Traffic Signal Technician Sr

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on June 4, 2024
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The minimum salary is $22.654 per hour

This position is eligible for overtime (non-exempt), if applicable.

Pay Grade 517


The deadline to apply is June 6, 2024


The purpose of this classification is to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain vehicle and pedestrian detection equipment, fiber optic cable, traffic signals, communication systems, traffic surveillance cameras, and all related equipment. 

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in electronics and will gain valuable experience in the evolving field of Intelligent Transportation Systems.  The position is part of a team of professionals who keep the traffic signals working optimally by maintaining the structural, hardware, and software components of the signal system.


  • Associate's degree, vocational technical degree, or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two (2) years of college education in electronics or related field
  • Two (2) years of related experience
  • Additional years of related education may substitute for years of experience
  • Additional years of related experience may substitute for years of education


  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs cabling, traffic signal equipment, fiber optic communication equipment and traffic monitoring cameras
  • Responds to traffic signal malfunctions during and after normal working hours and tests new and repaired equipment before installation
  • Locates underground communication, signal cabling, conduit, and utilities
  • Provides assistance to contractors and other agencies and inspects for quality assurance
  • Operates aerial bucket and platform trucks
  • Performs related work as assigned


  • Flagger and Work Zone Safety within six (6) months of hire
  • Minimum level 1 IMSA Signal Technician within twelve (12) months of hire
  • Valid Driver's License

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