Senior Engineer

Camden Council
Camden Town, Greater London
£39243 - £45520/annum
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Senior Engineer

Senior Design Engineers Design experts needed to deliver Camden’s transport priorities

Working for a forward thinking borough, we’re looking for like-minded Senior Design Engineers to come and join our innovative and creative team of design engineers. You’ll play a key role in the development, monitoring and review of scheme designs, programmes and projects for transport planning, traffic and parking within the Transport Strategy Service. You’ll provide expert technical advice at a high level on matters of scheme design, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and which deliver against council policies and priorities including improving road safety and encouraging greater levels of sustainable and active travel.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute towards and shape interesting and challenging projects which will influence what the rest of London does and like us you won’t be afraid of trying out new ways of doing things.

About you

Your background could be an engineering degree or equivalent with post qualification experience in a senior position. Alternatively you’ll have corporate membership or incorporated status of a recognised professional engineering institution with significant post qualification experience. With proven ability to produce highway designs using CAD, you’ll have vast experience of design and project management for schemes of significant size, value and complexity including budget management. To contribute towards an improved service, you’ll need a broad understanding of the key responsibilities and issues facing local government and have a clear understanding of highway design in an urban environment including design criteria, specifications and standards. You should be confident with participating in negotiations at a high level and be able to provide technical input with developers when required. Your success depends on having a can-do attitude, collaborative working style, and excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to express complex information accurately and concisely.

About us

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Closing dates for applications: 30 June 2017 at 23:59 pm.
Interviews to be held: w/c 17 July 2017.
Please quote ref: LBC02532