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Senior Traffic Signal Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-001376
  • Sector: Applied Technologies, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Epsom
Atkins is looking to appoint a traffic signal engineer undertaking all aspects of traffic signals, from inception through to operation. The role will be based in our Epsom office (Greater London)

The successful candidate will have experience in the field of traffic signal design, implementation and/or operation and will either have achieved or be working towards incorporated or chartered engineer status.

Responsible for undertaking and developing schemes both in the UK and overseas, the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong awareness of CDM and health and safety issues.

Locally managed but working as part of a successful UK wide traffic signals team, team working is extremely important to this role however the successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate an ability to use their own initiative to deliver excellence on each of their projects.

An efficient and accurate working style with attention to detail is required and flexibility in order to meet project requirements should be expected.

Desirable Criteria

Project management experience and qualifications (eg PRINCE2)
Asset management/maintenance experience
Traffic modelling experience
Operational experience of SCOOT and/or MOVA
Experience of design or operation of other ITS infrastructure


Undertake traffic signal schemes from inception to operation, including site surveys, design, installation, FAT, SAT and validation
Monitor your own projects to ensure delivery to budget, time and quality
Liaison with clients with the ability to discuss all aspects of existing and future projects
Identification of project opportunities
Identification of network improvements
Identification of added value in existing projects
Authoring technical reports
Preparation of cost estimates and scopes

The Individual

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate evidence of:
Ability to work collaboratively in a complex matrix structure
Ability to assist and guide less experienced staff on technical delivery and project management
Ability to show initiative and examples of creativity
A professional manner
A clear and thorough communication style
Flexible attitude

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