Highways Development Control Engineer

The Oyster Partnership
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is currently looking for a Development Control Engineer to join their team on a short term basis. You will be primarily responsible for assisting the Traffic and Development Manager in ensuring the delivery of highways infrastructure projects and associated highway legal agreements (i.e. S38 & S278 etc.)

Your duties will include:

Processing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
Ensure development impacts of the highway are mitigated, and developments will be integrated to sustainable transport network, especially infrastructure for walking and cycling
Identify, negotiate and secure by legal agreement transport and / or highway improvements (or contributions towards them) and assessment of commuted sums for the adoption of new infrastructure assets adopted by the authority. In addition, identify quantify and justify the payment of commuted sums.
To organise and be accountable for the effective monitoring of Highway Legal agreementsPrevious experience required:

ONC/HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering / Transportation
Must be able to demonstrate suitable experience in traffic / highway engineering / transport and development planning
Proven experience in processing Highways Development Control functions such as S184 / S38 / S278 / Stopping Up Orders / Highway Planning Applications etc
General knowledge of Planning, development and Transport Policies and associated Legislation
Demonstrate the ability to programme, supervise and monitor a number of projects / applications simultaneously from inception to completionIf this position sounds like it would be of interest, please get in contact with either myself or any of the Highways and Transport team on (phone number removed).

If this role sounds of interest, please get in touch via the details below. However, should you be in the market for something new but this isn't quite right/know of somebody who may be right please also get in touch as I'm currently recruiting for a number of roles and am always on the lookout for strong candidates.


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