Assistant Traffic Signal Consultant


Poole, GB, BH17 7ER Enfield, GB, EN3 7QJ Leicester, GB, LE19 1WY Lowton, GB, WN7 3PT Ashby de la Zouch, GB, LE65 1JD Glasgow, GB, G33 4DB

Type of Employment:  Full-time
Career Level:  Professional
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Date posted:  Mar 2, 2023

Assistant Traffic Signal Consultant


Our Team and what we do

Yunex Traffic is the market leading road technology business in the UK. Founded and matured under the Siemens technical umbrella, armed with market-leading expertise and many years of experience in infrastructure projects, we are now an independent, market-leading and agile mobility innovator. We have a clear purpose to improve society through a safer, more environmentally friendly and faster road network that helps drive the UK economy. Our customers know us for quality, reliability and innovation and trust us as a long-term partner. 


We have earned a respected reputation in the industry which has developed because of our success in delivering to our customers. At Yunex Traffic we offer a wide range of products, systems and services to enhance and improve the world’s traffic and travel issues.  From the world’s first deployment of a Clean Air Zone to innovative traffic signal control through our ground-breaking FUSION software and the design, installation and maintenance of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, Yunex Traffic has been at the forefront of technology for decades.  We continue to innovate and grow, so this is a great time to join the business in the development of a new, exciting technology.


Our Consultancy Services team deliver a wide range of traffic engineering and consultancy projects across the UK and internationally. We are dedicated to providing a professional approach to diverse transport engineering problems and work with our customers to provide a high quality and reliable service delivering sustainable and innovative solutions. The team is formed of two main areas, a core traffic engineering team and a consultative ITS solutions team.  The traffic engineering team are responsible for the delivery of traffic engineering & traffic signals design and adaptive and strategic control implementation.


Building on a traffic engineering background, this role forms part of the consultative ITS solutions part of the team.


Purpose of the role

This is a dynamic, customer facing role where you will take full responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of ITS related consultancy projects including, but not limited to:


  • Transport planning/modelling
  • Feasibility
  • Connected Mobility
  • Electromobility
  • Enforcement
  • Air Quality
  • Innovation
  • Funding
  • Asset Management


This role will require close working with other parts of the Consultancy Services team proving design assistance across a range of disciplines.


Areas of responsibility and tasks

  • Assist in the delivery of a wide range of consultancy projects across the UK in accordance with current national/local standards, guidance and best practice
  • Assessment and mitigation of risks associated with each project
  • Travel to site visits and customer meetings with overnight stays where appropriate
  • Preparation of technical reports and specifications
  • Preparation of consultancy quotations


Knowledge & Skills

The key competencies and capabilities for this role are:


  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written, will be necessary as you will be expected to liaise with other parts of the business and with customers
  • Ability to research and identify options for complex ITS projects
  • Ability to achieve objectives with strict deadlines and manage your own workload


Required experience

To have a good understanding of most/all of the following traffic engineering competencies:


  • Traffic engineering/ITS fundamentals and UK standards/specifications
  • Presentation of technical data and conclusions drawn from that data
  • Report writing including analysis of data and producing proposed options with reasoning


Educational Requirements

  • To have or be working towards an HNC/HND/Degree level in engineering or a related subject is preferred or have relevant experience

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Annual, business performance related, bonus
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions


About us

Yunex Traffic operates in 24 countries around the world with over 3,100 employees from 58 nations. We are working in more than 110 cities, permanently improving infrastructure environmentally-friendliness and making it more efficient using the latest digital technology, such as artificial intelligence. In doing so, we act as a consistently customer-focused powerhouse, cultivating entrepreneurial and global thinking at all levels.