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Traffic Engineer (Active Travel) Bristol

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35k - 36k per year

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Highway Engineer (Traffic/Active travel)
Would you like the opportunity to work for an international organisation who are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come.
The Roads team have a vacancy for an Engineer in our Bristol office. The large multi-discipline office is situated just a few minutes' walk from Temple Meads Station and the vibrant city centre which boasts a fantastic range of shopping and eating and drinking establishments.
The team in Bristol provides concept, preliminary and detailed design and network modelling on a wide range of projects for local authorities and the private sector as well as supporting other company business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface. They offer flexible working and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns including compressed weeks and occasional home working.
The company offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
You will be joining an established team that will be involved in the winning and delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:
·Local Authority Clients in the Southwest Region including WECA, Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Cardiff County Council and Cornwall Council
·Midlands Highways Alliance
·Wessex Water
You will have some experience of working as part of project teams developing feasibility, preliminary and detailed design for traffic engineering, active travel, bus priority and urban realm schemes. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.
Key Responsibilities:
·Undertake design duties in the preparation of preliminary & detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes;
·Produce technical design information including drawings, reports and specifications;
·Ensure the technical content and quality of all outputs are in line with the project brief, design regulations and standards;
·Collaborate with the wider project team and other engineering disciplines;
·Assisting in work delegation and co-ordination to graduates and technicians;
·Produce deliverables to a high standard of quality against agreed timescales and within budget;
·Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for safety, health, and the environment in the design;
·Regularly communicate to the Principal Engineer/ Project Manager on project progress.
Minimum Requirements:
·Demonstrate experience and knowledge of developing scoping, preliminary and detailed design to traffic/local roads problems which include Alignment, Drainage, Pavement, Road Restraint System, Road Signs & Markings.
·Knowledge and experience in the following aspects: cycling design, traffic calming, drainage, junction design, and footway and carriageway improvement design;
·Knowledge of local and national design standards including, but not limited to; TSRGD, Manual for Streets, DMRB, Streetscape guidance and Traffic Signs Manual;
·Ability to demonstrate understanding and application of relevant design standards and regulations.
·Understanding of Health and Safety requirements including CDM responsibilities
·Excellent technical and communication skills and ability to work well within a team
·Knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office applications.
Preferred Qualifications:
·B.Sc., BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering, or relevant Engineering discipline.
Your benefits will include:
Helping employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important. If you join, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle. You'll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our 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.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.