Senior Highway Development Engineer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/11/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Dodson House, Peterborough
£36,648 - £44,428 (+5% Market Supplement)
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Closing date:
26 Nov
Further Information

We are looking for a motivated, committed, and experienced Engineer to join our Highway Development team at Peterborough, one of the fasted growing cities in the UK. As a growth city and unitary authority, you will represent the Local Highway Authority and be involved in all aspects of highway development control and work on development projects from the initial planning application right through to the delivery of new adoptable streets and associated projects on site, including new and innovative SUDS solutions.

This is a unique opportunity where there is always something new with opportunities for growing your knowledge and experience through on the job training but also formal structured training on new areas such as LTN1/20. The main duties involve providing specialist highway advice on planning applications from minor to major level as well as undertaking detailed technical assessment of Section 38/278 highway applications.

You must have the ability to analyse issues and identify options, have demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work under pressure, use own initiative and most importantly, be able to work as a member of a team.

Our friendly team are based at Dodson house which is easily accessed via the A1 and the superb parkway system as well as working from home days in line with the councils agile working policy. In addition to this we offer:

• Flexible working hours scheme which allows for the ability to accrue one additional day leave per month
• Hybrid working involving working part of the week remotely
• 25 days annual leave (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service) plus bank holidays
• A generous Local Government pension scheme
• 2 days paid volunteering
• Plus, a supportive and friendly Highways team that support development and learning.

If you would like to join the team or have an informal discussion with the team manager, feel free to contact Nick Greaves via email:

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.