Serving New Mexico

TRAFFIC SIGNAL FIELD TECHNICIAN I & II & III

Level I - This certification is designed for entry level traffic signal technicians. During this 2 day session you will discuss: Introduction to traffic signals, signal indications, signal related signing, planning for traffic signal construction, basic design of traffic signals, vehicle detection, traffic signal supports, traffic signal installation (construction procedures and equipment), preventive maintenance, basic signal timing concepts, signal phasing and dealing with the public. 

Pre-requisites: Work Zone Traffic Control and one year of experience in the traffic signal field.

Level II - This 2 day certification will cover traffic signal plan preparation and bidding, construction of traffic signals, administrative and legal issues, traffic signal cabinets and components, coordinated signal concepts, traffic signal pre-emption, closed loop systems, traffic signal inspection, understanding the National Electrical Code and electronics troubleshooting.

Prerequisites: Work Zone Traffic Control, IMSA Level I Traffic Signal Technician Certification and two years experience in the traffic signal field.

Level III - Traffic Signal Senior Field Technician Level III certification is administered as a 100 question challenge exam. A list of review materials for this exam can be found in the Certification Section of the IMSA International website. For additional information on taking this exam please contact the Section Certification Chairperson.

Pre-requisites: Work Zone Traffic Control, IMSA Level II Traffic Signal Technician and five years in the traffic signal field.

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