Parking Design Engineer

  • Per Day
    £180 to £200
  • Location
    Greater London
  • Basis
    Contract

I have a 3 month contract for a Parking design engineer to be based in Lambeth. This is paying £180-200 a day via umbrella (inside ir35).

Main Purpose

To identify and deliver improvements to the provision of parking services for the people of Lambeth, its visitors and its businesses. Develop those that are approved into schemes that meet the Council’s wider policy objectives, particularly those set out in the Borough Plan, the Local Plan, the Borough Transport Strategy and the Lambeth Air Quality Action Plan. The postholder is responsible for ensuring that each scheme optimises both the long-term benefits for customers and the financial benefits for the Council. The postholder remains responsible for each scheme until handover to the Parking Service to a quality that enables the end state to be operated on a business-as-usual basis.

Principal Accountabilities

Technical Expertise
Provide expert technical advice on all matters relating to the provision of on-street or off-street parking infrastructure.

Develop feasibility plans, options appraisals and business cases for potential controlled parking zones and other parking projects.

Secure the services of external consultants and contractors as necessary, operating effective contract management in consultation with the Highway Contracts Manager

Develop, design, implement and hand-over to the Parking Operations Service controlled parking zones and other parking projects. Ensure that those affected by proposals are able to contribute at all stages of development by promoting and enabling the active participation of internal and external stakeholders, the local community, business and specialist groups as appropriate

Ensure that all works are developed in cognisance of the Council’s wider policy objectives, particularly those set out in the Borough Plan, the Local Plan, the Borough Transport Strategy and the Lambeth Air Quality Action Plan. Ensure that all works are undertaken in accordance with codes of practice and all relevant legislation.

For schemes that the Programme Manager has directed are to be subject to formal project governance, assist the Project Manager in the preparation of (a) monthly scheme progress reports (b) monthly cost plans, (c) quarterly performance indicators and (d) risk registers

Commission relevant authorities’ street managers to process any temporary or permanent legal orders that may be required to enable proposed schemes to be implemented.

Be responsible for maintaining the specification and standard drawings for the assets listed above.

Provide the Asset Manager with as-built drawings of completed schemes at a quality to enable the highway asset database to be accurately updated.

Assist in preparing advice to senior management and Council on the effects of relevant new or draft legislation, Codes of Practice or other initiatives, publications or developments, ensuring that appropriate Members and other interested parties are properly briefed and advised

Finance.
Create and maintain a resource allocation model against which the performance of staff can be measured. Maintain a staffing level sufficient to deliver against the Service Plan, recruiting, retaining and reassigning as necessary.

Develop and maintain financial plans for budget and expenditure and be responsible for financial monit

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