Job Title : SENIOR ROAD SAFETY ENGINEER

Job Location: Qatar

The Qatar National Vision aims to transform Qatar into an advanced country by2030; a country capable of sustaining its own development and providing for a high standard of living for its entire people. In keeping with this vision, Ashghal has been entrusted to deliver and manage state of the art infrastructure and buildings that would meet the needs of the country well beyond the highly anticipated 2022 football World Cup. To enable Ashghal to meet this challenge, there is a requirement for highly skilled and motivated persons to join our growing organization in various specializations.

Responsibilities:

Part of the Traffic Unit providing technical direction and guidance on various design, operational and management aspects of various road and infrastructure projects from a safety perspective.

  • Liaison with engineers and technicians from within the organization and with external consultants and contractors
  • Carrying out various stages of road safety audits for road projects in accordance with Qatar procedures
  • Carrying out road safety related inspections and design of collision reduction schemes
  • Providing safety engineering advice and guidance into various road infrastructure projects
  • Carrying out Accident Investigation and Prevention studies
  • Responsible for the preparation of route reports, location reports and area reports as required by the organization
  • Assist with the implementation of the soon-to-be launched Road Safety Action Plan
  • Preparation of Non-Motorised User (NMU) Safety Reports and NMU Audit Reports
  • Perform other related duties based on the requirements of the organization

Essential Requirements

  • B.Sc / B.E or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering from an institute of repute.
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant and demonstrable experience.
  • Experience in Highway design and traffic engineering studies and analysis
  • Recent and continual experience in Road Safety Engineering and Road Safety Audits
  • In depth knowledge of American & British design standards and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.
  • Proficiency in computer and software applications
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues, seniors, team members and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to fully understand, explains, present and solve complex technical problems for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Confident in liaising with other interdisciplinary technical specialists in addressing safety issues on infrastructure projects

Desirable Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (Highways/ Traffic/ Transportation) from an institute of repute.
  • Membership of SoRSA or equivalent
  • Undertaken formal Accident Investigation or Road Safety Engineering training
  • Demonstrable continuous professional development in the area of road safety engineering and audits
  • Thorough knowledge and awareness of HA standards (DMRB), recent road safety research and guidance