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6 months ago
Location: Hertford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Software Jobs
About the Role

As one of the world’s leading engineering, professional services and technical consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future.

Join us as a Senior Engineer/Engineer in the Highway Safety Team and you’ll be part of a team that undertakes collision analysis and the promotion of engineering treatments, in line with Hertfordshire County Council’s (HCC) standards, to reduce the frequency and severity of personal injury collisions in Hertfordshire.

The team undertakes Road Safety Aedits for a range of different project types, namely; Major, Integrated Transport, Development Management and Highways Locality. The county has 4,500km of roads including both urban and rural environments

Furthermore the team acts as a partner of the Hertfordshire Safety Camera Partnership and has the role of managing/ upgrading the existing camera sites and reviewing the need for new locations.

This is a great opportunity to join a busy and specialist team.

A typical week would include:

* Undertaking Road Safety Audits of Highway projects

* Undertaking detailed analysis of personal injury collision data

* Coordinating and negotiating opportunities for casualty reduction measures to be undertaken by other teams across the highways service

* Preparing preliminary/ detailed designs of collision reduction interventions

About You

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

* Degree or HNC/HND qualification in a relevant discipline.

* Extensive experience in highway engineering, construction or design.

* Experience of working in a local government environment

* An interest in Highway Safety Engineering

* RoSPA Accident Investigation and Prevention Training

* Certificate of Competence for Road Safety Audits

About Us

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.

A little about us:

Together, our people make up one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower. Staying curious is what drives us. Looking at challenges from fresh angles helps us deliver future-ready solutions that break paradigms.

With around 7,900 talented people in 70+ offices across the UK, and 43,000 around the world, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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