Street Lighting Technician

Street Lighting Technician

City of Overland Park
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Full Time
Overland Park 
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Salary Range: $22.31 - $27.88/hour  
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The City of Overland Park has a full-time Street Lighting Technician position available in the Public Works Department.


Performs field and shop maintenance on City owned street lights and related equipment. Performs maintenance activities to include; troubleshooting failures, replacing parts, repairing components and/or replacing light systems. Utilizes various specialized vehicles, equipment, and tools. Assists in the maintenance of electronic traffic signals. Participates in emergency operations, including snow removal, as required.


  • High school education with additional, formal courses in basic electrical wiring, electronics, operation and repair of electrical systems or a combination of formal education and experience.
    • An Associate’s degree in Electricity/Electronics preferred.
    • Possession of an appropriate, valid drivers license.
    • Must have and maintain a Class A commercial driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements within 12 months of hire.
    • Must maintain an insurable driving record.
    • Must have the following certifications within 12 months of employment with the City:

-    Certification in bucket truck and digger derrick operation.

-    International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Signs and Markings I.

-    IMSA Roadway Lighting.


  • Two years experience in electrical repair of street lights or an equivalent level of experience.

No City residency requirement.

Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, physical exam and essential functions test.

Normal Work Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Salary Range: $22.31 - $27.88/hour

Application Deadline: June 9, 2022 Benefits: Full-time

To view the full job description, please go to the City of Overland Park's Job Description page and search by title: Street Lighting Technician.


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