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Works Coordination Officer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £180.00 - £210.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Hayley Murray

  • Contact email:

    hayley.murray@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    165113HW_1563529342

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-13

  • Client:

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We are currently recruiting for 2 Works Coordination Officer to work on highways related project in London.

***This role is working in the public sector and therefore must be set up on a PAYE or Umbrella basis. No limited companies are permitted. ***


Job Purpose
The post holder sets or approves proposed conditions on permits for works on the TLRN, in order to reduce disruption to network operation

Key Accountabilities
* Review permitting applications and conditions and issue permits
* Carry out assessments of the nature, location, timing and duration of works and other activities and events affecting the TLRN, identifying potential for interaction and conflict
* Decide on appropriate use of statutory controls for minimising disruption, in accordance with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) and the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA), including directions for controlling works timing, challenges of works durations and assignment of specific conditions to permits
* Proactively seek out opportunities for coordination success, such as shared traffic management, trench sharing and other opportunities for collaborative working
* Liaise closely across Network Management and externally with other street authorities, to ensure informed and effective coordination of all works having cross-boundary impacts
* Ensure that works proposals and permit applications for works are assessed and responded to within the timescales required by the TMA, NRSWA and London Permit Scheme
* Carry out timely communication and liaison with partner groups, including London Buses, Control Centre Operations, the police and other highway authorities to minimise inconvenience to all road users


Knowledge, Skills and Experience expected of the role:

* A BTEC ONC or higher in a civil engineering subject or equivalent qualification (desirable)
* NRSWA Noticing (City & Guilds) accreditation (desirable)
* In-depth understanding of noticing and coordination procedures defined within the TMA, NRSWA and the Code of Practice for the Coordination of Street Works and Works for Road Purposes and Related Matters and the London Permit Scheme
* A good understanding of the statutory framework governing work
* Knowledge and understanding of the nature of the road network
* Experience in the area of highway engineering/street works coordination
* Knowledge and experience of the principles of traffic management and a broad understanding of traffic signals operation
* Good understanding and experience of the management and operation of a road network to meet the Mayor's Transport Strategy
* Experience of operating EToN/highway management computer software packages in common use within the industry