The Signs Technician Level II is an advanced certification program that is designed to build upon the fundamental of the Signs & Markings Level I program. The Level II program covers an advanced level of knowledge and skill sets required specifically for sign design, installation, and maintenance. In this program the sign technician will expand their understanding of the criteria for the application of signs in accordance with the MUTCD and other references. Topics covered are when and where these traffic control devices are installed, how to properly manufacture, install and maintain them. Additional subject matter includes sign requirements for freeways and expressways, speed zones, non-traditional toll managed lanes, guide signs, general and special warning signs, street name signs, route markers and routes signs, and design and location consideration’s. The program also emphasizes the role of and increased responsibility that comes with Level II Signs Technician certification.
This program is intended for those responsible for the installation and maintenance of signs on our roadways and seek an advanced level of professional certification.
Prerequisites: Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification or equivalent as approved by the IMSA Section Certification Chair, Signs and Pavement Markings Technician Level I, and two years of field traffic operations experience.