Development Control Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2020
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 October 2020
Location: Edgware, London, NW9 4BR
Company: Capita plc
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 10005689_1600865954

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Key responsibilities of the role are:

  • 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.
  • Processing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S184, S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
  • Processing of Stopping Up applications, Highway Licences, Projection Licences under the Highways Act 1980 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
  • Undertake engineering assessments of planning applications and provide the relevant information in report form the Traffic and Development Manager, Development Control and Senior Officers of the Planning Service and make suitable recommendations
  • 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 written professional evidence to support the Highway Authority at Planning Appeals and to attend Informal Planning Hearings as required.
  • Provide professional advice and assistance to developers in helping to develop sustainable travel policies through the development control process.
  • Provide professional advice to developers on highway design and construction issues
  • 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.
  • Carry out duties with due regard to the Re's Customer Care, Equal Opportunities, Information Governance, Data Protection and Health and Safety policies and procedures.

    Undertake any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of this post

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