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Traffic Control Technician

at City of Baytown, TX

Pay: $13.95 to $23.04/hour
Salary : $13.95 - $23.04 Hourly
Posted: 5/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2415349
Keywords: repair

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Job Title:Traffic Control Technician
Opening Date/Time: Thu. 04/11/19 12:00 AM Central Time
Salary:$13.95 - $23.04 Hourly
Job Type:Full Time
Location:Public Works, 2123 Market St Baytown, Texas
Department:Public Works
Hidden from the big city hustle and bustle, Baytown is one of the Texas Gulf Coast's best kept secrets. With a population of approximately 80,000, it is the fourth largest city in the Houston metropolitan area and is situated at the north end of Galveston Bay. The Baytown area is experiencing tremendous growth brought on by expansions in the energy market. Not only is the economy booming here, but so is the quality of life for Baytown residents.

Our Traffic Control Technicians keep this growing city on the move. We are seeking  talented individuals to join the Public Works Traffic Control team.  If you are interested in starting your career or taking the next step with the work skills you have already acquired, we want you to consider us!

The Traffic Control Technician is responsible for the fabrication, installation, maintenance and repair of traffic control signals, signs, barricades, and pavement markings: and is on call periodically for emergency needs related to traffic control.  


  • Installs and replaces signage, including street markers, traffic control and information signs. 
  • Sets out work zones for job site in accordance with the TMUTCD and MUTCD. Programs and deploys traffic counters, changeable message boards and radar trailers as necessary. 
  • Receives and stocks traffic control device materials and supplies.  Maintains signs, barricades and traffic control signals; takes inventory; straightens and replaces devices at various locations. 
  • Paints or applies traffic control markings on streets, parking lots, and curbs using rollers, stencils, heat gun, or small paint machine. 
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains traffic control signals, beacons, and safety lighting at various locations. 
  • Performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs to service truck. Cleans and maintains traffic control shop building and grounds. 
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  2. Valid State of Texas driver's license with acceptable driving record.
  3. Valid State of Texas Class "B" commercial driver's license must be obtained within six (6) months of date in position.
  4. Complete Work Zone Safety Training from TEEX or IMSA within 12 months.

 Additional Information:
The Traffic Control Technician contains various levels with increasing experience and training requirements. Placement in each level is dependent upon experience and the ability to meet and pass training requirements for each level.

This is a field based position that will be exposed to extreme weather conditions and some caustic substances, noise, physical hazards, vibrations, and respiratory hazards.

Attendance is an essential function of this position.  The City reserves the right to require an employee in this position to work overtime.  This position provides services or performs duties for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations.  These may include services or duties different from those performed in the usual course and scope of your job.  In the event of an evacuation, the incumbent in this position may be required to remain to perform needed services.

The City of Baytown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of qualified individuals.