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Street Lighting Design Engineer

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To carry out the design, investigation, and implementation of lighting schemes


To carry out the design, investigation, and implementation of lighting schemes. Working with the lighting design team to deliver the design requirements

Writing Feasibility Reports

Engagement with Clients and external parties

Interaction with Operations teams to ensure effective handover of designs including Health & Safety requirements

Providing day to day technical support for the trainee/assistant design engineers

To plan and implement the maintenance programmes associated with highway lighting ensuring that these are fully integrated and coordinated with other highway maintenance and works programmes.

Maintain positive and constructive working relationships and communication channels with external organisations and also within the Council.

Comply with the Health and Safety Policy of the Council including Construction, Design and Management Regulations.

Skills and Experience

 Knowledge of Highway Legislation, Local Government procedures and design standards and good practice.

Detailed knowledge of current editions of the IEE various regulations.

Working knowledge of budgetary controls and the planning, co-ordination and control of highway lighting contracts

HNC/ONC level qualification or equivalent

Eng. Technician or Incorporated Engineer status

Appropriate membership of a relevant Professional Institution

Evidence of continuous professional development


ILP Exterior Lighting Diploma

Full, clean driving licence

Minimum of 3 years experience in highway lighting

Able to undertake electrical and lighting design work

Fully conversant with MS - Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

CAD skills including AutoCAD and lighting reality design software

Communication skills including report writing.

Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Street Lighting Design Engineer