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Principal Highway Safety Engineer

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Principal Highway Safety Engineer

  • Location:

    West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harriet Simmonds

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 051

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are currently looking for a Principal Engineer to come and join our client in West Yorkshire in the Safety Design Team.  The Safety Design Team are responsible for keeping the traffic on West Yorkshire roads running safely and efficiently.
The Main Duties Are:

·Design and assist in the design of casualty reduction schemes after undertaking detailed accident analysis, to improve safety for highways users and pedestrians.
·Design and assist in the design of new safety measures that improve the day to day safety of pedestrians and other highway users.
·Get involved in work across the Design team which may involve schemes generated from; agreements made under Section 38, 278 or 106 of the Highways Act, major scheme proposals and West Yorkshire Transport fund initiatives.
·Carry out and assist in undertaking road safety audits.
·Be involved in Safe Routes to School - predominately around pedestrian improvements.
·Manage our Speed Indicator Device programme and the Vehicle Activated signs that we have throughout the district.
·Investigate and respond to requests from with regards to speed, accidents, rat running, pedestrian crossing concerns, HGVs, and other safety related issues, and understand the need for effective and efficient communication, both written and verbal..
·Spend a portion of your time travelling between sites, for which you will need a full and valid driving licence.
·Work well leading and as part of a team, and demonstrate a customer focused approach and have excellent relationship management skills.
·Take responsibility and accountability for the delivery of projects and outputs of your teams.
What to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.