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Senior Traffic Engineer

  • Location:

    Manchester City Centre

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

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My Client are a leading, international premier infrastructure firm, delivering professional services. The projects vary from transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment.
The team in Manchester are currently looking to expand their Traffic Team and looking specifically for a Senior Engineer on a permanent basis. The company offer a fantastic flexible working policy and will accommodate flexible and remote working. The new strategy is called 'Freedom to grow' and this will help staff achieve a better work-life balance now and in the future.
The team provides network modelling, design and infrastructure delivery services on a wide range of projects for many local authority and contractor clients and also supports other AECOM sectors.  
Reporting to Senior members of the team (Principal, Associate), this person will join the traffic team to work on some fantastic projects,  lead on the design of schemes and support more junior members of staff. There is also a lot of potential in this role for promotion to Principal.
Current projects include:
- Bee Network
- The Crescent Masterplan
- Great Manchester Clean Air Zone
- Stockport Bus Rapid Transit
You will:
·Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all CDM responsibilities including safety in design
·Support preparation of detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids whilst developing client relationships
·Act as an AECOM accredited Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager (training provided) including monitoring financial performance.
·Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.
·Take an active role in the preparation of designs and reports for highway and traffic engineering schemes, providing specialist technical contributions
·Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation.
·Support Senior Management and manage career progression of team members.
·A successful track record in the delivery of multiple, consecutive traffic engineering projects with excellent technical and communication skills.
·Experience of team management including technical development and mentoring of staff in the performance of their duties.
·Application and use of DMRB, Manual for Streets and the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals
·Experience of dealing directly with clients and contributing to bids and proposals

An ability to demonstrate experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas:
Traffic engineering management and design, Cycling and walking, Traffic signals, Bus priority and BRT, Road safety audits/analysis/engineering, Traffic signing and wayfinding, Traffic Regulation Orders and parking, Traffic modelling software (e.g.VISSIM, TRANSYT, and LinSig etc).
Desirable skills:
- Detailed design and scheme delivery experience for urban streetscapes with excellent technical and communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
- A Chartered Engineer or actively working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution.
- CSCS card holder
·Competitive salary
·25 days annual leave
·Company pension scheme - you contribute up to 4% / Company contribute up to 6%
·Private Health Insurance
·Life assurance 4x salary
·One paid annual professional institution membership fee
You'll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through the company charity, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you're a member of the Reserve Forces you'll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.