Traffic Device Maintainer

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.1

Traffic Control & Engineering seeks to hire safety oriented and self-motivated candidates to prepare, install, maintain and repair traffic control devices such as signs, stanchions, supports, parking meters, pavement markings and traffic counters; operate, maintain and make minor adjustments to motor vehicles, marking machines, air compressors, pavement breakers, snow plows and other field and shop equipment. The candidates will perform manual labor in the loading and unloading of trucks and the placement of traffic devices, rigs; climbs and works from ladders and tower trucks in buckets. The candidates may be assigned to remove traffic encumbrances, operate a motor vehicle and perform other related duties. The candidates will be responsible for ensuring adherence to all agency safety rules and regulations in creating a safe work environment for themselves and colleagues, ensuring all safety equipment and gear are used and worn properly on work site.Traffic Control & Engineering is responsible for administration, engineering and operations related to the installation, manufacturing, maintenance and removal of non-electronic traffic control devices and other transportation safety related fixtures citywide.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. Two years of full-time satisfactory experience using hand and/or power tools to assemble, repair, maintain and/or install mechanical and/or electrical devices; or 2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one year of full-time satisfactory experience as described in ?1? above; or 3. Graduation from an approved four-year trade, technical or vocational high school with a mechanical or electrical major; or 4. At least one year of full-time satisfactory experience as described in ?1? above plus sufficient training in the mechanical or electrical field acquired in an approved trade, technical or vocational high school to make up the equivalent of the remaining required experience. Six months of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of such training. Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment, eligibles must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) with no restrictions valid in the State of New York or a Class B Learner?s Permit. Serious moving violations, license suspension or accident record may disqualify. Appointees with a Class B Learner?s permit who do not obtain their Class B CDL with no restrictions by the end of the probationary period will be terminated. This Class B Commercial Driver?s License with no restrictions must be maintained for the duration of employment.

Preferred Skills

Preference given to candidates possessing CDL Class B license.

Additional Information

Must have applied for Open Competitive Exam # 8068 or Promotional Exam # 8549 for Traffic Device Maintainer which was open for filing on 12/6/17 to 12/26/17 with an Exam Date of 6/5/18.

To Apply

All resumes are to be submitted electronically using one of the following methods: Current employees please log on into Employee Self Service at https://hrb.nycaps.nycnet and follow the Careers Link and search for Job ID # 344017All other applicants, go to and search for Job ID # 344017No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.Most public libraries have computers available for use.Note: New hires must reside in NYC for the first two years of employment. Appointments are subject to OMB approval. For more information about DOT, visit us at:


40 hours / Various

Work Location

NYC - All Boroughs

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.