SLA04612 - Engineering Officer (Traffic & Transportation) - DFF

South Lanarkshire Council

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Job Description

Roads and Transportation Services

Location: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton

Hours: 35 per week


Please note this is a re-advertisement - previous applicants need not re-apply. 

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and committed individuals to join our Traffic and Transportation team. 

Experience in traffic and transportation engineering, road safety, strategy development, funding bids and sustainable transport is essential. You should also have knowledge and experience of legislative and technical aspects in this area of work (e.g. TSRGD, traffic signs manual and relevant Acts). Experience in the development and delivery of traffic and transportation related projects, both minor and major, would be advantageous, including the procurement and financial monitoring required.

An understanding of existing strategy and policy within this field and the ability to effectively contribute to its future development will be required. One of the posts will also include an element of road safety education in addition to the engineering and technical aspects of the position, so experience in this area would be beneficial.

You should be able to work under pressure to specific deadlines and directions, whilst working as part of a wider specialist team.

Successful candidates must have a HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent in a relevant subject, and ideally you should be an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer or working towards this.

You must hold a current driver’s licence as you will be expected to travel throughout the Council area.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of this specialist team tasked with taking forward a number of important Local Transport Strategy priorities as well as progressing some key elements of the Glasgow City Region City Deal projects.


As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 




Closing Date: Sunday 18 November 2018.

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