Lighting Senior Engineer – Transport Technology

Stockton On Tees, United Kingdom Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
11 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of

professional technical services to industrial, commercial and

government clients. With revenues approaching $13 billion and over

60,000 employees across the globe, we are continuing to grow our

business every year.

We are looking for talented people to join us across the UK and

Ireland to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting

our clients (90% of our business is repeat business).

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the UK consultancy sector as a

result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include the

Highways England, National Contractors and Local Authorities. Our

current challenges include a significant portfolio of infrastructure

projects for the Highways England, Transport for London,

Buckinghamshire CC and Devon CC and many more opportunities

are in the pipeline, including projects in the Middle East. So would

you like to be a member of our Street Lighting team based in


As part of the expansion of our street lighting team across the UK, we

are wishing to recruit a confident and competent Lighting Senior

Engineer to join our established Street Lighting team. You will

become a member of an expanding design and consultancy team,

taking a role in leading the delivery of street lighting and electrical

design and the provision of consultation services throughout all

stages of project development.


As a Lighting Senior Engineer you will be undertaking a variety of project types, sizes and complexities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the preparation of street lighting and electrical designs at feasibility, optioneering, planning and detailed design stages.
  • Project management of small projects including programme and cost monitoring.
  • Delivery of technical specifications and contract documentation.
  • Preparation of fee estimates, technical reports, feasibility studies, designs, specifications and contract documents.
  • Conducting detailed daytime and night time lighting surveys.
  • Production of Environmental Lighting Impact Assessments reports, Economic Assessments reports and Business Cases.
  • Involvement in the production and updating of client policies and procedures.
  • Interfacing with other Jacobs engineering disciplines such as geotechnical, highways, railways, airports, safety and environmental engineers.
  • Liaise with clients, electricity suppliers, contractors, professional organisations, sub-consultants and other design teams.
  • Technical checking and design reviews.
  • Business development including attendance at CPD events, exhibitions and seminars.
  • Ensuring projects are delivered in accordance with company and client quality requirements.

Essential Criteria

Experience of designing to British lighting and electrical

standards (including but not limited to BS5489, BSEN 13201

and BS7671).

Conversant with the relevant aspects of the Design Manual

for Roads and Bridges.

Experience of liaising with clients, the public, stakeholders

and local authorities.

Knowledge of Highways England (HE) or local authority

requirements for relevant projects

Experience of carrying out lighting inspections and light


Clear communication skills and the individual must be able to

develop strong technical credibility with the client and be able

to foster relationships in a partnering environment.

The willingness and ability to identify personal development

areas and to work towards addressing these areas is crucial.

Experience with completing detailed site inspections /surveys.

Strong technical report writing skills.

Computer skills including a working knowledge of proprietary lighting

and electrical design programmes such as:

Castline & AMTECH

Lighting Reality


Phillips Calculux


Essential Qualification:

Degree level education in Electrical / Electronic Engineering

or a related field, ideally a min. 2:1 class.

You should have gained or working towards CEng/IEng and

MILP/IET status or equivalent.

Desirable Qualification:

Institution of Lighting Professional Exterior Lighting Diploma.

Appropriate BS 7671 (Wiring Regulations 17th Edition)


G39 certificate held.

CSCS card held.

Prince 2 qualifications.


We offer a competitive package which includes a Pension and Life

Assurance Scheme, paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of

national and public holidays and a Flexible Benefits programme

including the option to buy additional holidays, private health care and

life assurance.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed

to the safety and wellbeing of all.