Intelligent Transportation Systems Technician I

Recruitment #071122-MFAB01-550800

Summary Statement

This position conducts a variety of maintenance work related to the support of the DelDOT's traffic signals and ITS equipment. Installs, maintains, modifies, adjusts, test, troubleshoots, and/or repairs traffic control signals and related communication and ITS field devices. Responds to emergency situations (including nights, weekends, and holidays) to assist with repair and maintenance of traffic systems. Follows applicable safety procedures when working in traffic. There will be daily use of equipment such as bucket trucks, cable locating instruments, and electrical test equipment. Day to day tasks will also include lifting materials such as pedestrian signal poles, junction well lids, and other traffic signal equipment.

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 I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of electronics or electrical installation.
  2. 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. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization) that has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other applicable terms and conditions of employment, in accordance with Title 29, Chapter 59 and Title 19, Chapter 13 and 16.  This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement based on its individual terms.

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

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.

As a condition of hire the successful applicant must be able to report to their duty station within sixty (60) minutes to provide timely response to vehicle or operational emergencies, as stand-by is required for this position.


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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.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.


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 is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.