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Development Control Engineer Highways ( assistant)

£36000 - £41000 per annum + Plus Package
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Development Control Engineer Highways ( assistant)

Date posted: October 3, 2019
£36000 - £41000 per annum + Plus Package
Hertfordshire, England
Job description

Assistant Development Control Engineer. Highways

North London


Salary £36000-£42000

The Traffic and Development Section within the Highways Service has an interesting and challenging workload in delivering an extensive programme of improvements across one of London's largest urban renewal projects ever undertaken

The section is responsible for providing the full range of services relating to the highway and transport implications of development to ensure that new development contributes to the projects overall objectives.


  • Processing of Highway Status and Local Land Search Enquires
  • Maintain data bases for Highway Planning Applications and Development Control Income and Expenditure
  • Assisting with the processing of planning application consultations and carrying out transportation assessments for control of development within set time limits, including the assessment of geometric layouts of new developments.
  • Assisting with the processing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S184, S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
  • Assisting with the processing of Stopping Up applications, Highway Licenses, Projection Licenses under the Highways Act 1980 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • Assisting with the scoping of the requirement for traffic surveys and transport impact studies that may be required for the assessment of planning applications.
  • Assisting with the 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, S278 Agreements and other Licenses and Orders in connection with highways development control process.
  • Preparing cost estimates for highway works associated with development control process.

Essential Skills

  • 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
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good time and budgetary management skills
  • Working knowledge of basic legislation
  • Confident self-motivating and innovative
  • Able to work without close supervision
  • Experience of working with consultants/Contractors
  • Ability to keep good work records
  • ONC/HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering / Transportation
  • Valid UK driving Licence
  • Own means of transport
  • Occasional out of normal hours working

Setsquare is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Setsquare is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: MA11167_1570098826

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