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Traffic Engineer

North West

Type: Contract, Permanent

Salary: Dependent on experience, skills and location

An introduction to our unique company…

Waterman Aspen welcomes engineers and technical specialists to make their mark by working on some of the biggest infrastructure projects or in delivering professional services across the UK. We specialise in secondment services, providing the right people, with the right skills for the job, at the right time. Our diverse client base includes local authorities, consultancies, public bodies and construction companies.

We take pride in supporting our colleagues throughout their careers. We’re a people-centric organisation, placing mutual respect and dignity in the highest regard. This is reflected in our approach to issues such as mental health and wellbeing, family friendly policies, social value, and net zero. We’re a Disability Confident Employer and an accredited Real Living Wage Employer.

We have big ambitions for the future, and we’d love for you to be part of it.

Your career with Waterman Aspen…

You’ll get all the benefits of being employed by us, while working on a variety of projects for our clients. Joining Waterman Aspen as Traffic Engineer will see you as a key member of the North West team and you can expect:

  • A varied client base where you can apply and develop your skills
  • Buy-in from clients to assist in your technical progression
  • Further exposure to your chosen industry – increasing your awareness, knowledge and sharpening your skills
  • The flexibility to broaden your horizons with each new secondment, without changing your employer
  • Career development and training to reach your professional or academic qualification goals supported by our own network of mentors and managers
  • Paid subscription to a professional body of your choice
  • Regular social events and volunteering opportunities

Experience required…


  • UK experience within a public, private or third-sector UK-based client
  • Progress Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (TTRO’s) and Traffic Regulation order, liaise with street works on Traffic Management plans and general Traffic Management enquiries
  • Investigation of traffic management complaints and problems and the formulation of appropriate solutions.
  • Organisation and monitoring of all stages involved in the processing of Traffic Regulation Orders/Street Closure Orders including liaison with Legal Services and the Greater Manchester Police and notifying appropriate Ward Councillors.
  • Organisation and monitoring of costs in relation to the implementation of Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Organisation and processing of documentation associated with requests for the making of temporary Traffic Regulation Orders.
  • Provision of guidance to statutory undertakers in relation to traffic engineering aspects of their work on the highway and assessment of the traffic implications of notices submitted under the New Roads and Street Works Act.
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Schemes are likely to include alterations to the highway following complaints from members of the public / councils.
  • The role will require the input of traffic regulation orders detailing the exact dimensions using standard to ensure the traffic regulation orders are installed in accordance with the supporting legal order


  • Relevant design software/CAD/Civils 3D /where appropriate.

We recognize flexibility in working hours and location/remote is important to you, and endeavour to encourage maximum flexibility in every secondment wherever possible.

You’ll get this and so much more…

As a salaried colleague, you’ll get a salary in line with your experience, skills and location along with an industry-leading benefits package:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • Contribution to commuting mileage
  • Permanent health insurance
  • 25 days annual leave (option to buy up to 5 more), in addition to the normal public holidays (based on a 40 hour week, pro rata for part-time colleagues)
  • Company pension contribution
  • Salary sacrifice to buy additional benefits
  • 1 paid Waterman Aspen in the Community Day to volunteer in your local community