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Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.


Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.


We are looking for a Traffic Signals Engineer to help with the expanding workload of our Midlands transport team in Leicester.

We offer a challenging and rewarding career working for a leading transport consultancy with a strong presence in the Midlands. You will join a growing team delivering a wide variety of interesting projects for clients in the private and public sectors



Your role:



You will assist colleagues in a range of tasks associated with traffic signal design, assessment and implementation - with opportunities to also become involved in the wider work of the Midlands transport team.

Your tasks will involve analysing and preparing data for the inclusion in traffic signal models, setting up and running traffic models (e.g. LinSig and TRANSYT), producing layout plans using AutoCAD, and preparing outputs for inclusion in client reports and specifications. By working alongside experienced traffic signals engineers, you will expand your existing skills and knowledge in traffic signals, and other traffic management techniques, for a variety of different project types and sizes.

You will be required to undertake your work with a high degree of diligence and quality in line with Tetra Tech's quality assurance processes. You will help colleagues to prepare technical papers and client reports and will need to be well organised and able to manage your time effectively to meet project deadlines.


Professional development:


The role presents an excellent opportunity to progress your career and work within a successful team on a range of exciting projects.


About you:


We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile individual with some knowledge of the design and assessment of traffic signals. For this role we require candidates to have a HND or degree in a relevant subject - for example mathematics, economics, physics or geography.

Above all, we will be looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Drive to succeed and a willingness to get involved
  • Experience in a transport consultancy or local authority
  • Knowledge of traffic data collection and analysis
  • Some knowledge of signal junction modelling theory and methods
  • Understanding of UK transport guidance
  • Knowledge of current UK design standards and guidance
  • Experience using AutoCAD
  • Strong team working capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, reports and drawings
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and strong attention to detail
  • Focus on results and project delivery
  • Full, clean UK driving licence and ideally access to a vehicle



  • Degree in Transport Planning/Engineering
  • Professional membership or working towards professional membership (e.g. MIHE, MCIHT, MTPS or MCILT)
  • Previous work experience in a transport consultancy
  • Experience of junction modelling using programs such as LinSIG and TRANSYT
  • Experience preparing traffic signal controller specifications and implementation
  • Knowledge of current UK design standards and guidance

Knowledge and application of Health and Safety and CDM



About Tetra Tech:


Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting www.tetratecheurope.com/careers

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratecheurope.com. To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter on the Careers section of our website.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tetra Tech is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity / shared parental leave.

We are very happy to discuss flexible working for this role, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours.  We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.

Our culture at Tetra Tech encourages and embraces the differences that make each of us unique - we are hiring you for you, so be yourself!

Additional Information
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