Streetlight Technician I
Company: City of Mesa
Posted on: August 7, 2022
First review of applications will be Monday, January 17, 2022.
A Streetlight Technician I is responsible for performing skilled
electrical work in installing and maintaining arterial,
residential, and commercial streetlights. This position is also
responsible for performing other duties as required, which include
using a computer to update the maintenance management system as
repair work is performed and completed.
Initiative and independent judgment are sometimes required in the
troubleshooting and repair work. Some pole installation and
replacement work is physically strenuous, and the incumbent must be
physically fit for bending, stooping, stretching, lifting, and
carrying heavy equipment and materials. Incumbents are rotated
among three types of assignments: arterial streets, residential
streets, and construction. Most of the work is done in or near
traffic having inattentive drivers. Hazardous conditions also
involve working on fixtures up to 600 volts and in proximity to
primary (high) voltage. Incumbents are subject to rotational
stand-by and 24-hour call-out for emergencies and night-time
assignments. The Streetlight Technician I works under the general
supervision of a Streetlight Technician II. Employees may progress
to this classification by noncompetitive promotion upon meeting the
specific criteria-based promotion requirements of performance and
coursework. This class is FLSA nonexempt.
Please refer to the link below for the full job description and
additional information regarding assignments, preferred
qualifications, and essential functions.
Qualifications & Requirements
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to
uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge,
Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training,
education, or experience equivalent to graduation from high school
or GED. Considerable (3 - 5 years) work experience in electrical
maintenance or construction, preferably in the installation and
maintenance of high intensity discharge lighting (example:
streetlights, parking lot lights, commercial and residential
Special Requirements. Must possess a valid Arizona Class B
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or Commercial Learner's Permit
(CLP) by hire date. CLP holders must successfully complete the
City's Entry Level Driver (ELD) training program, the Third Party
Examiner (TPE) administered skills (driving) test and obtain a
valid Arizona Class B CDL within 150 days of hire or promotion
date. Must obtain an air brake endorsement within six months after
hire date. Must obtain an International Municipal Signal
Association (IMSA) Work Zone Traffic Control Certification (or
approved equal) within one year after hire date. Must live within a
20-mile radius of the intersection of Main Street and Greenfield
Road within one year after employment date and must maintain this
residency requirement throughout the duration in the position.
Substance Abuse Testing. This class is subject to Department of
Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
(FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal
Regulations (CFR) Part 382.
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. Computer knowledge including
Word, Outlook, and Excel is desirable.
Link to Job Description
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