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Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service list or be eligible for transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law. If a viable list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made. If you are appointed provisionally you will have to take and pass the next Civil Service examination for this title when it is administered. Employees appointed provisionally must be reachable on the resulting eligible list for that title or their employment in the position (may have hold item) will end. The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are:
Either 1. an associate’s degree in an engineering or technology curriculum which includes or is supplemented by at least 15 credit hours in electronics or electricity;*
Or 2. two years of experience assisting in the installation, repair, or maintenance of traffic signal equipment and/or intelligent transportation systems;
Or 3. four years of experience assisting in the installation, repair, or maintenance of commercial, industrial or military electronic/electrical integrated system components. Experience must have included programming of programmable logic controllers (PLC’s)
Candidate must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NS at time of appointment and continuously thereafter. Additionally within three (3) months of appointment, candidate must obtain and maintain a valid Class B CDL permit or license. Failure to do so will result in termination. Candidate must obtain a valid NYS Class B CDL with air brake endorsement within the first 12 months of appointment. Failure to do so will result in termination. Candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and may also be subject to periodic reassessments of physical ability. Candidate will be required to participate in substance abuse testing
Duties Description As a Traffic Systems Technician 1, you would troubleshoot and repair traffic signal equipment, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and communications equipment; program traffic signal controllers; inspect traffic signal systems; perform modifications; prepare phase diagrams of regulated traffic control devices sequences, which determine their operations and document malfunctions; review and modify design plans; maintain a database of repair records and equipment condition; and perform emergency repair of traffic control and ITS devices and equipment.
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