Job reference: LBC02503
Working pattern: Full Time
Grade: Level 3 Zone 2
Salary: £31,836 - £36,931
Location: 5 Pancras Square
Job Type: Regeneration and Planning
About the role
Working for a forward thinking borough, we’re looking for likeminded Design Engineers to join our innovative and creative design team. You’ll assist in the development, monitoring and review of scheme designs, programmes and projects for transport planning, traffic and parking within the Transport Strategy Service. You’ll provide expert technical advice on matters of scheme design, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and which deliver against council policies and priorities including improving road safety and encouraging greater levels of sustainable and active travel.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute towards interesting and challenging projects which will influence what the rest of London does and like us you won’t be afraid of trying out new ways of doing things.
Your background could be an engineering degree or equivalent with post qualification experience over a number of years. Alternatively you’ll have corporate membership or incorporated status of a recognised professional engineering institution with some post qualification experience.
With a proven ability to produce highway designs using CAD, you’ll have experience of design and project management for schemes from small to medium size and value including budget management. In order to contribute towards an improved service, you’ll need some understanding of the key responsibilities and issues facing local government and have an understanding of highway design in an urban environment including design criteria, specifications and standards. Your success depends on having a can-do attitude, collaborative working style, and excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to express complex information accurately and concisely.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
You can see full details of our excellent benefits at www.togetherwearecamden.com
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at [email protected] , or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: 30 June 2017 at 23:59pm.
Interviews to be held: W/c 17th July 2017.
Please quote ref: LBC02503.