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Senior Traffic Engineer

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£32,910 - £35,745 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2021

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Sector
Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

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?

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.

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.

Please insert a brief overview of your position.

For further information on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

Along with your application please also submit a supporting statement outlining how you meet the Person Specification

Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

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Company

Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4NT
GB
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