Temporary ITS Technical Specialist–Highways&Transportation

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Temporary ITS Technical Specialist–Highways&Transportation
Contract / Temporary

Liverpool RQ681545

Posted: 20th September 2022 15:39
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  • Pay Rate:

    £15.83 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 5 months

  • Liverpool,

    L2 2BS

What's involved with this role:

Temporary ITS Technical Specialist – Highways & Transportation

Reference no:  Liverpool RQ681545

Pay Rate: £15.83 per hour PAYE

The purpose of the role is to ensure the council’s immediate and long-term exposure to technical, operational and financial risk is both minimised and sustainable, by comprehensive assessment of design proposals, monitoring subsequent construction and installation works, testing and commissioning of traffic control and management technologies, in accordance with the council’s quality, technical and functional standards and specifications.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review design proposals submitted by internal and external clients, providing technical advice, comment and feedback in relation to ITS technology, control and communication systems and support services.


  • Liaise with internal and external clients, colleagues, customers and stakeholders with regard to technical issues affecting highway projects and UTC service delivery.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external clients in relation to the councils ITS asset, traffic control and communication systems.
  • Provide practical advice to help resolve construction / installation problems in relation to ITS technologies, infrastructure and associated systems.
  • Monitor construction and installation work ensuring public and worker safety through to project completion.
  • Monitor construction and installation work, ensuring project completion in accordance with drawings, instructions, method statements, contractual obligations, standards and specifications.
  • Identify, record and report incidences of non-compliance, taking appropriate action to initiate rectification and ensure remedial measures are completed within an agreed timescale, notifying the contractor, project manager and Team Leader as appropriate.
  • Liaise with and advise contractors in relation to use of traffic management systems and the deployment of portable and permanent traffic signals, including operation and timings.
  • Carry out testing and commissioning of existing, new or modified ITS and communication networks equipment.
  • Operate, manage and develop ITS systems ensuring optimised network performance at all times.
  • Provide UTC Control room cover as required.
  • Inspect, record and report condition of the ITS asset, initiating repairs or taking direct remedial action to ensure robust operational safety and optimised performance.
  • Assist with the management, supervision and administration of Term Maintenance contracts associated with ITS equipment, infrastructure and associated systems including e.g. Access Control, Car Park Guidance System, Variable Message Signs.



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Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.

ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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  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.
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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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Job Ref: Liverpool RQ681545
Temporary ITS Technical Specialist–Highways&Transportation
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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