Project Engineer

Boroughbridge, York
£24,982 to £35,745
25 Jan 2022
09 Feb 2022
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Project Engineer
Grade – H to K

Salary: £24,982 to £35,745
Location: Boroughbridge – Hybrid Working

Contract Type - Established Full Time
Weekend Working - No  

We have an exciting Project Engineer opportunity in our Boroughbridge Highways Operational office.

The Team

The Highway Operations Unit is responsible for the implementation of highway improvement and maintenance schemes, routine highway maintenance activities, delivery of the winter maintenance service, local network management and liaison with the public at a local level.

The role

As our Project Engineer you will report to the Improvement Manager and will be part of a team of skilled and passionate Project Engineers delivering highway maintenance and improvement schemes from the local capital programme, and providing local development control and traffic management advice. You will liaise with our delivery partners to develop positive relationships as well as fostering good relationships with Elected Members, other stakeholders and the wider community we engage with are key elements of the role and, as such, the role will include some occasional out of hours working.

What you will bring

You must have experience in highway design, an understanding of legislation, techniques and practices associated with highways and of planning procedures and relevant legislation. Have exceptional communicating skills both verbal and written. Have the ability to persuade, influence and negotiate as well problem solve and make decisions which influence a range of actions, projects and/or people.

What is in it for you,

In return, we can offer you opportunity to develop your skills and experience, and progress your career whilst making a real difference to the work of our diverse range of clients.

We want you to work to live, not live to work, we want you to enjoy the things in life that really matter to you and this is important to us. We can offer you a range of employee benefits including a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, flexible working hours, a government pension scheme, a salary sacrifice scheme to support career development and access to our ‘Everybody Benefits’ package which includes a variety of retail discounts. You will have the flexibility to work from home, though it is anticipated future meetings may require attendance in person.

Contact and apply

Whether you are looking to start your career or looking for a new challenge, we would like to hear from you. For further information about the role please contact Melisa Burnham on 01609 780780

For more details about our Highways service and view all vacancies go to:

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting PEBB to by midnight on 9th February

It is important that your CV includes: your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: 9th February

Interview date: week commencing 28th February