Senior Technician - Vehicle Data Validation

Location: Wokingham

Salary: £30,001 - £38,000

Team: Data & Statistics

Contract Type: Permanent

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Senior Technician - Vehicle Data Validation

About The Role                             CIQHP

TRL’s Vehicle Validation Team has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our industry leading team responsible for assessing the performance of state-of-the-art survey vehicles.  We are looking for a person to take a lead role within the team and be responsible for delivering the work accurately to time and budget. They will be working with a small team of technicians in a multi-faceted role working in all areas of a vehicle validation programme: systems testing, technology assessment, data processing/analysis/interpretation, report writing and client interaction. 

Key Duties / Responsibilities

The role involves ensuring a number of different operations are completed including:

  • Working with project and team managers to ensure all tasks are suitably resourced.
  • Organising and undertaking third party vehicle testing programmes. This may involve working away from the office at various UK test track facilities and on the road network.
  • Processing and analysing of the data collected by these survey vehicles using bespoke and standard software packages.
  • Reporting on the resulting analysis and assessing compliance against detailed performance specifications and communicating these to both internal and external clients.
  • Responsibility for ensuring deliverables are to time and budget
  • Supporting the operation of TRL’s own survey vehicles and survey equipment
  • Ensuring Health & Safety and Environmental procedures are strictly followed.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have a practical experience in the management of highways and preferably in the field of surface condition monitoring. Particular requirements include:

  • Extensive experience or knowledge in at least one of the following areas: road condition surveys, Certification and/or Quality Assurance processes, highway (asset) management, highway standards, testing regimes.
  • A keen interest in Technology (e.g. Lasers, GPS, Cameras) and the ability to learn quickly.
  • Demonstrable experience using standard data analysis and reporting tools (including Microsoft Excel) for analysis and presentation of data.
  • Experience using standard data reporting tools (including Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint) for the presentation of data and findings.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an interest in identifying and investigating anomalies in data sets.
  • The ability to write clear, concise, correctly punctuated and grammatically correct English to present issues and observations with data.
  • Good communication skills, as the role involves liaising with team members, clients and survey contractors.
  • A flexible approach to working patterns and a willingness to occasionally work in the field.
  • A full driving licence

Qualifications

A science, engineering or technology-based qualification/education or the ability to demonstrate an appropriate equivalent experience or capability.

Benefits

At TRL we offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Support for professional memberships and further study
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance cover and Group Income Protection
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible benefits package
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