Traffic Engineer

Traffic Engineer

Job location: Micklefield depot, West Yorkshire coverage (Field based)

Job type: Full time, permanent

Job Ref: 485

Telent are ACTIVELY looking for an addition to the West Yorkshire region Traffic Engineering team due to growth and increased demand from our customers. We are looking for an experienced, Traffic Engineer who has a proven track record of maintaining and rectifying faults on Traffic Signals Units / Traffic Lighting Systems. This is a field based role which will see you travel across the West Yorkshire region in all weather conditions.

Reporting to the Contract Manager, the successful Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer will be required to carry out maintenance works of Traffic Signals units / Traffic Light systems, detection boxes, Traffic Lights controllers, and get involved in planned maintenance and “switch off” activities. Additional duties may include the commissioning of Traffic Signals / Traffic Lighting equipment if or when required.

The successful Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer will also be required to liaise with the customer(s) on-site, to fault find, troubleshoot, and rectify various issues and problems with Traffic Signals / Traffic Light systems and units.

The Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer will need to be flexible to travel across the West Yorkshire region, covering areas such as Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Kirklees and Calderdale. You will also be required to be a part of an on-call standby rota of 1-in-4 weeks (covering weekends and night time call outs if and when required).

When you join our Engineering Team at Telent, you’ll be empowered to innovate and drive common solutions, working closely with technical experts who are proud of the impact their work makes. Come join a high-performing team doing complex and critical work. Help build and keep the nation’s critical infrastructure connected and protected 24/7.

Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer – What you’ll do:​​​​​​​

  • Follow all site specifications and ensure upkeep of quality and accuracy
  • Demonstrate a strong following of all Health & Safety policies and procedures and be alert in identifying potential hazards by removing or minimising them wherever possible
  • Apply proven Traffic Signals / Traffic Lighting maintenance experience to assigned works across the West Yorkshire region
  • Work within the standard operating procedure, and follow scientific methods
  • Carry out planned Periodic Inspections of Traffic Signals / Traffic Light Systems
  • Attend reactive faults and planned periodic inspections as required by the contract(s)
  • Interrogate all types of Traffic Controllers (Traffic Signals Controllers) and carry out fault analysis under supervision of a Senior Traffic Engineer
  • Complete any maintenance works on Traffic Signals / Traffic Lights Systems in line with agreed schedules and SLA’s
  • Work outdoors in all-weathers, and attend the Micklefield depot from time to time

Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer – Who you are:

As the successful Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer, you will ideally have previous and/or current experience working with Traffic Signals Units / Traffic Light Systems, maintaining them against technical specifications and be proficient in a range of technical processes and procedures, through job-related training and experience. Strong communication skills are also required for this position as you will be customer facing, alongside a strong customer service focus – this attribute is essential when it comes down to the success of our work.

Traffic Signals Maintenance Engineer – Key requirements:

  • Electrical knowledge or equivalent Traffic Signals Units / Traffic Lights maintenance experience
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with Traffic Controllers, Switches, Detection Boxes, and any associated equipment relating to Traffic Signals Units / Traffic Lights
  • Fully NHSS / HERS accredited through Sector 8 / Chapter 8
  • Full UK Driving Licence holder

Telent – What we offer:

A career at Telent can span sectors, roles, technologies and customers giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed Team to deliver.

We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to creating an inclusive culture that respects and values difference, that celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone be themselves and to thrive at work.

Additional benefits:

  • Full kitted out Commercial Vehicle
  • A 1-in-4 weeks on-call / standby salary uplift
  • Ongoing training and development
  • 26 days holiday, plus public bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Auto enrolment onto the occupational health support and wellbeing portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping through the Telent Rewards & Discounts Scheme.

About Telent:

Telent is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and maintenance, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure. The work we do helps connect thousands of people and communities, using the best technology and innovation available. When you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on all our futures by fulfilling your potential and delivering high performance. We work together to make everyday life work better for everyone. You’ll be part of a team of more than 3,000 brilliant, dedicated people committed to getting the job done well.

Brilliance brought together.

We are guided by our values and behaviours:

  • Be Inclusive
  • Take Responsibility
  • Customer focused
  • Collaboration

Job Information

Job Reference: (00)485_1718105934
Salary: Competitive Salary + Company Vehicle
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Transport and Rail
Job Locations: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: electrical, Electrical Installer, Street Lighting, Telent, Traffic Lighting, Traffic Lights, Traffic Signal
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