Goverment Jobs
Published
January 19, 2020
Location
Hawaii
Job Type

Description

Duties Summary

Supervises, through subordinate supervisors, the installation, maintenance, and repair of street lighting and electro-mechanical and electronic traffic signal control devices, control boxes, and other appurtenant field equipment; and performs other related duties as required.

There is one (1) immediate permanent full-time vacancy with the Department of Public Works - Traffic Division in Hilo.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(Appointment may be made at any rate within the salary range advertised above atwhich appropriate qualified applicants can be recruited. Starting salary will be based on the qualifications of the person selected.)

The eligible list may be used for other Traffic Electrician Supervisor II permanent and temporary vacancies as they arise during the life of the list. Temporary appointment may lead to conversion to permanent appointment.

Examples of Duties

  • Plans and supervises all activities involved in the installation, repair, maintenance, and operation of street lighting and traffic signal systems for the County of Hawai'i.
  • Prepares maintenance work orders and submits to supervisor for approval; assigns work orders to appropriate supervisors.
  • Establishes work priorities and deadlines; sets production goals and meets with supervisors to review work operations and make changes to improve productivity.
  • Develops and implements operating policies and procedures.
  • Supervises and inspects the testing of street light and traffic signal appurtenances, and schedules repair and/or adjustments. Operates aerial bucket and crane truck (GVW over 26,000)
  • Supervises the programming of digital traffic signal controllers, time based coordinators, and terminal facilities.
  • Inspects traffic signal and street light construction work for compliance to plans and specification, proper workmanship standards, and other applicable standards, codes, rules or regulations.
  • Supervises the inventory of supplies, materials, and equipment; submits requests for additional supplies and equipment.
  • Develops maintenance programs for all equipment and the shop and laboratory premises; supervises the proper care, maintenance, and use of tools and equipment.
  • Prepares plans, specifications, and material requirements for in-house upgrading programs, such as conversion of street lights and traffic signal improvements.
  • Participates in the modification and formatting of software for digital traffic signal controllers; assists in the calculation of timing parameters for traffic signal systems, including cycle, phase, interval, and coordination parameters.
  • Supervises the evaluation of equipment efficiency, adequacy, and reliability for street light and traffic signal systems and makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Supervises the acquisition of field data for street light and traffic signal design.
  • Works with computerized equipment to monitor, evaluate, and implement traffic signal design.
  • Works with computerized equipment to monitor, evaluate, and implement traffic signal operational improvements via telecommunication devices connected to digital master and local controllers; prepares necessary reports.
  • Participates in field modifications, modernization work, or resolving complex field problems as necessary.
  • Prepares performance evaluations of subordinate supervisors and reviews the performance of other employees with subordinate supervisors; recommends additional training and/or counseling.
  • Recommends staffing changes and personnel actions; participates in the interview and selection for promotions or vacancies.
  • Reviews and investigates personnel complaints and grievances; recommends resolutions, including disciplinary actions; takes appropriate action.
  • Enforces safety laws, rules, and practices; provides safety training for employees.
  • Supervises the maintenance of records; prepares operational and activity reports.
  • Investigates complaints from public; recommends and takes corrective action.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience:

A combination of training and experience substantially equivalent to:
  • graduation from high school, and
  • four (4) years of work experience as a journey level traffic electrician, and
  • two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity involving the design, installation, maintenance, or repair of street lighting and traffic signal systems or other related electrical or electronic control systems, and
  • possession of a valid State of Hawai'i Supervising Electrician or State of Hawai'i Supervising Specialty Electrician License at time of filing (Scan and attach a copy of your license to your application), and
  • a valid State of Hawai'i driver license (Class 3) or any other valid comparable driver license at the time of filing. (You will be required to submit your valid driver's license at time of the job interview,) and
  • a current traffic abstract confirming no DUI convictions, license revocations, or suspensions for three (3) years preceding and no moving violations for one (1) year preceding. A current traffic abstract is valid for 30 days from date of issuance by the district court. (You will be required to submit your current traffic abstract at time of the job interview.)

Note: Possession of a currentDepartment of Transportation Medical Examiner's Certificate prior to appointment, and a valid State of Hawai'i Commercial Driver License (Class B) prior to completion of probation.

Examination:All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be assigned a score of 70 points.An education and experience evaluation will be conducted based on the applicant's training, education and experience as presented in the application.

Please read the minimum qualification requirements carefully.Be certain to list all pertinent training and experience, as this may be important in determining your examination score. It is essential that the applicant describe fully the duties and responsibilities of eachposition held, specify the date of eachposition held (from and to, month and year), and indicate the number of hours worked per week.

Attach all required documentation (e.g. official transcript, professional license(s)/certification(s), DD-214, etc.) at the time of submitting your application.

Note:In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawai'i County may be required at the discretion of the hiring department/agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing are required, applicants who are referred to the hiring department/agency must be available to participate in person and at their own expense at that phase of the selection process.

