Traffic Technician/Electrician

September 13, 2023
North Las Vegas, NV
Job Type


Serve your community. Make a difference. Grow your career. MEANINGFUL WORK awaits you here at the City of North Las Vegas. We serve one of the largest culturally diverse cities in the nation and our community continues to grow! If you value Accountability, Communication, and Teamwork then you are just the person we are looking for!

A Traffic Technician/Electrician is an essential member of our team and we invite you to apply and help contribute to CNLV'S growing success! Please thoroughly review the information and selection process outlined below this announcement.

Please thoroughly review the information and selection process outlined below this announcement.

Submit a Complete Application - For your application to be considered, you MUST fully complete an online application by providing sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications, attach any documents as necessary, and answer ALL questions. Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this announcement and click "SUBMIT" at the end of your application.
Pay Considerations - The starting hourly pay for this position is $34.90. The selected candidate for this position will start at the beginning of the salary range, no exceptions. Existing employees will receive increases as outlined by their bargaining agreement.
Work Schedule - This position is scheduled to work 4 days per week, 9 hours per day.
Environment - While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, loud noise, and outdoor weather conditions. Frequent exposure of work time to moderate hazards when climbing ladders or scaffolds or working on live electrical wires. Frequent exposure of work time to hazardous traffic conditions. May be required at times to work in an aerial truck at heights up to 85 feet. May be required to wear personal protective equipment. Regular and timely attendance is required.

Performs advanced technical installation, construction, testing, maintenance, and repair duties on traffic signal control devices and systems. Supervises subordinate crew members.

The full job description can be found here: Traffic Technician/Electrician

Check out some of our benefits here: CNLV Benefits Flyer

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible related experience in
  • maintenance and repair of electrical/electronics, to include one (1) year journey-level Experience and two (2) years traffic signal, roadway lighting, area lighting and/or sports lighting experience.
  • Supplemental course work in electrical/electronics preferred OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Nevada Class B Driver's License.
  • Ability to obtain appropriate Nevada State Commercial Driver's License (Class B) w/
  • Air Brake endorsement; Automatic Transmission restriction permissible within 12 months
  • CPR and First Aid Certification within one (1) year of hire.
  • MSA Work Zone Safety within six (6) months of hire.
  • IMSA Level I Traffic Signal Technician within six (6) months of hire.
  • IMSA Level II Traffic Signal Technician within one (1) year of hire.
  • IMSA Roadway Lighting within six (6) months of hire.
  • Journey-Level Electrician Certification at time of hire.
  • OSHA 30 card within sixty (60) days of hire.
  • IMSA Fiber optic for ITS level II certification for installation, termination and design within one (1) year.

Complete online application - Interested candidates MUST submit a completed application through the City's application system. Evaluation of meeting requirements will be made solely on information provided on the application and any required attachments. Oral Board Interview (Weighted 100%, Passing Score 70%): Pre-Employment Screening - For non-police positions only: Selected candidates for this position are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes but is not limited to local & state criminal history check; federal criminal history check via submission of fingerprints; and drug screening. Selection/Offers
Note: Subsequent vacancies during the life of the internal eligibility list may require participation in an additional selection interview. The selection interview will be weighted 100%, requiring a passing score of 70% in order to be considered for the subsequent position vacancy.

The selection process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

For questions about this position or the selection process, please contact:
Linda Pulido
Talent Acquisition Partner

Additional Information

  • People Group: Teamster Non Supervisor


  • Grade: TNE-20
  • Minimum Salary: 34.9
  • Maximum Salary: 52.35
  • Pay Basis: HOURLY
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