💼 Job

Highways & Traffic Engineering Graduate Scheme

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £28.5k
Rolling basis


TfL keeps London working, moving and growing - but we can only do this through our talented people. We’re a high-profile organisation with countless opportunities to offer that will enhance your skills and develop your career. Our work is high profile, delivering the Mayors Transport Strategy and ensuring London is constantly evolving, so we look for the best people who are passionate about the continued success of London. 


Our engineers focus on the assets that form the foundation of our transport system. As a graduate engineer within Highways & Traffic you will gain vast knowledge in a range of engineering areas associated to the highway and contribute actively into the delivery of improvements that make a real difference to London. Your involvement will be wide ranging - you could be designing and commissioning traffic signal layouts, identifying and analysing the results of highway investigations, proposing London’s next cycle routes, or designing schemes to improve the safety of the travelling public.  


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Area of Responsibilities



As a graduate, your two-year development programme will be made up of up to four placement rotations. Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. We also understand that everyone’s career is different, so every graduate’s journey is unique. Here’s an idea of what yours could look like:  Placement 1 – Traffic Engineering - 3 to 9 months  Developing new junction layouts to improve road safety Designing a new cycle route to increase attractiveness for cyclists of all ages and abilities Reviewing traffic survey data to understand how new layouts might affect traffic flow   Placement 2 – Highway Engineering - 3 to 9 months  Developing intrusive investigation strategies to inform project designs Pavement design of asphalt carriageway renewals on London’s busiest roads Technical assessment of 3rd party proposals to assess suitability for TfL’s highway  Placement 3 – Traffic Control Engineering - 3 to 9 months  Designing and upgrading traffic signals to improve connectivity and safety Commissioning traffic signals and making sure they are safe and work on street Writing traffic signal specifications and testing to ensure they are fit for purpose  Placement 4 – Road Safety - 3 to 6 months  Undertaking collision analysis studies and making recommendations to improve road safety Undertaking Road Safety engineering to design road safety improvements Supporting Road Safety Auditing of scheme’s ensuring proposals are as safe as practical 
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A minimum of 2:2 degree in any STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), What is important to us is a passion for engineering and successful applicants will need to demonstrate a yearning to develop in the industry. Emphasis will be on the applicant to demonstrate how they would add value building on their educational base to date.  
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Education requirements

2:1 or Higher