Streetlight & Traffic Signal Technician

utilities & trades roads & transportation
Location: City of Kingston, ON
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: May 17, 2018
Closing Date: Jun 17, 2018

Utilities Kingston is seeking a temporary full-time Streetlight & Traffic Signal Technician.
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Company Biography
Utilities Kingston is located in Kingston, Ontario, equi-distant from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario and the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) – Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston’s 123,363 community-minded citizens enjoy an outstanding quality-of-life enhanced by superb intellectual, recreational and creative opportunities and supported by excellent health care facilities and municipal services, programs and facilities.
Utilities Kingston is unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband fibre optics provided in one company under the leadership of a single C.E.O. This shared services delivery model gives Utilities Kingston clear advantages in cost savings and customer service over other utility providers in the province. Utilities Kingston has provided the residents of Kingston with safe and reliable utility services for more than 100 years.
Primary Duties
Reporting to the Supervisor, Streetlight and Traffic Signals, the incumbent will have responsibilities that will include installing, repairing, and maintaining the streetlight and traffic signals systems and associated equipment. Maintenance of the traffic signals will meet standards set by the International Municipal Signal Association (I.M.S.A.) and Standards set by the Highway Traffic Act. The incumbent may be performing either or both functions depending on their level of qualifications. Incumbents will provide technical information and reports as required. 
Education, Certification and Other Qualifications Required
  • Certificate of registration as a Journeyperson Electrician (Construction and Maintenance or Industrial) is required.
  • Completion of Mobile Crane Operator (0-8 ton) training and Hydraulic Aerial Equipment training will be considered an asset.
  • Possession of IMSA Traffic Signal (Any Level) Certification will be considered an asset.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a Class “DZ” driver’s license.
  • Current First Aid/CPR certificates or ability to obtain certificates.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. 
Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment
  • Maintain certification and driver’s licenses throughout employment.
  • A Criminal Record Check, to the satisfaction of Utilities Kingston, will be required at the successful candidate’s expense.  
To apply: Visit Only those applications submitted electronically will be considered. If you require assistance to apply online, please contact or call 1-877-427-7717. We thank all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Should you require accommodations in the recruitment process, please email