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Electronics Technician I – Traffic Services

By March 25, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Smithfield, NC
  • This position has been filled


How to Apply
You must apply at https://tinyurl.com/5n6wdd8n by April 5.

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

In this role, you will:

  • Provide technical work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical/electronic equipment with an emphasis on traffic control equipment and related devices throughout Division 4 (Edgecombe, Halifax, Johnston, Nash, Wayne & Wilson Counties,) but primarily in Johnston county.
  • Create monthly Project Reports.
  • Locate and install traffic signal equipment, wiring detectors, and wiring controllers.
  • Trace out electrical wiring diagrams to locate trouble.
  • Dismantle and reassemble components.
  • Replace worn/faulty parts.

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 80+ pounds to shoulder high.
  • Ability to use and operate an aerial bucket truck up to 60 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.
  • 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 A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker (N) endorsement within 360 days of hire. (If you don’t have it already, still apply. You can get it through our On-the-job Training).
  • Safety toe footwear.


  • 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.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment drug test and background 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: Susan Tyson at 252-640-6400.

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