Traffic Signal Technician Apprentice

Posted 3 years ago

PowerCore currently has multiple positions open for electricians and technicians with experience in the construction of traffic control systems. We are specifically looking to staff projects in the Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Melbourne, and Palm Beach areas. We are currently contracted on projects through 2018. If you are hardworking, dependable, and skilled at your trade we have long-term opportunities.

Position: Traffic Signal Technician Apprentice
Category: Permanent Non-Exempt Full Time
Schedule: 7:00 am — 5:30 pm+ Monday-Thursday Overtime if required by Management
Reporting Structure: Crew Foreman/Project Manager

Pay Range: $12 – $18 / hr.

The field of traffic control is rapidly evolving. Traffic control and monitoring devices are becoming increasingly complex.  The potential candidate must be capable of performing multiple tasks. We are looking for candidates that are interested in a hands-on approach to learning traffic optimization.  This position would work with manufacturers, installers, and crews to gain experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic control systems and devices. Devices include traffic controllers, static and video monitoring devices, fiber optic networks, and display signs.

Appropriate candidates would be provided training to advance through various levels of ISMA certifications including; Mobilization of Traffic, Traffic Signal Technician I, II, and III. Training would also be available from various manufacturers of traffic controllers, video detection equipment, fiber optic networks, and intelligent control systems.


Ideal candidates would have experience in programmable control systems, fiber optics, or electrical control systems. They must also want to work in an outdoor environment.


Job Requirements:

Education – Preference for candidates who have a minimum of an associate or technical degree in a related technical field.

Experience – One year of experience in electrical or communications control, construction, maintenance, and repair.

Safety Conscious – Must be able to works safely and encourage safety first attitude.  Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds without limitations.

Travel – Must be willing to commit to overnight travel throughout Florida.


PowerCore has adopted a $12 per hour minimum wage for all full-time permanent employees who have completed their probationary period. We pride ourselves in offering above-market compensation packages for all employees.

PowerCore is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, affectional or sexual orientation.

PowerCore maintains a drug-free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and employees are subject to random drug testing. Any failure to comply with our drug-free standard will be grounds for termination.

PowerCore participates in the Government E-Verify Program. All new employee’s information obtained from their Form I-9 will be provided to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for verification of work eligibility.

Applications can be obtained at our office at 5101 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Melbourne, FL or from our website at

Please submit a resume, application, and references to the email address listed.

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