Street-Light Servicer

Maintain and repair street lights and traffic signals.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$29,000 – $81,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Street-Light Servicers do?

Maintains and repairs mercury-vapor, fluorescent, electric-arc, or incandescent street lights and traffic signals: Climbs ladder or stands in tower-truck bucket to reach lamp. Tests circuits and electric components to locate grounded wires, broken connections, or defective current-control mechanisms, using electrical testing instruments. Replaces blown fuses and bulbs, faulty transformers, photoelectric timers, electrodes, and wires, using electricians’ handtools. See LINE REPAIRER and TROUBLE SHOOTER II for classification of workers also qualified to work on high-voltage power lines. May install and repair traffic signals only and be designated Traffic-Signal Repairer.

Should I be a Street-Light Servicer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Searchlight Operator, Street Light Servicer

    How to become a Street-Light Servicer

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