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Traffic Engineer

  • Job reference: 921048
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: GBP28000 - GBP40000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Roads and Highways
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018

Traffic Engineer - Aberdeen

Working for one of the largest multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients

We are seeking to hire a Traffic Engineer who will be responsible for the delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape schemes in our Traffic and Local Roads team based in our Aberdeen Office. We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

A desire to see the innovative realisation of walking, cycling, public transport, safety and traffic management projects from design through to completion would be an advantage. Experience of Local Authority project design and implementation, or Highway design would also be beneficial. This is an opportunity to improve the environment in a practical way, join a growing team with opportunities for advancement and a full order book.

Job Duties:

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.
  • Experience of undertaking and managing tasks in a project programme
  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.
  • Take an active role in the preparation detailed design and project delivery of traffic engineering, local transport, urban design/streetscape and local authority/municipal highway schemes
  • Take an active role in the preparation of detailed technical reports providing specialist technical contributions as required.
  • Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation.
  • Support Senior Management of Traffic and Local Roads team.
  • Manage career progression of line reports.
  • Support preparation of detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids.
  • Develop new and existing client relationships.
  • Specific Skills Required:
  • Excellent English language skills required
  • Driving license required
  • AutoCAD
  • Site supervision/engineer role or project management experience

Person Specification:

Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do
Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability
Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.
Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.
Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities

Minimum Requirements

  • HND, Degree or Master or equivalent qualification in an analytical subject such as Engineering, Mathematics or Geography
  • Membership of recognized professional institutions
  • Should be a working towards chartered status
  • A desire to progress and assist in team growth

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will have excellent technical and communication skills along with experience of undertaking a range of traffic engineering design projects.
  • Demonstrate experience of traffic engineering/management design at concept, feasibility and preliminary level
  • Ability to demonstrate experience or understanding in the following areas:
  • Understanding of Health and Safety including CDM responsibilities
  • Working on a variety of projects as task manager
  • Urban street, traffic signal, cycling, walking, road safety, public transport, ITS and parking design
  • Application and use of DMRB, Manual for Streets and the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals.
  • Dealing directly with clients
  • Contributing to bids and proposals
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Interest in developing project management skills




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