ITS Supervisor Job Description

ITS Supervisor

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ITS Supervisor Job Description

ITS Supervisors oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of Intelligent Transportation Systems of a project. They generally lead a team of engineers and technicians to ensure the successful deployment of ITS technologies to optimise transportation systems’ safety, efficiency, and reliability.


  • Develop and implement maintenance programs for ITS infrastructure
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders and internal teams to conduct feasibility studies, gather project requirements and develop project scopes
  • Supervise and guide a team of engineers and technicians involved in the ITS department.
  • Oversee the installation, integration, and operation of ITs infrastructure
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies, and best practices in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Identify risks, monitor project progress, and implement corrective actions as necessary to ensure successful project delivery


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, or electrical engineering or a relevant field
  • Have experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining ITS systems
  • Have the ability and experience to run direct and sub-contract labour teams safely and efficiently
  • Solid focus on health and safety, quality and giving clients the best possible result
  • Be practical-minded and work with a hands-on approach coupled with excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to guide a team with strong leadership and management skills
  • Project management skills, including planning, risk management, resource allocation, and budget control
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of ITS technologies, such as traffic management systems, signal control systems, surveillance systems and communication network

Working Conditions

  • Typically work in an office environment with occasional visits on-site
  • Safety equipment must be worn during the on-site construction site
  • Extra hours may be required when nearing the completion of a project
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Typically require a lot of communication among stakeholders, engineers, estimators, technicians, government agencies, etc.

Average Salary

  • $110k – $120k per year in Australia
  • $105k – $125k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This ITS Supervisor job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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