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Technical Officer - Traffic Engineering

Technical Officer - Traffic Engineering

Job Title: Technical Officer - Traffic Engineering
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
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Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 3322434
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email: paul@publicsectorpeople.com.au
Job Published: September 06, 2021 11:17

Job Description

About the role: 
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing specialist planning expertise in the delivery of transport planning projects including council’s accessible schools program with a focus on road safety and accessibility improvements of schools to meet the needs of the community.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in the delivery of transport planning projects including the council’s accessible school program to drive integrated and sustainable outcomes.
  • Provide expert transport planning and road safety advice to key stakeholders, including the region’s schools, to support Council’s strategic outcomes of reducing reliance on the private car and encouraging modal change.
  • Provide technical advice and input into the development of businesses cases and planning studies for integrated transport projects consistent with the MBRC Planning, Design and Construction processes.
  • Lead the preparation of detailed design briefs for both internal and external design services and ensure that planning and design projects are delivered on time, within budget and are aligned to strategy.
  • Prepare and present complex technical reports to schools and other key stakeholders on behavioural change initiatives and/ or re-configuration options for their internal infrastructure to improve safety and efficiency.
  • Identify State and Federal grant funding opportunities and facilitate applications for funding for priority projects.
  • Provide technical input into annual capital and operational works programs and ensure these programs are reviewed, updated on a regular basis and remain current.
  • Undertake regular meetings with council’s elected members to provide detailed updates on road safety and accessibility upgrade proposals; some of which may be outside council’s normal business hours.
  • Build high level relationships with internal and external stakeholders to optimise service outcomes including one network transport solutions with the various Queensland State Government departments to promote modal change in a rapidly growing metropolitan region.
Key Skills:
  • Degree in civil engineering, transportation planning or equivalent
  • Class C driver’s licence
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in transport planning and design, modal change, travel behaviour change and accessibility projects.
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.  
  
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600

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