Doha17397BRRequisition Number : 17397BRDescription : Ashghal’s Vision for 2018 to 2022 is Excellence in delivering and managing efficient and sustainable infrastructure .
The Roads Operations and Maintenance Department (ROMD) is operating and maintaining a significant and growing road network.
Road assets have increased significantly in recent years as the infrastructure development programme is implemented to improve service levels to customers and prepare for the FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar in 2022.
Qatar has experienced numerous extreme weather events over recent years for which conditions have exceeded asset design criteria, particularly in relation to high rainfall depths and intensities.
This has strongly contributed to temporary flooding and loss of service from key assets, including numerous underpasses.
In addition, traffic accidents have resulted in the loss of services of underpasses and tunnels.The purpose of this role is to establish and communicate emergency diversion routes for critical underpasses in advance of emergencies to enable a more efficient transition during an emergency where underpass closure is required.
DescriptionEstablish criteria to identify underpasses and tunnels that require an emergency diversion routeAssess all underpasses and tunnels using the agreed criteria to create a prioritised list of critical underpasses and tunnelsPropose an emergency diversion route map format / template to key stakeholders and refine based on their feedbackFor each critical underpass / tunnel, identify triggers / conditions for closure along with a primary alternative route on closure in each direction and secondary alternative routes if practicableUsing the agreed map format / template, create an emergency diversion route map for each critical underpass / tunnel and route, stating the rationale behind routes selected and any important constraints or assumptionsUsing available traffic modeling data, evaluate the impacts of proposed emergency diversion routes on nearby roads, streets, and intersections, and propose mitigation measures for significant adverse impactsEngage with key stakeholder representatives for review and sign offTrain key staff on emergency diversion route maps, their purpose and application during emergency eventsIdentify equipment / signs needed and develop scopes of works for contractors to implement the agreed emergency diversion routesKey accountabilities and responsibilitiesCriteria to identify critical underpasses and tunnelsA prioritised list of underpasses / tunnels and conditions for closureAn emergency diversion route map templateEmergency diversion route maps for critical underpasses and tunnelsCommunication of emergency diversion route maps to key stakeholdersTraining relating to their applicationScoped work orders to implement amendments neededTitle : Transport PlannerQualifications : Person SpecificationDegree qualified, preferably from a university in Australia, New Zealand, North America, UK, Western Europe or similarMembership and preferably chartered status with a recognized and relevant professional institution (engineering, highway transport or other relevant discipline)More than 10 years post-graduate experience, preferably within a transport / transport planning organisation with more than 5 years in a similar positionA minimum 5 years of traffic modelling experience with state of the art software(s)Experienced in Traffic Engineering Analysis (Capacity Level of Service / Congestion Analysis) of Freeways, Arterial Corridors, Intersections, Roundabouts and Travel Time StudiesDemonstrated ability to facilitate team discussion and work collaboratively in cross-functional teamsAbility to simplify concepts for clear and concise presentation of solutions through written reports, presentations and plansProficient in the use of Microsoft suite of applications (Excel, Word and Powerpoint)Experience of working within the Middle East region (preferable)Arabic speaking (preferable)#LI-SK1Job Category : Business SupportAbout Stantec : We’re active members of the communities we serve.
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