Traffic Signs & Markings Technician-CDL Full TimePublic Works – Traffic

Hiring Salary: $12.53 - $14.48 per hour

REQ #: 10236 & 10333 2 Position(s)

Supervisor: Gonzalez

Posted Date: 5/4/2017      Reposted Date: 10/3/2017      Closing Date: 10/24/2017

Hours: 7:00am – 4:00pm; Monday – Friday; Mandatory Overtime Required

PRIMARY DUTY: Installs and maintains traffic control signs and markings on City streets and Department locations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Delivers and picks up road closure signs and devices; assists with setting up closures.
• Installs, repairs and replaces street signs according to assigned work orders.
• Places and burns thermoplastic for street markings; operates water truck and striping truck to paint street lines.
• Operates lift truck for installing overhead signs.
• May assist in fabricating signs.
• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
• Driving is essential.

• City and Department procedures, policies and guidelines.
• Safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Skill in:
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with coworkers and other individuals in contact during the course of work; communicating clearly and concisely.
• Reading and interpreting plans and work orders.



Applicants must submit a completed City of Waco application in order to be considered for this position. Resumes may be attached to the completed application, but not in lieu of one. If a resume is attached, all questions on the application must still be answered completely and accurately. If a question does not apply to you, please mark it "NA" Do not leave it blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To verify prior military experience, please include a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4) with your application. All answers are subject to verification. Applications are available online at the City's website, Click Here for the NEW City of Waco Job Application, or at the City of Waco Human Resources Department located at 300 Austin Avenue. Applications may be submitted by e-mail as an attachment to, fax to 254-750-5737 or by mail to City of Waco, Human Resources Department, PO BOX 2570, Waco, TX 76702. EOE


Driver’s License: Must have or obtain a Valid Class A CDL Texas DL – with Tanker Endorsement within six (6) months of hire.

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent is required; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: No experience required for this position. Two (2) years of related experience is preferred.

Certifications: Traffic Sign and Marking Level 1 with IMSA certification is required within one year of hire; additional technical training and certifications may be required.

Testing: None.

Physical Demands: Heavy work. Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Factors: Work is performed primarily in a shop environment; occasional field environment with some travel from site to site
Exposure to hazardous traffic conditions
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside with temperatures that may be below 32° or above 100° for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
The worker is subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
The worker is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, enclosed rooms, sewage and line pipes and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
The worker is subject to heights that could exceed 20 feet in the air.

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