Senior Development Control Engineer

Expiring today

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London (Greater)
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Development Control Engineer



£ Competitive


You will lead and manage a team to discharge the Council's responsibilities as a highway and planning authority in connection with a wide range of locally and strategically important development and regeneration schemes. You will assess highways and transport implications of planning proposals ranging from small applications to major regeneration schemes within the Borough. You will manage the Development Control team and provide an effective service for the adoption of and improvements to roads through the Highways Act.

Your responsibilities as a Senior Development Control Engineer:

* Processing of full range of planning application consultations from small development to major regeneration scheme. Carrying out transportation assessments for control of development within set time limits, including the assessment of geometric layouts of new developments
* Providing transportation, traffic, highway and parking input to the development control process, focussing particularly on major sites and areas of strategic, London-wide significance
* Ensuring the integration of land use and transport policies, taking responsibility for the provision of transport input to local development framework, area action plans and regeneration priority areas
* Ensuring that the Council meets its obligations with regards to statutory processes such as public right of way, road adoptions and maintenance of the Council's highway records
* Maximising financial contributions from development to effectively mitigate the impact on local transport systems and to help meet the borough's long-term transport infrastructure needs
* Managing and developing complex policies and programmes to promote and effectively deliver travel awareness and sustainable travel initiatives across the borough
* 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.
* Attend planning committees
* Provide written report for each application ensuring that national, regional and local advice is followed
* Lead on the assessment of major applications in terms of highways input
* Represent the Local Highways Authority in the Local Planning Authorities defence of decisions through written representations, informal hearings and at Public inquires
* Provide advice on a day to day basis about development constraints and opportunities within the Borough
* Managing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S184, S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
* Managing of Stopping Up applications, Highway Licences, Projection Licences under the Highways Act 1980 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990
* Preparing cost estimates for highway works associated with development control process
* Undertake all administrative tasks relevant to the cost including dealing with enquires from applicants and their advisors and the general public
* Undertake any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of this post.


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

Able to work without close supervision

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

You will be encouraged to develop your career

Access to many benefit schemes

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