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Engineer (Highways Development)

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00618
  • Published: Fri 27/03/2020, 2:02 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £35637 - £41466
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets
Benefits and Allowances

Our terms and conditions are currently under review.

Essential Car User or Travel Allowance subject toauthorisation.

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.

Role Purpose

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.



Key Responsibilities

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.

Requirements

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)



Additional Job Board Text

For an Informal discussion about this post please contact Mehmet Mazhar, Head of Highways & Transportation on 0207 364 3604 or email Mehmet.mazhar@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Shortlisting & the interviews to be held on week commencing 6th & 13th April 2020.



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  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00618
  • Published: Fri 27/03/2020, 2:02 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £35637 - £41466
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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