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Traffic Technician

  • Location:

    Swindon

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25 - 30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

    michael.hayward@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

  • Job ref:

    JO0000026163

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced traffic engineer to come and join my busy client in the South West to manage and undertake the investigation and assessment of day-to-day traffic management and road safety concerns and complaints.
 
The key responsibilities are:
 
·Identify, assess and prioritise traffic management and road safety issues to inform the setting of work programmes.
·Be responsible for the design and implementation of traffic management and road safety improvement schemes, including the production of technical drawings, estimates, setting out of site works and procurement of such works from the council's direct works contractor or another.
·Analyse and interpret data including injury collision records, traffic volumes and speeds and other relevant datasets to inform traffic management & road safety solutions within legislative framework and technical guidelines.
·Prepare drawings of Traffic Regulation Orders using specialist software and provide detail to inform associated legal documents.
·Be responsible for the collation, commissioning and disseminating of traffic surveys. Monitor and review performance of external contractors though the data collection contract, identify and take forward changes to the service provided where appropriate. Share traffic data with stakeholders when required.
·Produce technical drawings and graphs using various software systems to illustrate data trends, monitoring of completed schemes and traffic flow information.
·Prepare written or verbal reports to Senior Officers, Cabinet Members, Ward Councillors, the general public and other interested parties as required.
·Prepare and present business cases to Officer Project Board, provide project status updates and act as Project Manager in the effective procurement and delivery of traffic management and road safety improvement schemes.
·Undertake and take responsibility for correspondence, telephone calls and site visits delivering a high level of customer care while doing so, in line with corporate guidelines.
·Carry out consultations with relevant stakeholders, provide regular project updates for interested parties and provide content for Highways Newsletters, social media and website communications to promote and publicise the work of the Traffic Management & Road Safety team.
·Provide technical traffic management advice, information and data to other business units and comment upon planning applications and other development proposals in respect of traffic management.
 
 
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
 
FOOTNOTE:
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.
 
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information.
 
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