Salt Lake City

TRAFFIC SIGNAL APPRENTICE

Requisition ID
2021-4979
Department
PUBLIC SERVICES
Minimum Salary
USD $17.00/Yr.
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

 

JOB SUMMARY:   

This position is a time limited position and only funded through June 2021.

 

Salt Lake City is searching for driven, enthusiastic Apprentices to join our team. Apprentice responsibilities include learning and developing practical skills, participating in classes and workshops on and offsite, observing all health and safety codes, completing tests and work assignments. You should be well-organized, flexible, and willing to assist wherever possible.

 

To be successful as a Traffic Signal Apprentice, you must have great time management skills and be willing to fit into the existing staff structure. Outstanding Apprentices are those who are eager to learn, respond well to constructive feedback, build good relationships with colleagues, and, ultimately, advance public good.

Responsibilities

Apprentice Responsibilities:

  • Acquire specialized skills under the tutelage of experienced mentors.
  • Participate in as many learning opportunities as possible.
  • Assist within the relevant department while also learning about other aspects of the city.
  • Observe health and safety procedures.
  • Complete all tests, presentations, and other required evaluations.
  • Positively receiving feedback.
  • Attend meetings and offering suggestions for improvement.
  • Build professional relationships with colleagues, leaders and general public.

Qualifications

Apprentice Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license is required.
  • Good physical strength and hand-eye coordination may be required.
  • Good time management, critical, and interpersonal skills may be required.
  • Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal skills, and troubleshooting abilities.
  • A growth mindset and passion for learning.

 

Typical Duties

            We are looking for someone that is interested in learning about Traffic Signals Operations. Under the supervision of the Traffic Signal Supervisor performs apprenticeship/entry-level work in the repair, installation, maintenance and operation of sophisticated electrical and electronic traffic signal control devices, communication systems, and associated electrical hardware. Work will be performed in the field and shop as required.

 

A PERSONAL, CRIMINAL AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

 

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