Senior Engineer

Location
Hounslow (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
Scale PO5 £41,847 - £44,691
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Scale PO5 £41,847 - £44,691

Department: Chief Executive’s Department

Section: Traffic & Transport

We are looking for an experienced Traffic & Parking Engineer, able to work quickly and efficiently across a portfolio of projects with minimal supervision. You will have excellent knowledge of the latest approaches & technical standards which apply to managing road space and parking. You also have an awareness of the vital role such schemes plays in achieving wider transport policy objectives. Educated to degree/HND level (or equivalent qualification/experience), you will be able to skilfully communicate your knowledge and point of view to colleagues, developers, elected councillors and the public through written reports and verbal presentations. Above all you will be passionate about working collaboratively as part of an innovative team to develop the highway network in Hounslow to achieve our challenging targets to improve safety and facilitate increases in sustainable travel modes.

In return we offer clear career progression linked to achievement of targets, opportunities for further continuing professional development and first class flexible working opportunities. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong background in sustainable transport scheme development (walking/cycling, bus infrastructure etc) or parking management (controlled parking zones etc).

Key Responsibilities:
1. To develop, implement and monitor traffic & parking management projects
2.  Write reports and present these to senior decision makers
3.  Support development of junior staff

Your Skills
1. Proven ICT skills, preferably in relevant applications such as AutoCAD, PARKMAP or general GIS packages.
2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
3. Management/coaching experience
 

Essential for the Role
Minimum HND/degree/comparable qualification or commensurate experience.


If you would like an informal conversation regarding the position please contact Amarpal Soor via Email: amarpal.soor@hounslow.gov.uk or Tel: 020 8583 4882


To apply, please visit https://lbhouli.webitrent.com/lbhouli_webrecruitment/wrd/run/etrec105gf.open?wvid=64487200ZM

Closing date: 11th March 2019

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the employee specification.