Traffic Signal Inspector

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on November 4, 2022

Traffic Signal Inspector

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Traffic Signal Inspector in the Traffic Operations Department at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage range of $28.40 – $32.60 DOE. This position is eligible for a Sign On Bonus. ACHD offers an excellent benefits package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:

• The Traffic Signal Inspector is responsible for the inspection of all new traffic signal installations and ensures compliance with all electrical codes, District standards and specifications, and MUTCD requirements for signals, signs, and pavement markings.

• The individual duties will include: reviewing plan documents to assure accuracy prior to signal construction, participate in pre-construction meetings; inspects the construction of traffic signal builds; prepares technical data for contract changes, reviews change orders and overrun justification; coordinates resolution of engineering, utility work, and safety problems; and prepares a complete final project report with recommendation of acceptance or rejection.


• This position requires considerable knowledge in all aspects of traffic signal installations and operations including wiring, trenching, conduit runs, junction boxes and concrete work. Must have knowledge in the National Electrical Code, MUTCD, ACHD, and ITD requirements pertaining to traffic signal installations.

• Must have an active Idaho Journeyman Electrical License or able to obtain license within one year.

• Requires a valid Idaho driver’s license

• College level courses in electronic technology or a related field are preferred.

• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. 

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations