Signal Maintenance Electrician

Job Details

JOB POSTING #: 2023-0204

POSTING PERIOD: Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 8:30AM to Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 4:30PM

DEPARTMENT: Public Works - Operations

UNION: C.U.P.E. 543

JOB CODE: 543584

POSITION STATUS: Regular Full-Time



RATE OF PAY: $32.83 - $38.62



  • Reporting to the Supervisor of Traffic Signals, this position will be responsible to maintain, modify, install, troubleshoot and repair city wide signalized traffic control system, overhead and underground cable and communication cabinets.
  • Will provide regular service and maintenance of the electrical components of the city's traffic control system. Installs CCTV cameras, video detection cameras and other traffic devices including pedestrian detectors. No termination on either end. 
  • Assists with Traffic/streetlight Infrastructure locator in locating live electrical streetlight feeds and underground circuits.
  • Works with live electrical circuits in a safe manner in compliance with provincial legislation and codes. Installs intersection hardware such as electrical cable, poles, mast arms, signal heads, underground and overhead multi conductor cabling system. 
  • Operates various sized trucks (DZ License required), boom lifting equipment, concrete saws, generators, compressors, jackhammers, pumps, hand and power tools, fork lifts, and soldering apparatus.
  • Access equipment requirements and coordinates with Windsor Police Department, Windsor Fire Department, Windsor Utilities Commission, etc. for temporary intersection and installation and in emergency situations.
  • Maintains daily entries of all activities in a log book which may be required as evidence in a court trial. Installs, services, and maintains Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), Advanced Transportation Management Systems (ATMS), components such as permanent and Portable Various Message Systems (PVMS) and permanent and portable detector stations including speed trap stations.
  • No programming of communication with digital components.
  • Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program. 
  • Will perform other related duties as required.


  • Must have an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma plus one (1) year of post secondary training from a Community College or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency;
  • Must have over five (5) years of work experience in a computerized traffic signal control or similar environment;
  • Must have a current Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) as an Electrician 442A or 309A,   including an apprenticeship, under the Tradesperson’s Qualifications Act, as offered through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
  • Must hold and maintain a current, valid and lawful Class ‘D’ Driver’s License with a ‘Z’ endorsement
  • OR Must hold and maintain a current valid and lawful Class G Driver's Licence in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act, for the purposes of operating a City of Windsor vehicle and must attain a current, valid and lawful Class ‘D’ Driver’s License with a “Z” endorsement in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act, for the purposes of operating a City of Windsor vehicle within the probationary/confirmation period.  Failure to obtain a current, valid and lawful Class ‘D’ Driver’s License with a ‘Z’ endorsement in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act within the probationary/confirmation period will result in disqualification
  • Must have proven oral and written communication skills;
  • Given that this job is a new position a Physical Demands analysis will be completed with the incumbent after approximately six months of occupying the position.


  • Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
  • We offer a smoke-free office environment
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
  • The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.