Traffic Engineer - Local Government

Traffic Engineer - Local Government

Job Title: Traffic Engineer - Local Government
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC030920
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2020 17:03

Job Description

About the role  
Public Sector People are currently seeking an experienced Traffic Engineer to join our local government client on a full-time contract for up to 12 months. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within the public sector and work across a range of projects with one of Sydney's largest councils. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assess and implement strategies and engineering solutions to improve and maintain traffic efficiency, equitable parking supply and, safety of road users.
  • Capture and analyse traffic data to identify relevant issues and predicted growth.
  • Develop recommendations, solutions and timely responses to traffic, parking and safety matters.
  • Issue and monitor instructions for construction works, and prepare and implement local area traffic management schemes.
  • Participate in project planning, feasibility assessment and development of consultant and other briefs to assist in the delivery of local area traffic, pedestrian and road safety studies and initiatives.
  • Provide clear, timely and accurate advice and consultation responses to internal and external customers to assist with decision making.
  • Prepare funding submissions and administer grants for the treatment of traffic matters.
  • Obtaining approvals for the installation of traffic facilities through the Local Traffic Committee process. Design outputs are to comply with legal statutes and relevant standards
  • Undertaking the approval process and providing assessment for specific applications in accordance with relevant Acts (eg. Roads Act, Section 138 – Works on Roads)
  • Managing civil/traffic design projects
  • Consulting and liaising with Council officers, the community, public utilities and government authorities in relation to traffic matters
Key Skills Required:
  • The successful candidate should be proficient in using AutoCAD and have Class C Drivers Licence.
  • It would be preferred but not essential for applicants to have the ability to use traffic modelling software SIDRA. 
  • A Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Previous Traffic Engineering experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
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 (02) 9376 8200.

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