Electrical Trades I Traffic -Greeley

08 Jul 2024

Electrical Trades I Traffic -GreeleyPrint (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/newprint/4568473) ApplyElectrical Trades I Traffic -GreeleySalary$49,848.00 - $54,828.00 AnnuallyLocation Greeley, COJob TypeFull TimeJob NumberHAA-50002794-07/24DepartmentDepartment of TransportationOpening Date07/08/2024Closing Date7/18/2024 11:59 PM MountainFLSADetermined by PositionType of AnnouncementThis position is open only to Colorado state residents.Primary Physical Work Address10601 10th Street, Greeley, CO 80634FLSA StatusNon-Exempt; position is eligible for overtime compensation.Department Contact InformationAngelita.Sims@state.co.usHow To ApplyPlease submit an online application for this position at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado. Reach out to the Department Contact to apply using a paper application, including any supplemental questions. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed.




Department InformationThis position is only open to Colorado state residents.This position is covered by the Partnership Agreement between the State of Colorado and Colorado Workers for Innovative and New Solutions (COWins). New employees to the State will be paid biweekly. There are 26 biweekly pay periods in a year. About CDOT Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page (https://www.codot.gov/topcontent/employment/overview.html) to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future! Also, check out our excellent benefits (https://dhr.colorado.gov/state-employees/state-of-colorado-employee-benefits) package! CDOT for AllCDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive. Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program . For more information, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service?The eligible list created from this announcement may be used to fill one or more positions. #LI-POST Description of JobAbout the Work UnitThis position is in CDOT’s Region 4 Traffic Signals Electrical Crew. This work unit is based in Greeley and travels throughout northeastern Colorado to perform electrical work. This work unit operates and maintains the regional traffic signal inventory and associated traffic control devices, highway lighting systems, all necessary computer hardware and software comprising the regional traffic signal system, and maintains, upgrades, and installs electrical circuits and devices on all CDOT properties in accordance with the National Electric Code, MUTCD, and other state/federal regulations. About the PositionUnder supervision, this position assists skilled, licensed electricians with and performs the installation, repair, and maintenance of Traffic Signals, Electrical Systems, Highway Lighting, Warning Beacons, Interconnect Communications, Variable Message Signs, ITS devices, and CDOT buildings and grounds within CDOT Region 4 (northeastern Colorado). Responds 24/7 to emergencies involving signalized intersections, roadway lighting and interchanges and other CDOT electrical emergencies. Provides insight and assistance for engineers, contractors, and outside agencies regarding c urrent and existing traffic signal locations, operations, and design. Your duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist with and perform installations, maintenance, repair, and inspection of electrical infrastructure, including but not limited to electrical distribution services, roadway and facility lighting, equipment, and power distribution and inspection of electrical equipment in Region 4.

Operate equipment such as aerial device, backhoe, loader, trencher, concrete saw, other specialized equipment, and hand and power tools.

Locate underground cables and utilities for contractors and maintenance; operate utility locating equipment and work around and near live electric, gas, water, and other utility lines.

Assist with and install, maintain, and inspect Traffic Control Devices and systems within Region 4, which include but are not limited to traffic signals, flashing beacons, lighting, variable message signs, ITS devices, and interconnect systems.

Assist with and install and maintain temporary traffic control devices in work areas according to current policies and standards.

Assist with and install, maintain, and inspect communication systems, including but not limited to systems and equipment for intelligent transportation systems, video monitoring and detection, fiber optics, hardwire, and radio systems.

Use computers and other office equipment for communications and documentation, such as time sheets, fuel and mileage, job journal, materials, etc.

Follow safety guidelines and use appropriate personal protective equipment.

Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

Typical work schedule is five 8-hour days, Monday through Friday. This schedule may change as required.

On average, 20% of the work hours are spent in an office setting and 80% in the field.

The average work week is 40 hours a week, with periodic overtime due to emergencies or inclement weather.

Required to work on ladders and/or bucket trucks at heights from 10-80 feet.

Occasional in-state/overnight travel.

Frequent travel during work day for training, meetings, and assigned work orders.

Required to drive CDOT vehicles.

Work around live electric, gas, water, and other utility lines.

Exposure to loud noises.

Exposure to fumes, odors, gases, dusts, etc. that may affect breathing, eyes, and skin.

Exposure to High Voltage (anything over 600 V) and electrical shock.

Required to work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions for long periods of time - hot and cold.

Required to use computers to accomplish everyday work duties.

Due to locations of some of the equipment, must be physically able to work at 11,000 feet altitude

Must be able to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions

Required to respond to emergencies outside regular work hours and work overtime, including weekends and holidays

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal RightsMinimum Qualifications Experience Only:

At least two years of progressively responsible electrical experience in commercial or industrial electrical construction which included 1 or more of the following areas:

Process control

Programmable logic controllers

Traffic signals and traffic signal components


Education and Experience:A combination of relevant education and/or experience equal to two (2) years

Satisfactory completion of a formalized electrician apprenticeship will substitute for the required experience

Appropriate electrician education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis

Progressively responsible electrical experience in commercial or industrial electrical construction which included 1 or more of the following areas:

Process control

Programmable logic controllers

Traffic signals and traffic signal components


Please Note: The required experience must be substantiated within the work experience section of your application. “See Resume” statements on the application or resumes in lieu of a complete application may not be accepted. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application. In addition, part-time work will be prorated. Conditions of Employment

Must obtain a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B with no restriction on air brakes within six months of hire.

Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

May be required to pass a controlled substance test (i.e., drug test), and DOT physical through our medical provider.


Shift work

Essential Services Designation – Required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency services to ensure health, safety, and welfare.

May be required to live within thirty (30) minutes' driving time in normal weather conditions to be able to respond in a timely manner after being notified to report to work. Knowledge of an emergency or hazardous condition may be considered to be notification to report to work station. (maintenance subarea only)

New employees are required to attend two weeks of maintenance training at KOA in Aurora, while veteran CDOT employees are required to attend training one week out of each year in Golden. (maintenance subarea only)

Preferred QualificationsThe exceptional applicant will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:

Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

Years of State service experience related to the duties of this position;

Highest work/personal ethics and integrity;

At least two years of progressively responsible electrical experience in commercial or industrial electrical construction, in any combination of the following areas:

Process control; or

Programmable logic controllers; or

Traffic signals and traffic signal components; or


Knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and best practices of the National Electrical Code;

Knowledge of and experience in installing, repairing, replacing, and troubleshooting a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment;

Knowledge and understanding of fiber optic (wireless and hardwire), cabling handling, termination and splicing;

Experience using the National Electric Code, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), construction standards, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 and CDOT's Standards and Specifications book;

Knowledge and understanding of traffic signal infrastructure and ITS devices;

Effective project management, work scheduling, and organizational skills;

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills;

Strong positive and can-do attitude;

Strong commitment to safety;

Self-starter and motivated to accomplish tasks;

Experience working with multiple and diverse stakeholders, with sensitivity to their needs and priorities;

Strong customer service skills;

Ability to work effectively in both independent and team situations;

Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy;

Excellent reasoning, analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving ability;

Familiarity with electronics (e.g., fiber optic, cellular communications, wireless networking);

Traffic control coursework is a plus;

Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), Google applications and Gmail, SAP, and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.

Supplemental InformationApplicant Checklist Complete Applications must include the following documents:

A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

If you are using education to qualify, a copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.Notifications:All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.The Hiring Process:

All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

Part, or all, of the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.

Be sure your application materials specifically address your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.

A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.

Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion, or reinstatement applicant. Employment ScreeningIf an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, a Division of Orange Tree, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com and www.OrangeTreeScreening.com . Info Cubic is located at 7275 Ohms Lane, Minneapolis, MN 55439. The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes:social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.Appeal RightsIf you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director. An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpastate.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action. For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go tospb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at 303.866.3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, atspb.colorado.govunder Rules.Equity, Diversity, and InclusionThe State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.Discrimination and/or harassment against any person is prohibited because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity or any other protected class recognized under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). This applies to all employment decisions.ADAAA Accommodations CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Angelita Sims at Angelita.Sims@state.co.usor 303-757-9225.Former State EmployeesFormer employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.AS (SAP #50002794/PCR #57377)The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for detailed information: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/benefits Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.01 The Colorado Constitution requires that applicants for State of Colorado positions be Colorado residents at the time the application is submitted. Are you a current resident of the State of Colorado who can provide proof of Colorado residency?




Do you have a current, valid Commercial Driver's License Class A or B? This will be verified in the background check if you are the selected candidate.




If you do not have a current Commercial Driver's License Class A or B, are you willing and able to obtain your Class A or B Colorado CDL with no restrictions on air brakes within 6 months of hire?



N/A - I already have a CDL Class A or B


Describe your electrical experience pertaining to process control, programmable logic controllers, traffic signals and traffic signal components, and/or troubleshooting.


I have completed an electrician apprenticeship and provided documentation showing the completion.

Yes-I've completed an electrican apprenticeship and provided the documentation with this application

Yes-I've completed the electrican apprenticeship and will provide the documentation to HR Specialist, Angelita Sims at angelita.sims@state.co.us



If you are a current or previous State of Colorado classified employee, please provide your Employee Identification Number (EID) in order to verify your current or previous employment. Your EID begins with 997 and is nine digits long. Please do not enter your Social Security Number. If not, please state "N/A".


Have you been subject to disciplinary action in the last three years of your work experience? If so, please provide details of that disciplinary action. If not, please state "N/A".


Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application. In the space below, please provide an explanation as to why the prior termination or resignation should NOT disqualify your application from the current position. If this does not apply to you, please put "N/A".


If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application. Did you attach a copy of your DD214 to your application? If not, you may go back and do so now.


No - I am a veteran but do not qualify for veterans' preference

N/A - I am not a veteran


CDOT-Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp. You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to: Autism Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS Blind or low vision Cancer Cardiovascular or heart disease Celiac disease Cerebral palsy Deaf or hard of hearing Depression or anxiety Diabetes Epilepsy Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome Intellectual disability Missing limbs or partially missing limbs Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson's disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS) Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

Yes, I Have A Disability, Or Have A History/Record Of Having A Disability

No, I Don't Have A Disability, Or A History/Record Of Having A Disability

I Don't Wish To Answer

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AgencyState of ColoradoAddressSee the full announcement by clickingthe "Printer" icon located above the job titleLocation varies by announcement, Colorado, Websitehttps://careers.colorado.gov/ApplyPlease verify your email addressVerify Email

  • ID: #52054980
  • State: Colorado Greeley 80631 Greeley USA
  • City: Greeley
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-07-08
  • Deadline: 2024-09-07
  • Category: Et cetera