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Traffic Engineer

Traffic Engineer

Job Title: Traffic Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
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Start Date: April 2021
Reference: LSC0304
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email: lucia@publicsectorpeoplecom.au
Job Published: March 29, 2021 13:31

Job Description

About the role:
Public Sector People are seeking an experienced Traffic Engineer to join our local government client on a 3 month contract. The successful candidate will have previous traffic engineering experience within local government and be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision. 

Role Purpose: 
To perform all duties associated with Council’s traffic management functions and provide expert advice on traffic planning, management and operations to wide range of clients including road users, officers of development assessment, State Government and other customers.

Key Responsibilities, include: 
  • Provide professional traffic engineering advice within the Road Infrastructure Planning Branch, other Council entities and external organisations as required. 
  • Investigate written and verbal complaints about traffic matters. Solve complex traffic management problems and initiate resultant actions of traffic management exercising professional traffic engineering judgement. 
  • Develop proactive (or reactive) management plans and strategies for Logan City traffic management of local roads, including signal network and bikeway facilities.
  • Design and certify traffic related works (intersections, traffic signals, bikeways etc.) instructions and project briefs.
  • Subject road designs and constructed projects to Road Safety Audits, participating in Road Safety Audit Teams (day and night time).
  • Programme, matters arising from Traffic Technical Advisory Committee, STREAMS administration etc.
  • Provide planning and design advice for bikeway facilities, and be involved in Bicycle Education Program.
  • Supervise subordinate Traffic Officers in their duties.
Key Skills required: 
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, traffic engineering or equivalent and eligibility to be registered as a Professional Engineer under the Queensland Professional Engineers Act (RPEQ) in the area of Civil Engineering. Specialised qualifications in Traffic Engineering will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated skills in traffic management related to urban and rural road networks and city centres, development of policies/ strategies, program plans and operating procedures, facilitating their implementation, design of traffic devices/ infrastructure and providing specialist traffic engineering input.
  • Local government experience 
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  Lucia Schefermann | lucia@publicsectorpeople.com.au

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