Project Engineer

Recruiter
Carmichael UK
Location
Colchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will therefore have prior experience and knowledge of negotiating with and implementing developments with developers, local planning authorities, consultants and other statutory and non-statutory bodies. It will also be helpful if in your previous roles, you have held a position of advising elected Members and influencing local decision makers and other stake holders desirable.

This is a key position within this team and so your main responsibilities will include:

* Manage the programme of Development Management projects which have been assigned to you ensuring that they are processed according to standard turnaround times, to the correct specifications and to the right quality.
* To negotiate on the implementation of highway developments on behalf of Essex Highways. This may include developers, local planning authorities, consultants, solicitors, the Department for Transport and other statutory and non-statutory bodies.
* Instruct Essex Legal Services as required, to undertake work on highways schemes. This could include but is not limited to, land negotiations, enforcement issues, the preparation of highway agreements for developments, processing work permits.
* To calculate and manage the Advance Payment Code process outlined in section (Apply online only) of the Highways Act 1980 where requested, ensuring monies and/or bonds are secured and released in a timely manner.
* Liaise with other Teams and Services within Essex Highways to ensure coordination with other schemes across the service.
* Undertake the development and review of policies, plans, procedures and practices as required.
* Provide timely and accurate advice to County Councillors, District Members, Parish Councils and the general public on Development Management matters as required.
* Manage and promote Health and Safety, Environmental Management System, Quality Management System and Construction Design Management, with the aim of minimising work related injuries

This is a role for a dedicated, experienced and committed engineer who is looking to lead a team with a large amount of scope within the highways development.
If you believe you have the right skills and experience for this role, you will also need to demonstrate:
* HNC, or equivalent high level qualification, or significant experience in highways.
* Membership or working towards membership of a relevant Professional Institution.
* Evidence of continuous professional development.
* Demonstrable knowledge of national guidance, legislation and regulations relating to design and implementation of highway schemes. In particular, expertise in the Highway Act 1980 and current CDM regulations is required.
* Knowledge of, and experience in, managing the design and implementation of highway aspects of major development proposals including statutory processes involved with these activities.
* Knowledge and application of budgetary management and control measures
* Knowledge of a wide range of relevant engineering or service techniques and procedures.
* Appropriate knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation
* Ability to prioritise own work to support business priorities and as a team leader.
* Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key people both internally and externally.
* Experience of advising elected Members and influencing local decision makers and other stake holders desirable.
* Dealing with members of the public.
* Demonstrable awareness of environmental aspects and impacts and waste management.
* Conversant with Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
* Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills (including report writing).
* Required to be mobile throughout an operational area

Alternatively, if the role is not for you but you know someone who may be interested, we offer a £300 referral fee for every successful referred placement!

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and CarmichaelUK is an equal opportunities employer and agency and welcomes applications from all. Should you require assistance to apply for any of our roles please call us on (Apply online only).
We value and respect diversity and inclusion at CarmichaelUK. As champions of diversity & inclusion we ensure all applications are treated equally with opportunities available to all. By cultivating a culture where diversity is celebrated, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. CarmichaelUK places paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy so if you require any additional assistance please inform us upon application or call on (Apply online only).
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Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence.
Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on (Apply online only) and we will be pleased to help where possible.
For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
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