Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

SENIOR ENGINEER - HIGHWAYS DEVELOPMENT CONTROL & ADOPTION SERVICES                                                              Permanent 37 Hours
Grade 11 £36,371
Sardis House
CF37 1DU                                                      

We are looking to recruit a Senior Engineer to the Highways Development Control and Adoptions Team within the Highways and Transportation Section.

Applicants should be qualified to a minimum level of HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or similar discipline. An excellent knowledge of Highway Development Control, Traffic Management and Adoptions is essential along with a good understanding of planning procedures.

This is an excellent professional opportunity and your input will help shape the future of the Highway and Transportation Network across RCTCBC in relation to a growing portfolio of exciting public and private developments. Championing sustainability in order to cater for and protect the Transportation demands of future generations.

The focus of the role will be on supporting the Principal Engineer in delivering an effective, efficient, responsive and high quality Highway Development Control Service by way of approving engineering details of proposed highways infrastructure, negotiating Section 38 and 278 agreements and providing the local Planning Authority with highway observations in response to planning applications.

The permanent full-time position is based at Sardis House, Pontypridd, benefiting from nearby public parking and excellent public transport links to Cardiff and the surrounding area. A hybrid working arrangement is currently in place with staff able to work from both home and the office. The opportunity to work from home is likely to continue in the long term, at least on a part-week basis. Employment hours are 37 hours a week under the flexible working hours scheme, with 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years), and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme and staff benefits card.

The successful applicant will be required to hold a full valid driving licence and be expected to travel between development sites when required. Access to a Council pool vehicle will be made available.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Alan Rees on 07717360582.

Protecting children and vulnerable adults is a core responsibility of all staff appointed to the Council.

The Council values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday on 26 August 2022.

We encourage electronic applications, for further information please log on to:  or contact the Recruitment and Advertising Team on 01443 425005.    

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  • Location: Pontypridd
  • Salary: £36,371
  • Closed: 26 Aug 2022

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