Highways Engineer
NSL Service Group
16h ago

Traffic Engineer

Manchester or Edinburgh

£27,000 - £35,000

Project Centre is a leading design, engineering and landscape architecture consultancy that is passionate about designing places for the people that use them.

We offer a range of services focused on providing our clients with the very best planning, design and engineering solutions.

Our approach to integrated design produces award winning results that have won international recognition.

Led by a forward thinking management team we work together in multi-disciplinary teams that provide services that are well thought-out and sustainable.

Project Centre is part of the NSL group of companies that employs over 5,000 people worldwide.

We are currently looking for a Traffic Engineer to join our Engineering Team based in our Manchester office. You will join a vibrant team and work on a wide variety of prestigious projects in Scotland and across the UK, enabling you to advance your career and grow through technical and professional development.

We will provide you with the freedom and opportunity to succeed and support you in reaching your potential.

Project Centre is a people focused organisation. We care about our colleagues and part of that is to help every employee achieve a healthy work-life balance.

As standard we offer flexible working to everyone and the ability to work remotely when needed.

Due to the company’s current growth and future aspirations, we now have a fantastic opportunity for a new Traffic Engineer to join the business in Manchester.

If you aspire to really making a difference and want to work with great colleagues whilst advancing your career, then Project Centre could be the place for you.

A bit about the role :

  • Supporting Senior staff, provide technical input to a wide range of project types and consultancy commissions
  • The role specifically requires a sound knowledge of traffic and transportation and the ability to develop and initiate traffic and highway schemes from inception through to completion
  • Projects may be undertaken at various stages depending upon the specification / brief (eg outline / feasibility / preliminary / detailed design)
  • Provide weekly monitoring information against key indicators
  • Check technical outputs, drawings and reports produced by junior staff
  • Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QA system
  • Liaise with other technical staff across Project Centre offices
  • Assist in developing Quality Assurance systems and procedures in the service area
  • About you :

  • Accredited Degree in Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and experience of Traffic or Highway Engineering Design and design standards
  • Sound understanding of highways and traffic engineering techniques and principles and a track record in transport planning, design and / or delivery
  • Membership of a professional institution (e.g. MILT, MICE or MCIHT)
  • Working towards Chartered status
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess strong analytical ability and a solid understanding of traffic and transportation fundamentals and current design standards
  • Able to communicate / liaise effectively and professionally with the design team, clients and contractors
  • Expertise in traffic and highways related industry recognised software
  • Knowledge and experience of TMA 2004, DMRB, Highways Acts, RTRA 1984, RTAs, TSRGD 2016, Traffic Signs Manual and relevant British Standards
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • The position comes with :

  • £27,000 - £35,000 annual salary
  • Private health cover
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays!
  • Professional Membership fees
  • A variety of training programmes supported by PCL
  • Professional development and project opportunities
  • Perkbox staff benefits
  • Flexible working
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