bank Distribution Center located at 3131 W. Thomas Road on Friday, 11/12 from 7:30 to 10:30 am.  Volunteers assisted the organization by loading donated food items into vehicles during the daily food distribution. The small, but mighty team of volunteers had a lot of fun and the central location made this a great venue for community outreach.  Look for more opportunities like this one to volunteer in 2022!

 

2021 AZ ITE/ITS AZ Holiday Party!

We invite ITS Arizona members to join us and celebrate the season at the 2021 AZ ITE/ITS AZ Holiday Party!

We welcome you and a guest to attend the hosted dinner and fun and engaging trivia game.  In lieu of a registration fee, we ask that you contribute to our group donation to Saint Mary’s Food Bank. Every $1 gift provides food enough for 7 meals!

Thursday, December 2nd , 6 pm – 9pm

Venue 122: 122 E. Culver St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Registrations are preferred by 11/24 but will remain open until Monday 11/29.

Click here to register!

 

 

City of Mesa Employment Opportunity – Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technician Trainee/Technician I/Technician II

 

The City of Mesa is excited to offer a one-time payment of $2,000 for all full-time employees and $1,000 for part-time benefited and part-time non-benefited employees who are active City Employees on Friday, December 31, 2021.  To receive this one-time payment, new employees must have started their employment on or before December 31, 2021.  This payment does not apply to seasonal employees.  Join the City of Mesa team and start to work in time to receive this one-time payment as well!  

The current recruitment will be used to fill a vacancy in the Transportation Department at either the (ITS) Technician Trainee, or Technician I, or Technician II level.  The first review of applications will be Monday, November 29, 2021.

Description/Duties: ITS Technician Trainee ($42,575.64 – $59,945.60 annually)
Under general supervision, an ITS Technician Trainee performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal control devices, various communication devices, and the ITS components.  This position performs related duties, as required. 

An employee in this class is expected to install, maintain, monitor, troubleshoot, and repair current and future ITS infrastructures and interfaces such as various traffic signal cabinet systems, vehicle detection systems, traffic control devices, dynamic message signs, and communication systems; perform preventive maintenance on ITS equipment such as control cabinets, video cameras and subsystems, interconnect, and electrical wiring.  Work includes troubleshooting malfunctions and responding to trouble calls.  The incumbent performs construction of traffic signals and inspects the work of contractors to verify their work meets City of Mesa and other standards.  The incumbent uses a personal computer (PC) for recordkeeping and diagnostic troubleshooting of signal operations.  Guidance is received by the ITS Technician II.  Supervision is received from the ITS Operations Foreman who reviews work through observation, conferences, reports, and results achieved.  The incumbent will be required to work irregular shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays.  Work is subject to call-out during off-duty hours.  This class is FLSA nonexempt. 

ITS Technician I ($49,277.17 – $69,388.80 annually)
Under general supervision, an ITS Technician I performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal control devices, various communication devices, and the ITS components.  This position performs related duties, as required. 

An employee in this class is expected to install, maintain, monitor, troubleshoot, and repair current and future ITS infrastructures and interfaces such as various traffic signal cabinet systems, vehicle detection systems, traffic control devices, dynamic message signs, and communication systems; perform preventive maintenance on ITS equipment such as control cabinets, video cameras and subsystems, interconnect, and electrical wiring.  Work includes troubleshooting malfunctions and responding to trouble calls.  The incumbent performs construction of traffic signals and inspects the work of contractors to verify their work meets City of Mesa and other standards.  The incumbent uses a PC for recordkeeping and diagnostic troubleshooting of signal operations.  Guidance is received by the ITS Technician II.  Supervision is received from the ITS Operations Foreman who reviews work through observation, conferences, reports, and results achieved.  The incumbent will be required to work irregular shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays.  Work is subject to call-out during off-duty hours.  This class is FLSA nonexempt.  

ITS Technician II ($54,328.18 – $76,502.40 annually)
Under general supervision, an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technician II performs highly skilled advanced level work in the installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of electrical and electronic traffic signal control devices, various communication devices, and ITS components. The ITS Technician II will function in a lead capacity to the ITS Technician Trainee and the ITS Technician I. This position performs related duties, as required.

An employee in this class is expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in responding to daily operations such as independently installing, maintaining, monitoring, troubleshooting and repairing current and future ITS infrastructures and interfaces including various traffic signal cabinet systems, vehicle detection systems, traffic control devices, dynamic message signs, and communication systems. Other duties include performing preventive maintenance on ITS equipment such as control cabinets, video cameras, subsystems, interconnect, and electrical wiring. Work includes troubleshooting malfunctions and responding to trouble calls. The incumbent performs construction of traffic signals and inspects the work of contractors to verify their work meets City of Mesa and other standards. The incumbent uses a personal computer (PC) for recordkeeping and diagnostic troubleshooting of signal operations. Supervision is received from the ITS Operations Foreman who reviews work through observation, conferences, reports, and results achieved. The incumbent will be required to work irregular shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays. Work is subject to call-out during off-duty hours. This class is FLSA nonexempt.

For full job descriptions and more information, visit City of Mesa employment website