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Lead Engineer - Technology

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Lead Engineer - Technology

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

The MENS’ BU (Project structuring, Operation and New Services) is one of the world leaders in the financial project structuring of PPP projects, as well as in the operation of infrastructures and services. In the road sector, Egis operates and maintains 44 roads and highways, including civil structures such as bridges, viaducts and tunnels. Through 28 operating companies, Egis employs more than 9,300 people in more than 20 countries, i.e. nearly 4,400 km.

In the airport sector, our BU operates, maintains and develops a network of 17 airports around the world, handling more than 30 million passengers and 330,000 tons of freight per year.

The MENS’ BU also offers a wide range of services for its customers such as electronic toll collection, interoperability and on-street parking management.

M25, one of our flagship projects!

Egis and our joint venture partners have formed Connect Plus Services (CPS), which is the company responsible for managing one of the busiest motorways in Europe through Highways England's largest Design build Finance operate (DBFO) contract. With over 600 people working across CPS and the contract running to 2039, this is a great opportunity to build an important part of your career on a major highways project.

On the M25 and other international Egis projects, our teams have extensive opportunities to develop diverse ranges of expertise and experience whilst contributing to the successful delivery of key services.

Job description

To work within the Connect Plus Services Technology Maintenance Team maintaining & improving Area 5 Technology assets

This role includes the supervising of the regionalised Technology Engineers and Technicians to carry out cyclic maintenance and fault/failure rectification activities on the following types of equipment – CCTV, ERT, MIDAS, RCC, NTIS, HAWIS, Traffic Signal, Message sign and signal equipment in line with the National Highways and Technology Services quality plan ensuring the technology systems are maintained and repaired in accordance with the contractual requirements and timescales required


What you’ll be doing:


  • Responsible for Supervision of Technology Engineers and Technicians
  • Responsible for developing fault reduction strategies
  • Ensure systems are maintained and repaired within contractual requirements through efficient and effective working
  • Ensure National Highways Service Now data is captured and entered correctly
  • Attend faults, knockdowns and carries out corrective maintenance including the reinstatement of sites, cable and equipment damaged by others
  • Responsible for repairs to modules and components ensuring these are completed within the contract time frame
  • Proficient in the maintenance and operation of all National Highways systems (hardware and software) within each Control Office
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all faults are repaired within Contract timescales during normal working day and monitoring this within area
  • Responsibility for ensuring all planned maintenance is carried out within Contract timescales and monitoring this
  • Manage the allocation of faults forwarded via Service Now to Technology Engineers assuring fault response times are achieved
  • Responsible for regional engineers NHSS 8 sector scheme portfolios to maintain CPS compliance under the scheme
  • Carries out fault rectification and maintenance duties within the contract response times
  • Responsible for responding to emergencies in line with emergency procedures
  • Provides technical liaison for third party faults.
  • Manage the sub-contractor’s work on Traffic Signal systems and related equipment.




  • Qualified to HNC or B/TEC Higher National Certificate in electronics/ telecommunications engineering (or equivalent qualification), OR 8 years’ experience working on Motorway communications or closely related systems
  • NHSS8 Certified
  • Good knowledge of NH communications infrastructure and standards
  • Good knowledge of NH testing / ADAMr requirements
  • NMCS 2 Communications experience i.e. good all round technology experience e.g. MIDAS, CCTV, VMS, ERTs, NTIS, HAWIS, Traffic Signals etc.
  • Excellent team management skills and a genuine interest in team development
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work closely and manage subcontractors
  • Experience of working with the NRTS Contractor

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom


South Mimms (around London) or Dartford or Leatherhead

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years