Highways DC Engineer

Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council

Highways DC Engineer (Level 3)

£30,153 - £32,486

Ref Number: HT00265

Location: Trowbridge


Do you have experience and a range of skills that you can bring to our Highways Development Control team?

Our Highway and Transport Service are looking to recruit either a level two or level three highways Development Control Engineer, to join the Sustainable Transport Team.


We play a key role by continuing to invest in transport improvements that improve accessibility, especially where there is an economic and/or environmental benefit and are responsible for delivering a wide range of functions that have a direct impact on businesses and residents of Wiltshire. This includes transport planning, major scheme development, road safety and highways development control.

About the role

As one of our Development Control Engineers, you will bring proven experience and skills to a role dealing with the risks and opportunities arising from development proposals, identifying transport impact mitigation and infrastructure requirements; negotiate effective planning agreements to secure requisite solutions; to maximise community advantage, and to ensure that the transport and highway interests of all stages of development are delivered to an appropriate standard.

Working closely with colleagues in planning and highway engineering, you will influence the quality of development and infrastructure within a large unitary Council experiencing rapid growth.

About you

Proven working knowledge and experience of current transport planning/traffic engineering technical and legal requirements is essential.

You’ll also need to be familiar with the planning system and hold corporate membership of a relevant professional body.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Find out more and apply

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as our values and behaviours framework (Approximately half of all interview questions relate to the framework).

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

For specific information about this job, please contact Allan Creedy, Head of Sustainable Transport. Email: [email protected] Telephone:  01225 713444.

Values and Behaviours Framework

All candidates are assessed against the council’s behaviours framework (available below) during the interviewing process.  Approximately half of all questions relate to the framework.

Click here to download our behaviours framework

Have you taken our behaviours questionnaire to see if we're the right match?

Closing Date: 13/08/2017


  • Location: Trowbridge
  • Job Title: Highways DC Engineer
  • Salary: £30,153 - £32,486
  • Closed: 13 Aug 2017

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