Interim Street Lighting Design Engineer – Traffic

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Interim Street Lighting Design Engineer – Traffic
Interim Position

Bradford 5208906

Posted: 23rd June 2022 09:56
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £40.00 per hour PAYE, depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is assumed to be for a minimum of one month


    BD4 7NW

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim Street Lighting Design Engineer – Traffic

Reference no: Bradford 5208906

To provide a service at all times to the nominated Design Manager by ensuring that the standards of work and the designs supplied by Contractors are as specified in accordance with the Works Information.

  • Conduct assessments of highways lighting designs, installations and associated electrical networks
  • Compose records of the works; index and file all drawings and correspondence
  • Work with the Design Manager to control and monitor design budgets for both the initial design, detailed design and project delivery stages.
  • Conduct regular design resource profiling assessments to ensure resource availability for projects within the programme to meet the needs of agreed programme milestone dates.
  • Design new and improved highways lighting installations using 'Lighting Reality' software
  • Design highway electrical lighting networks using cable design software packages to produce electrical schematics to the relevant standards for construction
  • Undertake and perform site surveys and investigations to finalise As Build drawings for information and record purpose
  • Produce and provide estimates, specifications and contract documents.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the highways lighting sector on high driven target projects. i.e. Energy efficient lighting replacement woks / column renewal works
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of the current British and European standards relating to Street Lighting i.e. BS5489 - Code of practice for the design of road lighting
  3. Extensive experience of local authority street lighting maintenance and construction projects
  4. Proficient in 'Lighting Reality' design software
  5. Proficient in AutoCAD Software
  6. Comprehensive knowledge of cable design software packages i.e. Amtech
  7. Good understanding of Electricity at Work and IET Wiring Regulations
  8. Experience of reviewing and interrogating accident statistics and/or road safety audits
  9. Knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
  10. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Other Work-Related Requirements: Hold a Full Driving Licence
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Street Lighting Design Engineer – Traffic
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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