Senior Engineer (Development Management)

  • Date Posted:June 7th 2024
  • Job Reference:DBGEH1
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationChelmsford, Essex
  • Salary & Package£50,211k per annum
Senior Engineer (Development Management)

Have you the expertise in the Highway Act 1980 and CDM 2015?

Available ASAP?

Becky at JT Recruit would like to hear from you.  She is working with the Essex Highways Integrated Services contract in partnership with Essex County Council. The key purpose of the role is to ensure design and construction of developer’s highway infrastructure works (both new highway construction and improvements to the existing highway network) are acceptable to the Highway Authority for adoption as public highway, maintainable at the public expense.  Essex Highways is responsible for managing and maintaining one of the largest highways networks in the country.

The Senior Engineer (Development Management) will be responsible for managing the implementation of highway works (developer funded) associated with approved planning consents to ensure they are designed and implemented in accordance with planning obligations and the policies of the County Council.

You will also be responsible for contributing to the implementation of policies, projects and programmes relating to their specific area of work and will also liaise as required, directly with internal and external stakeholders, strategic partners and other providers, and to act as deputy to the Team Leader.


Contributes to the development of policies, plans, procedures and practices to deliver economic and wider community goals, identifying and introducing new practices and procedures to deliver efficiencies and respond to technological advances.

Contributes to the delivery of the programme of works ensuring it is within budget, programme and specified quality.

Responsible for budgetary control of specific programmes of work, to ensure value for money.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Educated to RQF Level 6 (degree or equivalent) in related subject or equivalent proven experience in the field of highways and/or transportation.

Evidence of continuing professional development and expert knowledge in relevant professional area, membership of a professional institution such as CIHT is desirable.

Detailed knowledge of Highway Legislation, relevant design procedures, standards and good practice and a wide range of relevant engineering or service techniques and procedures.

Demonstrable knowledge of national guidance, legislation and regulations relating to design and implementation of highway schemes. In particular, expertise in the Highway Act 1980 and CDM 2015 is required

Detailed knowledge and experience in the application of all relevant Health and Safety legislation.

Ability to build strong networks and partnerships which are collaborative and influential in their nature and engender joint delivery.

Able to demonstrate good project management experience and conversant with project management tools and Microsoft applications.

Please note that the job role requires you to be mobile throughout an operational area.

Apply to or call 01332 743438


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