Project Engineer - Thirsk

Thirsk, North Yorkshire
£24,982 to £35,745
06 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We have an exciting Project Engineer opportunity in our Thirsk Highways Operational office.

Reporting to the Improvement Manager, you will be part of a team of skilled and passionate Project Engineers delivering highway maintenance and improvement schemes from the local capital programme, and providing local development control and traffic management advice.

Liaising with our delivery partners to develop positive relationships as well as fostering good relationships with Elected Members, other stakeholders and the wider community we engage with are key elements of the role and, as such, the role will include some occasional out of hours working.

North Yorkshire is a great place to live with easy access to the wonderful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks and a beautiful coast line. There is a rich diversity of environments to enjoy for all the family - outdoor activities like Brimham Rocks and coastal walks, also vibrant places such as York, Leeds and Harrogate. With good access routes A1(M), A19 and A64 & M62, making North Yorkshire easily accessible from many surrounding areas including Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Teesside, Hull, East Riding, West Yorkshire and Doncaster. The Boroughbridge office serves an area matching the York and Harrogate District Council boundaries which is a stunning part of this beautiful County. Relocation packages are also available subject to meeting the requirements.

Family person? North Yorkshire has a high percentage of Ofsted rated “good” schools and is amongst the top 15% of GCSE results in the country. With all the above it makes North Yorkshire a great place to live.  In return we can offer you a range of employee benefits including a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, flexible working hours, a government pension scheme and access to our ‘Everybody Benefits’ package which includes a variety of retail discounts. You can also expect to receive ongoing support throughout your role and to be part of a friendly and dedicated team.

If you have experience in highway design and dealing with the public, we would love to hear from you.

For further information about the role please contact Stuart Grimston on 01609 535961 or email

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting PE to by midnight on Sunday 29th November.

It is important that your CV is in word format and includes your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: Sunday 29th November

Interview date: Week commencing 7th December