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Project Engineer - Traffic & Parking

Job details
Posting date: 12 June 2024
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 July 2024
Location: NE27 0BY
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Capita plc
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 10100047-42284


Join Our Team as a Project Engineer

Are you passionate about creating safer, more efficient transportation systems? Do you thrive on designing innovative traffic and parking solutions? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As a Project Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in our Council's capital programme in North Tyneside.

Your challenge? To design and develop cutting-edge traffic and parking schemes that enhance our community's quality of life. Collaborate with talented team members, engage with stakeholders, and make a lasting impact on our city's mobility landscape. What you'll be doing:

Design Excellence: Work closely with our Traffic & Road Safety Team to create high-quality traffic, parking, and active travel schemes. Your designs will shape how people move and interact within our city.
Stakeholder Engagement: Conduct consultations with community members, businesses, and other departments. Your insights will drive inclusive and effective solutions.
Data-Driven Insights: Analyse survey data to inform evidence-based decisions. Your expertise will guide our traffic and parking strategies.
Site Assessments: Evaluate requests for parking restrictions through thorough site inspections. Your attention to detail matters.
Regulatory Expertise: Draft Traffic Regulation Orders and internal governance documents. Your legal acumen ensures compliance and efficiency.
Community Interaction: Lead meetings and address inquiries from councillors and the public. Your communication skills will foster trust and transparency.

What we're looking for:

• An HNC or above in Civil Engineering;
• Extensive knowledge and experience of current traffic and parking technical and legal requirements and practices;
• Knowledge and experience of relevant Health & Safety and Environmental legislation; Ability to ensure that budgets are managed effectively;
• Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD 2D for the design of schemes;
• A full UK driving licence;
• Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues at all levels;
• Good verbal and written communication skills

About Local Government Services

At Government Services, we're transforming the way governments and local councils serve the public. We're using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering 30,000 emergency service calls every day and our Ultra Low Emissions Zone is helping Londoners breath cleaner air. Join us and discover better as you keep the country running smoothly.

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What's in it for you?

• A competitive salary - Up to £30,000 dependent on experience)
• 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
• Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
• Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

• The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
• Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

Equal Opportunities

We're an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We're committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you'd like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at or call 07784 237318 and we'll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

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