The Traffic and Development Section within the Highways Service has an interesting and challenging workload in delivering an extensive programme of improvements across one of London’s largest urban renewal projects ever undertaken
The section is responsible for providing the full range of services relating to the highway and transport implications of development to ensure that new development contributes to the projects overall objectives.
Processing of Highway Status and Local Land Search Enquires
Maintain data bases for Highway Planning Applications and Development Control Income and Expenditure
Assisting with the 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.
Assisting with the processing of highway applications associated with highway development control process including dealing with S184, S38, S278 applications under the Highways Act 1980
Assisting with the processing of Stopping Up applications, Highway Licenses, Projection Licenses under the Highways Act 1980 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990
Assisting with the scoping of the requirement for traffic surveys and transport impact studies that may be required for the assessment of planning applications.
Assisting with the 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 Licenses and Orders in connection with highways development control process.
Preparing cost estimates for highway works associated with development control process.
Must be able to demonstrate suitable experience in traffic / highway engineering / transport and development planning
General knowledge of planning, development and transport policies and associated legislation
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good IT skills
Good time and budgetary management skills
Working knowledge of basic legislation
Confident self-motivating and innovative
Able to work without close supervision
Experience of working with consultants/Contractors
Ability to keep good work records
ONC/HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering / Transportation
Valid UK driving Licence
Own means of transport
Occasional out of normal hours working
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