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Principal Development Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35k - 39k per year

  • Contact:

    Jason Kohle MIRP CertRP

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 006

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Principal Development Engineer
Are you a Principal Development engineer seeking their next role?
My client in Bristol is looking for a Principal Development engineer to join their team in Bristol. The team is responsible for the design and progression of highway works associated with residential, employment and commercial developments.
You should have knowledge and practical application of civil engineering, highway agreements and recent design guidance, with experience of using software systems including AutoCAD and AutoTRACK.
Typical work activities associated with the post:
·To assess and comment on all aspects of design associated with new highway layouts and engineering improvements submitted as part of the planning process and at post-permission (pre-construction) stage.
·To liaise as appropriate with colleagues to provide advice to developers, engineers and contractors to ensure the best outcome in relation to detailed design concerning highway geometry, surfacing, lighting, structures, maintenance and drainage
·To oversee and inspect the construction of new highway to serve development to be delivered as part of formal s38 and s278 works.
·Undertaking regular visits to development sites to meet with contractors to ensure smooth running of the construction project and to confirm design requirements and seeking a resolution of on-site matters where procedures and construction requirements have not been met.
·To liaise effectively with planning, legal and engineering colleagues to ensure the interests of the highway authority are safeguarded throughout all stages of development construction;
·To carry out ad-hoc research and maintain information / databases on particular topics relevant to development engineering projects on behalf of the team and the Transport Development Manager;
·To provide technical assistance to the Transport Development Manager and other members of the team;
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
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 Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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