Job Description

Title: Electronic Technician Supervisor - ITS

State Role Title: Electronic Technician II

Hiring Range: $57,152 - $92,872

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Staunton District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

What drives you? Whether it’s knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation, and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to your professional development...At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for YOU!

Job Duties

VDOT's Staunton District is seeking a highly qualified Electronic Technician Supervisor - ITS for their Traffic/Signals division. As the qualified candidate will collaborate with technical and engineering staff to facilitate operation and maintenance of the regional transportation network. Specifically, you will perform the following:

Electrical: Perform hands-on electrical work and coordinate staff in the repair of assigned equipment.

Oversight: Coordinate with and support field technicians and contractors to implement work plans. Lead field staff and monitor contractors performing maintenance and operation of freeway traffic management equipment and communication networks. Maintain records and prepare reports. Oversee and verify consultant work performing operations and maintenance support. Coordinate the installation of communication lines to new and relocated signals. Monitor and maintain communications to ITS equipment in the field.

Budgets and Operational plans: Assist with development of operational plans, budgets and expenditure documentation for regional transportation management systems to include Interstate ITS, Roadway Lighting and communications. Assist in development of disaster recovery plans. implement and maintain emergency response plan.

Maintenance of Traffic Signals: Maintain a large number of traffic signals through ordinary maintenance, maintenance replacement and preventive maintenance programs, with work ranging in complexity from spot replacement of loop detectors, replacement of bulbs or loop amplifiers to periodic replacement of cables and other general wiring of signal heads and control cabinets. Conduct regularly scheduled checks of major signal components through the use of a laptop computer communicating to central through a modem in the cabinet.

Communication: Communicate effectively with the public concerning operations and problems with traffic signals or tolls as assigned. Communicate and interact with the police department concerning traffic signal work and repairs. Effectively resolve issues and problems.

Traffic Signals: Train subordinate technicians to perform maintenance and repairs to traffic signal equipment. Oversee field and system testing of traffic signal controllers using signal control software. Monitor signal system and oversee work crew response to alarms and failures reported by the system. Develop, implement and monitor changes in traffic signal timings for systems and isolated intersections. Respond to complaints concerning traffic signal malfunctions and troubleshoot equipment to identify and correct problems using wiring diagrams and metering equipment. Inspect newly constructed and modified signals using design and plan sheets to ensure work performed complies with VDOT standards and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to physically perform hands-on inspection of signals, components, use required equipment, work at heights, in confined spaces, in proximity of moving traffic and in inclement weather.
• Knowledge of a variety of traffic control devices, as well as traffic signal maintenance and operations.
• Valid driver's license.
• Ability to effectively communicate technical information orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to plan, coordinate, and prioritize multiple assignments and competing priorities.
• Ability to supervise and manage operations and staff by analyzing needs and problems, identifying solutions and implementing recommendations to support organization goals.
• Skill in providing and promoting good customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
• Knowledge of federal and state regulations and standards related to traffic control devices.
• Ability to serve in an on-call capacity and respond to emergency situations within a specified period.
• Knowledge of traffic management systems, including timing plans, graphic design, computer use, and databases.

Additional Considerations

• IMSA Roadway Lighting certification
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Electronics, or related field desired.
• IMSA Traffic Signal Level I or II technician certification(s).
• Substantial electrical or signal experience.
• Progressively responsible experience in signal maintenance
• Experience in the electronic field to include electronic board and component level repairs; Working experience in a 24-7 hour operation facility.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at:

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics which may be viewed at Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore please to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

Contact Information

Name: Ciara Diehl

Phone: 540-292-4079



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Staunton, VA USA

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Job Posted:
3 weeks ago
Job Type
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