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Design Engineer - transport systems

Location: CHELMSFORD, ESSEX Salary: 35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 8 days ago Reference: 3141007
Role Title: ITS Design Engineer
Reporting to: Team Leader, ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) Design
Location: County Hall, Chelmsford

Role Purpose: To undertake traffic signal and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) design and installation projects using traffic control technology.



Roles and Responsibilities:
• To be responsible for undertaking traffic signal design and implementation projects.
• To be responsible for undertaking Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) design and implementation projects.
• Produce and check controller configuration forms and technical specifications.
• Produce and check construction and scheme tender documents.
• Checking controller configurations at Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).
• Carrying out Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).
• To liaise with and assist with managing contractors.
• To work with colleagues in the Commercial and Construction teams to deliver projects.
• To ensure that designs comply with the CDM Regulations.
• Work to the required quality, programme and budget, whilst complying with local and national standards/specifications.
• To provide project progress, budgetary and performance information.
• To actively seek efficiencies in all activities.
• Line management and development of junior staff.
• To deputise for senior staff in the team as required.
• Provide support/advice to the Design team and the ITS Maintenance team as required.
• Prepare project briefs and scheme estimates for traffic control/ITS projects as required


Essential
• Demonstrable knowledge and experience of traffic signal and ITS design and implementation and/or operation and maintenance. Or ability to apply existing demonstrable knowledge and experience of highways design, or relevant utility/ communications/technology/SmartCity fields to the traffic signal/ITS field.
• Ability to produce designs and technical specifications for traffic signal or ITS schemes, highways designs, or utilities/communications projects.
• Knowledge and application of relevant design standards and specifications.
• Knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation including CDM Regulations.
• Proven experience of consistently delivering projects to quality, programme and budget.
• Ability to manage a number of projects simultaneously
• Project management experience
• Ability to manage junior staff to deliver ITS Design service

Desirable
• Familiar with traffic signal control strategies including VA, UTC/SCOOT and MOVA.
• Experience of liaising with contractors.
• Experience of working with UTMC systems or other relevant electronic control and management systems.
• Experience of using LINSIG software or similar to model traffic signal junctions.
• Experience of undertaking Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance testing (SAT)/commissioning and validation.
• Ability to prepare reports with a high technical content.
• Ability to write controller configuration forms and technical specifications.
• Ability to deliver projects to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
• Ability to deputise for senior staff in the team.



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