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Vacancy title
Engineer - VMS Signs (m/f/d)
Business unit
UK | Engineering
Exeter, United Kingdom
Closing date

Your challenge

We have an exciting opportunity for a VMS sign Engineer to join our operations team in Exeter.

  • To carry out installations, repairs or routine maintenance of roadside electronic signage and other traffic technology equipment across the UK.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory obligations with regards to Health and Safety during all work activities, for yourself and other engineers and contractors,
  • Promote good practice and efficiency in installation, maintenance and fault-finding techniques.
  • Carry out commissioning activities with clients.
  • Build good working relationships with clients.
  • Show a high level of professionalism, demonstrating particular attention to customer service.
  • Work nights and weekends and on call as required.
  • Be responsible for the completion of all paperwork relating to site activities, within the required timescales, with the required level of accuracy
  • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities, be multi-tasking and react effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work on their own initiative with minimal day-to-day supervision
  • Working with other engineers at all levels
  • Assist Project Managers as required.
  • Inform Sales Department of any potential sales opportunities.

Your profile

  • Minimum of 12 months working as a “Highways Electrician”
  • Preferred background in Electronic Signage, Traffic Signals, Barrier equipment or Vehicle Detection Systems
  • Experience of working on the Highways
  • Good organisation skills and ability of working on own initiative.
  • This position is conditional upon the job holder passing a medical examination to the satisfaction of Highways England, and any further medical examinations required by our customers
  • This position is conditional upon the job holder passing all drug and alcohol testing instigated by Swarco or by our customers on site
  • C&G Electrical Qualifications.
  • Good IT Skills.
  • Good Communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and professionally with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Health and Safety activities and Environmental legislation. (Training will be given)
  • Good Electrical & Practical experience and knowledge to be able to understand our products and services.
  • Strong motivation to achieve, well organised and structured approach

Your benefit

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, we actively run employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 days with bank holidays in addition, plus the option to buy agreed number of days
  • Perkbox – employee discount scheme with discounts online, in high street stores, cinema, holidays, restaurants and many more
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 4x salary


Please apply by clicking on the apply button

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note,

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you.