Road Safety Engineer – Equans – Grimsby


Domain: Engineering/Automation

Job type: Standard

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Road Safety Engineer to be based in Grimsby. This is a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary banding of £28,000 – £37,000 depending upon skills and experience, and benefits.

General Overview:

Working as part of the Traffic team the Road Safety Engineer will assist the Traffic Team Manager with the provision of traffic and road safety engineering services within North East Lincolnshire. You will:

Be required to communicate directly with elected members, parish councils, senior client officers and members of the public. Some matters are likely to be contentious or complex requiring support, tact, persuasion and sensitivity.
Represent EQUANS at council and public meetings on Traffic and Road Safety matters, some of which may be outside normal working hours
Contribute to the full range of related highway duties associated with the Highways and Transport service.

Based at New Oxford House, Grimsby, we can offer you an excellent work/life balance with hybrid working arrangements

What will you deliver?

Provide the highway design team with Project Briefs for all road safety capital works
Provide traffic and road safety input into the preparation, design and delivery of major schemes and attend meetings to provide support as appropriate.
assist in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services
Provide professional engineering advice to working groups and retained client in the development of road safety engineering solutions on a regional and local level
Deliver the Regeneration Partnership’s road safety KPIs
Have regular contact with the police in relation to road safety engineering matters and attend the regular Safer Roads Humber road safety partnership Engineering meetings and Working Group meetings.
Ensure that future casualty reduction programmes achieve set targets (both local and national)
Manage the relevant traffic and road safety revenue and capital budgets
Be responsible for arranging safety audits and for actioning any findings arising from safety audits undertaken
Respond to FOI and formal service complaints on behalf of the Traffic & Road Safety team
Work with Safer Roads Humber to manage the authorities existing speed camera sites and review any potential new sites
Review, adopt and update the Regeneration Partnership’s Speed Management Strategy, including the Speed Management Study and Casualty Reduction Strategy.
Attend RTC sites to assess any highway related impacts
Respond to, investigate and act upon queries and requests from elected members, town/parish councils, council officers and members of the public, producing reports and general correspondence and attending meetings when requested by the Traffic Team Manager.
Support the management team in delivering its service plans and achieving its financial objectives
Assist with the supervision and provide support to Traffic team technical support staff
Support Health and Safety, Environmental Management System, Quality Management System and Construction Design Management in a positive and constructive manner

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary banding of £28,000 – £37,000, and benefits package, which includes;

Pension Scheme
24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

Have a minimum of a HND/HNC or equivalent knowledge skills and experience in a relevant subject (A)
Extensive and demonstrable experience of traffic and/or road safety in a local authority or consultancy (A)
Identification of solutions for traffic and road safety schemes which improve traffic flows or lead to a reduction in RTCs (A/I)
Experience of contributing to accident investigation, accident reduction and road safety (A/I)
Detailed knowledge and experience of the preparation of accident statistics reports, in handling data, monitoring before and after studies (A/I)
Detailed Knowledge of accident investigation systems and procedures including safety audits (A/I)
Have experience of the effective use of IT including using AutoCAD and Keysoft software (A)
Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation in relation to traffic and road safety (I)
Familiar with current thinking on technological solutions to road safety issues (I)
Identification and implementation of engineering solutions for accident areas and routes (A/I)
Experience of building and maintaining effective relationships with members of the public and elected members including attendance at public and council meetings (A/I)
Working with key stakeholders e.g. Police, Elected Members (A/I)
Ability to supervise and manage others (A/I)
Ability to plan, prioritise and organise own and others to meet frequently changing deadlines (A/I)
Good oral and written communication skills (A/I)
Good team worker (A/I)
Customer focused (A/I)
Ability to travel to sites across North East Lincolnshire (A)
Flexible to meet the needs of the service (A/I)

Who are we?

EQUANS is a market leader in the sector with 74,000 employees leveraging 200 years of expertise. With revenues of €12 billion, EQUANS is present in 17 countries – mostly across Europe, but also with significant interests in North America, Latin America and Australia.

In the UK, & Ireland, all of ENGIE’s activity in technical services & facilities management, energy efficiency and regeneration are now part of EQUANS. The new entity also includes specialist energy related capabilities: smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS is an autonomous business within ENGIE Group – with its own dedicated management team and operating structure to help further accelerate growth and service performance.

EQUANS supports its customers by mobilising its expertise to provide low-carbon energy solutions, offer cutting-edge technical and FM services and transformative regeneration in the UK & Ireland. From homes to cities, hospitals to the heart of government, offices to industry.

EQUANS empowers transitions both for today and tomorrow.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

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At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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