Interim Traffic Design Engineer

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Interim Traffic Design Engineer
Interim Position

Camden RQ682582

Posted: 20th September 2022 14:24
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  • Pay Rate:

    £32.10 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Traffic Design Engineer   

Job Ref: Camden RQ682582   

Pay Rate: £32.10 per hour PAYE   

To assist in the development, monitoring and review of scheme designs and projects for transport planning, traffic and parking  

Key Responsibilities: 


  • To assist in the development and management of scheme design to deliver the Council’s vision, a high quality public realm and achieve agreed transport strategy objectives and to input into the development of Council policy and capital programmes.  
  • To keep up to date with legislative changes and best practice and apply this to the work of the design team and assist in disseminating this information to colleagues both within and outside of the service.  
  • To develop highway, traffic and public realm schemes of small to medium size from feasibility to detailed design including the production of construction drawings, bill of quantities with cost estimates, contract documents, managing the procurement process (where applicable), maintenance requirements, CDM and Site Waste Management.  
  • To be responsible for the project management of schemes of a small to medium size and value to ensure delivery of design on time and within budget.  
  • To carry out effective liaison with all relevant stakeholders (including Councillors, the emergency services, transport strategy officers and members of the public) 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Qualification in engineering to a degree level or equivalent with post qualification experience in a practising senior position, or Corporate membership or incorporated status of a recognised professional engineering institution with some post qualification experience 
  • Knowledge/experience of using signal packages like Transyt, Linsig and Vissim 
  • Experience of design and project management for schemes of small to medium size and value, including budget management, commissioning and managing external consultants and coordination of work from multiple providers 
  • Some experience in contract documentation, procurement and management within contract procedures 
  • Some experience in the various forms of public consultation techniques and working effectively towards user participation to meet customer/client expectations and requirements 
  • Ability to express complex information accurately, clearly and concisely orally and in writing 
  • Ability to use support systems, including IT systems, necessary for the delivery of cost effective, high quality schemes and services 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Job Ref: Camden RQ682582
Interim Traffic Design Engineer
Client Category: Local Authority

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Interim Traffic Design Engineer
Client Category: Local Authority

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