Senior / Principal Development Engineer

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June 11, 2021

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at SOLOS Consultants Ltd
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 11, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35745 - £38890 per annum + benefits
Start Date ASAP


Our client is currently looking to recruit a Senior / Principal Development Engineer on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will hold previous experience in a Development Engineer role, will have supervised highway works associated with residential, employment and commercial developments and ideally from concept through to approval.  You will have a strong background in civil engineering / highway agreements and design experience with AutoCAD.

The purpose of the role is to effectively supervise the design and progression of highway works associated with residential, employment and commercial developments from concept stage through to technical approval and certification / adoption under sections 278 and 38 of the Highways Act.

Key duties

  • To assess and comment on all aspects of design associated with new highway layouts and engineering improvements submitted as part of the planning process and at post-permission (pre-construction) stage.
  • To liaise as appropriate with colleagues to provide advice to developers, engineers and contractors to ensure the best outcome in relation to detailed design concerning highway geometry, surfacing, lighting, structures, maintenance and drainage
  • To oversee and inspect the construction of new highway to serve development to be delivered as part of formal s38 and s278 works.
  • Undertaking regular visits to development sites to meet with contractors to ensure smooth running of the construction project and to confirm design requirements and seeking a resolution of on-site matters where procedures and construction requirements have not been met.
  • To liaise effectively with planning, legal and engineering colleagues to ensure the interests of the highway authority are safeguarded throughout all stages of development construction;

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation that offer an excellent package and career progression.

  • Principal Development Engineer
  • £35745 - £38890 per annum + benefits
  • Bristol
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