Field Technician — Kapsch

Kapsch TrafficCom is a global leader in the ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) industry, focused on connected vehicles, highway traffic management, electronic tolling, and smart city solutions.

Our portfolio of Advanced Traffic Management (ATM) services includes over 40 systems that integrate ATMS, SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), and automation for collecting real-time traffic and facilities-related data from highways, managed lanes, bridges, and tunnels. This information is delivered to a traffic management center where it is processed for actionable use by road operators, government authorities, and road users.

Our tolling solutions span all-electronic toll collection in free-flow traffic, automated payment at conventional toll plazas, and city tolling. Our solutions comprise radio communication via micro waves, vehicle tracking via GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems), ALPR (Automatic License Plate Recognition) video tolling, and vehicle classification via video and laser sensors LVDC (Laser Vehicle Detection and Classification). Our systems can manage operations for areas ranging from individual roads to entire regions, and can be modified for distance-based or time-based charging.

Our combined intelligent mobility solutions are used to aid traffic management personnel in making critical decisions during emergency response situations, as well as for providing real-time traffic information to road users from the highway to the city.
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Kapsch TrafficCom is seeking a Field Technician for our office in Jeffersonville, IN.

The Field Technician will perform on-site or in-house servicing, repair and installation of company products and helps with maintaining inventory. This job includes all aspect of field support and installation, and is not limited to electrical, data, and fiber optic cable installation; conduit and pull box installation; and pole and foundation installation.

In this role, the Field technician will be expected to:

  • Install equipment such as cameras, laser and other detectors, and controller cabinets
  • Install electrical conductor, data conductor, and fiber optic cable
  • Install pull boxes, conduit, poles and foundations
  • Terminate and tip electrical, data, and fiber cable
  • Connect conductors to equipment to make equipment work correctly
  • Connect electrical conductors to power services to energize equipment
  • Test devices to ensure they work correctly
  • Prepare logs to keep track of field conditions and installation activities

Qualified candidates will possess a High school diploma or general education degree (GED) along with technical school education and 5 years of relevant experience. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree are preferred.

Relevant experience would include completing various installation and maintenance tasks for electronic equipment such as highway dynamic message signs (DMS), CCTV Cameras, microwave vehicle detectors, fiber optic cable communications equipment, Ethernet data communications / switching equipment, control cabinets, miscellaneous pipe work, and miscellaneous electrical work (low voltage).

Experience in Intelligent Transportation Systems, Tolling, or Defense Industry preferred.

Candidates should have the following: Working knowledge of the practices, tools, equipment and materials utilized within the electronic and mechanical trades; knowledge of advanced electronic theory; knowledge of Networking; knowledge of High Frequency Systems; advanced Computer Skills; basic Linux knowledge; basic SQL knowledge; able to read and interpret blueprints, construction and assembly drawings; able to calculate materials and supplies required to perform work; read and interpret technical manuals

Candidates must have a clean driving record with no moving violations within past two years, and have experience operating a bucket truck.

Candidates should be aware that this role involves outside work along the freeway approximately 80% of the time.

Candidates should be aware that this role involves working multiple shifts to include weekends and limited overnight travel may be required.

Kapsch TrafficCom is a leading global provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and offers solutions across our customers’ entire value chain — from single products and components, to fully integrated turnkey systems and solutions in the applications of electronic toll collection, commercial vehicle operations, and highway traffic management. The Company is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, with North American headquarters in McLean, Virginia, and offices throughout the United States (Virginia, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, California), Canada (Mississauga) and Mexico (Mexico City). Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace. 

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