Traffic Control Tech I - Road & Bridge

Fort Bend County

Job Description

Ensures that signs are constructed and maintained in compliance with Texas Uniform Traffic Control devices.  Participates in planning or programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

Constructs/fabricates and erects signs in compliance with Texas Code.  Drives roads to inspect condition of existing road signs; replaces damaged, destroyed or disfigured signs.  Reports condition of roads and bridges during sign inspection.  Maintains current records of all signs erected and replaced; updates sign inventory.  Fabricates and maintains barricades.  Recommends and orders materials and equipment required for sign maintenance.  Reviews technical specifications for signs and maintains current knowledge of revision to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  Recommends equipment expenditures.  Signs for and is held financially accountable for equipment issued.  May stripe roads as necessary.  May plan, assign, review and supervise the work of part-time/summer help or sign and carpentry crews; assists others with their duties.  Participates in on-call schedule.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.

High School Diploma/GED; Six months job related experience.  Good verbal and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees; ability to follow instructions and complete assignments in a timely manner.  Valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License or obtained with 6 months; Working knowledge of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control device.


SALARY RANGE: Operator/Skilled Trade Grade 5, $1,191.20 - $1,434.40 biweekly on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.



Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


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