RTC Job Opening – Traffic Communications Systems Technician – CDL


**Although there is a salary range for this position, the candidate hired into this position will be hired at the bottom of the salary range. **

This recruitment will be used to establish an open competitive and promotional eligibility list that may be used to fill this vacancy and vacancies occurring in this classification for a minimum period of six (6) months. All communication with applicants will be via email. Applicants must provide a current and valid email address when applying.

RTC Department of Human Resources determines whether or not you meet the minimum qualifications for the job based on your experience as you describe it on your application. Do not substitute a resume for your application, or write “See Attached Resume” on your application. We do not review resumes, unless specifically stated on the job announcement. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education and Work Experience” section of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Performs journey-level maintenance and repairs on traffic communications systems/networks.


Working Conditions: May work shifts on days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Education and Work Experience: Equivalent to a High School Diploma/GED AND successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an electronic technician AND two (2) years of journey-level experience in communications equipment/network troubleshooting and repair.

Licensing and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid Class B Nevada driver’s license-CDL, or agree to obtain a Nevada Class B driver’s license – CDL within 45 days of date of hire. Must possess valid International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Level I certification, or agree to obtain certification within one (1) year of date of hire.

Background Investigation: Employment with the Regional Transportation Commission in this position is contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation, including qualifying education/experience/licensure/certification verification, social security trace, criminal history records review, driving history records check, and verification of no previous positive drug tests in safety sensitive positions as defined by 49 CFR Part 40 (as amended) in the last three years.

Medical Examination / Drug Screening: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician, and a DOT pre-employment drug screening.

Required Forms:

1. RTC Application On-Line Profile – Follow all the instructions on the application to include any education and experience that would qualify you for this position.

Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process. Candidates should ensure that they highlight any of the following professional experience they possess on their applications/resumes:

• Demonstrated knowledge of computer and video equipment and associated software

• Experience with and troubleshooting of communications systems, networks, equipment, components (including fiber optics) and circuit assembly

• Experience testing, operating, repairing and modifying communication and video equipment

• Demonstrated Knowledge of intelligent transportation devices

• Demonstrated knowledge of TCP/IP and Ethernet network communication principles


Physical ability to perform construction, maintenance and related work, including climbing and/or crawling in areas that are not handicapped accessible; stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.

Work is subject to exposure to high voltage, fumes, chemicals and solvents.

This classification is designed as “safety sensitive”. This designation requires the incumbent to agree to random drug and alcohol testing, reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and United State Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations (49 CFR 40 & 655 as amended).


Installs, inspects, maintains, repairs and monitors traffic communications equipment systems/networks. Troubleshoots and resolves communications/video equipment failures and/or malfunctions. Designs, selects, modifies and/or adapts equipment or procedures to specific project requirements. Plans sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and equipment, according to blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, and other specifications. Disassembles instruments and equipment, using hand tools, and inspects components for defects; aligns, repairs, replaces, and balances component parts and circuitry; reassembles and calibrates instruments and equipment. Provides and maintains reports and records of work performed as required. Reviews construction plans and specifications, and performs inspections of new construction projects/equipment. Maintains inventory of parts and supplies; orders materials as needed. Operates a variety of office equipment, to include computers and associated software. Provides information and assistance to internal and external customers as required.

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