Traffic Markings Painter (Open to Current City of Victoria Employees Only)

  • Company:
    City of Victoria
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    7 days ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

Competition #19/05Internal Posting Closing date: January 10, 2019Traffic Markings Painter (Continuous) Engineering and Public Works DepartmentPOSITION FUNCTIONPerform traffic marking functions, maintain signs and posts, and paint lamp and cluster standards.KEY DUTIESMark out surfaces and paint traffic markings including crosswalks, curbs, arrows and parking stalls using various equipment such as airless spray or compressed air machines, manual line painters and hot and cold applied materials; remove traffic markings using a line grinder; place and collect traffic control cones and signs in work area; set up traffic control as required.Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of paint machines, spray guns and other equipment; perform pre-trip vehicle inspection; operate a vehicle and trailer to transport equipment and materials; requisition supplies and materials from City stores and suppliers as required; complete work orders.Install and repair signs such as regulatory, street name, hazard and traffic; mix and place concrete for installation of sign posts as required; operate equipment such as hammer drill and post straightener.Paint lamp and cluster standards and replace overhead signs by use of aerial lift truck as assigned. Removing or painting over graffiti from City property.Perform related duties where qualified.INDEPENDENCEWork is performed according to seasonal programs or assigned by supervisor.Work is reviewed upon completion.Problems with placement of signs or markings are referred to supervisor.WORKING CONDITIONSPhysical Effort:Lift and move heavy equipment and materials. (frequent)Mental Effort:Normal.Visual/Auditory Effort:Normal.Work Environment:Work outside in all weather conditions. (continuous)Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to fumes and equipment noise. (often)Work in close proximity to moving traffic. (frequent) Work from ladders. (often)Work irregular hours. (premium item)KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIESUnderstand and discuss job related matters.Operate various hand and power tools and painting equipment.Operate aerial lift truck.Maintain accurate records.Establish and maintain effective working relationships.Deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner.Work and operate equipment safely.QUALIFICATIONSFormal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:Grade 10. Valid Traffic Control Person Certification. (16 hours)Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver”s Licence.Experience: 1 year of related experience.or an equivalent combination of education and experience.OTHER:May be requested to substitute in a more seniorWork schedule: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, may have 4:00 am start$28.21 per hour, Pay Grade 5 Job Code 524This is a CUPE Local 50 PositionTo apply for this opportunity youwill need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume