Principal Development Control Engineer x 3

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Location
York, North Yorkshire (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
26 Jul 2018
Function
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Principal Development Control Engineer (Planning) x 1

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City of York Council is seeking someone to lead on all aspects of Highway Development Control, with a primary focus upon Planning Application and Transport Assessment review.

This critical position will influence the future shape of the city of York; you'll deal with major planning applications, getting involved from the initial stages and pre planning, through to determination of planning applications, securing necessary mitigation and financial contributions.  In addition you will play a key role in the determination of many new housing site allocations anticipated to emerge within the next year. This will include the masterplanning of new communities, with an ability to influence the design of the streets and places that they will become.

You will be proficient in terms of your knowledge and experience of residential highway design, best practise and quality of place, streets for all and the public realm. An ability to understand and comprehensively audit Transport Assessments is essential to the role. You will need to ensure that developments are fully mitigated for in transport and highway terms.

Day to day you'll lead a small team, providing support to colleagues and monitoring and managing the teams work programme. You will attend Planning Committee to provide the highway authority position.

Principal Development Control Engineer (Adoptions) x 1

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City of York Council is seeking someone to lead on all aspects of the adoptions component of Highway Development Control, working closely with the wider team, to provide a seamless service from pre planning through to timely adoption of new developments.

This critical position will influence the future shape of the city of York; you'll deal with the technical approval of multiple developments including several which will be built over at least the next decade. There will also be the opportunity to work on masterplanning and helping to shape internal layouts. 
 
You will be proficient in terms of your knowledge and experience of highway design, construction, and drainage, with a particular emphasis upon the creation and build of residential developments. In addition, the scope of work will include commercial, leisure and retail development and works to the existing highway. You will apply best practise to secure quality of place, balanced with securing robust specifications and minimising future liabilities. An ability to comprehensively audit technical drawings requiring section 38 and section 278 approvals, application of fees and ensuring that the legal agreements are sound, pragmatic and monitored. 
 
Day to day you'll lead a small team, providing support to colleagues and monitoring and managing the teams work programme. You will be proactive both at key meetings with developers and their consultants and in inspecting works on the ground, to ensure that the required standards are being achieved.

Principal Development Control Engineer (Major Sites) x 1

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City of York Council is seeking someone to focus upon all aspects of Highway Development Control, with a primary focus upon major developments across the city.

This critical position will review Planning Applications and Transport Assessments, influencing the future shape of the city of York; you'll, get involved from the initial stages and pre planning, through to determination of planning applications, securing necessary mitigation and financial contributions.  In addition you will play a key role in the determination of many new housing site allocations anticipated to emerge within the next year. This will include the masterplanning of new communities, with an ability to influence the design of the streets and places that they will become. 
 
You will be proficient in terms of your knowledge and experience of residential highway design, best practise and quality of place, streets for all and the public realm.  An ability to understand and comprehensively audit Transport Assessments is essential to the role. You will need to ensure that developments are fully mitigated for in transport and highway terms.  You will attend Planning Committee to provide the highway authority position.  A thorough knowledge and proven experience with regards to planning and highway legalisation, legal agreements and negotiation with developers and consultants are all essential to the role

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Richard Bogg, Traffic & Highway Development Manager, richard.bogg@york.gov.uk  or on 01904 551426.