Senior Development Control Engineer – London

Senior Development Control Engineer

Carrington West Limited



Senior Development Control Engineer

6-month contract initially, extension likely
£45 – £50ph

Are you an experienced Highway S278/S38 Engineer looking for a new challenge?

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Engineer, with experience in development management and S278/S38 to join a busy client in London. This is a full-time contract position.

Key Responsibilities:
1.To promote, secure and manage the delivery and adoption of new estate road infrastructure and works within the existing highway network necessitated by new development through the technical and engineering assessment of developer design and construction submissions  
2.In addition, the role requires a strong ability to work with colleagues and partners to take responsibility for a seamless approach to service delivery and to facilitate effective coordination of projects and responses across teams.
3.Execute technical engineering assessment and approval of works within the existing highway that are to be delivered by a developer to ensure that the design meets acceptable outcomes having regard to the needs of all users of the network, especially the most vulnerable and the construction is suitably robust to minimise early maintenance intervention.
4.Plan and manage the consultation and engagement of other disciplines in the project to facilitate seamless assessment and ensure response times are met.  
5.Issue comprehensive instructions to LGSS Law, reviewing Agreement through to completion and authorise sealing.  For minor works, draft, complete and sign a Short Form 278 Agreement.
6.Identify, quantify and secure the S278 Agreement Surety, the vetting and inspection fees together with commuted sums.

About You:

Previous experience in Highways is essential for this role. Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Project Managers with similar backgrounds across the South of UK – please get in touch to find out more.

In order to be considered within the first round of applicants please apply with updated CV, emailing [email protected]. Alternatively, please call on 02393 876043 for more information.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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