Traffic Control Journeyman

City of Burbank   Burbank, CA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on September 27, 2020

The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We have an outstanding opportunity available for Traffic Control Journeyman to perform a variety of skilled jobs in traffic control maintenance activities; operate a variety of tools and equipment; and do related work as required.

Responsibilities include performing a variety of traffic control maintenance work such as painting street markings, parking lines, lines, and directional messages on City streets; painting barricades; installing raised pavement buttons on street surfaces; removing obsolete traffic markings on street surfaces; mixing and using a wide variety of paints and chemicals; cleaning and maintaining street marking and painting equipment and brushes; operating a jackhammer, power rams, air compressor, and a variety of other hand and power tools and equipment; driving a truck and street striping machine; installing freeway advance warning signs and overhead street signs; establishing traffic flow by setting up cones, barricades, delineators, and flags to ensure the safety of workers; may act as lead worker over a small number of employees.

Two years of recent experience in traffic control maintenance work, including one year at a higher skill level than Laborer and a valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent are required. A California Class “A” driver’s license or equivalent may be required if necessary to meet City needs.

Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials commonly used in traffic control maintenance; a variety of paints and chemicals; methods and techniques used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of signs and street markings; ability to operate and maintain trucks, jackhammers, air compressors, power rams, booms, and other mechanical equipment; work safely in heavy traffic areas such as streets and intersections; perform work in inclement weather; read blueprints; measure distances accurately and layout work precisely; mechanical ability; follow written and oral directions; supervise the work of a small crew; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public is also needed.

Employees in this classification are required by applicable laws and regulations to have respiratory protection and the selected candidate shall comply with the American National Standards Institute’s requirements on Practices for Respiratory Protection.

We offer a starting salary of $3,740 - $5,155per month ($21.58 - $29.74/per hour) plus superb benefits including a City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. In addition, a Supplemental Questionnaire must also be submitted. Please apply online at If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 6, 2020. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Burbank

301 E. Olive Avenue
Burbank , CA