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Principal Traffic Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Luke Clifford

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Principal Traffic Engineering professional to join our client's expanding offices based in Slough. Due to ongoing success in the Highways and Transportation sectors and some major client wins in 2020 we are expecting unprecedented growth throughout 2021 onwards!
As the successful Principal Engineer you will be working on a range of schemes within the industry, leading a team of Engineering professionals further enabling you to advance your career and develop your skill set.
A healthy work-life balance is key for anyone in their career which is why our clients offer flexible working to everyone, with core hours of 10am till 4pm Monday to Friday, and the ability to work remotely when needed. 
The role requires a detailed knowledge of highways, traffic, parking and transportation, and the ability to develop and initiate schemes from inception through to completion. 
Key elements of the role:
·Ensuring that projects are managed within their respective budgets
·Co-ordinate the issue of invoices and ensure the clients requirements are fulfilled
·Preparation of proposals and estimates for new work
·Project managing / directing projects in accordance with Client requirements
·Provide technical direction on projects and high level advice on complex technical issues
·Contribute to the management of the Traffic Engineering team
·Respond to client requests and enquiries and ensuring that their needs are met
·To actively sell aspects of the business to clients
·To be flexible - carry out any duties as and when required for the good of the company
·To manage staff in his / her team effectively, encourage and motivate performance, and help with their development
·To be the client's primary point of contact for projects managed within their business unit
The ideal candidate will have but not limited to:
·Relevant Degree or equivalent
·Minimum of seven years' relevant experience
·Alternative consideration given to significant relevant experience in lieu of specified education and professional qualification
·Comprehensive understanding of traffic and transportation techniques, highway design and transport planning principles and a proven track record in project design and delivery
·Preferably conversant with and/or intermediate user of CAD design software
·Good project management experience and/or a relevant qualification
·Good understanding of traffic and highway legislation
·Comprehensive knowledge of relevant technical / industry / TfL standards
Reasons to apply for the role:
·£45,000 - £55,000
·27 days annual leave + bank holidays
·Continuous training and development
·Excellent health benefits including BUPA
·Yearly professional membership of your choice
·Plenty of company organised social functions!
What you need to do now: 
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy please click APPLY NOW or contact Luke Clifford at Carrington West for more information on 07714267579.

If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Luke at Carrington West on 02393 876011 for more information.
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