• Traffic Management Supervisor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(04/06/2018 15:41)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services.


    Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) are delivering the Enabling Works Contract (EWC) programme of works for HS2, across the Southern area, to make way for the main civil and station build contracts. The scope of the EWC South includes demolition, utilities diversions, highways, archaeology, and ecology works over 4-6 years, with an estimated final value in excess of £500m. You will be directly involved in the delivery of the programme of circa 150 individual projects and will help contribute to skills and employment in the local community, leaving a positive legacy.

    What will I be doing?

    To provide operational support and supervision of all traffic management. To provide sound knowledge to all CSJV staff when required, you will be confident with auditing multiple traffic management sites daily, you will be integral in the successful delivery of our works management system, meeting service performance standards and qualities.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Conduct daily site inspections across all live work sites.
    • Provide operational support to CSJV teams when required.
    • Supervision of traffic management installations when required.
    • Monitor and track compliance of traffic management framework contractors.
    • Ensure traffic management is not installed without the relevant consents being in place.
    • Inspect future proposed traffic management layouts to ensure all site risks have been accounted for e.g. bus stop suspensions, parking bay suspensions, pedestrian crossings etc.
    • Provide weekly reports updating the Traffic management Manager on the TM framework contractor’s progress and compliance.
    • Investigate and provide information for non-compliance, traffic management related but also an awareness of non-compliance or safety issues within all areas of HS2 works.
    • Attend site meetings, progress meetings and other meetings where required.
    • To carry out any other duties appropriate for a job of this nature.
    • Identify and report to the TM Manager any ideas or systems which may benefit the traffic management division.

    About you

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Lantra 12D M1, M2, M5 and M6 – essential
    • CSCS – essential
    • Lantra 12D M3, M4 – desirable
    • NRSWA supervisor – desirable
    • SSSTS - desirable
    • Good communication skills
    • Excellent organisational skills and able to multi-task
    • Able to meet deadlines
    • 2-3 years minimum traffic management experience


    You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).


    Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.


    It is expected that you will work to be a part of the wider project team, living by the programmes expected values. 

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


    HS2 – working with Skanska & Costain, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.


    All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated


    Deadline for application: Applications will be assessed on a first come first served basis. We recommend you apply early to avoid disappointment.

    Unsuccessful applicants: Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants on an individual basis.

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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