Brent McKay joined Traffic Systems in 2004 after working for Bishman Ltd Electrical Contractors as a general electrician.
Brent is the subject matter expert on the Eclipse TSC4 and the Aldridge TSC4 controller. He has a wide ranging understanding of the maintenance and diagnostic requirements of both software and hardware related components.
Brent has project engineered
and supervised Traffic Signals and ITS contracts within the Auckland region and
has responsibilities for undertaking pre-commission audits and quality checks.
As a senior technician and
engineer, Brent holds responsibility for leading the signals and ITS team by
allocating tasks and priorities. He
chairs the staff safety meetings and is the link between management and staff.
Brent’s skill set includes
an in-depth understanding of ITS, fibre networks, CCTV, intersection software
communication protocols including the use of Multiplexes as control devices.
Currently Brent is managing
several large Traffic Signal Maintenance contracts throughout the North Island
including New Plymouth District Council, Hamilton City Council and Tauranga
City Council as well as the Electronic Signs Maintenance contract for Hamilton
Brent is responsible for
ensuring that the correct health and safety and traffic management requirements
are fulfilled on all the project sites. He ensures that Traffic Systems Ltd
fulfils all its contractual obligations to our clients.
Key Practical Experience
As Senior Field Engineer, Brent has had input into many of our successful projects including:
• New Lynn/Todd TOD – Stage 2
• SH20 Hillsborough Extension
• Cavendish Drive Upgrade
• Queen St (Auckland) Upgrade
• Highbrook Development (Manukau)
• East Tamaki Connection
As Technical Manager,
Brent’s successful projects include:
Hamilton City Council Traffic Signals Maintenance and Upgrade
Brent is managing this
significant on-going project encompassing maintenance for 80 intersections and
pedestrian crossings, 5 in the surrounding district and an upgrade programme for
several intersections a year.
Brent manages the software
installation and undertakes defect rectification when software supplied is not
Having several staff working
on this contract at any one time he is responsible for quality and safety
performance on this contract. The contract has an exemplary record for service response,
meeting deadlines, and adhering to quality standards.
Tauranga City Council Traffic Signals Maintenance
As Contract Manager for this
project, Brent is involved in scoping the work, arranging resources including
labour and vehicles, arranging the daily work plan and work allocation, and
liaison with the council.
Brent has ensured that
traffic flows continue smoothly, with minimal disruption to the public and
while the work continues to meet plans and specifications.
Brent is responsible for the
effective maintenance or all intersections and signals falling under this
Technical Qualifications & Training
Cert Engineering (Electrical, Australia)
WTC6A Vector Service Connections Warrant
STMS Level 1
QTC, Tyco and Aldridge controller configuration and diagnostics training
CCTV, COMMS and UPS training & experience
Site Safe Commercial Passport