Engineer / Traffic Planner

Recruiter
Calderdale Council
Location
Halifax
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Engineer (Traffic Team)
Location: Halifax
Salary: £32,029 - £34,788
Hours: Full Time. Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 25th March 2019
Interview Date: w/c Monday 1st April 2019
Calderdale is a beautiful metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, at the heart of the Yorkshire Pennines. Its spectacular natural landscape, fabulously rich heritage, vibrant towns, quirky culture, tremendous architecture and thriving businesses and community spirit make it a great place to live, work and visit. It has a really exciting future, with regeneration investment in Halifax town centre alone estimated around £100 million over the next few years. Its ideal location allows for easy access via the motorway or rail into the town centre or the surrounding areas.
They are an ambitious Council working to be the Best Borough in the North. Their directorates are committed to their Vision 2024, which will celebrate their 50th year as an authority. Their goal is to be Kind, Resilient, Distinctive and Enterprising & Talented.
They also offer a vibrant culture of volunteering and community action. They see people of all ages and backgrounds doing their bit to help each other, with a community spirit that’s unrivalled.
Job Role:
These posts are a stimulating opportunity for exceptional professionals to be at the heart of shaping the highway environment in Calderdale located in the heart of the Leeds City Region between Leeds and Manchester.
You will be primarily responsible for co-ordinating and recording all of the Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) prepared by the Council.
Other responsibilities will include responding to queries from Elected Members and the public, acting as the focal point for technical advice, regulations and guidance of all types of Traffic Regulation Orders.
You will also be required to carry out site visits and produce feasibility studies including the design of signing and lining for minor traffic and parking improvement schemes recommended for progression.
The Council is currently progressing towards map based TROs and so you will also be responsible for developing and maintaining a library and archive of all TROs, including developing, maintaining and administering the PARKMAP software system.
To be shortlisted for interview your personal statement should clearly evidence the specified requirements of the role profile. They would particularly welcome interest from individuals with recognised engineering qualifications who may hold chartered/incorporated status with an appropriate professional body (e.g. ICE) or equivalent relevant experience. You should have a good working knowledge of TSRGD 2016 and the Traffic Signs Manuals, be proficient in AutoCAD and experience with KeySIGN, KeyLINES and KeyACCIDENT would be an advantage.
Benefits:
They offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a standard 37 hour working week, a range of flexible working options and a generous holiday allowance.
In addition, they also offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the West Yorkshire Pension Scheme, discounted travel with Metro/First, access to a car leasing scheme and a staff discount scheme covering many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Please click on the APPLY button to complete your application at the Company’s careers page.
Candidates with relevant experience or job titles of; Engineering Manager, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Senior Engineer, Design Engineer, Engineering Coordinator, Engineering Consultant, Engineering Advisor, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, AutoCAD, HNC, HND, Engineering Design, Product Design Development, Senior CAD Draughtsman, CAD Technician, CAD Engineer, Engineering Team Leader, Technical Engineer, Senior Engineering Manager, Engineering Drawings, Senior Engineer Tester, Product Development Engineer will also be considered for this role

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