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Highways Development Control Engineer

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £28k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Zubair Ahmed

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 065

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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I am currently looking for a Highway Development Control Engineer to join a fast growing private sector consultancy based in London office.
You will be responsible for providing specialist engineering assessment and advice for the design and the delivery of highway development and sections 278/38 works. You will assist the Senior Highway Development Control Engineer with receiving, assessing, and responding to 'minor' and 'major' applications and responding fully according to the client's HDC policies and on time according to set time parameters. You will also liaise with developers and monitor works on site.
Transport Planners with Development Control experience will also be considered.
The role
·Technical vetting and the delivery of development related works on the public highway:
·Assessing planning applications with regards to impacts on the public highway, liaising with and formally responding to developer's application on behalf of the Planning Department
·Overseeing and approval of highway development works on site
·Negotiating/providing responses to developers to secure financial contributions via s278 and s38 agreements
·Supporting the Senior Development Control Engineer with applications and site monitoring.
·Develop and maintain a good understanding of national, regional, and local policy relating to transport and development, and the transport aspects of proposals within the Borough's Local Plan.
·Working together with colleagues, help to evaluate development proposals, providing responses on behalf of the Highway Authority identifying transport requirements and mitigation measures.
·Communicate effectively with colleagues, predominantly in Highways & Transport and Planning, including through reports and mark-ups of technical drawings.
·Supporting the technical evaluation and processes associated with Section 38 and Section 278 Highways Agreements.
The ideal candidate
·Ideally 2-3 years' experience in Highways Development Control
·Technical qualification / Degree in Engineering or Planning discipline
·Knowledge of planning, development, transport and relevant legislation
·Strong IT skills
·£28k - £35k
·25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
·Private Health Care
·Continuous training and development
·Flexible working policy
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice
·Plenty of company organised social functions
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Zubair Ahmed on 02393 876065.
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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
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