Assistant Traffic Engineer/Traffic Engineer

Job Details

Manchester city council are looking for an Assistant Traffic Engineer to be Responsible for the management of a portfolio of small highway and traffic engineering schemes and provide support as part of a wider team to deliver larger packages of work. This includes developing CAD designs of various highways schemes including walking and cycling schemes, bus priority, congestion management and road safety proposals.


  • Ability to manage engineering design process from inception to completion, including approval reports, consultation, legal and on-site implementation along with financial understanding of project.
  • Work to Client brief in designing and/or approving traffic calming and/or Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) schemes based on current design guidance and legislation.
  • Management and delivery of TRO schemes including liaison with Legal Services, effective administration of TRO records including GIS based mapping system to maintain records.
  • Communicate with residents, businesses, other stakeholders and elected members throughout the duration of the scheme. Leda on answering enquiries and complaints on the telephone, via email and letter and at face to face consultation events.
  • Comply with CDM requirements and H&S legislation.
  • Work within and assist in the delivery of work packages within Project Management constraints of time, quality and cost standards so that business objectives are achieved.
  • Display financial management skills to closely monitor and control income and expenditure in relation to services. projects and budgets.
  • Ensure excellence in service delivery including providing management cover when required.
  • Work within the overall policies of the council, using discretion and initiative over broad areas of activity  without recourse to others and with minimal management direction.
  • Have relevant traffic/highway engineering experience AND
  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant transportation discipline
  • Or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent

payrate: £45.00 umbrella an hour

hybrid role!