Assistant Development Control

30 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
Natasha Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
They are looking for an Assistant Development Control Engineer to join the Traffic and Development Section. The Highways Service has an interesting and challenging workload in delivering an extensive programme of improvements across the borough network.

The company's services include: Planning and development management, building control, land charges, environmental health, trading standards and licensing, cemetery and crematorium, highways, regeneration and strategic planning.

Roles & Responsiblities:

• 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 Licences, Projection Licences 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 Licences and Orders in connection with highways development control process.
• Preparing cost estimates for highway works associated with development control process.
• Attend meetings, technical groups and stakeholder forums as required and represent the Highway Authority in meetings with developers and other public sector officers.
• Provide professional advice and assistance to developers in helping to develop sustainable travel policies through the development control process.
• Undertake all administrative tasks relevant to the cost including dealing with enquires from applicants and their advisors and the general public.
• Create and maintain a database of planning applications received by the Development Control Team.

Experience / Qualifications

• 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
• ONC/HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering / Transportation
• Valid driving licence
• Own means of transport
• Occasional out of normal hours working

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