Directorate: Resident Services
Job Title: Engineer – Highway Development Control
Pay: PO2 (£34,884 - £36,708)
Waltham Forest Highways are delivering ongoing substantial change with schemes to promote walking and cycling, following the Mini Holland programme. This includes placing cycling at the heart of new developments. The highway development control team is responsible for checking all new development proposals and planning applications to ensure compliance with standards applicable to the highway network and wider public realm.
We invite an enthusiastic, highly motivated and exceptional individual to join our ambitious Highway Development Team dealing with highway planning and development issues. The highway development team is central to protecting and maintaining highway interests, assessing proposals and identifying the highway alterations, liaising with developers throughout the planning, development and construction process. This includes major applications supporting the growth of the Borough.
The role will require dealing with planning cases, liaising on legal (S278 and S38) agreements, dealing with CLOCS Construction Logistics Plans to mitigate effects on highway network due to proposed developments.
The successful candidate will have good knowledge and experience of highway development or highway engineering. Ideally you will already have experience or knowledge of CLOCS Construction Logistics Plans. Alternately, suitably qualified candidates with ether a construction background and an understanding of logistics and site safety, or from a network management background would be considered. Additional training will be proved where needed.
In addition you will also be dealing with enquiries from councillors, members of the public and developers.
We are an award winning department with an approved Institution of Civil Engineers training programme and will give opportunities for the successful candidate to gain professional accreditation.
About Waltham Forest:
Waltham Forest is a vibrant, diverse home to approximately 260,000 residents in East London, easily accessible from central London by train and underground.
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: we were the first ever London Borough of Culture and have won over 30 awards for our innovative Enjoy Waltham Forest Programme. Our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We are an ambitious and innovative Council taking bold new actions to support our residents while remaining focussed on a long-term positive future for Waltham Forest.
Our immediate priorities are to:
- Celebrate our borough and our residents, working together to make it the best and fairest place it can be
- Do everything we can to help residents find good jobs
- Work with residents to act locally to fight the Climate Emergency and build a cleaner future
- Tackle the inequality that holds some of our residents back so that we can harness the diverse passions and skills of the people of Waltham Forest
- Work with residents to reduce crime and keep our homes and neighbourhoods safe
- Work with everyone in our community to protect us all from Covid 19 and to help people live longer, healthier and happier lives
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