City of Edinburg
  • 17-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Streets -Dept #3001
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 15.30 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Signal Technician

City of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a dedicated Signal Technician to perform any maintenance and repair to city owned traffic lights, making signs, creating street striping and markings. Are you seeking engaging work? Do you wish to advance your career as a Signal Technician? Does working for a rapidly growing city sound appealing to you? If so, please continue reading!

The Signal Technician position earns competitive pay of $ 15.30/hr. We provide great benefits and perks, including paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), life & ADD insurance, a retirement plan with a 7% employee contribution and a city match of 2 to 1, 100%-paid medical and 100%-paid dental with optional dependent coverage, workers compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, we offer our employees an employee assistance program (EAP), a healthy lifestyle program, and access to Active Edinburg fitness centers. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply to join our team today!


Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley, with a 23% growth rate since 2010, and is among the top five fastest-growing cities in the state. It has been recognized as an all-American city three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation. Our wonderful city has exceptional entertainment, arts & culture, recreation, and education, which makes it a great place to work.

Our employees share our dedication to the city, which is why we like to show them our appreciation for their commitment. We do this by providing competitive compensation, exceptional PTO opportunities, and other great benefits to help them lead healthy, productive lives. We care about people, and that includes both our residents and employees!


As a Signal Technician, you spend your day doing installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signal control equipment and devices. Your work typically is to perform troubleshooting electrical problems, programming of various types of computerized traffic signal controllers, signal timing, maintaining loop detectors and cameras. Your job is essential to the city, and you often assist in troubleshooting in the field and restores operation to traffic signal control devices that have undergone electrical, electronic equipment or electrical wire/cable failure due to vehicular accidents, vandalism, adverse weather, or construction crews. You are constantly on your toes and ready for any new and unexpected challenges that may arise in the city. This can include performing evaluation of conditions of street signs inside of city limits. When you are not out in the city, you generally perform wiring of control cabinets prior to field installation. You enjoy being helpful and have no problem providing assistance and support to other divisions within the department as needed. The city needs someone like you with assisting in maintaining accurate records of time and materials used in the maintenance of traffic lights and you finding genuine enjoyment in what you do!


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalency
  • Two (2) year experience in traffic signals, basic knowledge in the electrical field
  • Must have a current valid class "B" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Are you someone who prefers hands-on work? Do you have excellent knowledge of traffic operations and maintenance? Are you proficient in power tools? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Is dependability one of your strengths? If yes, you might just be perfect for this Signal Technician job!


If you feel that you have the right skills in installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signal control equipment and devices to succeed as our Signal Technician, apply now using our mobile-friendly application.

Location: 78541

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