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Traffic and Parking Technician (Trainee)

Posted 23 March by Reed Specialist Recruitment Featured Ended
Are you looking for a trainee engineer role which will lead to a career within engineering? This is the perfect opportunity for hardworking and motivated person to join a leading engineering department and be trained by specialists. Full Training can be given but you must be IT literate with Strong levels of numeracy and literacy. The role is site based so you will be required to work out doors in all weathers. The ideal candidate will be willing to learn and keen to embark on a career within Highways Engineering.

Southend-on-Sea is only 40 minutes from the City of London and has two mainline railway lines. Property prices and rental costs are far lower in Southend than they are in London, and we enjoy seven miles of beaches and a fantastic International airport.

To work within an assigned team engaged in Highway & Urban Design, Traffic Management/Regulations, Traffic signals, projects as appropriate to comply with the Council’s statutory requirements and priorities. 
Ensuring a holistic approach to projects; working towards delivery of schemes including any potential environmental improvements possible either independently or by liaising with other teams/departments.
To assist the Team Leader and Engineer to investigate all complaints and service request and undertake initial investigations, consultation, design, commissioning and implementation of the projects.
Key Responsibilities:
Assist in the preparation of projects for implementation, design standard details where necessary, and liaise with internal and external parties during the progression of the accepted schemes. Assist in progressing them through to committee.
Undertake surveys and make other technical assessments in order to deliver projects and services that comply with the national standards and deliver value for money.
Prepare committee reports, attend meetings with ward councillors and other external bodies.

ONC/Degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, Mathematics or equivalent would be an advantage but not essential. To be successful in your application you will need skills in numeracy, literacy, and IT and be willing to complete outdoor work.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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