Principle Traffic Engineer

Recruiter
Critical Project Resourcing
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Principle Traffic Engineer to work on a contract basis for a Local Authority in North West London.

You will be carrying out the duties of a Principle Engineer in the design and delivery of a wide range of highways design, traffic engineering and traffic management projects. You will be acting as a technical lead and project manager for a portfolio of schemes and programmes of work - working closely with the Highways Contracts & Delivery division to ensure the deliverability, value for money and feasibility of schemes.

Further duties will include:
- To carry out the duties of a Principal Engineer in the design and delivery of a wide range of highways design, traffic engineering and traffic management projects.
- Act as a technical lead and project manager for a portfolio of schemes and programmes of work.
Work closely with the Highways Contracts & Delivery division to ensure the deliverability, value for money and feasibility of schemes.
- Manage the whole delivery process for schemes, from inception through to construction in close collaboration with contractors and highways contracts management officers.
- Ensure early contractor involvement in the delivery of schemes and best value engineering solutions.
- Respond to various customer enquiries, investigating complaints and providing expert high-quality advice and reports relating to highways and traffic issues.
- Co-ordinate and project manage the design and implementation of highways, traffic and parking projects.
- Provide leadership, instruction and technical guidance to senior and junior engineers and technicians within Highways & Traffic design team/s.
- Manage the preparation of briefs and the supervision/project management of consultants, suppliers or contractors engaged to undertake works under the control of the Highways & Traffic design team/s.
- Be responsible for the management of revenue and capital budgets and ensure delivery of projects and programmes of work to agreed budgets and programmes.
- Ensure regular liaison with Highways & Contract Delivery teams to confirm the buildability of schemes through early contractor involvement.
- Attend site meetings to liaise with and maintain good relationships with contractors, staff from other sections of the Council, utility companies, other authorities/agencies and relevant organisations.
- Effectively manage allocated works programmes and schemes and liaise closely with the Traffic Orders team to introduce permanent and temporary traffic regulation orders in a timely manner.
- Provide informed technical advice and prepare written responses to members of the public, councillors and all other stakeholder to a high standard.
- Identify the need for, and manage the delivery of, public consultation processes in conjunction with consultation and/or support officers.
- Prepare draft technical reports to the Head of Service and Highways Committee setting out the results of technical reviews, scheme development plans and complaint investigations and any other technical matters as required and instructed by a Team Leader or Service Manager.

The successful candidate will have relevant traffic engineering experience within a Local Authority environment and will have worked at a senior/principle level.


Please do not hesitate to apply!



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