Senior Traffic Engineer

Location Telford and Wrekin, West Midlands, England

Hours Full Time

Term Permanent

Type Employed

Salary £30k - £40k a year

Job Reference: TWC000005091 / LCRIG20819
Date Posted: 13 September 2021
Closing Date: 30th Sep, 2021

Company description

This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s Highway Network Management Team to provide technical advice and support within the Highways, Transport & Engineering Service area.

Telford a new town has its roots in the 1960s but this doesn’t mean we’re stuck in the past. Over the last 50 years the town has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment.

Telford & Wrekin Council is ambitious, always looking to develop, improve and attract investment. The Council has recently delivered a number of exciting projects including £12m Telford Town Centre Connectivity Package, a £4.5m highways capital programme and £2m Pride in Your Community investment programme. Over the next three years the Council is embarking on a further significant investment programme, will you be part of it?

Job description

As a Senior Traffic Engineer you will design and implement traffic management and road safety engineering schemes as part of the Integrated Transport Capital Programme on time and to budget to ensure that the Council fulfils its Highway duties.

You will also provide technical advice on traffic engineering and traffic management as part of these projects as well as supporting co-ordination of the projects on the network. This will range from reviewing requests for reduced speed limit reductions, design of traffic management schemes and addressing parking issues.

The post-holder will be supporting the design, management and maintenance of traffic signals, signs, bollards and road markings in the borough and also support the operation and development of the Urban Traffic Management and Control Centre (UTMC) to ensure a safe and free flowing transport network in the borough.

Person specification

Are you an experienced Engineer, technician or a recent graduate, looking to work in a forward thinking local authority and develop your and the teams skills? If so, this is your opportunity to be at the forefront of delivering traffic schemes and management of the highway network.

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