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Senior Technician (Development Approvals)

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 


Closing date:26 January 2022 at midnight 

Salary Range £28,704 - £32,241

A Senior Technician is required within development approvals of the Infrastructure Planning team to carry out technical approvals in connection with 3rd party development through Section 38 and 278 agreements and s184 licences.

You will be responsible for liaising with developers and their consultants to ensure submitted designs comply with the Leicestershire Highway Design Guide, offering guidance and support where necessary so that technical approval can be achieved.

You will be responsible for dealing with highway adoption enquires from a variety of sources and liaising with relevant district and parish councils over development related queries and requests.


  • A BTEC higher in Civil Engineering or equivalent or experience that meets the essential requirement and evidence of continued learning.
  • Working in an engineering setting, in relation to road adoptions under Section 38, access works (Section 184), Section 278  works.
  • Good knowledge of current highway design standards, construction techniques, or maintenance standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to locations across the County as required.


Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.


For informal enquires please contact Lucy FraserTel: 0116 305 3975Email:

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Lucy Fraser
 to discuss what is possible for this role.

Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.

Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

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