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Highways Development Control Engineer

£280 to £300 Per Day
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Highways Development Control Engineer We are currently assisting a busy borough council with their search for an experienced highway engineer to specialise in S38 and S278 technical audits to support the busy in-house engineering team. You will need to negotiate with developers and their professional advisers to ensure that roads are designed to the appropriate requirements, and that the full implications of traffic and highway problems created by developments are resolved by the developer through agreements under S278 and S38 of the Highways Act 1980. To be successful you will have: Significant experience in the preparation of technical audit comments for S38 projects. Significant experience in highway engineering, particularly local roads and housing estate roads; Excellent understanding of Manual for Streets, DMRB, other national standards, best practice guidance, local standards etc.; Excellent understanding of the CDM regulations and their relevance to highway design and checking; Proficiency in the checking of highway designs including layouts, materials, highway drainage, construction details and the like; A good understanding of S38 and S278 agreements; That checks are carried out comprehensively and accurately, and comments, reports and other documents are prepared in a timely manner and to a consistently high standard; Ability to work to challenging and changing deadlines and workloads; Ability to work in a commercial and customer focussed way which achieves programmes, meets performance targets, generates and income for the engineering team and meets the council's corporate objectives. For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on (phone number removed) or email (url removed) Previous experience in Highways is essential for this role. Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Transport Planners with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more. FOOTNOTE: If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 75+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information By applying for this position you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us
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  • Job Reference: 719524408-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Carrington West
    Carrington West
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £280 to £300 Per Day
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract