Traffic Control Worker I
Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Tulare County
This is an entry level class in the Sign Maintenance Worker class series. Incumbents perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled light and heavy tasks. More skilled work will be assigned as training develops. As assigned responsibility and breadth of knowledge increase with experience, incumbents may reasonably expect to be promoted to the next higher class of Traffic Control Worker II.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Immediate supervision is provided by the Traffic Control Supervisor. Technical or lead supervision is provided by the Traffic Control Worker III or II. Typical Duties DUTIES may include, but are not necessarily limited to: Prepare sign blanks and make new signs; sand, burr, prime, paint, bake signs and place letters on finished signs; use hand and power tools, vacuum heat applicator and spray equipment; perform regular sign maintenance; observe and report signs in need of repair, obstructions to sign view and other potential safety hazards; remove and/or replace signs that are damaged, outdated or missing; determine proper positioning for various signs and traffic devices; keep records of sign types and locations; verify telephone and two-way radio reports of damaged or missing signs; maintain sign and materials inventory; salvage aluminum sign blanks; make emergency repair calls after regular working hours; drive sign service trucks, make minor repairs and keep services maintenance records; make mountings, stencils and barricades; observe safety regulations in shop and work area; keep records for the traffic control device system that go to data processing; repair or replace reflective devices; place stencils and make street markings; maintain signal lights and devices; operate hydraulic bucket lift.
Perform related duties as assigned. (Essential duties may vary from position to position within this classification. Reasonable accommodation will be made when requested and determined by the County to be appropriate under applicable law.) Employment Standards NECESSARY EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Knowledge of: Basic math sufficient to make and install signs to specifications.
Skill/Ability to: Read gauges such as foot-o-meters; drive one-ton and one-and-a-half-ton trucks; use a variety of hand and power tools such as hammers, drills, augers, presses, shovels, and post hole diggers; safe work practices; follow daily work layout instructions; keep a daily diary; understand and follow verbal and written instructions such as work assignments and shop manuals; maintain sign inventory and equipment service records.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
DESIRABLE EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Skill/Ability to: Perform minor repairs on vehicles; read maps and blueprints; lay out and accurately place and work with lettering equipment; use sign vacuum applicator for facing signs.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Category: Construction & Trades , Keywords: Construction Flagger