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Full-time Senior Road Lighting Technician

at Capita Symonds in Glasgow

A new vacancy has arisen for a Senior Road Lighting Technician.


Objective Qualities

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Associate Membership of appropriate professional body, HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent and or Level 2 City and Guilds Electrical qualified Testing and Verification of Electrical Installations.
• Experience of street lighting design to BS5489, and HA DMRB.
• Knowledge of managing street lighting operation including maintenance and compliance with BS7671. .
• Experience of managing projects and contracts to successful outcomes.
• Considerable Experience of working in the relevant service area and of the business and the context in which it operates.
• IT literacy, including experience of using the suite of Microsoft Office applications.

Ideally, the candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following:

• Experience of working with computer systems for the design and specification of street lighting systems.
• Knowledge of local authority or public sector working and an understanding of political sensitivities within local government working;
• A current Driving License.

Subjective Qualities

The successful candidate should possess the following qualities:

• The ability to work with a minimum of supervision, to prioritise work under pressure and respond positively to the demands of a time limited work programme, completing to deadlines
• The ability to work successfully with others
• A flexible approach and a willingness to undertake a broad range of tasks within the consultancy
• The ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders in a friendly and courteous manner
• A willingness to undertake training and development when required


Key Responsibilities:

The role is one which assists with delivering a range of road lighting design and maintenance services including day-to-day project management with a requirement for ongoing self-promotion in order to win new work.

Principal responsibilities involved are:

• To assist the collection of up to date asset management data related to street lighting
• To assist road lighting design services as required
• technical advice and support to a range of internal and external staff;
• contributing to business development activity.

Responsibilities will include

Operational Responsibilities
• To assist the delivery of Road Lighting Services including design, electrical testing, clean and inspect, where appropriate, data collection and verification.
• Monitoring and reporting on progress of projects and work programmes.
• Assist in the co-ordination of activities with own team including collection of appropriate inventory information and updating of records.
• Assisting clients to develop projects and work programmes and deliver, monitor and report on progress.
• Produce designs, drawings, specifications, contract documents including bills of quantities in respect of the Street Lighting Recovery Plan.
• Contributing to effective team working.
• Take part in effective liaison with internal and external stakeholders as part of the delivery of projects and/or the relevant service.

Project & Programme Management
• Assist with the project management, including the assembly of project teams
• Assist with the management of the team’s programme of work to ensure that Road Lighting services generally are being delivered to the client’s satisfaction - on time,

Business Development

• Contributing to the business development activity of the team as a whole including specific input to Road Lighting related bids.

Other Responsibilities
• Contributing to business planning activities, as appropriate;
• Contributing to business improvement initiatives, as appropriate

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