Senior Engineer – Highways Development Service (HDS)

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£38,813 - £42,683 pa
12 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking for someone to join the Development Management Team in a new post.

The Senior Engineer - Highways Development Service (HDS), will be the single point of contact for NYCC commercial highways design services, working with developers seeking to undertake highway works associated with new development within North Yorkshire.

With a bold and varied landscape and excellent wider transport links, North Yorkshire inspires and attracts a wide range of major developments, and often unique projects which are exciting to be part of. As well as working on the transport and highway solutions associated with thousands of planned residential properties, the team has also been part of plans for developments delivering new link roads, rail bridges, film studios, entertainment complexes, new transport terminals, and even delivering opportunities for mining and other varied critical infrastructure projects.

The purpose of the role is to own and manage the Council’s Highways Development Service, to be the single point of contact for developers and to ensure the project’s success by achieving a set return and delivery of key objectives, to be an integral part of the delivery of the highways development management service including supervising the Development Management Engineers and Highways Officers, and to provide professional advice and direction on development management issues to others involved in delivering the service in the team and to colleagues throughout the Service Unit.  

To be successful, you must have:

  • Detailed knowledge of current guidance and legislation regarding highways development management, developer funded highway works and the Planning process.
  • Knowledge of highway design issues including Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)
  • Knowledge of computer based management information systems.
  • Project and contract management experience
  • Commercial awareness

If you want to be part of our bright future and would like to know more about this fantastic opportunity please contact Emily Mellalieu on 01609 534876 or David Kirkpatrick on 01609 797639

Closing date: 1st August

Interview date: 16th August – there is flexibility if required