Road adoptions Engineer & Design



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Austin Gershon

Consultant | Transport Planning

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Can you carry out s278/38 technical approvals?

I'm working with a local authority situated in the London area in their search for an s278/38 Engineer with the skillset to be able to aid the Highways Adoptions team by conducting both s38 and mainly s278 agreements as well as being able to conduct the design (CAD) work beforehand.

A key element of this role is working with the authority to overlook the designs and review whether there need to be changes to designs for existing or new roads. Your input would enable to make the agreement so the council can make permanent changes to the highway network to enable the approval prior to it commencing.

Furthermore, the client would also require the skillset for the right candidate to be able to jump onto the design part of the role making existing changes to adhere to comments on the work or to close the designs for them to then be proceeded via the road adoptions team.

  • This role lands inside IR35, contracted for 3 months, rolling.
  • WFH hybridity is available, the client would appreciate 2/3 days in the office for site visits and general office presence.

If you are interested in discussing this role further, please contact me at 0207 766 9075 or email

We would like to attract talent from all corners of the Engineering world for this role. Our commitment is to an equitable recruitment process so feel free to apply in any way that suits you, via WhatsApp, video message, or CV, the more creative the better.

Consultant | Transport Planning

Austin Gershon

Austin has been working in our Engineering team since 2022. He wants to do the best he can at all times, which means he’s always doing the most he can for his candidates.
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