Senior Road Safety/ Road Design or Traffic Engineers/ Scientists

ARRB Group

Seeking a highly motivated & experienced practitioner to join our expanding Transport Safety Team. Join an amazing team with one goal - VISION ZERO!

  • Do you challenge the status quo?
  • We provide a platform and dynamic team,
  • For you to be instrumental in developing road safety solutions!
About Us
We’ve been doing it since 1960!  The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) is the source of independent expert transport knowledge, with almost 60 years of experience focused on delivering a connected and adaptable future for Australia and New Zealand.
ARRB has a strong heritage supporting and delivering high quality applied research for Australian and New Zealand state road agencies (our Members) and for the community.  Our teams are made up of world-leading roads, transport and infrastructure professionals who analyse and interpret global research and apply it to the Australian and New Zealand context.
Why join ARRB:
ARRB is a dynamic and vibrant organisation providing exciting opportunities for people to do great things, to tackle the big infrastructure questions, and to see these solutions being practically applied. 
Our staff operate within a state-of-the-art workplace with multi-disciplinary teams with highly evolved skills. At ARRB, the National Transport Research Organisation, innovation, personal and professional development is fostered and nurtured - enabling true collaboration.
About the role and you:
Our National Transport Safety Team is seeking a highly motivated Practitioner/ Senior Engineer / Scientist level with a strong focus on Road Safety to join our Brisbane based Transport Safety team.  The successful candidate will be proactive, take full accountability and be an emerging leader whilst pursuing technical excellence for all work produced by the team.
We are currently in an era where Road Safety is front of mind, we are looking for staff who are seeking to challenge the status quo and then provide solutions.
You would be joining a dynamic national team that is instrumental in saving lives and reducing road trauma through innovation and practical road-based solutions for the transport system.
We will provide you with an opportunity to apply your knowledge in an innovative way to contribute to a change in practice across Australia and New Zealand. This includes collaboration with multiple engineering disciplines within ARRB and State and Local Government Road Authorities.
In this role, you will work within the Brisbane Transport Safety Team to provide clients with high-quality outputs whilst developing your knowledge, skills and furthering your professional development.
We are looking for talented applicants who can offer practical ‘can do, build/design’ skills with a strong background in applied research from within Construction, Consultancy, or State/ Local Government.
Key attributes: First-principles knowledge and an ability to develop innovative road safety solutions, project management, client engagement.
In this position you will:
  • Undertake applied research using a first-principles approach to provide innovative and practical solutions that can be implemented to improve road safety.
  • Assist in providing expert consulting and technical advice to road managers, industry, and other stakeholders.
  • Develop existing and new relationships to develop consulting and research-based projects and programs.
  • Lead the project management and technical aspects of consulting and research-based projects.
  • Have an opportunity to assist in the delivery of training as part of ARRB’s knowledge transfer program ‘ARRB iMPACT’.
  • Represent ARRB and its members through publishing research papers and presenting at National and International conferences.
We seek an individual who has:
  • Has the following experience:
    • Bachelors of Engineering or equivalent
    • 8 to 15+ years’ relevant consulting/practical and or research experience.
    • Experience within (or working for) Local, State Road Agencies, or Federal. Government Agencies highly desirable.
    • Sound knowledge of road safety engineering principles and concepts.
    • Project management skills.
    • Proven report writing skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to project lead a team to successful outcome.
    • Knowledge and understanding of current technical guides and standards.
  • Desirably has the following:
    • Is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) or Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) or is eligible to apply and gain recognition within 4 months of appointment
What we offer:
An exciting, dynamic and collaborative workplace with challenging roles, where your skills, knowledge and experience will be recognised and respected, including:
  • Opportunities to contribute to high-profile and interesting projects which make a difference to the community.
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively on local and national projects with a network of experts and colleagues around the country.
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • Strong support for career development and further study
  • A competitive salary & staff benefits
  • Social club activities
  • We embrace diversity - highlighting a multidisciplinary workforce from all over the world within all of our offices across Australia
  • Access to paid parental leave
  • Potential salary packaging benefits available
  • Contemporary and modern work campus
To be considered:
  • Applicants must be eligible to become and/or Australian Citizens / Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Press the "APPLY" button in this job advertisement to apply. Alternatively, for a confidential conversation, please contact Human Resources, 03 9881 1555.
  • Please ensure you attached your CV, Cover Letter (addressing selection criteria) and answer the screening questions provided.