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Intelligent transport systems engineer - highways technology

Job Profile

The technology services engineering team is part of the Highways Division within the transportation business. We design intelligent transport systems (ITS) used across the highway network, to help our clients deliver high-quality transport technology solutions.

Technology Services are currently growing a highly skilled and customer-focused team in response to an increasing number of secured highway schemes and potential future opportunities. Schemes for local, national and international highway projects require design and engineering skills across the entire ITS spectrum. Projects range from high profile smart motorways schemes to local equipment installations, such as VMS, CCTV and meteorological stations.

We are seeking an individual who will contribute technically to Mott MacDonald’s technology services engineering team. Your role will primarily be centred around designing and specifying a varied range of ITS projects by using your skills and experience to deliver technical excellence to schemes on behalf of our clients.

We offer a great working environment coming fourth in the 2017 Glassdoor survey “Best Places to Work 2017 Employees’ Choice”. Being described as a firm that you join for a career and not a job. As a company we offer a vibrant, caring, people-orientated culture, which encourages development and rewards good work.

Location: Birmingham, Southampton or Bristol

Closing date for your application: 1 July 2018

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

As an ITS Engineer in the technology services engineering
team, you will be undertaking the design and specification of a range of ITS projects. These extend from small schemes for individual equipment installations, where you will be primarily working with colleagues; through to major projects, where you may be expected to provide specialist technical support within a large collaborative project environment.

Our work is predominantly targeted to key clients including Highways England, Department for Transport and local highway authorities.

Some travel within the UK will be a necessity. Travel abroad may also be required, to support work secured by Mott MacDonald’s international teams.

Candidate Specification

You will be a proven engineer with a track record of successfully designing ITS projects.
You will have a detailed understanding of proven ITS technologies, along with a broad insight to developing trends across the transport sector, together with their operational applications to meet client needs.
For this role you will need the following:
  • BEng / BSc (in engineering or related subject) or relevant professional experience
  • A track record in successfully designing ITS schemes in the UK
  • A good working knowledge of national standards, equipment capabilities and design specifications
Additional desirable elements we would be looking for are:
  • Experience of working with Highways England and UK local authorities
  • Experience of designing major project ITS schemes
  • Experience of working in a collaborative environment
  • Project management experience in an ITS project context
  • Ability to develop relationships and engender trust with clients and partners
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Sector 8 Accreditation
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