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Senior Engineer - Highway Development

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£38,229 - £41,025 per annum
Low Hall Depot, Argall Avenue, Leyton, London, E10 7AS
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/09/2017 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

About Waltham Forest

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London.

Join our plans for growth

We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.

Be part of the vision

Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where four key principles – resident focused, digitally driven, commercially minded and insight led – will underpin everything we do for our residents.


Job Title:      Senior Engineer Highway Development Control

Pay Grade:   PO4 (£38,229 - £41,025)

Waltham Forest Highways are currently engaged in the delivery of substantial programme of major projects, including our £30million Mini Holland programme to radically change neighbourhoods, including placing cycling at the heart of new developments.

We invite an enthusiastic, highly motivated and exceptional Highway and Traffic Engineer to join our ambitious Highway Development Team to take responsibility for highway planning and development issues.

The highway development team is central to protecting and maintaining highway interests and identifying the highway alterations, liaison with developers throughout the planning and development.

The successful candidate will have good knowledge of highway development and highway engineering, and be able to negotiate and deliver S38 and S278 works.

The role will require developing a close working relationship with developers and other Council departments to ensure that development proposals compliment and are coordinated with other highway and Council schemes.

The ideal candidate would have detailed knowledge and experience of highways and traffic management, development control, estimates, project management, be a proficient AutoCAD user and possess excellent communications skills.

Shortlisting date: Week commencing 11 September 2017

Interview date and Test date: 18 September 2017





Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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