Principal Traffic Engineer

Job Description

Siemens Mobility are currently recruiting for a Principal Traffic Engineer for our Intelligent Traffic Management business. Due to the flexible nature of these roles, we would be open to considering applicants located throughout the UK and Northern Ireland.

Our Team and what we do

As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Siemens Mobility Limited are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility. Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) is the market leading road technology business in the UK. 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 ITS 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 signal control through our ground-breaking Sitraffic FUSION software and the design, installation and maintenance of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Siemens ITS 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.

Within ITS, Consultancy Services (CS) are an engineering team delivering a wide range of traffic engineering 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 full responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of traffic engineering projects including traffic modelling and traffic signal design, MOVA validation and UTC configuration. You will be responsible 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 covers an experienced traffic engineer at principal level to deliver complex traffic engineering projects across a range of disciplines. You will be responsible for a number of junior team members and their professional development. 

What will be my Responsibilities?

  • Be responsible for the Health & Safety of your direct reports (if applicable)
  • Be responsible for the development of your direct reports (if applicable)
  • Deliver a wide range of traffic engineering projects across the regional area and the other parts of the UK in accordance with current national/local standards, guidance and best practice.
  • Deliver traffic engineering projects in accordance with ergonomic, economic and sustainable principles.
  • Assessment and mitigation of risks associated with traffic engineering projects.
  • Travel to site visits and customer meetings with overnight stays where appropriate.
  • Be responsible for the project management of each allocated project including financial tracking to ensure projects are completed on time and to budget.
  • Responsible for reporting any project issues to the consultancy manager at the earliest time.
  • Be responsible for technical approval of traffic engineering schemes before delivery to customers.
  • Preparation of technical reports and specifications.
  • Preparation of consultancy/design quotations.

What Skills, Qualifications and Experience do I need?

To have experience in most of the following areas and have a specialist knowledge of multiple areas. One or

more traffic engineering areas should be at a specialist level recognised as an industry expert, influencing the development of that area across the industry.

  • Traffic signal design fundamentals and UK standards/specifications
  • Traffic engineering software including LinSig, Transyt and AutoCAD, IC4
  • Knowledge of traffic signal products from across the industry
  • UTC systems & SCOOT
  • MOVA Design & Validation
  • Other traffic systems including UTMC Common Databases and Remote Monitoring
  • You should have a relevant degree preferably with, or aiming towards, Chartered Engineer status.
  • High level of communication skills will be necessary as you will be expected to liaise with other parts of the business and with customers one to one and in a presenting role.
  • Ability to manage all aspects of project delivery from opportunity through to acceptance.
  • Have a firm understanding of the financial management objectives required to deliver projects
  • Ability to write and review technical reports.
  • Ability to manage your own time and the forward load planning of the team.
  • Ability to solve complex traffic engineering problems.
  • Ability to achieve objectives with strict deadlines.

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens 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

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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