Journeyman Signals Maintainer
The Journeyman Signals Maintainer performs skilled work in connection with the inspection, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, operation, alteration and repair of the TriMet Signal System for LRV Operation. Effectively use and operate the tools, computerized diagnostic test equipment and field equipment required for the repair and maintenance of the Signal System Equipment. All work performed will be reported electronically by the technician including all aspects of work performed, travel time and any special conditions encountered and repaired.
Ensure a commitment to safety through consistent and professional behaviors in performance of job requirements that demonstrate safety is a fundamental value that guides all aspects of our work. Perform related duties as required.
Inspect, adjust and maintain transit signal equipment, grade crossing warning devices and preempt devices, switch machines, switch circuit controllers, switch locks, signals and relay cases and racks in accordance with TriMet Rules and Procedures, Oregon Public Utilities Commission Standards and Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations â Rules, Standards and instructions for Railroad Signal Systems.
Maintain maintenance records and logs required by TriMet Rules and Procedures, OPUC Standards, and Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Bench tests and adjusts vital relays and other signals system apparatus.
Function as a composite maintainer, cleaning, painting and maintaining signal/electrical equipment, spaces and shop areas.
Operate various maintenance equipment and tools as necessary.
Assist in rerailing operations and other emergency situations.
Support traction power and track maintenance in accordance with established procedures and/or as directed by qualified personnel.
Assist in the coordination of signals contractors activities when and where necessary.
Assist in spare parts setup and control.
Assist in the development and update of a maintenance report system.
Perform on the job training for signal apprentices.
High school diploma or equivalent. Five yearsâ experience in light rail transit signal system inspection, construction or maintenance. Successful completion of a qualified rail signals school.
Required Possession of a valid Oregon Class "A" Commercial Driver License (CDL) with air brake endorsement or State of Washington equivalent.
Type of Position/Grade/FLSA:
Union, Non-Exempt, Regular full-time, Minimum starting wage: $34.94 per hour. Wage will be in accordance with the current Working and Wage Agreement.
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Make sure you describe in detail how your education, training and work experience fit with this role. You are encouraged to attach a resume, cover letter, training certificates and/or letters of recommendation with your application. You are permitted five attachments of less than 5MB each.
If you are a qualified veteran and would like to apply for veterans' preference points, you will need to reflect your status on the application and attach supporting documentation at the time of application submission. If you need accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process, contact our Human Resources staff at 503-962-7505, or the TTY line at 7-1-1. Note that we require a minimum of two workdays' notice prior to the need for accommodation. TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.