Design Engineer

City of London

City of London

Design Engineer

£37,000 - £52,780 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting) plus market forces supplement of £7,000 per annum depending on performance and experience.

Join the City of London as a Design Engineer and you could soon be playing a vital part in shaping the way public transport users, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians move around in the city now and the future.

These are exciting times for our Built Environment – City Transportation team. Already leading the way in delivering transformational transport schemes in the city, we have enjoyed considerable growth over the past 12 months and have an array of transport projects and initiatives to deliver. So, if you want to further your career as part of a dynamic team of professionals that are tackling complex transport challenges head on, read on.

Your main challenge will be to manage and successfully deliver projects within our Traffic Management, Road Danger Reduction Engineering and Cycling Programmes; and to manage the permanent highway functions to ensure that our streets are fit for purpose now and in the future. You’ll be our Technical Lead working across the Corporation to help deliver City transportation and public realm projects and to ensure that we continue to meet our statutory obligations. And when it comes to negotiating and influencing external agencies such as TfL, neighbouring authorities and developers to ensure the City’s best interests are maintained, again, it is you that we will turn to.

Well-organised, yet open to new ways of working, you will have lots of drive and determination, comprehensive technical knowledge, good project management skills and a natural ability to respond to customers’ needs. You also have a degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or other demonstrable experience of working in a similar role at a similar level. An in-depth understanding of the Highways Act 1980, Road Traffic Regulations 1984, Traffic Management Act 2004 and the Transport Act 1990 as it relates to permanent highway and traffic management is important too, as are excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. A confident and effective communicator who is used to dealing with a variety of situations and provide advice, clarity and influence on a variety of audiences. You will also comfortable working independently or as part of a team.

To discuss further, please contact Sam Lee, Group Manager City Transportation on Tel 020 7332 1921.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 23 March 2018 at 12.00 noon.

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate HR on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BE196. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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  • Location: London
  • Job Title: Design Engineer
  • Salary: £37,000 - £52,780 per annum
  • Closes: 23 Mar 2018
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