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Electronics Technician III – NEW HIGHER SALARY!

By March 20, 2024


How to Apply
You must apply at https://tinyurl.com/dev9m74e by April 8.

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NEW HIGHER SALARY: $46,817 – $81,930
The Challenge
We’re looking for an experienced Electronics Technician to join our Traffic Services team.

In this role, you will:

  • Supervise, manage, and lead development activities of the signal technicians in our Division 7 Traffic Operations.
  • Supervise technical repair and efficient operation of ITS devices, including Closed Loop System repairs and maintenance.
  • Coordinate contractor activities and technician inspections.
  • Investigate engineer and public requests and report solutions meeting the MUTCD and NCDOT standard specifications.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews.
  • Prioritize activities of signal technician’s daily work.
  • Assist in 811 fiber locations using locating equipment and roadway drawings to mark buried fiber.
  • Respond to emergency maintenance calls during and after normal working hours.
  • Train staff on and operate a 24K signal bucket truck.
  • Perform skilled work in the diagnosis of malfunctions in microprocessor-based traffic signal controllers and cabinets to the module level.
  • Assist in the installation and inspection of all aspects of traffic signal installations.
  • Manage inventory and operation of our signal warehouse, maintenance of electronic equipment, and vehicles.
  • Use electrical and electronic test equipment to troubleshoot malfunctioning traffic control equipment.
  • Conduct research and development of new technologies.
  • Diagnose malfunctions in traffic signal equipment.
  • Schedule and plan maintenance duties while working within the proposed budget restraints.
  • Monitor expenditures within budgetary guidelines using our SAP online system.

What You Bring

  • High knowledge of the principles applying safe and efficient practices in the installation, alternation, repair and maintenance of electrical, electro-mechanical, and ITS devices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the installation, revision, repair, and maintenance of electrical and electronic traffic control systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MUTCD and NCDOT traffic signal specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams, schematics, traffic signals, intersection design, standard specifications, and maintenance manuals associated with traffic signal equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot nonstandard traffic electronic equipment, or equipment with incomplete/missing documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, schedule, and complete work assignments with minimal technical supervision.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • A Class A commercial driver’s license with Tanker (N) endorsement. (Note: if you don’t have this, still apply.  You can get it through our on-the-job training within 360 days of hire).


  • Your work will be performed without immediate supervision.
  • You will be required to work nights and weekends as needed for emergency and planned operations in all types of weather.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment drug test and background check with your previous employers for the past 3 years about controlled substances and alcohol testing.
  • We may require appropriate licensure by the governing board or commission.

Education & Experience
Associate’s degree in Electronics, and
3+ years experience repairing/maintaining complex electronic systems, including some responsibility for the design of electronic apparatus; or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Call me: Lindora Rowell at (336) 487-0175.

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To apply for this job email your details to ddemaionewton@ncdot.gov

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