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Technician: Traffic Regulation Orders and Notices

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/12/2019 23:59
£25,295 - £27,905 pa
Hours per week:
37 hours
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Employment Location:
Broad Lane offices, Engine Common Lane, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7PN
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Closing date:
11 Dec

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This job is closed for applications.

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TECHNICIAN - Traffic Regulation Orders and Notices

An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Technician to work within our specialist team dealing with the Design, Implementation and Enforcement of Traffic Schemes in South Gloucestershire.

You will be preparing and introducing Temporary and Permanent Traffic Regulation Orders. Traffic Regulation Orders are the legal documents that support the enforcement of the relevant highway feature.

• Receiving requests from engineers and public utilities for a range of legal documents called Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders and permanent Traffic Regulation Orders and Notices for a range of highway features including Road Closures, Speed Limits, Weight Limits, One Way Streets, Prescribed and Prohibited Movements and Waiting Restrictions, Bus Lanes, Zebra and Signal Controlled Crossings, and Road Humps.
• Drafting the legal documents (TRO) using the appropriate council model to ensure consistency and compliance with Highway Law and adapting it for the relevant site.
• Use specialist legal software which has been specifically designed for Traffic Regulation orders in order to ensure the order is progressed in accordance with the Councils policies and in order to comply with Highway Law.
• Preparing advert for the local press and arranging for the advert to be placed. Preparing notices for placing on street, placing and maintaining the notices and recording this for future reference.
• Preparing a website for the advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order or Notice and publishing the legal documents on the website.
• Collecting responses to the advertisement, decide whether or not these form statutory objections and forwarding them to the engineer at the end of the objection period
• Arranging for the Traffic Regulations to be sealed, copies circulated to the relevant bodies and added to the appropriate database.

The remainder of the role is to undertake a pivotal role of permitting for highway schemes and carry out some urgent plant enquiries which involves:-
• Adding details of proposed works to the councils GIS software system for permitting.
• Ensuring engineering colleagues have up to date and accurate information about schemes, updating details as and when revisions are required and ensuring projects are closed down in a timely manner on completion of the works.

• You must be working towards or partly qualified with a professional or technical qualification eg HNC/HND, EngTech (if not qualified you must be able to demonstrate considerable relevant experience).
• Experience of working in a relevant specialist environment within a civil engineering or an appropriate technical discipline including managing technical aspects of projects
• Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of traffic regulation orders as they relates to legislation and codes of practice
• A working knowledge of CDM and health and safety in construction/Engineering
• Be able demonstrate experience of drafting technical reports for fellow professionals along with elected members/councillors
• Ability to prioritise, plan, monitor and evaluate effectively.

• Working with Legal project management software
• Experience of co-ordinating and delivering Traffic Regulation Orders to meet clearly defined outcomes and outputs
• Assisting with the delivery of technical reports or presentations in public forums or similar

For further information about the role please contact Mark Shearman on 01454 863601

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Use of a vehicle
If the nature of the duties require you to travel on Council business on a regular basis, so you must either have a current driving licence and provide a car, or have access to appropriate means of travel.

Our Values
Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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