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  • 501375
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 25 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  1221 N. 21st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009

Posting Details:

Salary: $46,321-$61,321 

Grade: 20

Anticipated Salary:$56,650

Job Summary:

Performs skilled electrical and electronic inspection of traffic signals, roadway illumination, and Freeway Management System (FMS) components such as Fiber Optic Cables, CCTV cameras and related devices on highway construction projects. Works under the general supervision of a Resident Engineer, and/or Project Supervisor. Recommends acceptance or denial of the inspected items based on project documents and discussions with stakeholders and contractors. Communicates and develops win-win scenarios to resolve construction issues with project stakeholders while maintaining quality final work. Completes daily documentation to record completed events, work and issues that occurred on the project site. Travels as required.

Job Duties:

Read and interpret electrical plans, special provisions, supplemental agreements, standard specifications and drawings and electrical codes applicable to project work

Inspect and sample quality and quantity of electrical materials, components and workmanship on highway construction projects. Enforce safety precautions

Record man power, equipment, materials, work performed and pay items completed in Pen dally diaries

Confer with ADOT employees, consultants, and contractors ta answer questions and resolve issues at the lowest level possible

Performs other related work as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

Common and specialized tools, equipment and materials related to the trade

Plans, special provisions, standard specifications and drawings for electrical and electronic components and circuits

National and local electrical codes

Methods and procedures for inspecting the installation of traffic signal, illumination, and FMS components

Common safety practices. Electrical and electronic theory

Skills in:

Reading and understanding plans, special provisions, standard specifications and drawings of electrical and electronic components and circuits

Understanding and applying national and local electrical codes and common safety practices

Verbal and written communications In fluent English

Interpersonal relationships

Ability to:

Safely drive a full-size pickup truck on- and off-road

Work outdoors for extended time, exposed to extreme heat, cold, dust and noise, near high-speed traffic

Safely complete all work

Complete assignments to acceptable standards of accuracy and timeliness

Selective Preference(s):

A bachelor's degree in engineering or closely related curriculum, or work in a closely related field (electrician, telecommunications, electrical contractor, FMS maintenance/installation) may substitute for the required experience. One year of experience as a Traffic Signal and Lighting Technician 1. Any combination of training and experience that meet the knowledge, ski lis, and abilities may be substituted.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

A Physical is required

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.