Consultant - Vehicle & Infrastructure Technology

Location: Wokingham

Salary: £38, 001 - £46, 000

Team: Vehicle & Infrastructure Technologies

Contract Type: Permanent

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Consultant - Vehicle & Infrastructure Technology

About The Role                                              CIQHP

Our Vehicle & Infrastructure Technology Team has new openings for experienced Consultants with research expertise across either the automotive or transport infrastructure control and monitoring areas. The team hold responsibility for research and consultancy in areas as diverse as Connected and Automated Driving Systems Technology - including Telematics devices and Active & Passive Safety, Low Emission and Electric vehicles, and the development of algorithms and control systems used in state of the art road survey vehicles.  The output of our work is used to further enhance standards around vehicle safety & accreditation, and to inform and evolve policy to take account of rapid advances in technology across the transport domain.

Positions exist for both individual contributors and team supervisors. Roles can be based from our offices in Crowthorne, Berkshire – or central Birmingham.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

With involvement across all aspects of research and consultancy the key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Writing reports and defining technical standards & procedures.
  • Overseeing the specification and implementation of data streams for vehicle / telematics systems.
  • Developing algorithms and/or standards for control and monitoring systems.
  • Discussing requirements with clients and providing estimates for project work
  • Assisting / leading bids and managing stakeholder consultations.
  • Providing Technical Reviews for reports from more junior members of staff.

Skills & Experience

We’re seeking applications from experienced Engineers or Physical Scientists with a good understanding of vehicle ( ADAS / ACS) or transport related control systems technology – ideally with knowledge of appropriate regulatory frameworks & policies.

Suitable applicants will have experience in several of the following areas.

  • Experience compiling technical publications - writing technical standards or assessment procedures, and writing research reports.
  • An understanding of CAN data & telematics
  • Competency in mentoring / team leading
  • Experience with open data platforms & standards.
  • Knowledge of cyber security issues / threats in relation to vehicle systems and telematics.
  • A honed ability to identify and qualify a customer’s needs and form an appropriate solution.


A degree in either Automotive, Mechanical or Electronic Engineering - or a Physical Science discipline,  is essential.  A PhD or MSc level qualification would be highly desirable.

Communication Requirements

Applicants should be fluent in English and demonstrate the ability to write clear, concise, correctly punctuated and grammatically correct text in English that is matched to the needs and requirements of a target audience.




At TRL we offer a competitive benefits package including:

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