Section 38 Engineer

Posted 18 May 2020
Salary £30 - 40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

Section 38 Engineer
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Section 38 Engineer to come and join my busy client on a contract basis in West Yorkshire.
The Main Duties Are:
·Responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Highways Act 1980 - Section 38 procedures with respect to the clients responsibility for new developments requiring the construction of new highway.
·Advise developers and other statutory bodies on highway law and practice using a detailed working knowledge of current highway legislation including Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments and Local By-laws and current design standards
·Formulate design solutions for specific S38 schemes and provide specialised input on S38 proposals. Co-ordinate the resources and requirements of other departments and bodies during the contract period.
·Negotiate with developers, architects and builders upon highway requirements of development proposals. Advise potential applicants of the highways implications of draft development proposals to encourage applications to be submitted in an acceptable manner.
·Responsibility for the day to day supervision of Site Inspectors engaged on S38 schemes to ensure compliance with relevant technical standards, so that work is co-ordinated and integrated across the area.
·Responsible for the actual expenditure on S38 Schemes at all stages in the process.
·Responsible for the checking, processing and recharging fees and bonds for S38 Agreements.  
·Responsible for the management process of the Advance Payment Code in accordance with the Highways Act 1980.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience required to fulfil the role include, but are not limited to:
·2 years in Highway Design, Highway Development Control, Traffic Management or related field.
·Knowledge of highways development control IT Systems.
What to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds 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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