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Highway Development Control Engineer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harriet Simmonds

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 051

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced S278/S38 Engineer to come and join our client in the North East.
The  experienced S278/S38 Engineer will delivery of highways infrastructure through development agreements, and managing the delivery of the any highways project such as a S278 and S38 agreements.
The main responsibilities  of the S278/S38 Engineer are:
·To assess and comment on all aspects of design associated with the new highways layouts and engineering improvements submitted as part of the planning process in relation to their suitability for agreement/adoption under the highways act.
·To liaise with colleagues and provide advice to developers, engineers and contractors to ensure the best outcome in relation to detailed designs concerning highways geometry, surfacing street lighting maintenance and drainage, to ensure adoptable standards are met.
·To oversee and inspect the construction of new highway to serve development as well as works that are required off site that are required off site to be delivered as part of formal S106 and S278 agreements
·To provide timely specialist technical advice to, senior management, and other professional teams/working groups and the public on allocated projects and services. This may include expert professional evidence at public inquiries.
·To advise developers on implementation, construction and adoption of new, and improvement of existing highway works relating to development including inspection and approval.
·Provide timely advice to developers and colleagues in respect of highway development management aspects of new development proposals.
·To ensure that the relevant polices, and guidance in relation to development construction agreements are kept up to date and accord with the current policies.
·Too ensure that accurate financial information (including forecasting) is provided in relation to ensuring the services business objectives are met.
What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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