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Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£40,316 - £44,092 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Vacancy


An exciting opportunity has arisen to make a key contribution to the Road Network & Structures team. The post holder will be self-motivated, can work with minimal supervision and hold a degree in Civil Engineering with Chartered Civil Engineer status. With a working knowledge of legislation, including the Code of Practice “Safety at Street Works and Road Works”, you will use your previous experience in highway design, road asset management and maintenance, design of road safety and traffic management schemes to improve the road network.

You will be based in Dalkeith with option to work remotely at times within a “hybrid” working model. Travelling to site will be integral in fulfilling the duties of this post for which a full driving licence is required.


CLOSING DATE – Tuesday 11th October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE - Friday 21st October 2022



Job Advert

Position Title: Senior Consultant Engineer                    

Position Number: N1327

Directorate: Place – Neighbourhood Services – Road Services                    

Location: Midlothian House                                              

Contract Status: Permanent          

Hours of Work: 36   

Working Pattern: 36 hour, 5 day working week             

Weeks per year: 52


Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £40,316.88 per annum.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.