Traffic Control Devices Maintenance Worker
- 55,556.80 - 65,000.00 annually
- City Of Ottawa
The Traffic Control Device Maintenance Worker works with a team of traffic signal specialists to assist in the assembly, installation and maintenance of traffic control devices to support the city's goal of maintaining and expanding the traffic system network to meet the needs of the traveling public.
Education & Experience
Completion of grade 12.
Minimum of one year of related experience in the electrical construction and maintenance activities of both the public and private sectors. Such sectors may include Traffic Light and Street Lighting construction and maintenance, Hydro Utilities, or factory plant maintenance.
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
A valid Ontario unrestricted "DZ" class driver's licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated.
English oral, reading, writing required
In-house and on the job training is provided:
- Safety Awareness for Traffic Signal Workers Course conducted by EUSA (Electrical Utility Safety Association). (electrical hazard awareness, emergency bucket escape, emergency bucket rescue, and hydraulic system fundamentals)
- IMSA Work Zone Safety course (coning, use of flashing beacons, advance warning sign setup, the use and applicability of Ontario safety manuals provided for such situations)
- Fork Lift Certification, Hoisting Certification, 0-8 Ton Certification
- Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations as it relates to traffic control, electrical hazards and any other relevant sections.
- Ontario Regulation 239/02 Minimum Maintenance Standards.
- Ontario Traffic Manual
- Ontario Traffic Act
- Provincial Workplace Violence and Harassment Legislation
- City policies and procedures as they relate to Occupational Health and Safety, WHIMIS, and work-area protection
- Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
- Ability to understand and follow wiring schematics and diagrams
- Work and communicate effectively with supervisors and coworkers
- Continuously learn, assimilate and use new information
- Follow written and verbal instructions with a minimum of supervision
- Ability to pull cable through ducts in all weather conditions, without physical limitations
- Ability to lift items of 75 lbs weight and heavier when the load is shared between two persons
- Ability to work at height, either on ladders or in an aerial bucket
- Ability to kneel and crouch when performing tasks
- Ability to work in manholes and small spaces
- Ability to work on-call on a rotating basis, and overtime as needed
- Ability to respond to call out and arrive on site with 45 minutes