Job as Assistant Traffic Management and Road Safety Engineer with North Yorkshire County Council

Are you currently undertaking the first year of Civil Engineering HND/C in Civil Engineering or equivalent or have you completed the first year of HND/C in Civil Engineering and wish to continue to the second year of the qualification?

We are looking for an Assistant Engineer to join our traffic engineering team.

Our service

The traffic engineering team is part of the network strategy group within the highways and transportation service unit. The main function is to provide local capital funded safety programs to reduce the number and severity of casualties resulting from road traffic collisions, to undertake road safety audits of road improvements and to carry out inspections and reports on fatal collisions. We also produce and update traffic management and road safety engineering policy, improve the effectiveness of road sign installations in North Yorkshire by addressing congestion and safety issues at problem locations, maintain and improve the condition of existing traffic signal installations and monitor the performance of traffic lights. maintenance contractor and provide parking expertise and lead the delivery of high level parking projects.

The role

As an assistant engineer, you will identify and develop local crash safety and avoidance programs and undertake traffic safety audits and fatal crash inspections. Contribute to the preparation and design consultation of schematics within the framework of the capital program for integrated transport, assist, if necessary, in the design of traffic engineering measures, including traffic lights, the traffic management and parking studies, assist in the preparation of traffic sign designs and schedules, and help ensure systems are in accordance with the local transportation plan and supporting documents.

What you will bring

To be successful, you must have:


· Working knowledge of traffic signs and lines and traffic calming legislation.

· Experience in collision investigation studies and safety programs including traffic calming.

· Demonstrable experience in a role related to highways

Experience in using ACAD

· Undertaken year 1 of Civil Engineering HND/C in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

Grade H (in addition to Grade G)

· Working knowledge of traffic signs and lines and traffic calming legislation.

· Collision investigation studies and safety programs including traffic calming.

· An understanding of the administrative and financial procedures of local authorities.

Experience using CAD

· ONC in Civil Engineering or equivalent

· Achieved Year 1 on HND/C in Civil Engineering and willing to continue to Year 2 of qualification.

Due to the nature of this role, some travel will be required – for this you must be able to drive.

Work for us.

When you join us, you are entitled to our exceptional benefits and wellness plan as part of your position. Our leave entitlement starts at 24 days and increases to 33 days per year with continuous service, plus public holidays. Up to 10 extra days off can be purchased at any time and you can also bank your extra time as a flexi, finding the right balance that works for you with our hybrid working. Pension: Save for your retirement through our generous local government pension plan with a 22.6% NYCC contribution. Fitness and Rewards: Fitness discounts with various gyms across the county. Stay on top of your game and save £££. Lifestyle Savings: Explore a huge range of discounts to help you save money at hundreds of UK’s favorite high street and online retailers. Payroll Pay: wage sacrifice programs such as: car program, wage financing, bike to work, technology. Spread the cost of your monthly salary. And of course we will support your engineering qualification.

Contact and apply

For an informal chat about our opportunity, please contact David Kirkpatrick on 0797 050 9194

To apply, register your details and upload your CV.

Key dates:

Closing date: Sunday 6e November

Date of interview: week beginning 14e November

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