Senior Engineer (Construction)


£35,631 pa (inclusive of a Retention Allowance of £3,993 pa)

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS3217

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 21st June 2021   2 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 to become a member of our Design and Engineering team in the Midlands and East Region:

Senior Engineer (Construction) (Ref: SUS3217)

£35,631 per annum (inclusive of a Retention Allowance of £3,993 pa)

37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working - contract to 30 September 2022

Site based minimum of 3 days per week in Warwickshire with travel across region

About the Role

Are you a site engineer looking to do something a little bit different?

Do you want to help us create an inspiring route through the Warwickshire countryside?

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Engineer with site construction/ site management experience to join our highly skilled regional team.

Providing leadership, you will oversee the construction and successful delivery of a major multi user greenway project between Leamington Spa and Rugby.

You will also support our regional Design and Engineering team to oversee the delivery of Department for Transport funded projects.

About You

We are looking for a talented Engineer with a Highways/ Civils background and experience of construction contract management.

You should be able to demonstrate experience of working collaboratively with stakeholders and as a technical expert within multi-disciplinary teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team where you can make a big impact and where we value the contribution and expertise of everyone.

What we Offer?

In return we can support you to develop new skills and give you the freedom to express yourself creatively. We can offer you genuine flexibility around working patterns. We embrace values-driven and inclusive leadership and we listen and make time for innovation through our people-centred culture.


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 21 June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Thursday 1 July 2021.

Should Sustrans receive an overwhelming number of applications for this vacancy, the decision may be taken to close it earlier than the advertised closing date, so please ensure your application is submitted as soon as possible.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We actively encourage applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.