Knowledge of: The principles and practices of supervision; the theory of electricity, analog and digital electronics, microcomputer uses, and applications; practices, tools, equipment, instruments, and materials used for electrical and electronic repair; installation, maintenance and testing of street light and traffic signal equipment; methods and practices relating to the installation of traffic signal systems, including underground conduit work, erection of traffic signal poles, concrete foundations, and related sidewalk and asphalt roadway work; codes, ordinances and regulations pertinent to traffic signal installations; and hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

Ability to: Plan, supervise, and review the work of others; read and interpret plans, specifications, and schematic diagrams of electrical and electronic circuits; prepare reports, plans, and specifications for the planning, design, and operation of street lighting and traffic signal systems; observe construction and installation methods and detect improper methods and practices; operate computerized equipment and program software for the monitoring, evaluation, and implementation of digital equipment modifications; estimate time, material, and labor requirements; encourage safety practices and enforces safety rules; and maintain harmony in work relationships among workers.

Physical Requirements: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Physical Effort Grouping: Light
Supplemental Information

For designated jobs which require:

  • an official college transcript,
  • a valid driver's license,
  • a temporary assignment verification,
  • professional licenses, and/or
  • certificates,

please scan and attach these supporting documents to your on-line application.Veterans applying for veteran's preference points shall also scan and attach their DD-214 form and as needed, their VA claim letter to the on-line application.

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Employee benefits are generally for full-time permanent employment and include the following from the date of hire:

* sick leave and vacation earnings
* paid holidays
* social security
* credit union membership
* life, dental, medical, vision, and prescription
drug insurance plans
* employee-employer paid retirement plan
* flexible spending plan
* tax-sheltered savings and investment program
* mortgage loans through the State Employees'
Retirement System
* career opportunity and mobility in a merit system for
civil service positions

Persons who are hired may be required to pay union dues/service fees.

Benefits for part-time employment is based on hours worked and type of appointment.

Benefits are subject to change due to legislative, collective bargaining negotiation, and other changes.

01
REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS. The information provided to these Supplemental Questions may be used in combination with your application to determine whether you meet the minimum qualification requirements and/or your final score. Failure to provide detailed and complete information may result in your application being rejected or you receiving a lower score. Please do not submit a resume in place of completing the Supplemental Questions. Any information you submit may be verified.

When applying for this position, I understand that I must thoroughly complete the Education and Work Experience Sections of my application and the Supplemental Questions. This includes a detailed description of each position that I feel qualifies me for the job I am seeking.

I have read the above statement and understand that failure to provide sufficient detailed information may result in my application being rejected or my receiving a lower examination score. I also understand that I may not submit resumes in lieu of filling out the application or answering the Supplemental Questions. However, I may attach a resume to the application to provide additional information.

  • I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above information.
02
Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the closing date of the recruitment, unless otherwise specified. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position. It is essential that you describe fully the duties and responsibilities of each position held, specify the date of each position held (from and to, month and year), and indicate the number of hours worked per week.

Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week, per work experience, will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.

  • I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above information.
03
Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HiSET)?

  • Yes
  • No
04
Do you have four (4) years of experience as a journey level traffic electrician?

  • Yes
  • No
05
If you answered "Yes" to #4, please describe where you gained your experience. Treat each change in employer or position separately. Include the following information:
A. Employer's name
B. Your job title
C. Specific dates of employment (from month/day/year to month/day/year)
D. Hours worked per week
E. Provide a detailed description of your traffic electrician duties
F. The percentage of time you spent performing these duties

If you answered "No," enter N/A.
Be specific and complete ALL questions for ALL experience you are claiming. The following are unacceptable responses:
- See above
- Refer to resume
- See attached

    06
    If you answered "Yes" to #4, were two (2) of those years in a supervisory capacity involving the design, installation, maintenance, or repair of street lighting and traffic signal systems or other related electrical or electronic control systems?

    • Yes
    • No
    07
    If you answered "Yes" to #6, please describe where you gained your experience. Treat each change in employer or position separately. Include the following information:
    A. Employer's name
    B. Your job title
    C. Specific dates of employment (from month/day/year to month/day/year)
    D. Hours worked per week
    E. Your supervisory duties involving the design, installation, maintenance, or repair of street lighting and traffic signal systems or other related electrical or electronic control systems
    F. The percentage of time you spent performing these duties

    If you answered "No," enter N/A.
    Be specific and complete ALL questions for ALL experience you are claiming. The following are unacceptable responses:
    - See above
    - Refer to resume
    - See attached

      08
      Do you have a current State of Hawai'i Supervising Electrician or State of Hawai'i Supervising Specialty Electrician's License at time of filing? (Scan and attach a copy of your license to your application.)

      • Yes
      • No
      09
      Do you have a valid State of Hawai'i driver's license (Class 3) or any other valid comparable driver's license at time of filing? (Note: You will be required to submit your valid driver's license at time of the job interview.)

      • Yes
      • No
      10
      Do you have a good driving record? At the time of the job interview, you will be required to submit a current traffic abstract confirming no DUI convictions, license revocations or suspensions for three (3) years preceding and no moving violations for one (1) year preceding. A current traffic abstract is valid for 30 days from date of issuance by the district court.

      • Yes
      • No

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