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At present, due to current Covid-(19) situation, recruitment to this role is suspended.We will continue to accept application forms however shortlisting, interviews and appointments will be suspended until further notice.
The role is to lead, manage and provide the delivery ofa range of professional and technical Services for the TransportationGroup.
An exciting opportunity has arisen,Tower Hamlets is expanding its Highways and Transportation teams to meet thegrowing demand on services. We currently have the biggest developments inEurope within the borough and projects such as liveable streets, footway andcarriageway improvement programmes, LED infrastructure replacement and schoolstreets to name but a few. In order to continue the excellent servicedelivery we are looking for dynamic energetic individuals to become part ofthese successful teams.
As an Engineer (Highways Development) within the DevelopmentTeam of the Transportation Group, the main aim of the role is to operationallycarry out the development management functions of the Council as Traffic andHighway Authority and initiate, plan and implement highways, traffic andtransportation proposals in order to control the impact of development on thehighway network and ensure the safety of all road users, ensuring that they arehigh quality services in compliance with all relevant legislation, codes ofpractice and guidance, delivered within a performance management regime for thefunctions.
To manage the entire Group’s activities, ensuring that theCouncil complies with, as appropriate, relevant legislation, technical guidanceand Approved Codes of Practice (ACoPs), including complying with the following:
Highways Act 1980
Traffic Management Act 2004
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
Environmental Protection Act 1990
New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
Town & Country Planning Act 1990
Flood & Water Management Act 2010
Equality Act 2010 Crime and Disorder Act 2006
Construction, Design and Management (CDM) regulations
Well Managed Highway Infrastructure ACoP Oct 2016
The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directionsguidance
Traffic Signs Manual (all chapters)
Manual for Streets 1&2
Design Manual for Roads & Bridges
Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
London Cycle Design Standards (latest version)
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For an Informal discussion about this post please contact Mehmet Mazhar, Head of Highways & Transportation on 0207 364 3604 or email Mehmet.firstname.lastname@example.org
Shortlisting & the interviews to be held on week commencing 6th & 13th April 2020.