Development Control Engineer

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Applus+ INTEC
London (Greater)
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Development Control Engineer



£ Competitive


Our client is seeking a Development Control Engineer for their Highways Development Control team. You will be responsible for delivering cost effective and quality services to improve the quality of life and physical environment of Barnet. You will also provide technical support in the effective and efficient promotion, design and execution of projects, schemes, investigations and analysis.

Your responsibilities as a Development Control Engineer:

* Processing of planning application consultations and carrying out transportation assessments for control of development within set time limits
* Processing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S184, S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
* Processing of stopping up applications, highway licences and projection licences under the Highways Act 1980 and Town & Country Planning Act 1990
* Scoping of the requirement for traffic surveys and transport impact studies that may be required for the assessment of planning applications
* Appraisal of information on behalf of the highways authority and determine recommendations, including carrying out junction capacity calculations, network impact assessments and accident audits
* Undertake engineering assessments of planning applications and provide the relevant information in report form the Traffic & Development Manager, Development Control and Senior Officers of the planning service and make suitable recommendations
* Technical approval highway submissions to ensure conformity with the current regulations, standards and specifications
* Liaise with the Legal Services regarding planning and highways issues under S106, S38 and S278 agreements and other licences and orders in connection
* Preparing cost estimates for highway works associated with development control process
* Attend meetings, technical groups and stakeholder forums as required and represent the Highway Authority in meetings with developers and other public sector officers
* Provide professional advice and assistance to developers in helping to develop sustainable travel policies through the development control process
* Provide professional advice to developers on highway design and construction issues
* Undertake all administrative tasks relevant to the cost including dealing with enquires from applicants and their advisors and the general public.


ONC/HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering / Transportation

Membership of an appropriate highway institution (IHT, IHIE, ICE etc.)

Must be able to demonstrate suitable experience in traffic / highway engineering / transport and development planning

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 completion

Good written and verbal communication skills

Good IT skills

Good time / budgetary management skills

Working knowledge of basic legislation

Experience of working with consultants / contractors

Valid driving licence and own means of transport.

What's in it for you?

Competitive salary - depending on level of experience and qualifications

37.5 hours a week

Annual leave 20-25 days

Encouraged to develop your career

Access to many company benefits

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