Engineer / Transport Planning / CAD Engineer

£32029 - £34788 per annum
21 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Engineer (Local Transport Plan)

Location: Halifax

Salary: £32,029 - £34,788

Hours: Full Time. Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 25th March 2019

Interview Date: w/c Monday 1st April 2019

Calderdale is a beautiful metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, at the heart of the Yorkshire Pennines. Its spectacular natural landscape, fabulously rich heritage, vibrant towns, quirky culture, tremendous architecture and thriving businesses and community spirit make it a great place to live, work and visit. It has a really exciting future, with regeneration investment in Halifax town centre alone estimated around £100 million over the next few years. Its ideal location allows for easy access via the motorway or rail into the town centre or the surrounding areas.

They are an ambitious Council working to be the Best Borough in the North. Their directorates are committed to their Vision 2024, which will celebrate their 50th year as an authority. Their goal is to be Kind, Resilient, Distinctive and Enterprising & Talented.

They also offer a vibrant culture of volunteering and community action. They see people of all ages and backgrounds doing their bit to help each other, with a community spirit that’s unrivalled.

Job Role:

These posts are a stimulating opportunity for exceptional professionals to be at the heart of shaping the highway environment in Calderdale located in the heart of the Leeds City Region between Leeds and Manchester.

The primary role is in being part of a team delivering highway schemes and contributing to the delivery of the integrated transport objectives of the Local Transport Plan (LTP).

You will be responsible for amongst other things;

* Preparing design solutions for highway safety and improvement schemes
* Processing permanent and experimental traffic orders ensuring that the Council complies with the requirements of current legislation
* Work programming
* Estimating and reporting on scheme progress

The team also delivers a broad range of other civil engineering projects covering areas such as public realm and S38/S278 highway projects.

Experience in these other areas would therefore be advantageous.

To be shortlisted for interview your personal statement should clearly evidence the specified requirements of the role profile.

They would particularly welcome interest from individuals with recognised engineering qualifications who may hold chartered/incorporated status with an appropriate professional body (e.g. ICE) or equivalent relevant experience.

You should have a good working knowledge of TSRGD 2016 and the Traffic Signs Manuals, be proficient in AutoCAD and experience with KeySIGN, KeyLINES and KeyACCIDENT would be an advantage.

They offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a standard 37 hour working week, a range of flexible working options and a generous holiday allowance.

In addition, they also offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the West Yorkshire Pension Scheme, discounted travel with Metro/First, access to a car leasing scheme and a staff discount scheme covering many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Please click on the APPLY button to complete your application at the Company’s careers page.

Candidates with relevant experience or job titles of; Engineering Manager, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Senior Engineer, Design Engineer, Engineering Coordinator, Engineering Consultant, Engineering Advisor, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, AutoCAD, HNC, HND, Engineering Design, Product Design Development, Senior CAD Draughtsman, CAD Technician, CAD Engineer, Engineering Team Leader, Technical Engineer, Senior Engineering Manager, Engineering Drawings, Senior Engineer Tester, Product Development Engineer will also be considered for this role.

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