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Traffic and Transport Engineer

Salary: Negotiable Location: Victoria Melbourne Ref: VH0027
Description: We are seeking applications from experienced Transport Engineers for a 3 month band 6 level contract within a council located West of Melbourne's CBD.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Investigate and review customer enquiries and town planning referrals relating to transport and traffic management so as to meet statutory and organisation time frames.

• Lead the development and implementation of strategic plans and studies for improved transport and traffic outcomes within the municipality.

• Review traffic management plans and heavy vehicle permit requests so as to minimise disruption and impact on Council’s transport network.

• Facilitate procurement of new (and replacement) signage for both local and VicRoads arterial roads as required

• Provide advice to the Planning Department on parking and traffic issues as they relate to particular town planning applications

• Assess assigned town planning application referrals

• Provide advice to the Strategic Planning Department on parking, traffic and safety issues with reference to the strategic planning sites

About you:-
• Formal relevant tertiary engineering qualifications and experience in traffic and transport strategic planning within the community infrastructure setting.
• Demonstrated experience in traffic engineering and management and demonstrated knowledge of current traffic management trends.

• Well-developed skills and expertise in community consultation and liaison with a demonstrated customer first focus.

• Sound knowledge and understanding of the Occupational, Health and Safety Act and regulations.
• Eligible to be a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia or equivalent.

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