Intelligent Transportation Systems Technician Supervisor

Recruitment #091018-MFAB05-550800

Summary Statement

This position is responsible for managing a section of technicians tasked with maintaining the system of traffic signals, live traffic cameras, weather stations, Bluetooth detection, emergency gates, variable message signs, and other related infrastructure in Kent and Sussex Counties.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and repairs a variety of intelligent transportation systems equipment. 
  • Repairs copper-wired, fiber-optic, and wireless communication systems related to intelligent transportation systems equipment.
  • Tests intelligent transportation systems equipment using detection software and a variety of testing devices such as multi-meters, meggars, GPS equipment, and oscilloscopes. 
  • Interprets blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams for the purpose of diagnosing intelligent transportation systems equipment. 
  • Applies the standards, principles, and practices of the department safety manual, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, and the National Electrical Code. 
  • Responds to emergencies relating to problems and situations involving intelligent transportation system equipment. 
  • Transfers data to and from field unit devices such as traffic signal controllers, piezoelectric axle sensors, and automatic data recorders into a computer database. 
  • Detects, locates, and marks out underground utilities. 
  • May perform field counts for traffic control and timing. 
  • Operates motorized equipment such as an aerial lift device with extended arm for purposes of repairing and replacing intelligent transportation systems equipment.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Intelligent Transportation Systems Technician Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: 

  1. Six months experience in designing intelligent transportation systems configurations, electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
  2. Three years experience in constructing intelligent transportation systems configurations by interpreting electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
  3. Three years experience in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing intelligent transportation systems equipment.
  4. Six months experience in interpreting the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) requirements.
  5. Six months experience in interpreting the National Electrical Code.
  6. Knowledge of contract management and control which includes ensuring compliance with terms of contracts; negotiating changes to existing contracts.
  7. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
  8. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). 

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.