Traffic Signal Technician I

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 I
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: $14 – $20 / hr.

This position would work with a crew involved in the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of traffic control systems and devices. This would include:

  • Installation of conduit, wiring, poles, signal heads, controllers, switches, and vehicle detectors, under the direction of a superintendent.
  • Installation of fiber optic cables, underground conduit lines, junction boxes, and traffic control devices.
  • Remove and repair signal control and auxiliary equipment such as traffic signal controllers and cabinets vehicle and pedestrian head assemblies, and lighting and circuitry devices and systems.
  • Adjust, repair, replace, and modify electric, electronic, and mechanical components, controllers, relays, switches, fuses, timers, and other related parts and equipment.
  • Install, maintain, and repair, vehicle identification and detection systems.
  • Coordinate repairs with contractors and government agencies to ensure work is properly completed within standards and codes.

In addition, the crew members would be responsible for the following:

  • Operation of vehicles and perform pre-trip inspections to ensure proper functioning, which includes checking fluid levels, observing leaks, monitoring condition of hoses and belts, checking tire pressure, ensuring brake lights and lights work, and performs other related inspections.
  • Operate equipment including bucket trucks, boom trucks, and excavators and to ensure that they are secure, clean, and in proper working order, which includes maintenance and repair.
  • Observe all common safety practices associated with tools and equipment, monitoring work environment for safety and hazards, and ensures safety for self and others.
  • Place and remove barricades, cones, and other traffic control and safety devices in and around work areas for construction and maintenance projects in accordance with traffic regulation requirements.


Job Requirements:

Education – Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate

Experience – One year of experience in traffic signal installation, construction, maintenance, and repair.

Licensure and Certification –  Current Class A Driver’s License (CDL), IMSA (International Municipal Signal Association) Work Zone Traffic Control Safety Certification, IMSA Traffic Signal Level I Certification.

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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