senior design engineer in barnet

22 November 2017
niamh finnegan, randstad cpe
job type
£ 40,000 - £ 45,000 per year
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barnet, london
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job type
£ 40,000 - £ 45,000 per year
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niamh finnegan, randstad cpe
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job description

**Senior Design Engineers, we need you!**

If you are an experienced Design Engineer with experience in traffic/highway design then I have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Senior Design Engineer to assist in the effective and efficient promotion, design and execution of projects, schemes, investigations and analysis. You will report to the Traffic and Development Manager, you will advise and support on matters related to service functions and act as specialist advisor on key activities within the traffic team.


* Processing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
* Checking developers design submissions on highway applications to ensure conformity with current regulations, standards and specifications. Review technical documents and make professional judgements and give advice on the information presented. Reviewing detailed scheme designs and drawings will involve assessment of geometric layouts, junction layouts, construction details, drainage, SUDS, pedestrian and cycle facilities for developments of varying scale and complexity and may involve using computer aided methods.
* Liaise with stakeholders throughout the application process and advise on strategic highway matters
* Evaluate the impact of highway network as a result of development and building schemes
* Advise developers on highway design and construction issues
* Liaise with Legal Services regarding highway issues including S38, 106 and 278 legal agreements
* Prepare and review estimates for highway works
* Identify, negotiate and secure by legal agreement transport and / or highway improvements (or contributions towards them) and assessment of commuted sums for the adoption of new infrastructure assets adopted by the authority. In addition, identify, quantify and justify the payment of commuted sums.
* To liaise with the developers to ensure S38 / 278 obligations are adhered to and to work closely with Legal Services to take effective action where developers fail to comply with the requirements of these agreements including attendance at Court as necessary
* Processing of Stopping Up applications, Highway Licences, Projection Licences under the Highways Act 1980 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990


* Experience as a highway designer including a detailed understanding of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and the principles of Manual for Streets
* Must be able to demonstrate suitable experience in traffic / highway engineering / transport and development planning
* Wide experience of highways development management and / or related highways discipline including processing of S38 and S278 applications
* Experience of highway design, construction and drainage techniques
* General knowledge of planning, development and transport policies and associated legislation
* Demonstrate the ability to programme, supervise and monitor a number of projects / applications simultaneously from inception to completion
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Working knowledge of basic legislation


* Excellent training and development opportunities
* Generous basic salary
* Pension scheme
* Child care vouchers
* Life assurance

Interested? Please apply now with your CV or for a confidential chat about your career options please call Niamh Finnegan at Randstad CPE on 0203 680 0640.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


senior design/ engineer/ traffic/ transport/