Meeting Cancelled

The November 8, 2017 TSA meeting has been canceled. We will have to reschedule the ATSI training for another time. Sorry for the delay and short notice.

We are working on getting another meeting set up coming soon.

Remember it is time for new officers. If you are interested in a position please let us know.


dmusage at

Meeting / Training, November 8th, 2017

Save the day

Our next TSA Meeting is right around the corner! Please save the date! And RSVP (space is limited)!

  • When: Wednesday 11/8/17
  • Where: San Jose – Address to follow
  • Topic: ATSI Testing (TARP POINTS)

Information: Come join us for training on the ATSI tester! After completing this course, students will know how to operate the ATSI PCMT-8000 safely and correctly.

Who should take this course? Technicians or engineers who are involved in maintaining, installing or designing traffic signal control systems. (If you know someone that is not involved with TSA but would be interested in this course, please let us know)

Fee: Usually our meetings are free. Since there will be a certification received after completing this course, there is a fee associated. Please contact Janae Scott (925) 219-5767 or Robert Asuncion (408)717-2448 – for more information.

August 16th Quarterly Meeting Notice

Wednesday Aug 16
Social Hour – 9:30AM
Meeting Start – 10:30AM



Santa Clara County Yard
1505 Schallenberger Rd
San Jose CA 95131

Please join us for a presentation on Polara’s newest Accessible Pedestrian Signal (APS). Polara is the leading supplier of APS and ADA-compliant pedestrian technology and push buttons in North America. The Intelligent iNavigator is Polara’s Next Generation APS that incorporates Bluetooth and WiFi communication.

Light Refreshments to be served.

April Meeting Announcement

When: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 09:30 -12:00

Location: City Of San Jose, Mabury Service Yard, 1404 Mabury Road, San Jose, California, 95133

Topic: Signal Maintenance Bucket Truck Show Off and Safety Harness Demo

Presented By: David Mooso, City of Campbell

Ever wonder how other agencies in the traffic signal maintenance industry are equipped to do their job? Want to see the latest and greatest in service trucks? Our very own David Mooso will also be discussing the latest trends in truck harness safety.


The current newsletter can be downloaded in PDF form here: tsa-april-19-newsletter

Link: Google Map to meeting location.

Other Upcoming events:

05/17/17 – Officers’ Meeting

07/19/17 – TSA General Meeting – Location TBD

08/09/17 – Officers’ Meeting

10/18/17 – TSA General Meeting – Location TBD

11/08/17 – Officers’ Meeting


Hello TSA members.
See attached May 18 Newsletter
Also don’t forget to RSVP to our next meeting.


  • Map to meeting.
  • Where: City of South San Francisco Corp Yard
    550 N. Canal St.
    South San Francisco, CA , 94080
  • Wednesday May 18, 2016
  • Social Hour – 11:30AM
    Meeting Starts – 12:00PM- 1:00PM
  • Guest Speaker/ Topic: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) presented by Carmanah and JAM Services

See you there!

Next Meeting May 18, 2016

Our next meeting.

Wednesday May 18, 2016
Social Hour – 11:30AM
Meeting Starts – 12:00PM1:00PM

Where:  City of South  San Francisco Corp Yard
550 N. Canal St.
South San Francisco, CA , 94080
Map to the meeting.
Guest Speaker/ Topic:  Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) presented by Carmanah and JAM Services
See you there!

Job: City Of Pasadena

Senior Street Light & Signal Mechanic

Download or view the PDF job announcement here



Senior Street Light & Signal Mechanic

City of Pasadena
An Equal Opportunity Employer

$39.75 – $49.68 Hourly    $6,889.43 – $8,611.75 Monthly    $82,673.14 – $103,341.06 Annually

Must apply online at:

OPENING DATE: 02/18/16

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


Under limited supervision, plans, supervises and assigns work to staff responsible for installing, replacing, repairing and maintaining street lights, traffic signals, and park and recreational lights; performs related work as assigned.

We will be accepting and reviewing applications until the position is filled. Please note the posting may be closed at anytime.

JOB COMPETENCIES: The following list presents some of the more core competencies for this position; see the Class Description for more detailed information:

  • Attention to detail looks at an individual’s ability to manage work and the work of others to ensure that is it fit for purpose and free of error.
  • Leadership Ability looks at the extent to which an individual trusts, coaches and guides people to influence and control of their own destiny, through their own efforts.
  • Organization/ Planning Skills are the ability to build balanced and comprehensive strategies to achieve goals through careful preparation and organization.
  • Problem Solving Ability are skills in finding appropriate methods and means to analyze people’s concerns or situations and to suggest potential avenues to explore that may provide a solution.
  • Resourcefulness looks to the extent to which an individual systematically and comprehensively gathers the information needed to solve problems or work challenges efficiently and effectively.

Education and/or Experience
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance would qualify. Example combinations include completion of accredited college courses in basic electronics and electricity, written and oral communications, elements of supervision and four years of journey level experience in street light and signal repair, of which two years must be comparable to that of a Street Light and Signal Mechanic with the City of Pasadena and one year must be comparable to that of a Street Light and Signal Repairer with the City of Pasadena.

February Newsletter And Meeting Notice

Happy 2016!  For our first meeting of 2016 — let’s make it a great one!

What:  TSA Meeting / Cabinet Training
When:  Wednesday, Feb 17 , 2016, 10:30AM
Where:  Prospect Silicon Valley – Traffic Signal Lab,
1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133
Why:  Our quarterly meeting to get together, meet new members, get IMSA TARP points.

How:  Please RSVP via email and come to our meeting!


Thank you in advance to Western Systems for providing cabinet training, courtesy of Mr. Stewart Wilkerson and Mr. Tom Rivard.

Thank you in advance to PROSPECT SILICON VALLEY for providing an exciting venue.

At this meeting, not only will we be catching up on TSA Silicon Valley business, we will be learning and training on the newest TS2-1 controller cabinet, TARP training, and see and meet PROSPECT SILICON VALLEY.

See you there,

Your 2016 TSA Board – Silicon Valley Chapter

Janae Scott, President
Amber Abdullah, Vice President
David Mooso, Treasurer
Robert Asuncion, Secretary

TSA Newsletter 20160201

August 2015 News

Our next meeting is:

September 16th, 11:30 am
59 N 5th St
San Jose, California

Come and see the new City of San Jose Traffic Management Center.

The speaker will be Lilly Lim-Tsao with the City San Jose engineering staff. She will be showing us San Jose’s brand new Traffic Management Center.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Dave Mooso 408.866.2720

TSA September Newsletter 9-16-2015