Senior Traffic Engineer

Job Title: Senior Traffic Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
REF: BBBH26492
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Senior Traffic Engineer - St Albans

An expanding client of mine is looking to grow their ever busy Traffic department and now have a vacancy for a Senior Traffic/ Highway Engineer in St Albans. They would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

The Traffic and Local Roads team provides concept, preliminary and detailed design and network modelling on a wide range of projects for local authorities and contractors plus supports other business lines where their projects have a specialised traffic and highways interface.

You will be joining a growing team that is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:

  • Transport for London
  • London Highway Alliance Contract (North-West and Central London)
  • Southwark Highways & Professional Services Contract
  • Midlands Highways Alliance

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and consistent working environment for team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for safety, health and environment in design.
  • Act as a Task Manager, providing appropriate deliverables for the scheme project manager for large commissions and project leading your own small schemes and commissions;
  • Handle the career progression of line reports including mentoring and agreeing individual training plans.
  • Mentorship to the design and assessment of a range of traffic engineering and local transport schemes, including preparation of design drawings, reports and technical notes.
  • Ensure the technical content and quality of all outputs are in line with the project brief, design regulations and standards, approving the work of others.
  • Share knowledge to ensure the wider team are up to date with current standard methodology, techniques and innovation.
  • Support Senior Management of Local Roads team including with recruitment.
  • Input into detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids.

Minimum Requirements

  • A successful track record in the detailed design stages and delivery of a portfolio of traffic engineering and local transport schemes,
  • Experience of monitoring financial and programme performance,
  • Multi-disciplinary project experience as task leader,
  • Good technical and social skills,
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and application of relevant design standards and regulations.
  • Whilst not essential the following skills would be desirable:
  • Specialist traffic engineering knowledge,
  • Appreciation of traffic modelling,
  • 3D Design (MX or Civils 3D)
  • Urban Design/Streetscape,
  • Project Management qualifications (e.g. PRINCE2)
  • Highways asset management and maintenance,
  • CSCS Card holder.

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email