Group Engineer Highway Development Management

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council

Group Engineer Highway Development Management
Job reference: 226150
Application closing date: 20/10/19
Location: Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2EB
Salary: £42,683 to £45,591, Grade 12, 37 hours

Package• A competitive salary • Generous annual leave entitlement • Access to an occupational pension scheme • A range of employee benefits including; healthcare, public transport and gym memberships discount

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and experienced highway engineer to join and manage our successful Highways team.

There will be opportunities to lead, manage and support a wide range of development related work, notably responsibility for providing advice on the highway implications of planning applications, including pre-application advice; securing Section 38 and 278 highway agreements; developing innovative, practical transport initiatives to deliver transport infrastructure to support sustainable economic development, housing growth, new local and neighbourhood plans; as well as working with a range of partners and organisations to support sustainable travel and create safe, healthy and people friendly places.

If you have experience, knowledge and a keen interest in highways development management, place making and sustainable development, along with leadership skills we would like to hear from you. Contact Neville Ford Service Manager Planning and Transportation Policy for an informal discussion or enquiries (01924 306617)

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

For further information and to apply online please click here.


  • Location: Wakefield
  • Job Title: Group Engineer Highway Development Management
  • Salary: £42,683 - £45,591
  • Closed: 20 Oct 2019

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