Published: 24th JULY 2020

Engineer, Highway Design

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 team in the Midlands and East of England:

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: based in Birmingham, Nottingham or Peterborough
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,667 per annum (Inclusive of a Recruitment and Retention allowance)
  • Closing date: 9am on Monday 10 August 2020
  • Reference: SUS2950

The role

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an Engineer to join a truly collaborative team which designs and delivers innovative solutions for walking and cycling infrastructure.

Working together to achieve our strategic priority of liveable cities and towns for everyone, we are very proud of our portfolio of ground-breaking projects, working hand in hand with local communities reshaping their streets and alongside local authorities and other partners, unlocking the potential of the wider road network to encourage greater active travel.

Underpinning all our work is a passion for sustainability and support for our vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

About you

We are looking for a talented engineer with a background in delivering quality highway infrastructure schemes and ideally with a track record of working with community groups and partners.

Someone who can help us develop and progress feasibility reports, prepare designs and contracts and see our active travel projects through to construction and delivery. In return we can help you to develop new skills and give you the freedom to express yourself creatively.

We also encourage professional development with our industry-leading internal multi-disciplinary training opportunities and support towards attaining incorporated or chartered status, including ICE and CIHT.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of people who really enjoy working together and value the contribution and expertise each individual brings.


Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Tuesday 25 August 2020.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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.

Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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