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Electronics Technician I – Traffic Services

By April 2, 2024

NC Department of Transportation

How to Apply
You must apply at https://tinyurl.com/2zcwdbvw by April 8

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The Challenge
We’re looking for an Electronics Technician to join our Carthage Traffic Services team.

In this role, you will

  • Maintain and repair electrical, electronic, and computerized traffic control systems throughout NCDOT Division 8.
  • Assist in the installation, testing, upgrades, and inspections of new and existing Traffic Control Systems.
  • Install traffic signal equipment using wiring detectors.
  • Install and wire controllers.
  • Trace out electrical wiring diagrams to locate trouble.
  • Dismantle and reassemble components.
  • Replace worn/faulty parts.
  • Maintain computer records for all signal work, your time worked, and all materials.

What You Bring

  • Knowledge of standard test equipment used to diagnose electronic components.
  • Experience reading and understanding schematic drawings and wiring diagrams.
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, and carry out work assignments effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Experience performing manual and physical labor in varied environmental conditions.
  • Strength to lift up to 85 lbs. or more shoulder high.
  • Ability to use and operate an aerial bucket truck up to 50 feet.
  • Good ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with all safety rules/policies to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Ability to perform manual physical labor in the installation and removal of traffic signs and other traffic control devices.
  • Considerable knowledge of MUTCD and NCDOT traffic signal specification.
  • Ability to troubleshoot nonstandard traffic electronic equipment, or equipment with incomplete or missing documentation.
  • You can work outside in extreme cold and hot, and with exposure to noise, dust, asphalt, traffic and heavy construction.
  • Ability to get a Class B Commercial Driver’s License within 360 days of hire. (If you don’t have it already, still apply.  You can get it through our On-the-job Training).


  • Your work will be performed without constant supervision and will be evaluated by your supervisor to ensure an efficient use of time and proper operation of repaired/maintained Traffic Control Systems.
  • Overtime work is required when necessary, and you will be subject to emergency callback.
  • Safety toe footwear is required.
  • A pre-employment drug test is required.
  • We will check with previous employers for the past 2 years about controlled substances/alcohol abuse.

Education & Experience
Associate’s degree in Electronics, and
1+ year experience in the repair and maintenance of specialized electronic devices, preferably including some responsibility for circuit modification; or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Call me: Gina Morris at 910-947-3930.

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