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Traffic Engineer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £32k - 40k per year

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Are you looking for a new opportunity to work within a large multidisciplinary consultancy who are involved in exciting local and international projects?
With several offices in the UK the company offers a professional and technical service. Working with in both the public and private sector, the organisation design, build and enhance their infrastructure and property assets. The company combine expertise to achieve more from the entire built environment.

The team are currently looking for a Traffic Engineer to join the Newcastle office to assist in the development of Road Safety Engineering schemes, such as traffic calming, pedestrian priority, 20mph zones as well as contributing to road safety audits and collision investigation work.
The team would like to hear from you if you have the following skills and abilities:

·The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of below:
·Over 3 years' experience in Traffic Engineering or Civil Engineering related activities.
· Good level of knowledge and experience of current Traffic Engineering technical and legal requirements and practices.
·Road Layout design, Road Safety and cycling infrastructure design.
·Be competent in the use of AutoCAD 2D (3D Desirable) for the development of schemes
·Be experienced in the use of AutoCAD, Swept Path Vehicle Software, and Traffic Engineering design software
· Be proficient in a wide range of IT skills including Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Project)
·Experience of successfully developing other people.
·Hold a full UK driving licence.

Main responsibilities of the role:
·Take a key role in the delivery of Traffic Engineering ensuring quality and timely delivery are at the forefront.
·Ensure they are fully conversant with company requirements and contribute to effective project management.
·Assist in the development of links with other areas of the business to maximise Traffic Engineering opportunities.
·Engage with internal staff (in other Profit Centres) to develop and maintain relationships in similar fields and across other services.
·Ensure successful technical contributions to projects is provided.
·Work efficiently to contribute to ensuring that successful financial outcomes are achieved or exceeded for those projects worked on by the Assistant Engineer through sound business and financial understanding.
·Take a proactive approach to the reporting and mitigation of matters which present a risk to the achievement of successful delivery of projects.
·Ensure all projects/services are delivered in accordance with the BMS system
·Assist in the development of temporary and permanent traffic management schemes including parking schemes, permit parking, resident parking, the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders and bus priority measures
·Assist in the development of highway design and junction improvements schemes.
·Assist in the development of traffic signing strategies and design.
·Support project engineers and deputise when appropriate
·The ability to maintain and develop excellent working relationships with peers in the Design Consultancy.
·A proactive approach to the delivery of Traffic Engineering and other engineering projects.

What you will get in return:
·Competitive salary
·Career development and support
·Company pension scheme
·One relevant subscription paid for
·Cycle to work scheme
·Discounted retail vouchers
·Various private insurance scheme
·Childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle
If you have the skills and feel this job suits your career ambitions, please get in touch. We are expecting a high volume of applications for this role so would advise to apply ASAP.
"The company offers a operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership"
All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working in offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all office locations that are open to protect the colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of people is of paramount importance to us, and we are doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.