Senior Engineer - Strategy & Commissioning

Carrington West
South West London
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose:
To manage the development and delivery of Highways & Traffic related schemes and services and implement transport strategies and schemes in the borough.

Project Engineering

* Assist in the deisgn and delivery of traffic and highways related schemes
* Client manage the development and delivery of the schemes.
* Problem solving - make informed decisions, following assessment of competing interests
* Allocate tasks to support staff to assist projects
* Determine staff resources for project coordination
* Prioritisation of workload to ensure effective time management
* Identifying funding sources required for projects

Reporting and advice:

* Responsibility to communicate with the general public, elected members and a wide range of local groups with regard to transport matters
* Attending committee meetings, public meetings and workshops.
* Produce technical reports/briefs to local authorities, consultants, other organisations and key stakeholders
* Provide advice to stakeholders regarding policies and schemes. Attend consultations to discuss schemes.
* Maintain an awareness of Corporate and Departmental equalities and health and safety procedures and apply them to the day to day job requirements

Desirable qualifications: Educated to degree level (or equivalent) with an appropriate professional qualification (eg chartered or incorporated)

Essential knowledge/Skills/Experience:
·Demonstrable Highways/Traffic Engineering experience at an appropriate level
·Management skills and abilities
·Project and client management and technical skills
·Effective communication skills
·Effective and proven team player with supervisory skills
·Good political awareness and sensitivity
·Understanding of corporate policies and strategies
·Knowledge of legislative and regulative context
·Good level of inter-personal skills
·Knowledge of transport planning, implementation, highway engineering and planning policy