Parsons Corporation Senior Road Safety Audit Engineer in Doha, Qatar

Senior Road Safety Audit Engineer

Location:

Doha, Qatar, Qatar

Requisition #:

46353

Post Date:

SeniorRoad Safety Audit Engineer- Doha, Qatar

Through Parsons engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Qatar, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.

Opportunity

Parsons is the Project Consultant for the construction supervision of a large prestigious infrastructure project in Qatar. The Work scope comprisesroads, highway intersections, bridges and other structures, electrical (HV and LV), potable water, sewerage (foul water) drainage, storm water drainage networks and other utility / services networks.

Position Overview

The Senior Road Safety Audit Engineer will be responsible for supporting the senior management and 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 and will be 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. A thorough knowledge of road safety industry practices and in highways and traffic regulations related to construction and traffic operation. Strong technical skills are required and capable to work to tight deadlines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible to lead the road safety discipline on a highly ambitious and prestigious Expressway project in Qatar.

  • To be proactive and ensure compliance with respect to Work Zone Traffic Management and associated related procedures.

  • Ensure Road Safety Audits are completed and identified actions are closed out accordingly to Client satisfaction and in accordance with Ashghal RSA guidelines.

  • Participate in Stage 4 Pre-Opening Audits for temporary/Beneficial Use/Permanent Works.

  • Be proactive as lead road safety engineer and identify locations/risk of potential 3 rd 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.

  • Interact with colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure temporary traffic diversions are implemented to a high standard in accordance with agreed timescales.

  • To review and make recommendations about highway and traffic proposals related to the permanent road infrastructure during the construction phase of the project.

  • Review the performance of the contractor and work collaboratively in accordance with the contract.

  • Review scheme information such as Shop Drawings, Material Submittals, Method Statements, RFIT related to Highways/Traffic/Diversion Information/ITS/HSES/Quality submissions.

  • Working with Public Relations Department to announce Traffic Diversions scope and duration.

  • Review the performance of the contractor and work collaboratively in accordance with the contract.

  • Resolving technical issues on Work Zones and ensuring compliance with contract requirements (QWZTMG).

  • Work closely with stakeholders including MOI Traffic Police and Ashghal TDP office in getting approvals.

  • Respond to letters and investigate and report on public matters including any complaints related to the road project.

  • Attend weekly meetings with the contractor and sub-contractors to inform and monitor progress before the scheduled completion date.

  • 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/tool box talks.

  • Identify Lessons Learned that can be cascaded for project experience.

Qualification/Experience/Competencies

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or Road Safety Engineering or related field and 15 years of work experience of highways, road safety engineering and road safety audits on projects of varying degrees of complexity preferably on expressways/motorways.

  • Proven history in the delivery of road corridor improvements, temporary traffic management and implementation of traffic diversion plans.

  • Achieved recognized Road Safety Audit training, Certificate of Competency and at least 10 Road Safety Audits delivered to a formal procedure in the last 12/24months. Audit proficiency of schemes should include a wide range of feasibility, design, construction and monitoring audits. Detailed knowledge of traffic data analysis and traffic impact assessment studies including use of relevant assessment software.

  • Competency in design of Temporary Traffic Management and knowledge of guidance in UK Chapter 8 Traffic Signs Manual/Qatar Work Zone Traffic Management Guide.

  • Detailed knowledge of traffic control devices such as temporary safety barriers, speed control/speed management measures, traffic signage, road furniture, road markings, pedestrian and cycle crossing measures and traffic signals.

  • Knowledge of wide ranging road safety issues relating complex layouts such as road tunnels/underpasses/elevated road sections/grade separated interchanges and large traffic signal junctions.

  • Proficient in Accident Investigation techniques, remedial measures, scheme implementation and monitoring/evaluation of works including Before and After studies.

  • Knowledge of permanent pavement/temporary road construction and good appreciation of utility requirements.

  • A background in assessing driver behaviour and Crash or Forensic Investigation would be an advantage.

  • Post graduate degree in Traffic Engineering preferred.

  • Large infrastructure project experience is preferred.

  • Preferably Professional, Chartered or Incorporated engineer.

  • Holder of Professional Certificates/specialist training skills.

  • Proven ability to perform in a middle management capacity.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Proven ability to perform independently and work in a large multi-discipline team.

  • Must be very organized and have effective problem solving, leadership and negotiation skills.

  • Ideally, completed a minimum of 2 days of crash investigation or road safety related CPD in the last 12months.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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