Post Date: 11/19/2018
Close Date: 12/10/2018
The City of Portland is seeking a Lighting & Signal Inspector in the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). This position is responsible for inspecting traffic signal and street light construction to ensure conformance with design requirements and inspection of existing systems for continued proper operation. Typical work includes advising construction contractors on project requirements; preparing electronic inspection reports for materials, installation, workmanship quality, adherence to plans, specifications, codes; investigating public requests and complaints of street lights and traffic signals; and assisting in prioritizing infrastructure maintenance and replacement.
This position will typically work independently in the field and is responsible for decisions requiring discretion, judgment, and familiarity with appropriate regulations and standard practices. Work is typically performed outdoors in all weather conditions and in proximity to potentially hazardous conditions including traffic, construction, and electrical currents.