City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • $2882/month
  • Full Time


It is important that your application show all the relevant education you possess, list all employment for the past ten years, explain any break of employment over 30 days, and include three references.

Double Check your Application, incomplete applications will be rejected.  All communication will be done via email, we suggest you monitor your email for any correspondence.


All applications will be screened for eligibility using the essential qualifications, experience and skills outlined in the Job Specification.  Only those applicants who possess the required essential criteria will be progressed to the next stage of the selection process.


SUMMARY:  Under basic supervision, installs, maintains, and repairs traffic signals to assure proper technical functions, and allow for safe and effective traffic flow across the City.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Inspects, maintains, installs, and repairs traffic signal hardware; replaces components as needed; follows all safety rules, regulations, and Public Works Department (PWD) policies for traffic control on the job site.
  • Maintains and operates PWD vehicles and equipment according to Department standards.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.
  • Must have and maintain a cell phone for City use to hold this position.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.



Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND one year of electrical equipment maintenance experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Procedures, equipment, and tools used for installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Basic traffic control and safety procedures and regulations.

Skill in:

  • Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of vehicles, tools, and equipment.
  • Following standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Closely following verbal and written instructions, manuals, and procedures.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.

License and certification requirements:  A Texas Driver's License is required.

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; requires moderate physical efforts, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn. Must respond to emergency calls when on 24 hour call duty.

This position is open until filled.


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