Signs & Pavement Markings 16 hours

The Work Zone certificate is a prerequisite for many of the IMSA certifications.

Signs & Pavement Markings Certifications

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Signs & Pavement Markings Technician Level I

This certification program provides an introduction to the latest technology, materials, and rules and regulations that are used for the installation and maintenance of signs and pavement markings on today’s roadways. Accepted industry standards and practices are covered in detail such as the Manual On Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and how to use it, the various types of signs and pavement markings, and their application and how they interact with one another. Additional subject matter includes tort and risk liability, work zone safety, school zones, bike lanes, equipment maintenance, asset management, visibility and retroreflectivity, and environmental safety. An exam is included at the conclusion of the program which upon passing certification is issued.

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This program is intended for those responsible for the installation and maintenance of signs and/or pavement markings on our roadways.

Prerequisites:
Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification or equivalent as approved by the IMSA Education & Certification Manager.
One year of field traffic operations experience.

Signs Technician Level II

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.

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Prerequisites:
Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification or equivalent as approved by the IMSA Education & Certification Manager.
Signs and Pavement Markings Technician Level I
Two years of field traffic operations experience.

Pavement Markings Technician Level II

The Pavement Markings 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 for specifically for pavement marking design, installation, and maintenance. This Level II program will allow the Pavement Markings Technician to garner greater insight and an advanced understanding of pavement marking materials, installation, and maintenance. It will also expand their knowledge of the criteria for the application of pavement markings in accordance with the MUTCD and other references. Topics covered are when and where these traffic control devices are installed, how to properly install and maintain them, material safety, pavement marking visibility, retroreflectivity, freeway and expressway markings, and colors, patterns and widths application standards. An in depth overview of all of the various marking materials and the technology behind them is also provided. The program also emphasizes the role of and increased responsibility that comes with Level II Pavement Markings Technician certification.

This program is intended for those responsible for the installation and maintenance of pavement markings on our roadways and seek an advanced level of professional certification.

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Prerequisites:

Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification or equivalent as approved by the IMSA Education & Certification Manager, 
Signs and Pavement Markings Technician Level I
Two years of field traffic operations experience

LEVEL III Certifications

IMSA Level III Certifications are the highest level of professional certification. Each consists of an examination designed to test the knowledge and skill sets that are specifically required for that field.

    These certifications are intended for personnel who may be in a supervisory role and/or responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of these technologies. All Level III Certifications are obtained by an examination only. There are no official study guides or review programs. Some IMSA Sections may offer, as courtesy, review programs that are developed and presented locally. Please contact your local IMSA Section for more information.

    Signs Senior Technician Level III

    Certification exam only.

    Signs Senior Technician Level III is the highest level of professional certification for sign personnel. It consists of an examination that is designed to test the knowledge and skill sets that are specifically required for sign design, installation and maintenance.
    This certification is intended for personnel who may be in a supervisory role and/or responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of signs on our roadways.

    Prerequisites: Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification or equivalent as approved by the IMSA Education & Certification Manager, Signs Technician Level II and five years of field experience related to the design, installation and maintenance of signs.

    Pavement Markings Senior Technician Level III

    Certification exam only.

    Pavement Markings Senior Technician Level III certification is the highest level of certification for pavement markings personnel. It consists of an examination that is designed to test the knowledge and skill sets that are specifically required for pavement markings design, installation and maintenance. This certification is intended for personnel who may be in a supervisory role and/or responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of pavement markings on our roadways.

    Study Guide: None

    Prerequisites: IMSA Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician Certification or equivalent as approved by the IMSA Education & Certification Manager, Pavement Markings Technician Level II and five years of related field experience.

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