Traffic Engineer

Traffic Engineer - Manchester - Duration 6 months - Rate c£30-£32/hr LTD Co
Key words / skills: Traffic Engineer, Highways, Local Authority, S278, S38, Schemes.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are looking to recruit a Traffic Engineer to work on a long term contract in Manchester.
As a Traffic Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Extensive experience including design and implementation of large and complex parking restrictions, movement orders, residents parking, experimental orders and all types of traffic calming and other traffic schemes which may come from a range of sources including associated with S38/278 developer schemes and Citywide Highways client. 
They will be expected to take a lead role in the management of the portfolio of small schemes associated with S278/38 developments and lead on the delivery of larger packages of work, providing support and guidance to junior members of staff.
Will have significant experience of drafting legal schedules on map based programmes, checking drafted notices and orders.  
Will have the ability to manage the process from inception to completion, including approval reports, consultation, legal and implementation along with financial and procurement accountability for the project.

Key responsibilities: 
Work to Client brief in designing and / or approving appropriate traffic calming and / or Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) schemes based on current design guidance and legislation.  
Undertake feasibility studies when required.
Close liaison with Legal Services to ensure accurate drafting and advertising of legal notices and plans.
Provide effective administration and management of TRO records including using GIS based mapping system to ensure that robust enforcement can be undertaken and challenges defended.
Lead on project communication with residents, businesses, other stakeholders and elected members throughout the duration of the scheme.  Lead on answering enquiries and complaints and organising and running consultation events.
Produce technical drawings, approval reports, TRO schedules and robust management of scheme documents.  Provide technical supervision to junior team members.
Budget and project management of schemes.
Comply with CDM requirements and Health and Safety legislation.
Work with other Council sections and developers to ensure a joined up approach to traffic management across the city.

You will be an experienced Traffic Engineer.
5-10 years experience
HNC / HND / Degree.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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