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Transportation Systems Technician B - Electrical
WSDOT's Tumwater Transportation Data GIS & Modeling Office (TDGMO) is seeking a Transportation Systems Technician B- Electrical, to be responsible for overseeing electrical systems at statewide permanent data stations owned and maintained by the TDGMO office. As a TST B electrical technician in the Travel Data and Analysis Branch, this position will also work with the Electronics team in installation and repair of statewide permanent Weigh-in-Motion and data stations.


In this position you will be responsible for all electrical systems maintained and installed by the Electronics team, and ensure they are done to National Electrical Code (NEC) and Washington State Department of Transportation standards. The incumbent will also work with low voltage systems owned and maintained by the TDGMO.


This position will be a great fit for someone who demonstrates good judgment, takes initiative to get things done and enjoys the challenge of working in a sometimes high pressure environment.


This position will perform the following work:

Install and maintain electrical services for all statewide permanent counting stations.
Ensure that all high voltage electrical systems are installed to NEC, Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction standards and WSDOT standards.
Travels statewide to perform installation and repairs to permanent count data stations; may be in travel status week to week, month to month.
Collects information and prepares reports regarding work in the field.
Leads the training plan for electrical work performed by the TDGMO Electronics team.
Keeps up to date with new technology and how it will benefit the Permanent Count Collection program.
Assists other TST technicians in planning and set-up of traffic control for work done on all state highways.
Prepare and conduct working sessions and meetings.
Set up, maintain and take down traffic control for highway lane closures including flagging operation per WSDOT safety policy.


An ideal candidate for this position will have:

Experience working in the field with various permanent counting equipment used for transportation data collection.
Experience in high voltage electrical work in a shop or field environment. A EL01, EL02 or EL06 electrical license.
General knowledge of Washington State Traffic Control Guidelines for Maintenance Operation M54-44.
Technical knowledge of procedures and tools required for the installation and maintenance of road sensors to detect motorized and non-motorized traffic.
Ability to work with Microsoft Office products and Adobe.
Valid Washington State Driver's License, with a Class A or B commercial endorsement.
Valid Washington State Flagger's Card.
Three years as a Transportation Systems Technician A.


All applicants that meet recruitment requirements and do not have current status as a Washington State Department of Transportation TST Technician must pass the TST B electrical exam within 12 months of non-permanent appointment.


Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please go to www.careers.wa.gov. Filter by Department. You may need to set up an account profile. To be considered for this position you will need to answer the supplemental questions, as part of the supplemental questions you will need to provide a letter of interest. Your letter of interest should describe how your experience, training and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position.

To view the entire announcement and to apply, please visit:
TST B – Electrical

Posted on: Friday, August 04, 2017
This listing expires on: Thursday, August 24, 2017

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