13 May 2021

Vacancy – Bath and North East Somerset Council – Traffic Signals Engineer / Senior Traffic Signals Engineer

Job title – Traffic Signals Engineer / Senior Traffic Signals Engineer

Job reference – 21CORP50844A

Location – Keynsham

Salary – £31,346 – £38,890 per annum

Job category/type – Engineering (Highways), Highways, Transport

Hours: 37 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Service Area: Highways and Traffic

Department: Traffic Management and Network

Application closing date – 28/05/2021

Bath and North East Somerset Council have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Traffic Signals Engineer to join Bath and North East Somerset Council’s Traffic Signals Design team. In this role you’ll have responsibility for the design, development, set up and maintenance of wide variety of traffic signal facilities and Intelligent Transport System technologies, including; Urban Traffic Control, Urban Traffic Management Control, variable message signs, CCTV and Real-Time Passenger Information.

Roads, footpaths and cycleways are vital to the communities, businesses and services within the villages, towns and city that make up Bath and North East Somerset, as well as to the millions of visitors that come here every year. It’s a varied district that includes two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the thriving World Heritage City of Bath. The Council’s Traffic Signals Team is responsible for managing all aspects of the delivery of the Council’s policy, strategy and operations for Traffic Signals and Intelligent Transport System assets.

This is a senior post and salary will be dependent on experience based on the Person Specification. Appointment at the lower grade will allow progress to the higher grade on demonstration of meeting the higher specification. Bath and North East Somerset promotes flexible working and we would consider requests for flexible working arrangements, including part-time hours and alternative working patterns.

The Council are looking for someone with enthusiasm, creativity, vision and good communication skills to work within the Traffic Signals Team and with Bath and North East Somerset’s ambitious plans to enable more sustainable transport modes and to manage our highway network for all users.

Your main place of work will be the award-winning, modern Civic Centre in Keynsham, halfway between Bath and Bristol, easily accessible via car or public transport, with a train station 5 minutes walk away.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, Paul Tenniswood on [email protected]

To apply

Please use the online application facility

For further information on applying please see “Application Form Help” page on the Jobs website.

As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

Interview Date: 14th June 2021

Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at risk register. This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role, they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.