Principal Highways Project Engineer

Knowsley (Metropolitan borough), Merseyside
£34,106 - £35,229 per annum
14 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Principal Highways Project Engineer

Pay Band L / SCP 38 - 39

£34,106 - £35,229 per annum

(Pay award pending)

Fixed Term for 12 months

36hrs per week

Ref: CVP 657


The Role

Just 15 minutes from Liverpool and 35 minutes from Manchester, Knowsley is perfectly positioned and well prepared for accelerating growth in jobs, housing and business.

We have an approved and substantial list of pipeline schemes for housing, transport and economic development. Our Local Plan has been adopted which will deliver 8,100 new homes and 164 hectares of employment land and we recently launched our new Housing Strategy and ambitious Economic Growth Plan. We are also in the process of implementing three Town Centre masterplans, a new Shakespeare North Playhouse, Halsnead Garden Village and five further sustainable urban extension sites having secured over £42m of Combined Authority Single Investment Fund projects to be delivered over the next two years.

The post holder will be responsible for project managing the delivery of two highway projects on the Key Route Network to improve traffic flow and junction capacity, and assist in helping Knowsley meet these plans.

Qualified to Degree level or BTEC Higher National Certificate in Civil Engineering or equivalent and able to demonstrate the successful delivery of high profile highway improvement projects.

For informal enquiries regarding the post please contact:

Richard Thorpe, on (0151) 443 2320

How to apply:

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website at:

Closing date: Friday, 29 March 2019.

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