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Title:  Senior Traffic Engineer

Job Number:  9419

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About North Western Program Alliance

North Western Program Alliance (NWPA) consists of three Alliance partners – John Holland, KBR and MTM and the client (LXRP), working together as one team to achieve shared goals. 
NWPA has a proven track record with the successful delivery of four level crossing removal projects, several premium stations and three projects currently in delivery phase. 
We’re proud to make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate. Our values are Excellence, Empowerment, Creativity and Care.


We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Traffic Engineer to join us, based in the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

About the Role

Whilst you will be initially based on the North Western Program Alliance, this is a long-term career opportunity with John Holland.


As a Senior Traffic Engineer, your main responsibility will be to provide on-site traffic engineering services and technical support. This ensures the planning, implementation and maintenance of traffic management is carried out, according to specified guidelines.

Responsibilities of the role include;

•    Undertake minor adjustments on site and monitor these recommended changes to the traffic management plans to increase the ease and convenience of required works
•    Ensure traffic management control devices are ordered and supplied on time and when needed to assure the safety of the project engineers, road users and the general public
•    Undertake cost controlling and estimating as required by the Traffic Manager
•    Demonstrate people management skills by being able to manage work and performance of teams and subcontractors to achieve project outcomes
•    Work in collaboration with engineers and managers to interpret designs and work methodologies to identify traffic management needs and requirements.
•    Develop traffic management plans for all project work phases and locations ensuring the plans are in accordance with the relevant Acts, Standards and guidelines.
•    Develop relationships and liaise with key stakeholders to obtain relevant approvals for all traffic management plans.
•    Provide technical traffic engineering guidance to the project staff to endure aims and objectives are effectively and economically achieved.
•    Monitor temporary traffic management implementations to ensure they are implemented in accordance to approved traffic management plans and arrange corrections or modifications where necessary.

To be successful in this role, you will have;

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction, Construction Management or equivalent
•    More than 5 years’ engineering experience in traffic engineering
•    Knowledge of traffic management, plans, specifications, standards and implications for project accountabilities
•    More than 2 years’ experience in civil/infrastructure/rail construction
•    Proficient in use of document and record management, progress and project performance reporting compliance and procedures
•    The ability to work on-site in the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne


As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. For us, a diverse, inclusive and enjoyable culture is the foundation for great work. It’s why we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities and cultures, and promote a flexible way of working that enables a work-life balance.


We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. 

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