Senior Road Safety Engineer

Warwickshire County Council

Warwickshire County Council

Senior Road Safety Engineer

£30,153 - £32,486 per annum

Ref: WARW000003831


We are looking to appoint a Senior Road Safety Engineer to join our successful and innovative team where you will play a key role in ensuring that highway engineering schemes in Warwickshire are delivered to the highest safety standards. The delivery of such schemes is vital to supporting sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the county. The role offers an excellent opportunity to progress your career in Safety Engineering.

The Safety Engineering Team identifies, develops and delivers road safety schemes to meet the Casualty Reduction objectives of the County Council’s Local Transport Plan. The team also plays a key role in ensuring that all highway schemes carried out in Warwickshire are designed and constructed in a safe manner. This work ties in to the significant amount of planning and development due to take place in the county over the coming years. As such there is significant opportunity for the successful candidate to take a lead role in delivering interesting and challenging schemes over the next few years.

The Role

The successful applicant can expect a varied and challenging workload that is commensurate with the job grade. This will include the opportunity to project manage individual road safety schemes from their inception through to delivery. 

The post is advertised on a full time basis, but applications from candidates seeking flexible or part-time working arrangements will be considered.

Key Requirements

To be successful in this role you will need to be motivated, creative, organised and willing to take responsibility for the success of your activities. You will need good analytical skills in order to develop detailed understanding of road safety problems and to identify, explore and develop solutions. As you will be working with and alongside a wide range of internal and external colleagues, partners and clients, you will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and be used to providing technical information to varied audiences.

Previous experience in Road Safety Engineering or related activity is desirable, but not essential as on-the-job training will be given.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact Garry Palmer on 01926 412648 or [email protected]

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing Date: 8 December 2017

Interview Date: 9 January 2018


Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire: 

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.


  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Job Title: Senior Road Safety Engineer
  • Salary: £30,153 - £32,486
  • Closed: 8 Dec 2017

Apply For This Job

Upload your CV (optional) Max. file size: 5MB
No file selected