Traffic Control Painter

Riverside County | Riverside, CA

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Posted Date 8/15/2022
Description
 
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The County of Riverside Transportation Department has an opportunity for a Traffic Control Painter in Riverside. 
 
The incumbent will play a key role in maintaining County roadways by painting, repairing, and prolonging street and highway markings, legends, bridges, and guard rails. The selected candidate will also be responsible for locating, assembling, and maintaining street signs throughout the County of Riverside. Additionally, the Traffic Control Painter will be tasked with maintaining paint spraying equipment, performing traffic control, and interpreting signing and striping plans.

The Transportation Department seeks candidates with a background in road construction and traffic control as well as experience reading engineering plans. The most competitive candidates will have extensive experience operating airless sprayers, working on and alongside open highways, and maintaining traffic signs. 
 
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Assemble stencils for painting street signs and apply paint with brush or spray gun.
 
• Paint crosswalks, curbs, parking areas, warning signs, and lane marking on roads; operate striping machine on roads and apply glass beading; determine appropriate placement for street markings.
 
• Initiate appropriate traffic safety precautions, such as setting up warning signs, cones, and detours; install street signs and warning signs. 
 
• Paint bridges, guard rails, and cattle guards; erect sign posts and barricades; conduct safety checks on vehicles before departing for job site; prepare equipment and materials; clean and maintain all painting and striping equipment. 
 
• Report damage or indistinguishable signs and road markings to supervisor; maintain records of work completed, materials used, and maintenance schedule.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: One year of working as a helper in traffic painting or general road maintenance or construction work.
 
Physical Requirements: Must be able to walk 50% of the time, lift 75 lbs., carry, push, or pulling up to 50 pounds in weight, on occasion must be able to stand for long periods of time, and will also require that the incumbent walk on uneven ground or wet surfaces: work outdoors with exposure to inclement weather. 
 
License: Possession of a valid Class A or B California Driver's License will be required
 
For those positions designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive, applicants are required to complete a DOT mandated alcohol and drug-screening. (A positive test or refusal to test during the past two years will disqualify an applicant from consideration for County employment). Reference checks from former DOT regulated employers are also required. Applicants must submit a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving record prior to hire.
 
Employees in safety-sensitive positions are subject to DOT alcohol/drug testing in the following situations: random, reasonable suspicion/cause, return-to-duty, and post-accident. 
 
Knowledge of: The use and maintenance of painting equipment (e.g., spray guns, brushes, and striping machines); safety precautions to be observed in working on highways.
 
Ability to: Use spray guns, brushes, and striping machines skillfully; install and erect traffic signs and posts; follow oral and written directions; work cooperatively with others.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

 

DOT Information:
This position has been designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive, applicants are required to complete a DOT mandated alcohol and drug-screening. (A positive test or refusal to test during the past two years will disqualify an applicant from consideration for County employment). Reference checks from former DOT regulated employers are also required.

Employees in safety-sensitive positions are subject to DOT alcohol/drug testing in the following situations: random, reasonable suspicion/cause, return-to-duty, and post-accident.
 
For detailed requirements, visit DOT Requirements.
 
Veterans’ Preference: 
The County of Riverside has a Veteran’s Preference Policy (Download PDF reader). Upload a copy of your (or your spouse’s) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse’s letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans’ preference.
 
Reasonable Accommodations: 
The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: http://dao.rc-hr.com/. 
 
 
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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