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Street Light Technician

El Cajon, California

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Intelligent Traffic Systems
Requisition Number: 226619
Primary Location: United States-California-El Cajon
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens Mobility Division

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.


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Job Description:

Position Overview

This position is responsible for the installation and preventative maintenance of street lights and troubleshooting of streetlight problems, in addition to project work such as LED lighting retrofits.  The street light technician works independently and as part of a team to provide optimum service levels to agency customers.




·         Maintain, repair and install all types of street lighting

·         Perform routine maintenance as required

·         Perform LED replacements

·         Perform other duties as required by area supervisor 


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

·         1-3+ years recent, verifiable experience as a street light maintenance technician or construction groundman

·         IMSA Work Safety Zone certification is required

·         Experience performing aerial work from a bucket truck is required

·         Excellent electrical troubleshooting experience is a must

·         Experience working with the Acuity ROAM system is highly desirable

·         Must be team oriented and customer focused

·         Must have a valid driver's license and a insurable driving record

·         Must be able and willing to work at heights typically associated with repair, installation, and maintenance of traffic signals and streetlights.

·         Must be able to pass a DOT (Dept. of Transportation) physical exam and drug test

·         Must be able to lift 60 – 70 pounds of materials and equipment


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