Senior Engineering Technician


£26,985 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SUS2498

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 22nd October 2018   3 days left

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step in your journey by applying for the following key vacancy and join our design and engineering team:

Senior Engineering Technician

£26,985 per annum (Ref: SUS2498)

37.5 hours per week – based in Edinburgh

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary and passionate team working on exciting transport projects that are making a difference in people’s lives across Scotland. This will include supporting the feasibility, design, construction and delivery of innovative and high quality walking and cycling infrastructure. The breadth of the role and the projects will allow the candidate to develop their skillset across the full project cycle. 

With a minimum of an HNC in civil engineering or equivalent, or previous experience in a related field, you will be skilled at producing technical design drawings using computer aided design software packages, in particular AutoCad. Capable of designing cycling and walking facilities and developing infrastructure projects, you will be IT literate, have experience of assisting in the production of Bills of Quantities and construction cost estimates as well as a good understanding of highway regulations.

Your ability to work on your own initiative and to work to deadlines to produce high quality drawings and a commitment to the promotion of sustainable transport, will be crucial to your success in this role. 

Sustrans is proud to support people in their continual professional development and offers a flexible working pattern that recognises work-life balance.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is at 9.00am on Monday 22 October 2018. Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 November 2018.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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