Works Coordination & Permit Officer

28 Apr 2017
26 May 2017
Vishnu Datt
Contract Type
Full Time
Review permitting applications and conditions and issue permits

* Carry out assessments of the nature, location, timing and duration of works and other activities and events affecting the TLRN, identifying potential for interaction and conflict
* Undertake effective and timely day-to-day liaison and information exchange with all promoters of works, including TfL departments, utilities and other highway authorities in order to ensure works impacts are understood and effectively managed
* Negotiate with, and if necessary instruct, promoters of works to reschedule works in order to prevent work conflicts
* Decide on appropriate use of statutory controls for minimising disruption, in accordance with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) and the Traffic Management Act 2004(TMA), including directions for controlling works timing, challenges of works durations and assignment of specific conditions to permits
* Proactively seek out opportunities for coordination success, such as shared traffic management, trench sharing and other opportunities for collaborative working
* Liaise closely across the Planned Interventions team and externally with other street authorities, to ensure informed and effective coordination of all work shaving cross- boundary impacts
* Be responsible for monitoring day-to-day works promoter compliance and performance, identifying and resolving non-compliances and performance issues and reporting on significant or on going issues to the Principal Works Coordination Officer
* Apply a consistent approach to the control of all works on the network, whether undertaken by TfL works departments, utility companies or other external organisations
* Ensure that all notices and permit applications for works are assessed and responded to within the timescales required by the TMA,NRSWA and London Permit Scheme
* Carry out timely communication and liaison with partner groups, including London Buses, London Streets Traffic Control Centre (LSTCC),the police and other highway authorities so that all parties are able to act to expedite the movement of traffic on the TLRN and neighbouring networks and minimise inconvenience to all road users

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