City of Colorado Springs Maintenance Technician II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description / Position Overview

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Maintenance Technician II

In this position you will provide underground utility locating for traffic signal and fiber optic systems.

Essential Job Functions - the essential duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Conduct traffic control activities to ensure safety on the worksite; coordinate with other agencies, including Colorado Springs Utilities, outside contractors, and locating services
  • Complete work orders ensuring compliance with City policies and procedures
  • Estimate time and materials needed for job completion; requisition materials; complete work orders; monitor and maintain supply inventory
  • Maintain logs and records related to project activities; prepare reports **We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

Knowledge of:**

  • Services and activities of traffic engineering
  • Modern and complex techniques and practices utilized in traffic control
  • Equipment, materials, chemicals, and supplies used in traffic engineering
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
  • MUTCD (Manual Uniform Traffic Control Devices)
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices Ability to:

  • Interpret blueprints and mechanical drawings

  • Work independently with little supervision and complete work as assigned
  • Safely operate a variety of tools, equipment, machinery, assigned vehicle
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

Successful candidate will have:

  • Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance
  • Three years of full-time experience related to traffic engineering or utility location
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Experience working with fiber optic facilities and traffic signal systems Additional Information

This position requires the ability to pull, reach, bend, climb, kneel, sit, stand, and walk for extended periods; and lift and carry 50 pounds regularly and 75 pounds occasionally; use of fingers, both hands, both legs, and distinguish colors.

Environmental Conditions Primary Work Environment - Field/shop environment (work around machinery and motor vehicles) Extreme Temperature - Seasonal Wetness and Humidity - Seasonal Respiratory Hazards - Several times per month (dirt, dust, gases, fumes, and odors) Noise and Vibrations - Several times per month Physical Hazards - Several times per month (toxic chemicals) Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Frequently (electrical currents) Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Rarely

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: $3,246.00 - $3,897.00 Monthly

Location: Traffic Engineering - City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Public Works

Job Number: 13119

Closing: 1/24/2019 4:00 PM Mountain

Agency: City of Colorado Springs

Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Phone: 719-385-5456 719-385-5456

Website: http://www.coloradosprings.gov