Road Safety Senior Engineer - Whitehill Service Centre, Roads & Transportation, 451.02

West Lothian Council
Bathgate, Scotland, EH48 2EP
May 22, 2022
May 29, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged

Working as a key member of the Roads and Transportation Service you will assist the Roads Network Manager deliver one of the key functions of the service.

Responsible for the leadership of day to day activities of Road Safety & Traffic Management within Network service.

Working directly to the Roads Network Manager you will assist delivery of effective service provision and communication whilst promoting positive team working within your function area.

Reporting to the Roads Network Manager, you will lead the Road Safety and Traffic Management Team and be responsible for all aspects of the council's road safety policy, planning and engineering scheme planning. You will also lead on traffic management and parking issues including the council's scheme for Disabled Persons' Parking Places. This is a senior role within the service and has a high profile with customers and elected members.

Applicants require to be registered with the Engineering Council to at least Incorporated Engineer level and a member of a relevant professional institution. You also need extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in road safety engineering and traffic management, well developed writing and communication skills, project management skills and database management skills.

Although not essential requirements of the post, a formal qualification in Road Safety Engineering (eg RoSPA) and experience of managing a team are desirable.