Senior Engineer

Newbury, Berkshire
£35,336 to £41,591
16 Jun 2022
26 Jun 2022
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Following the Department for Transport (DfT)’s announcement that West Berkshire has been awarded an indicative £2.6m, we are looking to recruit a Senior Engineer to assist with our Bus Services Improvement Plan (BSIP) programme.

This is an exciting new opportunity and the successful applicant will be required to implement the capital schemes associated with the BSIP and Enhanced Partnership (

The successful applicant should hold a degree or equivalent in a technical/engineering subject and have 5 years’ experience of working on highway improvements.  Applicants should be able to supervise contractors and consultants, have excellent communication skills, be able to work on their own and as part of a team, and manage their own workload.  They will also need strong IT skills.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.

For an informal discussion, please contact Emma Jameson (Principal Transport Officer) on 01635 519306.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please complete an online application form. 

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