Street Light Cleaner

Patrol routes to clean and replace street light globes and illuminators.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Street Light Cleaners do?

Patrols route to clean and replace street light globes and illuminators: Turns crank to lower street lights suspended from utility poles or stands in hydraulically operated tower-truck bucket to reach lamps installed on top of street light posts. Removes and cleans globe or diffuse. Replaces defective illuminating elements, such as incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes, or carbon electrodes. Performs repairs, such as replacing corroded reflectors and connecting loose wires. Reports defects for repair by STREET-LIGHT SERVICER. May drive truck.

Should I be a Street Light Cleaner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Lamp Cleaner, Street-Light, Street-Light Changer-and-Renewer, Street-Light Inspector

    How to become a Street Light Cleaner

    Most Street Light Cleaners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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