MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews daily work orders; prepares vehicle and equipment for daily operation. Installs, repairs,
and maintains traffic control signs and pavement markings. Maintains sign and pavement marking
inventory; advises supervisor concerning reorders. Operates welder, cutting torch, fork lift,
thermoplastic heaters, and grinder; operates power driver to prepare ground for traffic signs.
Installs and programs traffic counters necessary for the collection of traffic volume, vehicle
classification, and speed counts. Prepares letters and numbers for sign fabrication. Carries out a
continuous effort to improve operations, work processes; and works cooperatively and jointly to
provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service. Performs other related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the construction, installation, maintenance, and repair of street signs and pavement
markings. Knowledge of the principles and practices of directing traffic. Skill in the operation of
such tools as manual and power sign post drivers, pavement marking striping and eradication
machine, and aerial lift equipment. Skill in problem solving and decision making. Skill in oral and
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized
training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school
education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of
the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had
a similar position for one to two years.
The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, bending, crouching, stooping, or walking.
The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and uses tools or equipment
requiring a high degree of dexterity. The work is typically performed in a sign shop or in the field.
The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts.
Work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee
must work in the vicinity of moving traffic.