Principal Traffic Engineer

My client, a national multidisciplinary Engineering consultancy is searching for a Principal Traffic Engineer to join their Traffic and Highways team based in Reading.

Essential criteria:

  • Previous extensive experience working as a Traffic Engineer with a traffic engineering team.
  • Conduct Site Audits and Prepare drawing for Section 278 Agreements.
  • Familiarity of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Manual for Streets and Traffic Signs Regulations.
  • Experience with negotiating with local highway authorities.
  • Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Good understanding of software such as PDS, PDS Sign, Auto Track Windes and Microdrainag.

This exciting role will offer candidates the chance to join a dynamic Traffic and Transport team in London.

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Manage a team of Traffic Engineers, working on a number of different traffic schemes including, but not limited to:
    • Cycling Design
    • Reducing Rat-Run
    • Traffic Calming,
    • Road safety
    • Public Consultation
    • Cost Estimates
    • Sign and Street Furniture Decluttering Audit
    • Traffic Signal Junction Assessment
    • Public Realm Improvement Schemes
  • Liaison with multiple clients, with the ability to present and describe schemes to high profile clients.
  • Conduct Vehicle swept path assessments.
  • Gain familiarity with finances in terms of project funding and budgeting.

This is a permanent role which comes with a competitive salary.

If this position is of interest to you or if you are searching for other available vacancies relation to Traffic or Rail Engineering please do not hesitate to contact Syinthu Kugathasan on 01792 365000 or email We have many more vacancies available on our website at This is a permanent, full time role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

published: 11 May 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.