Traffic Safety Officer - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Job Title
Traffic Safety Officer

Total Position

Job Location

Required Gender

Degree Title
Degree in Civil Engineering/Road Safety Engineering or relevant field

Minimum Experience
5 Years

Posted on
Apr 17, 2019

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Job Description

Required Traffic Safety Officer

Job Description:
- Responsible for supporting the project team in achieving high client expectations in road safety and quality traffic layouts
- Ensuring effective client relationships and scheme delivery on a large construction contract
- Responsible for providing site teams and key stakeholders with road safety advice including but not limited to road layout and geometry, cross section, temporary traffic management, link and junction operation, traffic signage, movement of vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and cyclists and movement of construction vehicles
- Thorough knowledge of road safety industry practices and in particular road safety auditing process, highways and temporary traffic management related to construction and traffic operation.
- Strong technical skills are required and capable of working to tight deadlines.
- To be proactive and ensure compliance concerning Work Zone Traffic Management and associated related procedures.
- Be proactive as lead road safety engineer and identify locations/risk areas of potential 3rd party vehicle collisions and make associated recommendations to eliminate or mitigate.
- Responsible for reviewing and endorsing contractors Temporary Traffic Management Drawings (TMDs) and Traffic Diversion Plans (TDPs) and construction activities as they apply to Works adjacent to live traffic flows.
- Review scheme information where it is required in the construction phase of the project such as Shop Drawings, Material Submittals, Method Statements, RFIT related to Traffic/Diversion Information /ITS/HSES/Quality submissions.
- Resolving technical issues on Work Zones and ensuring compliance with contract requirements (QWZTMG).
- Ensure delivery of daily/weekly/monthly site assessment, inspection and compliance reports.
- Provide input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.
- Assist in specialist training/briefings/toolbox talks.
- Identify Lessons Learned that can be cascaded for project experience.



- Degree in Civil Engineering or Road Safety Engineering or another related field and 5 years of work experience in a similar role related to temporary traffic management road safety engineering and road safety audits
- Proficient in Accident Investigation techniques, remedial measures, scheme implementation and monitoring/evaluation of works including Before and After studies.
- A background in assessing driver behaviour and Crash or Forensic Investigation would be an advantage.
- Proven history is conducting route studies, preparing crash investigation reports, the design of accident remedial schemes, the design of temporary traffic management layouts and implementation of traffic diversion plans.
- Has completed recognized Road Safety Audit training and ideally a holder of a Certificate of Competency in Road Safety Auditing.

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