Design Engineer - FTC, Open to flexible working

Camden, London (Greater)
£34,033 per annum
22 Oct 2021
21 Nov 2021

Starting salary: £34,033

Job grade: Level 3 Zone 2

Work location: 5 Pancras Square

Hours per week: 36

Contract type: Fixed term / Secondment (3 years)

Closing date: Sunday 21st November 2021 at 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion  

About us

In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind.

This role is responsible for leading on the design of a broad mixture of Traffic Schemes ranging from small scale parking bay changes to large scale junction design, cycle corridors and major projects.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a key role in the development, monitoring and review of scheme designs and programmes as well as projects for transport planning, traffic and parking within the remit of the Highways Engineering Service. This will include providing professional advice, ensuring relevant compliance and best practice, and adapting to changing business circumstances.

You will have a key part in ensuring Camden is a safe and pleasant place to be, furthering the 7 Key objectives of Camden’s Transport Strategy which include encouraging healthy and sustainable modes of transport such as walking and cycling, reduce road casualties, improve air quality and increase economic growth.

In this role you will develop highway, traffic, and public realm schemes from feasibility to detailed design. You will contribute to the development and management of scheme design to deliver the Council’s vision, a high-quality public realm and achieve agreed transport strategy objectives and to input into the development of Council policy and capital programmes.

About You

You will hold a qualification in Engineering to degree level or equivalent with post qualification experience in a practicing graduate engineer position or have two years of applied experience as a design/engineer.

You will have the ability to work flexibly across various work environments and professionally managing challenging interactions with members of the public. An awareness and demonstrable experience of Construction, Design and Management Regulations and understanding that work involves some risk to personal safety arising from site visits.

You will bring an understanding of the primary responsibilities and the key issues facing local government and in particular the legal and professional framework associated with Engineering and Traffic matters are crucial. As well as this, knowledge of the principles of highway design in an urban environment including all relevant policies, design criteria, specifications and standards; and an understanding of the wider context of engineering and scheme design demonstrating an appreciation of the role it has in delivering other corporate priorities, such as sustainability and regeneration.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer.

For further information and to submit your application please click 'Apply'.