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Road Safety Engineer

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As a Road Safety Engineer you will be responsible for the initiation, planning and implementation of highway, infrastructure, traffic and road safety schemes as defined below and carrying out Road Safety Audits.


Analyse engineering problems, apply technical expertise and engineering judgment and produce innovative solutions through the use of complex interactive computer systems to meet legal and management objectives.

To provide professional and technical excellence in highway engineering

Identify, prepare, design, plan, programme and order works and services.

Prepare and assist in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services.

Provide timely and accurate advice to Councillors, Parish Councils and the general public on all highway-related matters as required.

Liaising as required directly with Elected Members, District Councils, and stakeholders and other providers to manage the implementation of allocated programmes of work

Assist with the management and provision of technical support for staff dealing with all aspects of the service.

Provide assistance to the functional leader or Senior Engineer in relation to all aspects covered within the Team and deputise in their absence.

Preparation of reports for projects and attend meetings to provide support as appropriate.

To identify schemes for the future programmes as appropriate.

Support Health and Safety, Environmental Management System, Quality Management System and Construction Design Management in a positive and constructive manner.

Liaise with other team members associated with the design and supervision of allocated schemes

Ensure the scheme design complies with the specification and agreed programme

Maintain accurate records on the allocated projects – including managing the project budgets for time and works

Carry out role of Road Safety Team Leader on Road Safety Audits.

To carry out any other reasonable duties that may be directed or implied from time to time commensurate to the post and/or organisational requirements.

Skills and Experience

Desirable to have Incorporated Engineer/Technician Engineer.

Qualified to carry out the role of Road Safety Audit Team Leader as per the DMRB requirements.

Essential to have HNC/NVQ4 or equivalent in relevant discipline

Membership of or working towards membership of a relevant Professional Institution.

Evidence of continuous professional development.

Knowledge of ICE and ECC contracts and their applications.

Good knowledge of and application of Health and Safety legislation

Knowledge of and application of Highway Legislation, relevant design procedures and standards and good practice.

Knowledge and experience of budgetary governance, management and control measures.

Knowledge and experience of a range of relevant engineering or service techniques and procedures including being fully conversant with the use of specialist software tools as required.

Conversant with Microsoft applications – Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Use of applicable computer software packages including Autocad, Keysigns and Keylines

Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to deal effectively with peers, client representatives and members of the public.

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key people both internally and externally.

Ability to effectively manage supply chain partners.

Effective supervision of cost and value.

Ability to work with minimal supervision on allocated schemes to both time and budget

To manage his / her own time in an effective manner, ensuring appointments are met and reporting requirements met

Required to be mobile throughout Cheshire East and therefore a valid driving licence and use of car if not provided, unless the role can be undertaken effectively by alternative transport arrangements.

Demonstrable awareness of environmental aspects and impacts and waste management.



Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Crewe
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Road Safety Engineer