Senior Engineer Transport and Development

6 days left

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£39,880 to £43,857
30 Apr 2021
21 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Our Team

The Development Management Team is based in the Network Strategy service area within the wider highways and transportation team. It is responsible for leading on the delivery of new roads and highway improvements associated with new major development. This role includes offering the local highway authority input to local plans and associated development strategies, offering highway authority recommendations to the local planning authorities, leading on 278 and 38 agreements and offering superintendence to the delivery of third party developer led works.  

The team also leads and delivers the NYCC role of Lead Local Flood Authority. This work includes offering statutory responses to the local planning authority on sustainable drainage associated with new major development, undertaking flood investigations, land drainage consenting, delivering a programme of flood mitigation works within North Yorkshire as part of the NY flood risk strategy.

The role

Due to expansion we are looking for a Senior Engineer Transport and Development to join our Transport and Development Team. Our team is responsible for responding to significant and strategic planning applications on behalf of the County council as local highway authority, provide strategic guidance to colleagues in other teams dealing with non-strategic planning applications and manage developer funded amendments and additions to the highway network mainly through Section 278 Agreements and Section 38 Agreements.

To be successful you must hold a HND/HNC in an appropriate discipline and/or significant relevant experience,  have detailed knowledge of current guidance and legislation regarding highways development management, developer funded highway works and the Planning process, including the highway authority input into the local planning process, be knowledgeable in highway design issues including Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual for Streets. You must have excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate analytical, problem solving and decision making skills and have a proven track record of persuading, influencing and negotiating with clients.

Working for us

As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology. You may also benefit from homeworking with the occasional requirement to work from the office. You will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

Contact and Apply

For further information about the role please contact Emily Mellalieu on 01609 534876

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting STDP to by midnight on 21st May.

It is important that your CV is in word format and includes: your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: 21st May

Interview date: 28th May

Interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams.

We do not accept CVs from agencies