TCS / ITS Technician


Melbourne VIC, AU, 3000

Type of Employment:  Full-time
Career Level:  Professional
Job Family:  Engineering
Date posted:  May 21, 2024

Purpose of the role


Yunex Traffic is seeking experienced Field Service Technicians to join it’s growing Melbourne based team. The ideal candidate will hold a Victorian Electrical Licence and have recent experience in the Victorian Traffic Signal and ITS industries. 


The Field Service Technician role has the primary responsibility for the Installation, maintenance and inspection of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) assets and Traffic Control signals (TCS), ancillary equipment, and other highways electrical systems.


You will be responsible for performing works on TCS and ITS assets in line with Yunex, legislative and customer contractual requirements. Maintenance works can be of a planned or reactive nature, and you will have the ability to respond to a changing environment.


Areas of responsibility and tasks


  • Installation, Fault finding, inspections, routine, and corrective maintenance of assets, such as Traffic Control Signals (TCS), Variable Message Signs (VMS) and Hazard warning signs (AWS, VSLS) etc.  
  • Electrical testing of TCS and ITS assets.  
  • Preparation of equipment prior to final installation e.g., Traffic Signal Controllers or vehicle detection systems.
  • Commissioning of TCS and ITS assets.
  • You may be required to join a standby roster responsibility for emergency repairs and out of hours working to support service and installation requirements.
  • Installation or modification of new and existing TCS and ITS assets.
  • Successful completion of mandatory technical or safety related training.
  • Undertake appropriate training with the addition of new equipment and systems as and when necessary, via formal and informal training, including on the job training.
  • Liaising with customers and other contractors that may be on site.
  • Ensuring works are completed in accordance with the site specification, in a timely manner and to a high-quality level.
  • Conduct yourself in accordance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, all employees have a duty to comply with all Health and Safety Procedures and to be alert in identifying potential hazards by removing or minimising them wherever possible
  • Any other duties reasonably requested within the skills required for the role


Knowledge & Skills


The key competencies and capabilities for this role are:


  • Training will be provided where required in the relevant asset categories.
  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written, will be necessary as you will be expected to liaise with other parts of the business and with customers
  • Ability to achieve objectives with strict deadlines and manage your own workload
  • Outlook - co-operative, helpful, willing to use initiative and conscientious.
  • Flexibility - willing to change, move from one activity or work area to another, learn new activities, pick up new jobs confidently and easily.
  • Effectiveness - drive and energy applied to work, accuracy and reliability, ability to get things right first time.
  • Teamwork - work towards the team's goals, work well with other people, communicate effectively within the team, and contribute to a high standard of team morale.
  • Must hold full Australian (or equivalent approved) Driving License.


Required Experience & Qualifications


It is required to have a technical knowledge in all the following, and hold the relevant qualifications and licenses:


  • Vic Roads, Section 730 – Traffic Signal Installation
  • Relevant qualifications and experience in traffic signal installation works as described in Traffic Management Services (Contractor) GROUP Categories and Levels Eligibility Criteria
  • Minimum of four years relevant field experience during the previous six years 
  • Knowledge of TCS and ITS products from across the industry
  • Traffic Signal Controller training course certification
  • SCATS knowledge  
  • Driving Licence (Full)
  • AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules
  • VIC Electrical Licence
  • White card