Street Light Technician III

  • Full Time
  • West Valley City, UT
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $23.88 - $30.26 per hour DOE

West Valley City

Performs field and shop maintenance on City owned street lights and related equipment. Performs maintenance activities to include; troubleshooting failures, replacing parts, repairing components and/or replacing light systems. Utilizes various specialized vehicles, equipment, and tools. Assists in the maintenance of traffic signals. Participates in emergency operations, including snow removal, as required.  


Starting Pay: $23.88 – $30.26 per hour DOE

Benefits: Full Benefits; health, dental, and life insurance, paid time off and paid holidays  

Retirement: Utah Retirement Systems, pension and/or 401(k) 

Job Posting Close Date: Open until filled


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Maintains City owned street lights by performing routine maintenance and repair work. 
Utilizes computer to enter and extract data from work management system. 
Operates a plow truck during snow operations, as assigned. 
Performs minor maintenance and repair on signalized intersections (non-controller problems). 
Assists street lighting supervisor on inspection of new street light installations. 
Reviews proposed plans for new street lighting. 
Makes suggestions on improved equipment and installation methods. 
Checks for omissions, improper lay out and inferior equipment. 
Assists street lighting supervisor in managing and inspecting the work of contractors. 
Other duties as assigned. 
Supervisory Responsibilities 

May be assigned to manage part-time or seasonal employees. 
Knowledge of preventative maintenance required for the tools and equipment which will be operated and the ability to detect the need for and make minor repairs or adjustments on tools and equipment.
Knowledge of generally accepted practices, procedures, equipment and materials used in the installation of street lights. 
Ability to work and relate well with co-workers, supervisors and the general public under varying circumstances. 
Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. 
Five years of work experience in construction, engineering or electrical activities. 
Language Skills

Communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions. 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid Utah driver’s license required. 
Traffic Control Technician Certification. 
State of Utah Journeyman Electrician certification. 
Other Skills and Abilities

Operation of a bucket truck. 
Physical Demands

Moderate to heavy physical activity. 
Must be able to lift items that may weigh up to 100 pounds. 
Work Environment

Moderate mental effort is required daily with frequent exposure to stress from deadlines and working with other departments. 
Regular exposure to cold, heat, dust, fumes, noise and traffic hazards. 
Some seasonal overtime and/or weekend work is required.