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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

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Roads team operating in the fastest growing local authority area in Scotland. As an experienced engineer you will work with developers and planning and legal colleagues to deliver an efficient and effective Road Construction Consent process to standards described in the National Roads Development Guide. You will be familiar with the Road Bond procedure and comfortable leading inspection technicians and meeting developers on site. 

Jobholders must hold a Degree in Civil Engineering and Full Chartered Civil Engineer status and have previous experience in Highway design, asset management and roads maintenance experience along with experience in the design of road safety and traffic management schemes.

Previous experience in the use of Microsoft Office, or similar software packages, together with knowledge of relevant quality assurance systems is also essential.


Experience of staff management in desirable.

CLOSING DATE – 19th October 2022 

INTERVIEW DATE - 27th October 2022



Job Vacancy Information

Position Title: Senior Consultant Engineer

Position Number: N1322  

Directorate: Place  

Location: Midlothian House 

Contract Status: Permanent  

Hours of Work: 36  

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, 7 hours 12 minutes per day

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 £42,322.15 per annum. 


Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check will be met by you.

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.