Ringway Jacobs is an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all our employees.

For our Job Applicant Privacy Notice please click here

Lighting and Technology Team Leader

Download Form
Apply Online

Apply online or download application form to email with cv, if relevant, to recruitment@ringwayjacobs.com


As the Lighting and Technology Team Leader your role will be to manage and develop a team that specialises in Lighting Design (staff may be in separate locations) to bring in External Consultancy Work. The role will also support the RJ contracts to promote and win work for these services internally with our clients. Help develop the technology strategy with the wider team and within our departments on the contract you are working within.



Build our lighting team to ensure that we meet our KPI’s

Bid and win work around Externally (this will be an important aspect of the role) and build strong relationships with clients and external parties so that we get repeat work

Bid and win work around RJ contracts and work closely with the contract teams to build relationships and promote our lighting and technology services   

Be able to manage designs through to commissioning on site to ensure that the end project is achieved as per the design, this is critical in providing successful schemes

To build up RJ’s reputation within the industry as lighting and technology specialist organisation

Ensure that our designs maintain a high standard of Health and Safety in accordance with the CDM regulations

Write quarterly highlight update reports covering Finance / Commercial, Resource, Quality, Issues, good news stories etc.

Increase design team revenue

Line management responsibilities.

Take ownership of design standards, (ensuring we work to up-to-date standards)

Ensure that the team have effective Continual Professional Development (CPD) plans and provide the training they require

Improve and create document templates and internal processes

Ensure that resourcing requirements are met

Approve design work carried out by the team.

Skills and Experience

Have at least 5 years’ experience within the lighting industry with a working knowledge of the relevant standards

Must have or be working towards IEng and MILP membership and accreditation. 

Must be comfortable in presenting and communicating, clearly and appropriately, to all levels within the business and externally with clients

Have management experience

Experience in AutoCAD, electrical cable design and Lighting Reality

Experienced user of MS Office software

Good knowledge of CDM Regulations

Experience of highways contracts

Experience of managing programmes of architectural lighting and specialist lighting works.

Ability to plan, coordinate and organise a range of activities

Highly IT competent

Good report writing skills

Full Driving Licence

Degree/HNC in Electrical Engineering or related discipline

ILP Exterior Lighting Diploma or equivalent qualification or SLL/MCIBSE

Must be a HEA/ECS Highway Electrical Registration Scheme (HERS) Approved Person with Found 01 and Found 07 or working towards

BS7671 17th Edition or 18th City and Guilds Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008 (2015 or 2018)


Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - Depends on Experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Central Bedfordshire
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Lighting Technology Teamleader
  • Closing Date: 20 September 2019