City of Burnaby Traffic Signal and Street Light Technician Full Time in Burnaby, BC

City of Burnaby

Branch Burnaby BC CA

Traffic Signal and Street Light Technician
Burnaby, BC

Considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the trade; This position may also supervise the work of one or more subordinates engaged in less…

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first-class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is skilled technical work at the journeyman level in monitoring, installing, operating, repairing and maintaining the City’s automated traffic signal systems and street lights. The Traffic Signal and Street Light Technician reviews traffic and pedestrian signal operations; installs aboveground and underground duct work and conduits; provides electrical installation, maintenance and repair support for sewage, water and drainage pumping stations and other City facilities. This position may also supervise the work of one or more subordinates engaged in less skilled tasks. Considerable independent judgement is exercised in dealing with technical work problems involving the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems. Duties also include maintaining the computerized maintenance program and inventory for traffic signal and street light installations and repair. The role performs related work as required.

Qualifications include Completion of the 12th school grade supplemented by the completion of a recognized Trade Certificate of Qualification – Electrician plus considerable experience at the journeyman level, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Eligibility and willingness to be designated Field Safety Representative (FSR) under BC Safety authority and to complete the International Municipal Signals Certification – Level 1 and 2. Thorough knowledge of the statutes, bylaws, rules, regulations and policies applicable to the Canadian Electrical Code; thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the work; considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the trade; considerable knowledge of programmable logic controllers, personal computers and related software, variable frequency drives, SCADA and radio modem systems and motor control systems is required. The ability to prepare cost estimates, specifications and drawings and to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required. The successful candidate must also be proficient in operating an aerial bucket truck and a variety of small hand tools and electrical testing equipment. Strong interpersonal skills to deal tactfully and diplomatically with staff and the general public is a requirement. The ability to work in inclement weather is also a requirement. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5 is required.

Please apply by Monday, February 20, 2017.

Schedule: 80 hours Bi-Weekly;Monday to Friday; 7:00am to 3:00pm; Possibility of Rotating Standby.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within 1 hour of submitting your application online.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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