Assistant Traffic Management & Road Safety Engineer

Location
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Salary
£22,021 to £26,999
Posted
13 Jul 2020
Closes
07 Aug 2020
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Grade G to H

Salary £22,021 to £26,999

Permanent

Are you currently undertaking year 1 of Civil Engineering HND/C in Civil Engineering or equivalent or achieved first year on HND/C in Civil Engineering and willing to continue to year 2 of the qualification?

We are looking for an Assistant Engineer to join our Traffic Engineering team. The Traffic Engineering Team forms part of the Network Strategy Group within the Highways and Transportation Service Unit. The core function is to deliver capital funded local safety schemes to reduce the number and severity of casualties arising from road collisions, to undertake road safety audits on highway improvements and carry out fatal collision inspections and reports. We also produce and update traffic management and road safety engineering policy, improve the efficiency of traffic signal installations in North Yorkshire by addressing congestion and safety issues at problem locations, maintain and improve the condition of existing traffic signals installations and monitor performance of the traffic signals maintenance contractor and provide parking expertise and lead on the delivery of high profile parking projects.

To be successful you must have:

Grade G

·     Working knowledge of legislation relating to traffic signs and lines and traffic calming.

·     Experience in Collision investigation studies and safety schemes including traffic calming.

·     Demonstrable experience within a highways related role

·     Experience in the use of ACAD

·     Undertaken year 1 of Civil Engineering HND/C in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

Grade H (in addition to Grade G)

·     Working knowledge of legislation relating to traffic signs and lines and traffic calming.

·     Collision investigation studies and safety schemes including traffic calming.

·     An understanding of local government administrative and financial procedures.

·     Experience in the use of CAD

·     ONC in Civil Engineering or equivalent

·     Achieved first year on HND/C in Civil Engineering and willing to continue to year 2 of the qualification.

Due to the nature of this role there will be some travel required – for this you must be able to drive.

North Yorkshire County Council is a high performing local authority and this role brings you opportunity join a key team in the organisation and chance to develop and progress your career and be involved in important engineering and highway projects throughout the county.

In return we can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including flexible working, a market leading pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, salary sacrifice, employee discount benefits and access to a range of modern technologies to support modern ways of working. The position in based in Northallerton with the opportunity for flexible working across other work locations or home working.

Key dates:

Closing date: 7th August

Interview date: 17th August

Please note due to the current Covid-19 situation we will be conducting interviews by Skype Video.