Traffic Signal Technician (Design)


Poole, GB, BH17 7ER Bristol, GB, BS11 9HL Swindon, GB, SN3 3JN London, GB, E16 2YP

Type of Employment:  Full-time
Career Level:  Professional
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Date posted:  10 May 2024

Traffic Signal Technician


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.


Purpose of the role

This is a dynamic, customer facing role where you will take responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of traffic engineering projects including design (traffic signals, traffic engineering, enforcement, and electric vehicle infrastructure), traffic modelling and report writing.  You will be responsible, with support, for these projects throughout the full project life cycle. This is from the early stages of bids and tenders, to customer requirements capture, technical delivery, financial project management, to on-going customer support.


This role will require close working with other parts of the Consultancy Services team and the wider business, proving design assistance across a range of disciplines. You will provide project support to the team and continue to develop experience through on the job learning and formal training.


Areas of responsibility and tasks

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


Knowledge & Skills

The key competencies and capabilities for this role are:


  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written and working collaboratively
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Ability to achieve objectives with strict deadlines and manage your own workload
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills


Required experience

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


  • Traffic signal design fundamentals and UK standards/specifications
  • Traffic engineering software including AutoCAD, preferably with KeySignals
  • Knowledge of traffic signal products from across the industry


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 Yunex Traffic 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