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Midlothian House 4046 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£42,322 - £46,285 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Vacancy


An exciting opportunity has arisen to make a key contribution to the Road Services team. The post holder will be an experienced road engineer, self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision and hold a relevant degree. With a good knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Code of Practice “Safety at Street Works and Road Works”, you will use your previous experience perhaps in highway design, road asset management and maintenance, design of road safety and traffic management schemes to improve and augment the road network in Midlothian.

Midlothian is the fastest growing local authority area in Scotland which brings with it a range of exciting challenges for a rounded candidate with additional experience of traffic regulation orders, decriminalised parking, active travel schemes and road safety measures.

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.

Job share will be considered.

CLOSING DATE – 27th September 2023

INTERVIEW DATE - Week Beginning 2nd October 2023

Job Advert

Position Title: Senior Consultant Engineer

Position Number: N1322

Directorate: Place

Location: Midlothian House

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36

Working Pattern: Standard 36 hour week

Weeks per year: 52

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £42,322.15 per annum with pay award pending. In addition, the council typically pays around 20% of gross salary into the Lothian Pension Scheme.

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 email 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.

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