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Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.
If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list to be considered for permanent appointment to the position.
The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination: 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 two years of experience assisting in the installation repair, or maintenance of traffic signal equipment and/or intelligent transportation systems; OR 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). Note: within 3 months of appointment, you must obtain and maintain a valid NYS Class B CDL permit and within 12 months, a valid NYS Class B CDL license with no airbrake restriction. Failure to maintain and obtain permit and license will result in termination.
Duties Description The duties for Traffic Systems Technician 1 include but are not limited to:
• Troubleshoot and repair traffic signal equipment, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and other communications equipment;
• Program traffic signal controllers; inspect traffic signal systems; and perform modifications;
• Prepare legal documents which define the operations of traffic control devices
• Review and modify design plans;
• Maintain a database of repair records and equipment condition;
• Perform emergency repair of traffic control and ITS devices and equipment;
• Stand-by and overtime availability are required and candidate will be expected to respond after hours for service and repair to callouts;
• Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations
Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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