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Principal Engineer Highways & Traffic

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£23.37 per Hour

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Principal Engineer Highways & Traffic

Principal Engineer Highways & Traffic

Start Date: 14/06/2021

Duration: Ongoing

Rate: £23.37 per hour

Job Purpose:

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 team 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

Education, Training & Qualifications

  1. HNC/D or Degree in Civil Engineering/Transportation or equivalent or appropriate post graduate qualification.

  2. Desirably Incorporated or Chartered and a member, or working towards membership, of an appropriate institution (CIHT, IHIE, ICE, ILT etc.).

  3. Evidence of significant and ongoing CPD.

Knowledge & Experience

  1. Extensive experience in detailed and/or preliminary design of highways and traffic engineering schemes.

  2. Significant knowledge and understanding of government policies and legislation relating to highways and traffic.

  3. Significant supervisory/management experience.

  4. Excellent knowledge and understanding of specifications and standards in the design of traffic and highways schemes.

  5. Demonstrable experience in investigating highways, traffic and/or parking issues and identifying and designing solutions.

  6. Experience in preparing and managing public consultation processes and presenting information to stakeholders and the public.

  7. Experience or understanding of the use of design software such as AutoCAD.

Skills & Abilities

  1. Effective staff management together with the ability to motivate and develop staff

  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  3. Good interpersonal skills

  4. Good IT skills

  5. Able to assist in formulating policies and strategies

Apply today for this amazing opportunity within the local government sector.

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